Los Angeles is a modern, sophisticated city where culture is king. It is located in Southern California on the Pacific Coast. The city of 3.5 million sprawls across 467 square miles of desert basin, mountain canyons, and coastal beaches. If you are pressed for time, there are a few things you must see. Venice beach is a great place to hangout and surf. Shopping is truly world-class on Rodeo Drive with its exclusive, high fashion shops and luxury hotels, and you’ll find plenty of boutiques in the beach community of Santa Monica. Take a stroll through vintage Hollywood along the Walk of Fame, stopping to catch a show at Mann’s Chinese Theatre, then duck into the Roosevelt Hotel, recently restored to its old Hollywood glory. LA boasts over 2,000 museums, galleries, theaters and other attractions, so there’s plenty to do and see.