Insider’s Guide to Los Angeles —cheap hotel deals and travel discounts
Los Angeles is a city with a rich history and a never-ending desire to entertain incoming tourists. With its mild year-round temperatures and enviable locale between the Pacific Ocean and rolling mountains to the east, Los Angeles is a vacationer’s playground featuring an ever-changing array of entertainment options and lodging choices. For seniors looking to receive the most out of their Los Angeles vacations with the hottest deals, book L.A. hotels through the AARP® Travel Center powered by Expedia®.
The travel website offers AARP members access to cheap Los Angeles hotels and AARP travel discounts. Plus, when you book your Los Angeles flights, hotel, and car rental together, you can save even more on your L.A. getaway.
Where to stay in L.A. — hotels in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Malibu
Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis covering a vast 467-square miles. Add in L.A.’s surrounding five counties and the greater Los Angeles area, and you have access to more than 34,000-square miles to explore and discover. With such a massive area, choosing a Los Angeles hotel can be a challenge. Do you want to be near the ocean? Then choose a hotel deal at one of the Los Angeles-area beach communities, such as Santa Monica, Malibu, Venice Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, or Redondo Beach. Looking for a location near upscale shopping and dining options? Then book a hotel in the ritzy neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Bel Air, or Hollywood. And for those senior travelers who want a more urban feel, downtown Los Angeles puts you close to attractions such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and Chinatown. . Whatever location you choose, snag the best Los Angeles hotel discounts by booking at the AARP Travel Center.
Must-see L.A. — Hollywood Walk of Fame, Santa Monica Pier, Dodgers
The L.A. area boasts a number of activities to fill your days and nights. Explore the hot spots in Hollywood, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Griffith Observatory, and the shops of Hollywood and Vine. Discover Museum Row on Wilshire Boulevard with its five amazing museums and the prehistoric La Brea tar pits, or take part in America’s favorite pastime at Dodgers Stadium. Make reservations on all of your activities and tours through the AARP® Travel Center powered by Expedia® to land the lowest rates, so you can do more for less.
Discover the magic of Disneyland in nearby Anaheim
The greater Los Angeles area is known for its theme parks, most notably Disneyland, which is by far the area’s most popular attraction. Located in nearby Anaheim, the ever-expanding Disneyland Resort has thrilled generations of guests since opening its gates in 1955. There are a number of cheap hotel specials near the House of Mouse, or you have the option of staying on-property in one of Disneyland’s three hotels.
Farther afield — Pasadena, Orange County, Catalina Island and more
Los Angeles is an ideal starting point to explore the wide range of destinations across Southern California. Book cheap Los Angeles car rentals and then discover the beauty of nearby Pasadena or drive north and experience the Spanish colonial charm of Santa Barbara. Head south and explore the beaches of Orange County, including Huntington, Newport, and Laguna. Or even hop on cruises from Los Angeles in Long Beach to further see the surrounding sights. Visit the AARP Travel Center for car rental discounts and cheap hotel deals for Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Orange County beaches, and other nearby destinations.
Los Angeles vacation packages — book together and save
Looking for a great deal on your L.A. getaway? When you book your L.A. hotel, airfare, and car rental all at once, you can save up to $500. Visit the AARP Travel Center to learn more. It’s the easy way to save on your Los Angeles vacation today.