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 invite and 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 LA hotels through the AARP® Travel Center Powered by Expedia®.
The travel website offers AARP® members access to cheap Los Angeles hotels and AARP member travel discounts. Plus, when you book your Los Angeles flights, hotel, and car rental together, you can save even more on your LA getaway. Come and see what makes the “City of Angels” such a unique and unforgettable experience by booking your trip today.
Where to stay in LA — hotels in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Malibu
Los Angeles, as a whole, is actually much larger than you might think. The city itself is a sprawling metropolis covering a vast 467 square miles. Add in LA’s surrounding five counties and the Greater Los Angeles area, and you have access to more than 34,000 square miles of pure paradise to explore and discover. With such a massive area and so many lodging options, 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. You’ll find plenty of options that fit your budget and travel style at great prices.
Must-See LA — Hollywood Walk of Fame, Santa Monica Pier, Dodgers
The LA area boasts an endless number of activities to fill your days, afternoons, 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. Stroll through the shops and cafes along Melrose, where you may spy a celebrity or two in the crowds. 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.
And after your fun-filled day around LA, be sure to explore the culinary delights that Southern California is known for. Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic candlelit dinner by the beach or a casual-but-authentic Mexican restaurant, there is no shortage of delicious options in and around Los Angeles.
Discover the magic of Disneyland® in nearby Anaheim
The Greater Los Angeles area is known for its theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood, but its claim to fame has long been 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. Either way, there are plenty of hotels in Los Angeles for AARP® members that will put you close to the fun and magic of Disney as well as its neighboring theme park, California Adventure Park. Be sure to book transportation through the AARP® Travel Center Powered by Expedia® from downtown Los Angeles to Anaheim to save time and money.
Further 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. Take a weekend ferry ride to Catalina Island, where you can golf, snorkel, or simply enjoy sunset cocktails as you overlook the beautiful Pacific Ocean. You can even hop on cruises from Los Angeles in Long Beach to further see the surrounding sights. And no matter where you decide to hang your hat, you can find the best Los Angeles hotel deals for seniors at the AARP® Travel Center Powered by Expedia®. Visit the AARP Travel Center for car rental discounts and cheap hotel deals for Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Orange County beaches, and other destinations.
Los Angeles vacation packages — book together and save
Looking for a great deal on your LA getaway? When you book your LA hotel, airfare, and car rental all at once, you can save up to $500. That will leave you plenty of budget to experience the best of Los Angeles. Visit the AARP Travel Center to learn more. It’s the easy way to save on your Los Angeles vacation today.