Trip to Los Angeles
Top 5 things to do on a trip to Los Angeles
- Universal Studios Hollywood
- Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- Ride the Ferris Wheel on Santa Monica Pier
- Shop along Rodeo Drive
- Visit the Venice Beach Boardwalk
When on your trip to Los Angeles, if you happen to see a celebrity, try to keep your cool and secretly snap a photo. You can thank us later.
Los Angeles is a city that wears many hats. Whether you’re looking for an eclectic downtown and boardwalk in Venice Beach, or for a bustling metropolis in downtown LA, or simply to trying to catch a glimpse of stardom in Hollywood, Los Angeles has it all.
If you’ve never been to Los Angeles, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Numerous tours can help you navigate LA and there are plenty of beaches and sights to explore.
Throughout Los Angeles you’ll be able to bask in the sunny beaches, marvel at historic architecture, have the tough decision of choosing where to eat, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your trip to Los Angeles by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Los Angeles
Our bus to LA takes you directly to Union Station, right in downtown Los Angeles.
A few of our most popular routes in Los Angeles include:
Upon your arrival, getting around on your trip to Los Angeles will be a breeze.
Los Angeles is one of the most accessible cities in the US and there are plenty of transit options by bus and rail via the METRO line.
Bicycles are also readily available to rent if you want some exercise. In addition, taxis and ride shares make up a major presence in Los Angeles.
Learn more about Megabus' top routes.
Best places to stay in Los Angeles
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Los Angeles is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, depending on which part of LA you wish to stay, making a trip to Los Angeles accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Los Angeles would be the Chateau Mormont or the Hollywood Roosevelt, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Cadillac Hotel on Venice Beach, Super 8 Downtown Los Angeles, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Los Angeles.
Nightlife in Los Angeles
From rockers to clubbers, no matter what kind of scene you’re looking for, Los Angeles will be sure to provide.
There’s such an explosive scene of live music, bars, and clubs in Los Angeles that it will be hard to stay in one place.
If you’re looking for a dive bar in Hollywood while on your trip to Los Angeles, look no further than The Burgandy Room. The Burgandy Room provides great music and drinks in a low key atmosphere, considered one of the greatest dives in Hollywood.
For more of a club atmosphere, another great nightlife spot on your trip to Los Angeles is the Conga Room downtown.
For live (indie) music fans, The Satellite is an outstanding venue to round out your Los Angeles trip.
Where to shop on your trip to Los Angeles
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking for the perfect Hollywood stardom souvenir, there will be no shortage of shopping options.
No shopping trip in Los Angeles would be complete without visiting Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. A two-mile long strip of luxury retailers, restaurants, and shops it’s one of the most famous streets in the world.
Alternatively, if you’re looking for more of an eclectic scene, the Venice Beach Boardwalk provides you with plenty of gift shops and boutiques filled with interesting knickknacks to find the perfect souvenir.
Best free things to do in Los Angeles
- Free museum days (Getty Center, Norton Simon, etc.)
- See the Hollywood Sign
- Walk from Venice Beach to the Santa Monica Pier
- The Wisdom Tree
- Griffith Observatory
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their trip to Los Angeles. One of the greatest reasons to take a trip to Los Angeles is that you don’t need to spend money to have fun.
Many of the museums offer free museum days and the outdoor walking and hiking attractions are of no cost to you.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Los Angeles by walking through Venice Beach and Santa Monica.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Los Angeles
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a trip to Los Angeles, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Los Angeles, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Los Angeles, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming trip to Los Angeles.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your trip to Los Angeles.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Los Angeles.
On your trip to Los Angeles, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts and reclining seats.
So if you’re planning on taking a trip to Los Angeles, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.