Many people spend all year looking forward to their next vacation. In fact, the thought of vacations is the one thing that keeps many people going back to their job each day because they know that a break is on the horizon and they will soon be out of the office having fun and doing what they want to do.
If you are taking a trip to Beverly Hills, California, you might be wondering what types of things there are to do in the area. First of all, you should know that this is a great vacation destination and many people have a great time visiting the area each year. Below are some of the things you might want to consider during your stay in this beautiful city of Los Angeles County.
Go Shopping on Rodeo Drive
One of the main things that people like to do is spend a few days of their vacation shopping in Beverly Hills famous stores such as Armani, Gucci, Dolce and Gabbana, Christian Dior, Chanel, Ralph Loren, Valentino all on that well-known street called Rodeo Drive. You can't visit Beverly Hills and not go shopping on Rodeo Drive. Even if you don't buy anything, don't deprive yourself the chance to explore the shopping center. The area boasts splendid and inviting shops where you will surely find something to fit your taste.
Explore the Local Nightlife
There is also great nightlife in Beverly Hills, so make sure that you get out at least one night during your vacation to enjoy it. Some of the people’s favorites spots are Mastro's Steakhouse, Nic's, the Martini Lounge, Grand Havana Room, and Enoteca Drago among others. Chances are however that you will be out every night just because of how energetic the night scene is in this area.
Tour the city
The famous Beverly Hills Walking Tour is the perfect way to explore everything the city has to offer. This tour takes you around the city to view several popular sites and experiences that the city's beauty and fame. You'll see many attraction and stand-out features that have been used as the backdrop for prominent movies since the early 1900s. Tour stops include The Beverly Wilshire, The Beverly Hilton, Edelweiss Chocolates and the Electric Fountain.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
If you're a movie enthusiast, this is a must-see during your stay in Beverly Hills. This contemporary theater features state-of-the-art facilities and accommodates a little over 1,000 people in one session. The theater busy all year with movie premieres screenings, Academy public programming, and other events. The facility also features a small, 67-seat screening room, a gallery space and a very spacious lobby which is mostly used for exhibitions.
Other attractions include multi-million mansions, beautiful parks and great high-profile hotels. Beverly Hills is also a short drive from Los Angeles and its beautiful beaches and amenities which you can choose to pursue if time is on your side.