Visitor Information Center Los Angeles

Santa Monica Tourist InformationSometimes speaking to someone in person is far better than the internet. If you want to pick up brochures etc, speak to someone, plan where to go, then go to a Visitor Information Center.

Currently, there are four operated by LA INC, and there are many others listed further down this webpage to choose from.

The official Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau (LA INC.) has two Visitor Information Centers located right next to the METRO stations at:

Hollywood & Highland Center:
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 467-6412

Downtown:
685 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (213) 689-8822

Los Angeles Convention Center (kiosk inside Center):
333 South Hope St., # 1800
Los Angeles
Phone: (213) 624-7300

Port of Los Angeles kiosk:
Berth 93, Pacific Cruise Ship Terminal
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 514-9484

The staff at the Information Centers are multilingual and will answer questions, give directions and public transportation info, provide maps and travel guides, and make recommendations on typical tourist requirements.

There are many other places for tourist info:

Beverly Hills:
Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau
239 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 248-1015, 1( 800) 345-2210

Santa Monica:
The Santa Monica Walk-In Visitor Information Center
1920 Main Street, Suite B, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: toll free (800) 544-5319 or (310) 393-7593
Hours: Open daily: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Visitor Information Kiosk
Palisades Park at 1400 Ocean Avenue
Phone: (310) 393-7593
Summer Hours: 9:00am -5:00pm
Winter Hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Long Beach:
Visitor Information Kiosk
Location: Inside the Long Beach Convention Center.
Hours: Open during Convention Center events

Convention and Visitors Bureau
Location: Inside the Long Beach World Trade Center at World Trade Center and Ocean.
Phone: toll free (800) 452-7829

Anaheim:
Anaheim Visitor Center
640 W. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone: (714) 239-1340

If you prefer using the internet, or the information kiosks are not open at 3.00 am when you realize you don’t know what or where tomorrow’s next attraction is, then there is plenty of choice for you.

Visitcalifornia.com offers one of the better guides to visiting Los Angeles. Sub headings include:

Art & Culture, Beaches, Family Fun, Golf, Nightlife, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping, Spa & Wellness and Wine & Dine.

There is also discoverlosangeles.com that lists lots of other Visitor Information resources for the different neighborhoods.