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New Los Angeles Visitor’s Guide Features Interactive Component


With its endless array of events, activities, and attractions, not to mention some of the most eclectic restaurants in the country, Los Angeles can pose a challenge for curious travelers. “Where to start?” is often the first question visitors ask upon arriving in this sprawling Southern California city that serves as the center of the nation’s film and television industry.

Thanks to Dark Atlas and Tourism in Los Angeles, visiting the city was much easier. The two have forged a one-of-a-kind partnership, together creating new and innovative ways to experience Los Angeles through souvenir materials. The new range of publications includes a special hardcover edition of The Explorer’s Guide to LAan official art-like Visitors Map, Meeting Planners Guide, and the bespoke LA Deluxe Guide, offering a bookmark-worthy array of all LA has to offer.

the LA Explorer’s Guide allows readers to discover carefully selected routes by neighborhood and a fun collection of unique illustrations. There’s a taco hike for foodies, a dreamy stargazing guide, and insight into the hidden wonders found in LA’s Arts District. A digital multi-layer interactive map allows tech-savvy travelers to explore neighborhoods through curated routes. Helpful QR codes included throughout the book will lead readers to the Atlas Obscura and Discover Los Angeles sites for rarer finds to add to their adventures through Los Angeles:

· The best hidden gems to explore, ranging from the secret sea caves and secluded beaches of the Palos Verdes Peninsula to the sushi row of the valley. Pro advice from locals who know.

· Neighborhood Spotlights features 30 of the city’s most charming and culturally rich enclaves like Little Ethiopia, Leimert Park Village, Frogtown, the NoHo Arts District and more.

· A Bucket List, With A Twist offers a second look at LA icons and what you might have missed on your first visit.

“It was such a joy to work with the team at the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board,” says Atlas Obscura co-founder Dylan Thuras. and curating the official LA City Visitors Guide was an absolute dream. We hope these guides will inspire all curious travelers arriving in LA, to try new things, as well as provide new adventures for long-time LA residents. There really is no limit to what LA has to offer.”

“As one of the most inclusive communities in the world where everyone is welcome, the diversity of Los Angeles is one of our greatest strengths and it’s something we celebrate every day,” said said Adam Burke, president and CEO of Los Angeles Tourism. “Our bold new Official Visitor’s Guide draws on the unique voices of journalists from diverse backgrounds who know and love our City of Angels as much as we do. We are grateful for our partnership with the Atlas Obscura team to reinvent destination marketing materials with a new and innovative approach.

To mark the occasion, Atlas Obscura is offering a bookable culinary journey to indulge in LA’s unusual street food, bask in Californian sunsets, sample the finest local wines, enjoy a quintessential LA movie night at one of the city’s classic independent theaters and much more. The Obscure Gastro »Los Angeles: America’s Culinary Frontier“The five-day trip includes a stay at an elegant Hollywood hotel located in the heart of the city.