About Los Angeles


Los Angeles – City of Angels, entertainment and fashion capital, sunny paradise – is the second-largest city in the United States. L.A. enjoys an incredible diversity in its population, which includes residents from 140 countries around the world and more than 80 languages spoken. Los Angeles also spans a widely diverse geographic area, including a desert basin, mountains, and 75 miles of ocean coastline. In addition to the music, television, and film industries, the city’s economy is driven by international trade, tourism, technology and aerospace. Los Angeles is also a cultural hub, with more museums per capita than any other city in the world.

The SAHM meeting hotel is situated in downtown LA, the fastest growing section of the city, offering a wide range of dining, shopping and cultural opportunities.

Some notable Los Angeles landmarks and attractions:

  • Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Iconic sports venues: Dodger Stadium and the Staples Center
  • Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier
  • Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills


Los Angeles has something for everyone: shopping, music, movies, sightseeing, dining and nightlife. Here are some resources to help you fill your free time:

DowntownLA.com
20 Great Things to Do In Los Angeles
Fodor's Los Angeles travel guide
Interactive map of downtown Los Angeles