Top 5 Los Angeles Lookouts

Bask in the city's many views with help from our quick list of top lookouts.

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Griffith Park

Photo courtesy of Visit California

At the park’s peak is the Griffith Observatory. In its elevated position, you’re able to catch views of the Pacific Ocean, the Hollywood Sign, and Downtown L.A. Not to mention the various science exhibits you can visit inside.

Location4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

Angel's Point

Photo courtesy of Modern Hiker

There’s nothing more serene than Angel’s Point’s green and forested valley alongside the city’s skyscraper skyline and views such as Dodger Stadium, Hollywood, and the heavy traffic along the Golden State Freeway.

LocationAngels Point Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Universal City Overlook

Photo by Corkscrewed / Flickr

Admire the San Fernando Valley and the San Gabriel Mountains alongside the luxury A-list celebrity homes. The views are great both day and night, and this is also a highlight spot for fireworks on Independence Day.

Location7701 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA

Jerome C. Daniel Overlook

Sitting above the famous Hollywood Bowl Amphiteather, Jerome C. Daniel Overlook offers views of the venue, San Fernando Valley, the Hollywood Sign, and even Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. The best time to head down here is at night when the city’s lights come alive.

Location7036 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA

The Getty

Photo by Corkscrewed / Flickr

Admire the beautiful architecture and pre-20th-century European paintings inside the museum or stroll the manicured cactus gardens and relish the views. You can also hike through Getty View Park that overlooks the center, Santa Monica, and Downtown L.A.

Location1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

September 24, 2021 — Last Updated September 28, 2021
Written by Herb
September 24, 2021 — Last Updated September 28, 2021
Written by Herb
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