Around LA and Redondo Beach

Discover all the things to do around LA and the South Bay area With many smaller cities and towns making up LA, there is always something new to see and experience. From Anaheim to Malibu, there are things to do all up and down the Los Angeles Coast. Find your perfect place in LA!


A sleeper community for people who work in metro LA, Carson is known for two things: Cal State, Dominguez Hills, and the StubHub Center. The StubHub Center is home to the LA Galaxy, the five-time MLS Cup Champions of Major League Soccer.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 11 mi

West Hollywood

West Hollywood is the edgier sibling of Hollywood. WeHo, as it is typically known, is home to the infamous stretch of road called the Sunset Strip that runs through Santa Monica Boulevard, home to hotel, bars, restaurants and night clubs. For the arts inclined, visit Robertson, Melrose and Beverly Boulevard. There really is something for everyone in WeHo.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 19 mi

Beverly Hills

Sometimes just referred to by its primary zip code, 90210, Beverly Hills is the home of posh in LA. If you feel like recreating the iconic shopping scene from Pretty Woman, this is the town to do it in – with amazing shopping on Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard. Be sure to investigate the restaurants, as well, as some of the best in the country live here.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 20 mi


Hollywood, or Tinseltown as some still call it, has become synonymous with the entertainment industry in the United States. Places to see include the Hollywood sign, the Capital Records building, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the original Farmer's Market, which is open daily. Hollywood is home to the Oscars, held annually at The Dolby Theatre.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 20 mi


A beach community known for its oceanfront celebrity homes located along the Pacific Coast Highway. Malibu is home to some of California's best beaches, including Zuma Beach, Malibu Beach and Surfrider Beach. While here, take a hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and trail through the canyons and waterfalls.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 28 mi


Anaheim is best known for serving as a premier leisure destination. Within the town's borders, you'll find Angel Stadium of Anaheim, home to the Anaheim Angels MLB team, the Honda Center, home to the Anaheim Ducks NHL team, and, of course, Disneyland – the happies place on earth.

Distance from Portofino Hotel: 31 mi

Sunset Boulevard

Perhaps one of the world's most famous streets, it began as a route between the stars' posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. It runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the "Sunset Strip" on its way.