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Los Angeles Forum Introduction

If you're flying into Los Angeles Airport from the east, you may be able to spot the striking white and red Los Angeles Forum as you land. This indoor arena, usually known simply as the Forum, opened in 1967 and used to be the home of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, and the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team. Nowadays, this innovatively designed arena, which seats 17,500 people, hosts major concerts, shows, and sporting events. It's in the South Bay region of the Greater Los Angeles area, where you'll find plenty of places to shop and eat in the city's shopping malls.

Hotels near Los Angeles Forum

Because the Forum is so close to Los Angeles Airport, there's a good range of accommodation in the area. You can find budget hotels that offer minifridges and microwaves in their rooms, as well as free Wi-Fi and parking. Some also feature outdoor pools and free breakfast. Mid-range and high-end hotels will offer extra amenities including free airport shuttles, 24-hour fitness centers, and conference facilities. The best times to visit Los Angeles are outside of the summer months, from March to May and from September to November. You'll find lower hotel prices as well as comfortably lower temperatures.

Where to stay near Los Angeles Forum

Less than 10 miles south of the Los Angeles Forum is Torrance, a relaxed city that includes dozens of parks and 1.5 miles of sandy beaches along the Pacific coast. Once you've had a chilled-out day on the sands, head to the Del Amo Fashion Center, one of the biggest shopping malls in the US. If you head 10 miles west of the Forum you'll reach Venice Beach, one of the most attractive cities in Los Angeles County. You can join the locals along Venice Beach Boardwalk, and take in the lively scene in Marina del Rey.

Things to see near Los Angeles Forum

Just a mile away from the Los Angeles Forum is Hollywood Park, the legendary race course founded by movie moguls Harry and Jack Warner. Or head 8 miles northeast to visit the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It's the biggest natural and historical museum in the western United States, with almost 35 million artifacts. Downton Los Angeles is only 11 miles from the Forum. If you go south for 21 miles, you'll come to Long Beach, one of California's biggest cities. Beach-lovers will enjoy its sandy beach and the Shoreline Aquatic Park.

How to get to Los Angeles Forum

The Los Angeles Forum is only 5 miles from Los Angeles Airport if you're coming by car. On public transport, it will take about 30 minutes by bus and on foot to reach the Forum from the airport. If you're arriving from Downtown Los Angeles on public transport, you'll need to take a couple of buses for a journey totaling about an hour. There are also buses from Venice Beach, with journey times ranging from just over an hour to 90 minutes. From Long Beach, hop on a metro and then a bus – it'll take about 90 minutes.

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