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Los Angeles / California Trip 2012

Los Angeles / California Trip 2012

4/2/12 – 4/9/12

Monday April 2rd  – LA

Walt Disney Concert Hall, LA

Walt Disney Concert Hall, LA

Arrive in LOS ANGELES INTL (LAX) at 3:05 PM

3:30 Rental Car – 1030 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301 Advantage

Phone Number: 310-216-9204

4:30 – Leave for Mount Hollywood Sign / LA  for Sunset

http://jayesh.profitfromprices.com/Hiking_Hollywood_sign_hike.htm

34°08′02.56″N 118°19′18.00″W or 34.134103, -118.321694

9:00 at hotel

Checkin Hawthorne Plaza Inn Near LAX

12043 Hawthorne Boulevard
Hawthorne (California), CA 90250

Downtown Night photo ideas – 4th Street Downtown LA /

1010 Wilshire Right / Rock Beach Road – for any night

LA Photo Ideas – https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/107542632252660344559/albums/5632965882750555905


Tuesday April 3rd  – LA

Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

sunrise 6:37am sunset 7:16pm

Arrive 6:45 for sunrise – 4100 South La Cienega Boulevard -kenneth hahn park
http://www.flickriver.com/groups/kennethhahnarea/pool/random/

Hollywood Hotel – 1160 N Vermont Ave., Hollywood, CA 90029

11am for Premiere Radio Networks HQ (1 ½ hours)

15260 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA

3:30  Pick up friend

Hermosa beach, manhattan pier, santa monica pier

Groceries

11666 National Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/westlosangeles/

2:30 Car Rental and add additional Driver

Dinner @ Vito’s Pizza  – 814 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029-3517


Wednesday April 4th – LA to Yosemite

Sunrise 6:35 and sunset 7:39pm

Leave 7:30am for Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Bridalveil Fall, In Yosemite National Park

Bridalveil Fall, In Yosemite National Park

Latitude/Longitude: 34º40.661 N, 117º49.645 W

http://digital-desert.com/poppy-reserve/  (free)

Yosemite

Arrive 2:15pm at The Historic Ansel Adams Gallery – Visitor Center and Post Office

9AM to 5PM

http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/april.htm

Yosemite Cedar Lodge 9966 SR-140, El Portal, CA 95318

Standard Two Queen Room – $176.49

http://www.stayyosemitecedarlodge.com/


Thursday April 5th – San Francisco

Sunrise 6:35 and sunset 7:17

9:30am Fisherman Wharf Pier 33 (leaves 10) – San Francisco’s waterfront, under the Golden Gate Bridge, along the Marin Headlands, around Alcatraz and back to Fisherman’s Wharf.

11:30-1:30 free time

2-4:30

Alcatraz, San Francisco

Alcatraz, San Francisco

tour

San Francisco

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painted_ladies

Postcard Row in Alamo Square

Twin Peaks best 360 view of San Fran
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cd/SanFrancisco_from_TwinPeaks_dusk_MC.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Peaks_%28San_Francisco,_California%29

Mythbusters drive by 1268 Missouri St., San Francisco, CA

Leave 8:00pm for Google HQ

1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, CA 94043

Facebook HQ
1 Hacker Way Menlo Park, 94025 aka 1 Network Drive Menlo Park, 94025

Apple HQ  – 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014  Apple HQ

9:30pm Leave for Hotel 1160 N Vermont Ave., Hollywood, CA 90029

3:30am Arrive at hotel


Friday April 6th – LA

Sunrise 6:42 and sunset 7:41

Painted Ladies, San Francisco, CA

Painted Ladies, San Francisco, CA

Leave Hotel 8:30am

Arrive  8:30 Venice Beach Boardwalk and Pier, take photos at Santa Monica Pier and Venice Pier.

noon –  Annenberg Space for Photography (1 hour – free – no photography allowed)

2000 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067

http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/

Arrive 1:30 The Getty Center – http://www.getty.edu/
1200 Getty Center Drive

Arrive 4:30-5:00 in Malibu
Beach Photography for sunset
Matador State Beach
32215 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265

Leo Carrillo State Beach
35000 W. Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265

Hours: 8 a.m. to Sunset

Parking: The Parking lot is open from 8 a.m.- Sunset. It costs $2.00 pay in meter box for an all day pass. There is also limited free parking on P.C.H.
http://www.craigwolf.com/news/labels/Malibu.html

Black Rock Cove

Carbon Beach for dinner (just north up the coast)


Saturday April 7th

Sunrise 6:35 and sunset 7:39pm

El Matador State Beach, Malibu, CA

El Matador State Beach, Malibu, CA

Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Angels (1 hr)

555 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707

Walt Disney Concert Hall (1 hr for possible tour)

111 S Grand Ave  Los Angeles, CA 90012

http://www.laphil.com/visit/tours/

Arrive 11:30am Aquarium of the Pacific | 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 (4hr $33 ea))

Depending on time LA Fashion District

(If weather is cloudy switch Griffith Observatory with mall)

Arrive 5pm Griffith Observatory (free) stay for sunset photos of downtown

http://www.flickr.com/photos/giophotos/sets/72157612743813014/with/3219972770/

2800 E Observatory Ave

Los Angeles, California

http://www.griffithobservatory.org

Eat at Cheesecake Factory, or Maggiano’s Little Italy, or The Whisper Café

 


Sunday April 8th

Sunrise 6:44 and sunset 7:40

Venice Beach, CA

Venice Beach, CA

11:00am  Mosaic Church – Hollywood(Possible for Erwin McManus to speak)
http://mosaic.org/hollywood/home 

Arrive 2:00pm Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens (open 10-5)

5333 Zoo Drive  Los Angeles, CA 90027

Mall (The Grove) 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA  (open 10-8pm sunday)

http://www.thegrovela.com/los_angeles/shopping/shopping.php


Monday –Los Angeles – to Nashville

8:50am for 9:20am  Warner Bros. Studios – VIP Tours  (49)

3400 Riverside Drive Burbank, CA. 91522

Parking is available at Lot N located at Warner Blvd. and Lima St. at a fee of $7 per vehicle.

1:30pm – Arrive at LAX

Arrive Home 11pm

Microsoft Streets & Trips Screen Shot

Microsoft Streets & Trips Screen Shot

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