|Above, the Challenger memorial next to Weller Court in Little Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
So you're not going to Japan or a national park in the U.S., but are going instead to visit the City of the Angels, Los Angeles.
You're in luck as Travel + Leisure has an article containing 8 points of interest in the city.
They begin with:
Los Angeles has been in the spotlight this year more than ever, thanks to a certain throwback, Jazz-era inspired musical film. The story, brought to life by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, helped evoke a more romantic, whimsical side of this city, which is too often dismissed as just another big, congested city. In the grown-up LA of today, design lovers, beer connoisseurs, and even Japanophiles will all find something to hold their interest. Considering a trip to the West Coast’s flashiest city? Here are eight spots worth adding to the list.One of the eight points of interest is Little Tokyo, which is near downtown Los Angeles and the Civic Center.
To find out what the other seven points of interest are, go here.