Host City & Family Attractions


Los Angeles

City of LA


Los Angeles is the second most populated city in the United States, and the most populated city in all of California with 3,792,621 residents. Los Angeles has been recognized at the most diverse amoung the nation's largest cities. Also known as the "City of Angels", L.A. is a center for business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, and education. Ranked as the fifth most powerful and influential city in the world, L.A. has much to boast about as a popular tourist destination.

The Los Angeles skyline offers a view of an urban skyline with a mountainous backdrop. With this variety of landscape, as well as its beautiful beaches, L.A. offers something for everyone.The average high temperature in May for Los Angeles is 75 degrees, with an average low of 59 degrees.




LA Entertainment 

LA Downtown Skyline2Home to the world-renowned, Hollywood, Los Angeles in also known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World". For as long as we can remember, L.A. has been leading the world in the creation of television and stage production, motion pictures, video games, and recorded music. Serving as the home to many of the most popular celebrities, Hollywood is known to draw travelers from all over the world. Among the attractions L.A. is known for, the city has a wide varity of activites and entertainment to offer, including:


Universal StudiosUniversal Studios


Universal Studios, located in Hollywood, California, is one of the oldest and most famous movie studios still in use today. Originally created to offer tours of real soundstages and sets, Universal Studios now boasts a comprehensive Theme Park that houses a variety of rides and attractions. Featuring popular movies and shows, some of these attractions include: Studio Tour with King Kong 360 3-D, Revenge of the Mummy, The Simpsons Ride, Shrek 4-D, Terminator 2: 3-D, House of Horrors, The Adventures of Curious George, WaterWorld, Special Effects Stage, and much more!

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Attendee Discounts


Aquarium - SCwest


Aquarium of the Pacific

Spring Conference attendees will receive admission to the Aquarium for just $11.00 (regularly $25.95) when they visit after 2:00 p.m. during the conference or the weekend before or after. Please note that in order to receive this offer, the attendee must present his or her AVCA badge at the Aquarium ticket windows. Attendees will receive one discounted admission ticket per badge. Click here for more information.


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Bikes and Hikes LA

In addition to being eco-friendly, exploring LA via cycling or hiking offers an up-close-and-personal way to experience our great city that your attendees will never forget. Our excursions are the ultimate team building activities: they're interactive, informative and, most of all, fun. All AVCA Spring Conference attendees will receive a 15% discount when mentioning the event. Any groups of 5 or more will receive a special group rate.