South Gate Vacations

South Gate is part of Los Angeles. It is part of bustling metropolis that is home to 3,800,000 residents. South Gate can be found 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Los Angeles’s central business district. If you are arriving by air, South Gate is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Long Beach Municipal Airport.

South Gate is a great place to base yourself in Los Angeles as a large number of the area’s star attractions are nearby. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Watts Tower and the iconic Citadel Outlets. Two other recommended attractions nearby South Gate are the California African American Museum and the California Science Center.

Vacationers in South Gate, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at Grammy Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the Japanese American National Museum. Culture vultures can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as Nokia Theater, the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Orpheum Theatre. The area is a treasure trove for those who love art. Make sure you see the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Neon Art and the USC Fisher Museum of Art.

While you are in and around South Gate, treat yourself with a visit to LA Live, the U.S. Bank Tower and Triforium. Those who enjoy sights steeped in religious history shouldn’t miss the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, visit Santee Alley, the Grand Central Market and the Los Angeles Flower District.

Discover the local sports stars in Los Angeles by catching a game at Staples Center, the home turf of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. If you’d rather see a concert or show, check the stadium’s website to see what’s on during your visit.

Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself close to the South Gate area is a breeze. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, the Historic Mayfair Hotel Los Angeles, and the popular Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites.


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