Moving to Los Angeles

Moving to Los Angeles will relocate you to one of the worlds most popular cites. Filled with unlimited attractions and amenities Los Angeles California has become a popular city for both tourists and residents alike.

Covering over 500 square miles, Los Angeles California ranks as the most populous city in California and second most populated city in the US. The greater Los Angeles metro area is home to over 15 million people making it one of the world’s most populated metropolitan areas.

Your move to Los Angeles will provide you access to some of the worlds best shopping, dining and entertainment in an atmosphere of class and upscale culture.

Los Angeles Dining

Moving to Los Angeles will offer you an opportunity to dine at unique places such as the Nickel Diner. Known for its ability to satisfy the sweet tooth, try their Maple Bacon Donut or the ever-popular Red Velvet Cake. You can even wash down your favorite sugary delight with a cold glass of mint lemonade.

For that special night reserve a table at Providence and enjoy not only delightful courses but an overall splendid experience. From Raw Marinated Saba, Bacon Brioche with Seaweed Foccacia or Grilled striped seas bass with White Asparagus, an evening of delicious food awaits. Looking more like art than food, your plate will reflect the attention to detail this restaurant is known for.

Lucques is another Los Angeles restaurant to put on your list. Serving tasty specialties such as Veal Cheeks, Liberty Duck Confit, Roasted Kabocha Squash and Grilled Fig Leaf Panna Cotta, you won’t be disappointed. Lucques has been rated as one of Los Angeles’s best by the critics and for a good reason.

When in the mood to dine at a celebrity favorite, make reservations at the Casa Vega. Known for its large portions of food combined with a relaxing atmosphere, there’s why little wonder why celebrities prefer to frequent here. Serving classics like Vega Rib Eye, Crab & Shrimp Empanadas or Guacamole Fresco, you won’t be disappointed. You might be lucky enough to see your favorite actor or actress while dining here.

Another celebrity hangout is Dan Tana’s, an old school Italian restaurant that has attracted the likes of the Paris Hilton, George Clooney, Drew Barrymore, and even Elton John. Patrons rave about the steaks and some claim they are the best in Los Angeles.

With hundreds of restaurants equaling thousands of entrees to choose from, Los Angeles is a food aficionado’s dream come true.

Los Angeles shopping

Before moving to Los Angeles, make yourself familiar with LA’s shopping opportunities. From shopping districts to shopping malls, Los Angeles provides everything from high-end fashion to the latest in household trends.

With its dancing fountains and retro trolley ride, The Grove offers shoppers an unparalleled shopping experience. Home to brand names such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Crate & Barrel, Coach and Swarovski, The Grove offers upscale shopping along with a personal touch. The Grove provides full concierge service for your shopping convenience, making the finding of whatever your searching for a whole lot easier.

For a more adventurous shopping excursion, visit Santee Alley. A popular outdoors shopping destination located in the Los Angeles Fashion District. With over 150 stores selling everything from clothing, shoes to accessories, you’re sure to find something you can’t live without.

Hollywood & Highland Center is another Los Angeles shopping center filled with the likes of Louis Vuitton, Express, GAP, Guess and Fossil. Located on Hollywood Boulevard you will find not only great shopping, but you can locate your favorite actor or actress on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame as well.

For more upscale shopping be sure to visit Rodeo Drive, Melrose Avenue and Robertson Avenue. These districts allow you to rub shoulders with the Hollywood elite while visiting Los Angeles’s premier shopping districts. Known for its fashion trends, state-of-the-art offerings, and fine dining, your old friends might be a little jealous when they find out where you’ve started shopping.


Moving to Los Angeles will locate you within driving distance of the world-renown Hollywood. Known as the birthplace of the motion picture industry, its popularity is as vast as its history.

Hollywood has a history rich in cinema, radio and television. Preserving this history is the The Hollywood History Museum with its collection of movie memorabilia that just might include something from your favorite movie set. You can also enjoy the Hollywood Wax Museum featuring likenesses of some of Hollywood’s most popular actors and actresses. Just for fun, get tickets to a TV show taping, game show or sitcom. You can also visit Universal Studios Hollywood for a studio tour and enjoy time in the Universal Studios theme park.

Still today, popular films such as Back to the Future Part III, Pretty Woman, Father of the Bride, Poetic Justice, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds and Despicable Me were all filmed in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angles outdoors

Los Angeles County provides a picturesque coastline with over 30 miles of beautiful sun-kissed beaches for you to explore. Bring your surfboard, bike, beach towel or picnic basket and enjoy a day in the warm Pacific sun.

There are a host of sandy beaches and parks to choose from. Some favorites are Zuma Beach, Venice Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palisades Park and Ballona Creek. These sunny getaways allow you to enjoy the mild Mediterranean like climate Los Angeles is known for.

If hiking or camping are more your cup of tea, visit one of the many parks that provide short or all days hikes. Such as Griffith Park Trails with its Bronson Canyon and Brush Canyon Trail. There are more trails in the Franklin Canyon Park, Wilacre Park, Will Rogers State Park, Topanga State Park, Solstice Canyon and Escondido Canyon to name a few.

From biking, surfing, golfing, or hiking, Los Angeles offers not only inside entertainment but relaxing outdoor venues as well.

The sports enthusiast is sure to enjoy moving to Los Angeles. Your new home is home to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans, just to name a few. LA provides no shortage of basketball, baseball, hockey or soccer for your enjoyment.

Entertainment for the whole family

If your family is looking to spending a day together, Los Angeles has plenty of options. Who wouldn’t want to take a trip to Disneyland and spend time with your favorite cartoon character? While there you can also visit Fantasyland, Space Mountain, or Frontierland. There might be a chance you could even have your kids picture taken with Winnie the Pooh.

Whatever your taste for entertainment, Los Angeles has plenty for the entire family.

Red Ball is here to help

A cross country move to Los Angeles can mean a number of things, but the last thing it should mean is high stress. Moving is an opportunity for fresh starts and new beginnings. Don’t get lost in all the tasks of moving and miss out on the excitement and happiness that come with change.

Here at Red Ball, we want your move to be easy. Planning a long distance move to Los Angeles can be tough, so let us do the work for you.

In addition to our moving services, we also provide a wealth of moving tips and resources to help you plan, manage and complete your move successfully.

Get your free moving quote today!