The Griffith Observatory is competing with some pretty amazing SoCal tourist destinations to earn a place on your itinerary. There are so many great spots to visit with kids in the LA area that we can't say we blame you if stargazing doesn't top the list. But the famous Griffith Park Observatory is one iconic LA landmark you shouldn't overlook.
The most-visited public observatory in the world, Griffith is also a familiar sight from the many films in which it has (ahem) guest starred. If you or anyone in your family loves space exploration, stargazing, science, or even hiking it's a must-go. Here are 10 reasons why you should make time for the Griffith Observatory the next time you visit Los Angeles with kids.