GTA 5 is a game that lets you explore an open-world environment, and it’s no wonder that it draws inspiration from real-world structures, locations, and destinations. Discovering these places will surely bring you excitement and enjoyment.
In this post, let us walk you through all 15 GTA 5 specific locations and their archetype versions.
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Map Of All 15 Real Life Locations In GTA 5
Below is the map of all 15 real-life locations in GTA 5.
All 15 GTA 5 Real Life Locations
The following list shows you an overview of resembled locations in GTA 5, accompanied by their smaller original images.
1. Downtown Los Santos (Downtown Los Angeles)
Downtown Los Santos serves as the main financial and business hub. It is located in the heart of Los Santos, San Andreas, surrounded by Vinewood and Rockford Hills to the north, South Los Santos to the south, East Los Santos to the east, and Little Seoul to the west.
2. South Los Santos (South Los Angeles)
South Los Santos is a district in Los Santos. The neighborhoods of Chamberlain Hills, Strawberry, and Davis are inhabited by African-Americans, while Rancho is mostly home to Hispanic communities.
3. East Los Santos (East Los Angeles)
East Los Santos is a district in Los Santos. It is surrounded by Mirror Park and the Tataviam Mountains to the north, South Los Santos to the west and southwest, the Port of Los Santos to the south, and the Palomino Highlands to the east.
4. Rockford Hills (Beverly Hills)
Rockford Hills is bordered by Hawick and Alta to the east, Downtown and Little Seoul to the south, Vinewood Hills to the north, and Richman, Morningwood, and Backlot City to the west.
Rockford Hills has two main sections: the northern end, which is mostly made up of houses, and a few upscale restaurants. On the other hand, the southern end is known for its shopping district and is where you can find Portola Drive.
5. Vinewood (Hollywood)
Inspired by the real-life Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, Vinewood is a well-known district in the city of Los Santos, San Andreas.
Vinewood is surrounded by Vinewood Hills to the north, Rockford Hills to the west, Downtown to the south, and the Tataviam Mountains to the east.
6. Vinewood Hills (Hollywood Hills)
Vinewood Hills is a famous neighborhood and beautiful hilly area located in the north of Los Santos, San Andreas. It is known for the iconic Vinewood Sign that represents the district.
Vinewood Hills is surrounded by Vinewood and Rockford Hills to the south, Great Chaparral to the north, the Tataviam Mountains to the east, and Pacific Bluffs to the west.
7. Richman (Bel Air/Holmy Hills)
Richman is one of the wealthiest areas in Los Santos. It has several mansions, while the streets of this area are often filled with luxury sports cars and high-end fashion.
Richman is surrounded by Vinewood Hills to the north, Rockford Hills to the east, Morningwood to the south, and Pacific Bluffs to the west.
8. Morningwood (Westwood)
Morningwood is situated in the northern region of Los Santos, bordered by Richman to the north, Backlot City to the south, Del Perro to the west, and Rockford Hills to the east.
Morningwood features a handful of luxurious mansions. Additionally, this area also contains fashion stores and vintage theaters.
9. Little Seoul (Koreatown)
Little Seoul is a neighborhood in Los Santos, with Rockford Hills to the north, Downtown, and Strawberry to the east, Vespucci to the west, and La Puerta to the south.
The area is heavily influenced by South Korean culture, showcasing a mix of Korean and Asian businesses.
10. Del Perro (Santa Monica)
Del Perro is located in Los Santos and is bordered by Pacific Bluffs and Morningwood to the north, Rockford Hills to the east, and Vespucci to the south.
Known for its beautiful beach and the iconic Pleasure Pier. The streets of Del Perro are often filled with tourists capturing moments and sharing them on Lifeinvader.
11. Vespucci (Venice)
Vespucci is a popular tourist destination known for its resorts and vacation atmosphere. It is filled with stores and hotels catering to tourists.
The highlight of the area is the Vespucci Beach Sidewalk, where visitors can shop for souvenirs, rent bicycles, and enjoy ice cream.
12. La Puerta (San Pedro)
La Puerta is surrounded by Los Santos International Airport and Banning to the south, Vespucci to the west, Davis to the east, and Little Seoul, Strawberry, and Chamberlain Hills to the north.
The northern part of La Puerta is home to warehouses that are now associated with gang activity. On the other hand, the southern part of La Puerta is bustling with activity due to the Maze Bank Arena and the highways leading to the city airport.
13. Los Santos International Airport (Los Angeles International Airport)
Los Santos International Airport (LSIA or LSX) is an international airport situated in Los Santos, San Andreas. It is positioned west of the port and south of La Puerta.
Similar to its real-life counterpart, LSIA is inspired by the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This is the place of many stunt jumps.
14. Port of Los Santos (Port of Los Angeles)
This area is situated on the southern side of Los Santos, east of Los Santos International Airport. The Port of Los Santos is inspired by the real-life Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.
15. Pacific Bluffs (Pacific Palisades)
Pacific Bluffs is located at the entrance of western Los Santos, accessible via the Great Ocean Highway.
This area is primarily characterized by its countryside setting, featuring a sparse population.