West Covina in California is located just 18 miles out of the city of Los Angeles, but until recently many may never have heard of it. All that may have changed in 2015 however thanks to the new smash hit television show on The CW called Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Having gone on to win a host of awards and much critical acclaim, the show has also been praised for being set in and filmed in the town of West Covina, and as such the location is as much a character in the story as the rest of the cast.
There is even a song in the show called ‘West Covina’, that literally sings the praises of this city. Many of the locations can be visited if you are in town, but even if you have never seen Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, you will still find a whole range of things to do in this vibrant city that has a population of just over 100,000 inhabitants.
Lets explore the best things to do in West Covina:
1. The Lakes Mall Offices
As you begin your tour of West Covina, start at one of the most frequently used sets on the show, the offices where many of the characters in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend work. The Lakes Center in West Covina has a set of office buildings attached to it, and it is here that fans of the show will recognize the offices of Whitefeather & Associates where leading lady Rebecca Bunch works as a lawyer. The offices are part of the wider The Lakes Center Complex and are perfect for a photo opportunity for those who love Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.