Los Angeles Things to Do

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  • 1. Universal Studios

    I'm sure most people, at least in the US, are aware of what Universal Studios is. So, I'm not going to go into great detail, but I will say that the amount of detail and effort put into the...

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  • 2. Hollywood Walk of Fame

    My name is not there. I had no time to follow all the walk, but I think that I'm the only movie star missing there. I knew 85, wrote down more 4322 names, and I'm studying why are they famous. I...

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  • 3. Olvera Street

    Last visit November 2012 Although a bit of a tourist trap, Olvera Street is still a lovely place to stop for a short visit if you find yourself in downtown LA. Olvera Street is a pedestrian only...

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  • 4. Disneyland

    when you are going to the Original Disney Resort via a car, the complimentary shuttle tram will take you to downtown disney and from there will be a 4 minute walk to the entrance of both Disneyland...

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  • 5. Venice Beach

    The winter of August the 4th was replaced by the spring of the 5th, but still not inviting to swim. So, I must admit that I left California without entering the Pacific Ocean. Next time I'll try...

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  • 6. La Brea Tar Pits - Page Museum

    I really wanted to visit the La Brea Tar Pits..... and they didn't disappoint. I was lucky enough to be taken there by LA friends and so was able to spend a couple of hours exploring. The tar pits...

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  • 7. Getty Museum

    What a perfect way to spend a day in LA! I visited the Getty and couldn't help but lose myself in the art, and landscaping of the museum and grounds. From the most famous works such as Waterlilies, to...

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  • 8. Hollywood Sign

    The Sign is not lit up and you cannot take photos of it at night. During the day, the best place to see it is Griffith Park Observatory or Beachwood Drive. AVOID Barham Blvd/Lake Hollywood Dr. as it...

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  • 9. Star's Homes

    For sheer kicks drive around the enormous mansions in Beverly Hills north of sunset Boulevard. The excess and often bad taste is pretty amusing and amazing. But some homes are really nice, immersed in...

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  • 10. Chinatown

    Each year people flood the alleys of Los Angeles' Chinatown for the annual Chinese New Year celebration. It's a great opportunity to hit the streets with and hip cross-section of Angelinos and enjoy...

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  • 11. Griffith Park Observatory

    An amazing place to visit - and it is FREE! Interesting museum exhibits make science understandable. You can go to the roof and look through the giant telescope, and also overlook the city of Los...

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  • 12. TV Show Taping

    ANT Farm Review Show Time 5:00pm Show Date April 2012 Arrival: My daughter and I arrived at 1pm. Street parking was ample. It is free, there are no meters. There are also no parking ramps that I saw....

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  • 13. Rodeo Drive

    I was in Rodeo Drive because I took a tour, and the tour left us to wander around for about 20 minutes. It's a posh shopping street with posh shops (most of which...as far as I could tell.. have...

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  • 14. Warner Bros Studio Tour

    My husband and I signed up for the Deluxe Tour ($250/pp) which buys you a smaller group and a longer, more thorough tour of the studios. We visited many TV and movie settings, including sites used for...

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  • 15. Downtown

    This magnificent Neo-Gothic building was designed by Howard Crane for the United Artists corporation, the film company formed by several individuals, including Charlie Chaplin. The architect was...

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  • 16. Beverly Hills

    Home to the rich and famous, Beverly Hills is an independent city within Los Angeles County. It is surrounded by the City of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. The centre of Beverly Hills, in the area...

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  • 17. Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA

    This an outside art exhibit that anyone can see for free. It is located just outside between the Bing & Pavilion of Japanese Art. It was fun to explore this little area tucked away between the...

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  • 18. Six Flags Magic Mountain

    The best time to go to Magic Mountain is in the summer when the park is open during the week. The crowds are not as big so you can make it though more of the rides. If you plan to go on the weekend be...

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  • 19. Santa Monica

    We arrived at Santa Monica in the afternoon of August the 4th, thinking on parking and swimming immediately. Well, well, well. Ninety per cent of our winter is not so cold. Never mind, I'll do it...

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  • 20. Universal City Walk

    Universal City Walk is the area just outside the Universal Studios park, so you don’t have to pay any fee to stroll around here. Many people come in the night (or just after their tour in the park)...

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  • 21. Grauman's Chinese Theatre

    the hand paints inside the Grauman's Chinese Theater have various hollywood actors and actresses and even international famous celebrities have their customized hand prints here in front of the...

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  • 22. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

    Completed in 2002, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles. The ultra-modern edifice was designed by the Spanish architect, Rafael Moneo,...

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  • 23. Farmer's Market

    This was my tour's lunch stop, so I had quite a lot of time to wander around. The LA 'Farmer's Market' started in 1934, when a group of farmers packed their trucks on what was known as 'Gilmore...

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  • 24. Union Station

    After visiting Olvera Street, be sure to also pay a visit to Union Station about a block away. Union Station was built in 1939, it's Spanish/mission style architecture has a much different feel than...

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  • 25. Hollywood

    Though synonymous with the movie industry globally, here in Los Angeles, Hollywood is just another neighbourhood in the sprawling City of Los Angeles. It is located northwest of Downtown LA and east...

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Los Angeles is the most populated city in California and is home to great activites for families. Some of my favorites things to do in LA are:

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