Los Angeles Things to Do

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  • 26. Santa Monica Pier

    4 out of 5 stars

    Incredibly enough you can get away from the city vibe by walking a few blocks to the pier and all the way to the end of it. You will get to the fishermans zone and listen to the ocean to watch an...

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  • 27. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 28. Knott's Berry Farm

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you stay at the Days Inn at 8580 Stanton Ave, Buena Park/Anaheim - one of the cheapest in LA when you book ahead - this park is within walking distance if you perhaps wish to partake of a drink in...

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  • 29. Hollywood Bowl

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    The best outdoor venue in Los Angeles! We have had the privilege of attending quite a few performances at the Hollywood Bowl. During the Bowl's regular concert series, they will allow you to bring...

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  • 30. 3rd Street Promenade

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A great pedestrian shopping street where you can find lots of big chains like Victoria's Secret and Sephora. In the afternoon you can also find street artists here. Some better than others :-) And...

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  • 31. Sunset Boulevard

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Sunset- Junction Festival ** (is an event on life support, has not fully been operated since a 2011 cancellation but may make a comeback with funding and/or if economy improves. Cross your fingers and...

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  • 32. Zoo

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Beside the "zoo" that is Los Angeles herself, check out the official zoo in the Griffith Park area. In addition to the zoo, there are botanical gardens featured throughout for flora and fauna lovers....

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  • 33. Malibu Beach

    For who comes from Portugal, Malibu is a reference, like some kind of paradise in the outskirts of Los Angeles. I must confess that I've not been in Malibu, I just passed there, so, I kept only a...

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  • 34. Kodak Theatre

    As Everyone Knows, This is the Annual Site of the Academy Awards (Also known as Oscars) since 2002. Although this is known as the Oscar's Roost, the kodak theater also offers as a venue for televised...

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  • 35. Walt Disney Concert Hall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Disney in Los Angeles: Walt Disney Concert Hall Oh, how Orange County is jealous of this fantastic wonder! One of the newest additions to the renovation of downtown L.A. Even if not into classical...

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  • 36. Staples Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Both the Lakers and Clippers call Staple Center their home court at the moment. Watching a basketball game is quite exciting. If you get the opportunity to at least do it once, you should! It's loud...

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  • 37. Getty Villa

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    2nd visit November 2012 The Getty Villa and ranch house was built by oil magnate J. Paul Getty who, according to our guide, never actually saw the Getty Villa as he was afraid to fly from his home in...

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  • 38. The Grove

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Am I the only one who has been robbed here at The Grove's parking garage??? Or are those reviews taken out by the moderator? My very first trip to Los Angeles, CA AND MY LAST! I was looking forward to...

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  • 39. California Science Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Forgive my occasional and intentional lingo here... * to drop mad science- to teach, done especially in a stylish way or in a kind of matter of fact manner. South of downtown L.A. has some appeal-...

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  • 40. Melrose Avenue

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Okay, most of the LA natives are aware that the trendy Melrose Ave is not what it was 10 years ago.... However, there are still a handful of amazing stores hidden away on this street. These stores are...

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  • 41. Paramount Studios

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Unlike the glitz of Universal Studios, Paramount is the picture of old Hollywood. It should as it's located in "old Hollywood." While it helps, as I did, to have someone on the inside provide a real...

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  • 42. The Huntington

    5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely gorgeous gardens where you can escape from the hectic, congested city. We only had time to visit the Japanese and Chinese gardens (and pass through the rose gardens, but out of season), but...

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  • 43. Hiking

    Los Angeles is also surrounded by BEAUTIFUL settings. No kidding. In 30 minutes you can be in glorious nature, and you'll never believe you are within 15 miles of a giant metropolis. I love to get out...

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  • 44. Avila Adobe

    I didn't have long to explore Olvera Street...and it was very busy indeed on a sunny Sunday afternoon, with souvenir stalls all in a line...but what I did see gave me an idea not only of how LA might...

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  • 45. Seasonal Events

    **Update 2013. Event on life-support since 2010. May make a comeback, hopefully Occuring usually in August is this fun ethnic experience that brings out diverse crowds each year. If you love hot...

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  • 46. Hollywood Wax Museum

    Most of the tourists that visit Hollywood just take some pics along the Walk of Fame and go. There are a lot of things that will keep you busy for some hours though. First of all there are several...

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  • 47. Hermosa Beach

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    When I moved to L.A. I moved to Hermosa Beach the weekend of the AVP Volleyball tourney. I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Thousands of people are walking the "strand" (boardwalk) and the...

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  • 48. Pasadena

    Pasadena is an older area northeast of Los Angeles. There are many reasons to visit this area and even if you don't have a car it's easy to get there. In fact, I'd even say it's easier to get there if...

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  • 49. Catalina Island

    Move from the crowed freeways and hour long waits to a visit just an hour away on Catalina Island. Enjoy a day of just wandering, bicycling, walking and taking in the wold famous Casino. SCUBA tours...

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  • 50. Hollywood Boulevard

    What can you do? You can join the throng walking up and down Hollywood Boulevard looking at the stars in the pavement (you'll find the Beatles' star at the far end, under a little metal gazebo...

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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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