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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Museum Admission
"Discover more than 300 real fossils admire 20 complete skeletons and check out the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series with a visit to the National History Museum’s Dinosaur Hall. Get a behind-the-scenes look at paleontologists in the Dino Lab and see dinosaurs come to life at the Dinosaur Encounters show.
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum General Admission
"Head to the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and join visitors who come to witness Ice Age fossils being excavated right in the middle of L.A. Check out the tar bubbling in the Lake Pit see prehistoric plants in the Pleistocene Garden and explore active dig sites where excavators uncover something new every day. Inside the Museum scope out fossils from prehistoric creatures like mammoths saber-toothed cats dire wolves ground sloths
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Private Helicopter Tour of Downtown Los Angeles Landmarks
"Enjoy fantastic aerial views of LA on this 45-minute private helicopter tour departing from Long Beach. These are the different sites you will see along your amazing trip:- The Queen Mary- Downtown Long Beach- The Port of Long Beach and L Hermosa and Manhattan beaches- Shoreline transition along LAX shoreline below 150 feet - really fun!- Marina Del Ray- Views of Santa Monica Pier- Downtown LA including the Ritz Carlton- Staples Center- University of Southern Calif"""Experience a spectacular private helicopter tour of Los Angeles with views of all of the famous landmarks. Starting from Long Beach airport you will fly over LA Harbor and the Queen Mary around the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula with breathtaking views of Catalina Island. Traveling up the beach cities along the shoreline through LAX airport you will have views of the Santa Monica pier and title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+45-minute+helicopter+tour+of+L.A.&2=See+the+city%27s+most+iconic+landmarks&3=Enjoy+a+fully-narrated+tour+of+downtown&4=Take+in+stunning+vistas+of+the+Pacific+coast&5=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included""
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Watts Towers - The Towers.

I wanted to visit Watts Towers because of the story behind them. They were created by an eccentric man with a big dream, who devoted every free moment of his time to their construction. Watts Towers...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 01, 2017

Watts Towers - Getting There On The Blue Line.

When I was planning our trip, I came across the Watts Towers and thought that is the kind of off the wall site I really enjoy visiting. However, on closer inspection I kept reading mixed reviews about...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 01, 2017

More of the Watts Towers

Pardon my yard sale camera, but here is another, longer shot of the towers. Rodia used improvised mortar and decoration in construction of the tower - soda bottle tops, broken glass, and bathroom...
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gilescorey
Jul 06, 2005

The Fascinating Watts Towers

In 1921, Simon Rodia, an incredibly short Italian immigrant, began construction on his "towers"., in the tiny farming community of Watts. Thirty-four years later, the nine sculptures adjacent to his...
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Jul 05, 2005
 
 
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California Science Center

This is one of the coolest places to visit. The California Science Center is constantly holding special exhibits and IMAX movies all the time. The Body Worlds 3 Exhibit in 2008 was amazing. I went to...
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Natural History Museum

Not every beauty is fake or unnatural in the city of Los Angeles. Don't believe so? Think again. Discover the history of L.A. and the world, including the prehistoric dinosaur world at the very...
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Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory & Store

At first thought, touring a chocolate factory and tasting chocolate did not sound too interesting to me. But, my friends wanted to go check it out and we tagged along. It cost's $10 per person (in...
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Staples Center

Staples Center is a large sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles. It is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street. It opened in October 1999, it is one of the major...
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Nokia Theatre

A premier concert venue, do try to see who is performing at the Nokia Theatre. Seats are cushioned and very comfortable. The view is good. Parking is not so easy and very expensive. But, you won't be...
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Little Tokyo

Have some real-deal sushi and see a prettier part of Los Angeles- in Little Tokyo, established in 1942. Nestled just east of the hustle and bustle of downtown is the enclave that many...
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