Things to do in L.A.


 

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There are lots of exciting things to do and places to see in Los Angeles. Whether you’re into amusement parks or Hollywood, museums or sightseeing, shopping or the beach — there’s something to keep everyone busy!

Below you’ll find the same activities you see on the map above grouped by area of town. Click on an item to open a new browser window or tab with more information about it.

Quick tip: Tripomatic is a great tool to help plan your trip to sunny Los Angeles!
 
 

Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier
Ferris wheel, carnival rides, beach, biking, rollerblading.

Santa Monica Third Street Promenade
Shopping, dining, street performers, entertainment.

Culver City

SmogShoppe
This is our venue, where the Big Day is taking place!

Hollywood

Hollywood Blvd
Walk of Fame, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Madame Tussauds, Hollywood Wax Museum, Hollywood and Highland for shopping, Guinness Book of Records, Chinese Theater, and more.

Pink’s Hot Dogs
Serving the best hot dogs in America — a Hollywood legend since 1939.

Universal Studios
Movie studio and theme park.

Griffith Observatory
View of Los Angeles and Hollywood sign, science exhibits.

Sunset Ranch
Horseback riding in the Hollywood Hills.

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
They’ve got lions!

West Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum (The Getty Center)
Beautiful and large museum located in Brentwood, featuring art from the middle ages to present.

Anaheim

Disneyland and Disneyland Adventures
Located in Anaheim, CA (35 minute drive east of LAX without traffic).

Venice

Venice Boardwalk
Shops, dining, street performers, beach, biking, rollerblading, body builders.

Abbot Kinney Blvd
Boutique shops, dining.

Hotel Erwin
A hotel by the beach with a slightly discounted rate for guests of the wedding. Click here for more discount details.

Beverly Hills

Rodeo Drive
Shopping for the affluent.

Beverly Center
Higher-end shopping for the rest of us.

Central LA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The LACMA is on Museum Row, adjacent to the La Brea Tar Pits. It is the largest art museum in the western United States with holdings of more than 120,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present.

Downtown

Grammy Museum
An interactive, educational museum devoted to the history and winners of the Grammy Awards. Part of the LA Live tourist area with shopping, restaurants and Staples Center.

Multiple Locations

In-N-Out Burger
Not your typical fast food burger. Eat fresh! Animal Style!

Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles
LA’s beloved soul food chain.

Food Trucks

Kogi Korean BBQ
An icon of LA street food.

Komodo
Asian-Mexican fusion that doesn’t involve tacos, but burritos.

15 best food trucks of Los Angeles 2013