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 Things To Do in Los Angeles
  
Things to do in Los Angeles
Top 10 To Do: 
  1. Griffith Park: Home of the Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park Observatory, Travel Town and the Greek Theatre.
  2. Venice Beach: You'll find Muscle Beach, street performers and shops galore.
  3. Old Town Pasadena: Historic downtown Pasadena is filled with shops and restaurants, and is a very popular nightspot.
  4. Farmers Market and The Grove: A shopping complex right next to a Los Angeles landmark, The Grove and Farmers Market coexist. Enjoy a movie or shopping, then take the trolley to the Farmers Market for lunch or dinner.
  5. Santa Monica Third Street Promenade: Downtown Santa Monica's shopping promenade is often the scene of movie star-sightings.
  6. Santa Monica Beach and Pier: With a classic seaside amusement park.
  7. Catalina Island: A magical place to get away.  
  8. Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Over 100,000 works from all over the world are housed here.
  9. Olvera Street: The oldest street in Los Angeles and is filled with Latino culture.
  10. California Science Center: This interactive museum includes these exhibits: World of Life, Creative World, World of the Pacific and Worlds Beyond.
 
Top 5 Things To See:
  1. Hollywood: Hollywood Boulevard is ready for its closeup, thanks to urban renewal.
  2. Rodeo Drive: Packed with exclusive shops.
  3. Sunset Boulevard: Perhaps one of the world's most famous streets, it began as a route between the stars' posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. It runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the "Sunset Strip" on its way.
  4. Getty Museum: Beautiful architecture with a superb art collection and nice gardens.
  5. Queen Mary: Once the largest ship afloat.
5 Things to Do With Kids:
  1. Disneyland: "The happiest place on earth".
  2. Disney's California Adventure: Sister park to Disneyland.
  3. Universal Studios Hollywood: A theme park that grew out of a studio tour.
  4. Six Flags Magic Mountain: Roller coaster heaven.
  5. Staples Center: Home of the Laker's basketball team.
Best Time of Year to Visit:  Any time of year is appropriate to visit Los Angeles. August and September are generally the hottest months. Temperatures range from the mid-40s Fahrenheit during the winter to the mid-80s during the summer. Los Angeles gets most of its rain in January and February.
 
5 Great Evening Entertainment Options:
  1. LA Opera: In just 21 seasons, Los Angeles Opera has become, the United States' fourth largest opera company and now "...stands out as a newly important force in American Opera."(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times).
  2. Acme Comedy Theatre: This long-running comedy theater in Hollywood consistently pleases audiences with a constantly evolving blend of improvisational comedy, sketch comedy, and stage shows.
  3. Harvelle's: Small, dark, and handsome, Harvelle's is one of LA's favorites for live blues. The striking black-and-white décor complements the music, and highlights the stage with its deep red curtain backdrop.
  4. Catalina Bar & Grill: A jazz supper club in Hollywood that features world-class jazz.
  5. Dinner Cruise: Watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean while enjoying a tropical cocktail on deck. Then head inside and settle down to enjoy a sumptuous three course meal prepared freshly on board by some of Los Angeles' finest chefs. After dinner the live band strikes up and you may dance the night away!
5 Great Restaurants:
  1. Oliver: Adjacent to and adjoining, the new Sports Club/LA-Beverly Hills, Oliver blends sexiness, sophistication and style to create one of the hottest dining destinations in Beverly Hills’ shopping district.
  2. Water Grill: The atmosphere is world class - fine wood, soft lighting and an intimate table arrangement - and it creates warm, inviting, and friendly spaces to dine.  The best seafood in LA.
  3. Spago: Attracts almost everyone who was anyone in Hollywood. As in the first of Wolfgang Puck’s restaurants, the kitchen – viewed through a giant wall of colorful, etched glass – is center stage for the art of dining.
  4. Ocean and Vine: With its exclusive beach front setting, sleek furnishings, and fire-pit bar area, it promises to become “the hottest place on the beach.” Superb regional California cuisine and magnificent views of the Pacific.
  5. Malverde: Serves excellent Mexican cuisine. Head chef Geno Bahena and his cooking are often described as adventurous and creative, rustic, but most of all, passionate.
See Also Links
  1. Wikipedia on Los Angeles
  2. Los Angeles Tourist
  3. Los Angeles Trip Advise

 

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