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LA is a sprawling metropolis with a reviving downtown, incredible eating, cultural activities, indoor and outdoor athletic venues, opportunities for virtually every activity, including resting and relaxing to fit virtually any budget. There are miles of beautiful beaches, incredible mountains, beautiful neighborhoods, ethnic areas with authentic foods, miles of bike paths, lovely drives, and opportunities to rent almost anything that moves. Travel options include buses, trains, taxis, Uber, etc. Freeways provide relatively rapid access to every venue across the spread out city and county. Options for overnight stays include every type of lodging.

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Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

History Museums

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Theatres, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings

The Greek Theatre

Theatres

Griffith Observatory

Observatories & Planetariums

Venice Beach Boardwalk

Piers & Boardwalks, Beaches

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Educational sites

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Art Museums

Staples Center

Arenas & Stadiums

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museums

Venice Beach

Beaches

Pantages Theatre

Theatres

Griffith Park

Parks

Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple

Other Outdoor Activities

ArcLight Cinemas

Movie Theatres

Robert H's City Tips

  • Plan to stay in one of many locales, ranging from inner city to suburbs and country. Plan to get around by every mode of transportation that fits your budget.
  • Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
    History Museums
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    Robert H Says:

    one of the world's memorials to those who perished at the hands of one of history's truly evil empires.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • call to find out a good time to visit
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • This is a place you must visit in LA. 25/10/2018
    • Great Museum 18/10/2018
    • Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
    Address:
    100 The Grove Dr
    Los Angeles, CA 90036-6200
    Phone:
    +1 323-651-3704
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:00 - 14:00
    Sat - Thu
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall
    Theatres, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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    Robert H Says:

    One of the world's premier acoustic venues with options for all kind of musical experience and great architecture to boot

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • check the programs and pick what you want to hear
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • White Christmas Sing-A-Long 13/11/2018
    • Go - just go! 07/11/2018
    • Walt Disney Concert Hall
    Address:
    111 S Grand Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90012-3034
    Phone:
    +1 323-850-2000
    Other:
  • The Greek Theatre
    Theatres
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    Robert H Says:

    an outdoor amphitheater with a wide array of musical acts in a beautiful location

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • go to a concert you would enjoy
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Christina Aguilera Concert 28/10/2018
    • Borns 25/10/2018
    • The Greek Theatre
    Address:
    2700 N Vermont Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-1247
    Phone:
    +1 844-524-7335
    Other:
  • Griffith Observatory
    Observatories & Planetariums
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    Robert H Says:

    wonderful exhibits and a terrific laser light show.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • anytime it is open is a good time to visit
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 13/11/2018
    • what a wonderful surprise 13/11/2018
    • Griffith Observatory
    Address:
    2800 E. Observatory Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-1299
    Phone:
    +1 213-473-0800
    Hours:
    Tue - Fri
    12:00 - 22:00
    Sat - Sun
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    Piers & Boardwalks, Beaches
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    Robert H Says:

    a crazy, wonderful cornucopia of delights, sights, eats and activities

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Sundays are the most fun
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #81 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    • Funky 11/11/2018
    • Tacky, tatty and you get harassed!! 08/11/2018
    • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    Phone:
    +1 888-527-2757
    Other:
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Educational sites
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    Robert H Says:

    a beautiful UC campus with a sculpture garden, cultural events, athletic events and both undergrad and grad students everywhere

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • just stroll across the campus or attend an event depending on your interests
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • College tours 13/11/2018
    • College Tour was great 07/11/2018
    • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Address:
    Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA
    Phone:
    +1 310-206-8147
    Other:
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Art Museums
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    Robert H Says:

    the premier art museum in one of the world's great cities with both permanent and traveling exhibits

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • go during the week when it is less crowded
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • LACMA is a True, World class Museum of Art 11/11/2018
    • Good- but overpriced 08/11/2018
    • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Address:
    5905 Wilshire Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90036-4597
    Phone:
    +1 323-857-6000
    Hours:
    Mon - Tue
    11:00 - 17:00
    Thu
    11:00 - 17:00
    Fri
    11:00 - 20:00
    Sat - Sun
    10:00 - 19:00
    Other:
  • Staples Center
    Arenas & Stadiums
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    Robert H Says:

    all kinds of concerts, dancing shows, sports events, in a huge, modern venue with options for food and many options for seating

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • pick an event and see what it is like in this great auditorium
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Always a great time. 13/11/2018
    • AMAZING!!!!! Lakers vs Hawks 11/11/2018
    • Staples Center
    Address:
    1111 S Figueroa St
    Los Angeles, CA 90015-1300
    Phone:
    +1 213-742-7340
    Other:
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Natural History Museums
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    Robert H Says:

    it may not be New York's world famous natural history museum, but is has good exhibits and is well worth a visit

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • go with kids, or friends, or...
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great day out 07/11/2018
    • A great day at the Museum. 06/11/2018
    • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Address:
    900 Exposition Blvd
    Exposition Park
    Los Angeles, CA 90007-4057
    Phone:
    +1 213-763-3466
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:30 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Venice Beach
    Beaches
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    Robert H Says:

    great place to see sights, all kinds of people from all over the world, entertaining street acts, souvenir shopping, good eats, beautiful beach, gorgeous babes, muscle men, roller bladers, skaters,

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Sundays are the most fun
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #84 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    • Always a good time! 12/11/2018
    • Not as nice as Santa Monica 12/11/2018
    • Venice Beach
  • Pantages Theatre
    Theatres
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    Robert H Says:

    a world famous theater with many traveling cultural events worth seeing

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful theater 14/10/2018
    • Great classic threater 14/10/2018
    • Pantages Theatre
    Address:
    6233 Hollywood Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90028-5310
    Phone:
    +1 323-468-1770
    Other:
  • Griffith Park
    Parks
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    Robert H Says:

    LA's version of central park, with hiking trails, a zoo and lots of places to relax

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • daytime is best
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Get up high in LA and see some views 11/11/2018
    • Fantastic views, best in LA! 08/11/2018
    • Griffith Park
    Address:
    4730 Crystal Springs Dr
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-1401
    Phone:
    +1 323-913-4688
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    06:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
    Other Outdoor Activities
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    Robert H Says:

    a gorgeous setting for meditation, spiritual practice and relaxation

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • consider going to one of the spiritual practices held there
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 158 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
    • Heaven on earth 14/10/2018
    • Beautiful lush gardens and lake 03/09/2018
    • Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
    Address:
    17190 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90272-3001
    Phone:
    +1 310-454-4114
    Hours:
    Sun
    12:00 - 16:30
    Tue - Sat
    09:00 - 16:30
    Other:
  • ArcLight Cinemas
    Movie Theatres
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    Robert H Says:

    upscale movie experience with good food and drink, including served in the theater during the shows and with small, intimate seating in the equivalent of first class airline seats and stadium seating

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • choose a movie you want to see in style
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 190 Fun & Games in Los Angeles
    • Love this place! 13/09/2018
    • Second Home 02/09/2018
    • ArcLight Cinemas
    Address:
    6360 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90028-7323
    Phone:
    +1 323-464-1478
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:30 - 00:00
    Other:
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