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Los Angeles Travel Guide

Los Angeles Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Los Angeles? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

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Best Gardens and Zoos

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Los Angeles can simulate a host of other environments ranging from lush tropical to bone-dry desert. So...

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Los Angeles with Kids

With seemingly endless sunny days, Angeleno kids almost never have to play indoors. There are a few things to keep in mind, however, when navigating...

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Laurel Canyon and Mulholland Drive

The hills that separate Hollywood from the Valley are more than a symbolic dividing line between the city slickers and the suburbanites; the...

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Great Architecture

Sorry, New York, you may offer the best of the best in other categories, but when it comes to groundbreaking new architecture, Los Angeles takes...

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L.A.'s Best Farmers' Markets

A great way to get a taste of Southern California's bounty is to visit its farmers' markets, where hundreds of family farmers, sustainable ranchers...

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Los Angeles Lodging Alternatives

For your trip to Los Angeles, you may want a beachfront location and more space than a typical hotel can provide. Some travelers consider apartment...

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L.A. Sports Action

Los Angeles is a serious sports city, with many of its professional and college teams in playoffs. It's a great way to hang with the locals...

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Free and Almost Free

Even in this town—where money seems to ooze from every hill and corner—there are plenty of fun things to do that are free and appeal to everyone...

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Top Museums

Despite its long-standing reputation as a second-rate art capital after New York, Los Angeles easily vies for the top spot when it comes to...

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Top Experiences

Hordes of tourists descend on Los Angeles each year with visions of seeing stars—of the Hollywood Boulevard and celebrity variety that is—but...

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Disneyland

The Happiest Place on Earth" continues to delight children and all but the most cynical adults. A visit here can be enchanting, exciting, romantic...

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Los Angeles Today

Starstruck... excessive... smoggy... superficial.... There's a modicum of truth to each of the adjectives regularly applied to L.A. But Angelenos...

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Eye-Popping Views

Perch yourself high above Hollywood Hills and have a picnic at the Hollywood Bowl. Choose your soundtrack from a lineup of rock concerts sponsored...

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Hitting the Road

Considering that the greater L.A. area sprawls over more square mileage than some small countries, it comes as no surprise that residents clock...

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Seeing Stars

A surefire way to see stars (or at least the constellation they call home) is by purchasing a star map from vendors on street corners around...

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Outdoor Pursuits

Although Los Angeles's car culture is well-publicized, its bike culture is a little more under-the-radar, but that is not to say there isn't...

Restaurants

L.A. Local Food Chains

It's said that the drive-in burger joint was invented in L.A., probably to meet the demands of an ever-mobile car culture. Burger aficionados...

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Spa Specialists in Los Angeles

In a city where image is everything, spas are urban sanctuaries, but they’re also places of pampering and rejuvenating for those willing to...

Sights

L.A.'s Best Beaches

You're in L.A., so seeing the coast is a must. Before you pack your picnic, do some planning and pick a beach that suits your needs. The Pacific...

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