What to visit in a day in LA

Feb 8th, 2006, 11:45 AM
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What to visit in a day in LA

We are staying for 7 days in Anaheim during August and on a previous visit have done 'star homes' tour, which I vowed would never do again. This time we would like to spend a day in LA itself, not the beaches or universal which we have done before. Thinking about Griffith Park, but would welcome any suggestions for a days visit in LA? Thanks
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Feb 8th, 2006, 12:57 PM
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Griffith Park, Olvera Street, Chinatown, La Brea Tar Pits are all classics.
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Feb 8th, 2006, 04:02 PM
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Pick a Sat. or Sun when traffic is lighter and you can do a lot in L.A. in just one day....we once did the Zoo, La Brea Tar Pits, Greystone Mansion and the Getty all in one day (started early!) and still had time for a 7:30pm tv-show taping!
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Feb 8th, 2006, 05:51 PM
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You could go horseback riding under the Hollywood Sign.
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Feb 9th, 2006, 12:52 AM
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Some good ideas for us there. What is driving like around LA at the weekend?
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Feb 9th, 2006, 05:44 AM
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How about the Getty Museum? The views from the Getty (out over LA, the surrounding mountains and the Pacific) are worth the trip even if you are not a "museum person".
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Feb 9th, 2006, 05:58 AM
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Hi,
Curious about the horseback riding.
Do you need to reserve that in advance?
If so, how do I go about that?
Do you know the cost?
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Feb 12th, 2006, 01:34 PM
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There is a stable at the end of Beachwood Canyon and from there you can explore all of Griffith Park. I believe they have a group sunset ride on Friday nights that goes to a Mexican restaurant on the Burbank side which I've never done but sounds fun.

I apologize but I can't remember the name of the stables in Beachwood however. Maybe a Google search? I think they do have a website.
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Feb 12th, 2006, 03:29 PM
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Hi,
I found it on Google: Sunset Hollywood Stables.
Looks like fun!
Thanks.
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Feb 12th, 2006, 03:48 PM
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Santa Monica Pier, Venice, Hollywood (especially Grauman's Chinese Theater), Sunset Strip, and Beverly Hills (including Rodeo Drive) also come to mind.

Driving is OK if you have good maps and a navigator. AAA has great maps of the area.
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Feb 13th, 2006, 06:37 AM
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I agree, the Getty Museum is a must. Beautiful architecture and beautiful views. We chilled there on our last Sunday.
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