Top 60 Things to do in Los Angeles

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51 Barnsdall Art Park and the Hollyhock House

Barnsdall Art Park and the Hollyhock House


52 Kayak Dana Point

Kayak Dana Point


53 Hollywood Bowl

If you don't have any money left or don't really want to go on a picnic you might be able to watch an early morning rehearsal for free.

Hollywood Bowl


54 Arclight Cinema

If you went to wine region you’d sample the wine, so whilst in LA you have a good excuse to see a movie. Arclight aims to take away all the negatives out of seeing a movie. In particular the 15 screen movieplex Cinema Dome is as good as any place to do it. Surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafes the Cinerama Dome was the first and largest theater of its kind in the world. Refurbished a few years ago it’s three hundred plus hexagons in the dome have been restored to their original dramatic pointiness. The Dome can cram in over 800 people per show.

Arclight Cinema


55 Santa Catalina Island

Catalina Island is only 22 miles from Los Angeles. When you get there you can go scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, play golfing or just explore the charming shops and galleries. Alternatively do nothing and relax on the beach. "When you're on Island Time, you're always having the time of your life".

Santa Catalina Island


56 Little Tokyo

Interesting sights and peaceful gardens. Japanese landscaping fills the spaces in the sprawling Los Angeles between 1st and 3rd. The main attraction are the periodic cultural performances and events. The not to be missed festival is the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival which is usually held in April. Check website for details.

Little Tokyo


57 The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden


58 Gamble House, Pasadena

The Gamble House in Pasadena is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter and Gamble Company. This National Historic Landmark and is open for public tours.

Gamble House, Pasadena


59 Sunset Dinner Ride

Make sure you don't drink too much that you can't stay on on the way back. Its a long, long walk home.

Sunset Dinner Ride


60 The Music Center including the Walt Disney Concert Hall

If the Los Angeles Philharmonic just doesn't do it for you go on a tour of this awesome building. The self-guided audio tour is recommended.

The Music Center and Disney Concert Hall

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