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Top recommendations from locals

Observatory
“The Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California, sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with a close view of the Hollywood Sign and an extensive array of space and science-related displays. Admission has been free since the observatory's opening in 1935, in accordance with the will of Griffith J. Griffith, the benefactor after whom the observatory is named. ”
  • 1679 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If you've the pictures with people posing with hundreds of vintage street lights, this is where it was taken. ”
  • 1053 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“Shop til you drop at The Grove! One of the hottest shopping centers in all of Southern California! Just ten minutes away from your bungalow”
  • 1128 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This is a must-visit if you’ve never been. The Harry Potter World is crazy! Buy tickets ahead of time online and make sure to get there early to give yourself enough time to see everything.”
  • 829 locals recommend
Park
“Just two blocks from Hollywood Boulevard, Runyon Canyon Park is an often overlooked urban park that offers some great views. Atop the canyon, you can glimpse views of the San Fernando Valley and the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Hollywood Sign and Giffith Observatory. The park also boasts several hiking trails and is a popular spot for celebrities to exercise. Travelers say that the canyon is reminiscent of Old Hollywood with several old mansions and estates scattered throughout the park – keep your eyes peeled as you follow the trail. ”
  • 1022 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Outdoor shopping scene. It has everything. A nice walk, crowded on the weekends.”
  • 793 locals recommend
Art Museum
“LA’s newest collection of contemporary art. Amazing architecture and beautiful interior. Free to the public or paid reservations can be made on their website to skip the line. ”
  • 499 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free! Just pay for parking. Majestic hilltop buildings, the art is Ok, the traveling collections can be great, but the real attraction is the space and gardens themselves. Must not miss!”
  • 814 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Great to visit for an event - bring a picnic & enjoy the gorgeous evenings & a show (seasonal). Check out the Hollywood Bowl Event calendar for tickets, venue information, etc.”
  • 552 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This bustling wooden wharf is the place to be, with its eateries, shops, high-tech arcade, roller coaster, giant Ferris wheel and other rides, famous 1922 indoor merry-go-round and fantastic views of the bay and the mountains. This place is legendary , even in our so called winter this place is busy with people and musicians everywhere. There are beach tours, bike rentals, and electric scooters for cruising (lime and bird). Download the apps.”
  • 746 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“elite shopping , stores, food courts, and beautiful people. Amazing restaurants also exist on the premises! ”
  • 377 locals recommend
Landmark
“Great place to see the famous Walk of Fame of every star who has graced Hollywood. Enjoy exploring and learning more about the world's most famous sidewalk and the celebrities it honors! ”
  • 325 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Only steps from where you’re standing right now. This famous shopping center is right in the middle of bustling Hollywood Blvd. and right near TCL Chinese Theatre and steps from the Walk of Fame. ”
  • 400 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Lots of crazy stuff here, but I recommend you rent bikes (or a segway) and roll along the bike path. It's an experience.”
  • 396 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Historic stadium and a must visit for all baseball fans. Team store open every day and tours available. ”
  • 255 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Everything here is delicious...this place is so cool they don't even put their name on the outside...the takeout next door is great too! ”
  • 506 locals recommend