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Things to do in Los Angeles County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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! ”
  • 496 locals recommend
Park
“Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The park covers 4,310 acres of land, making it one of the largest urban parks in North America”
  • 346 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Fashion Island is an upscale open-air lifestyle center, known for luxury shopping and restaurants.”
  • 271 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Abbott Kinney built Venice and this street was named after him in the 1980's is full of High end shopping stores. ”
  • 492 locals recommend
Museum
“Fun place to take the family. Go to the museum and then have a picnic in the garden. Bring a blanket and listen to live music on the weeks! Jazz in the park is always my favorite. Look online to see the schedule and what events they have going on.”
  • 311 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Catch a tour of Dodger Stadium and learn of it's history, then take-in one of the best views of the DTLA skyline.”
  • 249 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“What can I say... the list goes on. There are so many places to see and visit in Los Angeles. Venice is only 2 miles sound from Santa Monica so you could go to one place and walk or bike in the ocean trail to both! ”
  • 387 locals recommend
Theme Park
“SO FUN! MY PERSONAL LOCAL FAVORITE. GREAT ROLLER COASTERS AND RIDES. BEST SCENES EVER! OLD WESTERN STYLE BRINGS THE KID OUT IN ME. GREAT PLACES TO EAT IN THE PARK AND THERES MINI CONCESSION STANDS EVERYWHERE THAT ALWAYS HAVE FRESH STUFF. LOTS IF RIDES AND ACTIVITIES A "MUST SEE IF YOU ARE IN ORANGE COUNTY/ LOS ANGELES"”
  • 260 locals recommend
Museum
“Check out a genuine Gutenburg Bible and enjoy a stroll through the pristine and serene Garden's grounds! Japanese Garden, Chinese Garden, Bonsai garden, Desert environment, and much more...”
  • 393 locals recommend
Jewelry Store
“Rodeo Drive is known for high fashion and the best shopping where Cartier, Hermes , Dior and many other shops are located. It is the center of Beverly Hills close to all fine upscale Restaurants and City's attractions. ”
  • 296 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is without a doubt one of the best high-end shopping malls to go to in the Southern California area. Especially if you just want to look around and enjoy the high end fashion clothing and apparel. Take your time browse around and enjoy, you will be glad you did! ”
  • 221 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The Original Farmers Market is one of the most important historical landmarks in Los Angeles! It features many dining options, and a taste of old Hollywood. It’s located adjacent to The Grove shopping and entertainment district, CBS Television City, with many shops, fresh fruit, meats, seafood, and some of the BEST apple fritters! ”
  • 427 locals recommend
Café
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“On a nice day, nothing beats a trip to the Getty Villa. A beautiful replica of an ancient Roman Villa, this museum houses amazing Greco-roman in a setting like no other in the world.”
  • 321 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Best place to see downtown LA views and have a cocktail. Makes sure you go all the way to the roof top bar. The restaurant food is mediocre and expensive!”
  • 339 locals recommend
Market
“Awesome food hall with critically recognized food stalls. Historical food destination in the heart of downtown LA and walkable to other DTLA attractions.”
  • 346 locals recommend