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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.
Canal
“A hidden gem in Venice, CA designed to pay homage to the Venice canals in Italy. Enjoy a stroll and take in the calm and artistic surroundings. ”
  • 276 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Walt Disney Concert Hall across from the Broad museum and features wonderful exhibits of contemporary and modern art.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Wonderful, magical place. There are often half off coupons on Groupon or other sites.”
  • 246 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Must see for architect lovers and great music venues. Check their calendar, if you are lucky you'll catch a show that interests you here. The Walt Disney Concert Hall at 111 South Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, California, is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center and was designed by Frank Gehry. ”
  • 249 locals recommend
Lounge
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“The Lakers, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike Bowling, Restaurants - Los Angeles Downtown area is expanding with activities, eateries and art galleries”
  • 149 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Great for sports like Supercross, monster trucks, and other misc. shows and The Angels are always fun watch. ”
  • 111 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
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“The Queen Mary is located in Long Beach California. It sits adjacent to a lovely fisherman’s village right on the waterfront, Nearby attractions include the Long Beach Aquarium and many shops, boutiques, and waterfront dining. This area is conveniently accessible via LA METRO Blue Line. ”
  • 224 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Americana at Brand offers world-class retail, restaurants, entertainment and residences together in one beautiful destination. An L.A. favorite, it’s a gathering place where friends and family come together to shop, dine and unwind, while enjoying a taste of the good life. ”
  • 278 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“THE BROAD museum. make reservations online prior to your visit. Next door Frank Gerrys Disneyhall. In same area MOCA with different shows. walk down or use Angel's Fly tram to Broadway to visit Grand Central Station for a big food court. Another area in DTLA is the art district. Center would be Hauser and Wirth gallery with fab brunch place Manuela. In walking distance you will find coffee places and Wurstkueche a fun beer and sausage place In Downtown check out THE ROWE a big shopping and restaurant district in an industrial setting. sundays you will find food trucks for a big food market ”
  • 235 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Best French-Italian restaurant in my opinion. Almost everything on the menu is good. Their dessert selections were amazing, I love the tiramisu. ”
  • 224 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The Hollywood Pantages is a MUST see when in Los Angeles. A fully restored classic Art Deco theatre, former home of the Academy Awards. You can see Broadway shows with original casts right here in Hollywood! ”
  • 218 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Hollywood is the capital of tourism in Los Angeles here you will find club,bars,restaurants everything you could want.”
  • 179 locals recommend
Lake
“The "jewel" of the neighborhood. Very walkable, lovely park. Great for views of downtown LA, dog walking, swan paddle boats, jogging, photography, and more. ”
  • 313 locals recommend
Stadium
“Site of the 1994 Men’s World Cup Final, and the 1999 Women’s World Cup Final. A statue commemorating the the U.S. women's national team win at the 1999 World Cup was unveiled at the Rose Bowl on July 10, 2019. Other notable events held at the Rose Bowl include the annual Rose Bowl Football game on New Years Day, UCLA home games, and concerts from The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Eminem, Rhiana, One Direction, BTS, Coldplay, U2, Pink Floyd, Depeche Mode, The Cure, and the Arroyo Seco Music Festival. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“You can see your team play against the LA Lakers! It’s also another place where you can see your favorite singer/band perform. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Local bar with the best outdoor vibe on ocean. Great ‘Sunday’ drink spot. The usually have a great dj. Mixed local and tourist spot. ”
  • 245 locals recommend