Beyond Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills, there are countless other Los Angeles activities to explore. Here’s what to do in Los Angeles on a budget.
Get yourself a GO Los Angeles Card. You can buy this before you start on your trip and activate it when you use it for the first time. There is an option to buy a card that is valid for a day to those that are valid for the entire week. It is a good idea to plan your sightseeing before you buy the card so that you know that places that you want to see. The Hollywood CityPass that costs less than $50 allows admission to a large number of attractions related to the motion picture industry. Then there are other combinations that you can get that explore parks and museums and historic sites. Do not forget that some of the best LA attractions are for free too. The Getty Museum, a stroll down the Venice Beach, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, TV Show Taping, La Brea Tar Pits and the California Science Center are experiences that you would not want to miss.
What to do in Los Angeles: Venice Beach Boardwalk
Venice Beach Boardwalk a different world. It is crazy, over the top and loud, but definitely a must see, when you are in LA. You are surrounded by a mix of cultures, arts and creativity in a funky atmosphere. This place is like no other. Enjoy the great diversity of the people, get a Henna Tattoo and watch the bodybuilders flex their muscles for you. There is a lot to see and do, so when you need a break, check out the Rose Cafe, which is frequented by many movie stars. Read more about things to do in Venice Beach!
What to do in Los Angeles: Discover Los Angeles for Free
Take a walk down Sunset Boulevard. It is, after all, a very popular street with a name mentioned in so many movies, you can’t miss it! Reach Rodeo Drive and check out this famous shopping area where “Pretty woman” did her shopping. Then find Hollywood Boulevard and check out the hand prints in front of the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, and along the Walk of Fame with the stars along the sidewalk! You can also visit the Chinese Theater, but it is not free. While you are there, a lot of movie star impersonators will try to get photographed with you; be aware, this isn’t free as well!
You can also hike to the Hollywood sign. Well technically not exactly to the sign, but close enough. The hills around it are accessible by car and some have small easy hiking trails to get you away from the houses and closer to the sign. You can really enjoy a great view of the city. Don’t forget to also check out Venice Beach and Olvera Street, it is free to cruise there and there is a lot of fun things to see, even if it is just for a walk by the ocean or people watching in Venice Beach or to observe a different culture on Olvera Street.
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