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8 Amazing Things to do in LA

8 Amazing Things to do in LA8 Amazing Things to Do in LA

Whether you’re already in LA or are planning to visit anytime soon, you know there’s a ton to explore and enjoy here. Keep reading to discover some of the best things you can do in LA- there’s something here for everyone. We hope that you enjoy these 8 Amazing Things to Do in LA.

Explore the Grand Central Market

Got a foodie in you? Don’t miss out on exploring at the Grand Central Market in downtown. From wonton soup to breakfast sandwiches, expect to be spoilt for choice here.

Hike to the Eaton Canyon Falls

Consider yourself a bit of an outdoor enthusiast? Los Angeles has some of the most splendid hikes for you to enjoy, but if you haven’t got too much time to invest, you can hike to the Eaton Canyon Falls. It is a rather easy trail where you will feel that you’ve slipped into the wilderness, but before you know it, you’ll reach the fall, and you can complete your return journey in just an hour, maybe less.

Hit One of the Beaches

Hitting one of the best beaches in LA is a great thing to do when you’re here- you can just bask in the sun or go surfing or even enjoy some volleyball with your friends. If you’re here with family, go to Santa Monica to enjoy some of the best family friendly activities there.

Browse Through the Farmer’s Market

Fascinated by locally grown fresh produce and everything food? Hitting the farmer’s market is a must, especially on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Santa Monica, California is the home to one of the finest farmer’s markets in the world, and you absolutely need to check it out if you haven’t already.

8 Amazing Things to do in LA

Visit the Venice Boardwalk

Everyone literally has to see the world famous Venice Boardwalk at least once- from skate parks and trinket shops to street performers and head shops- you’ll find it all here, and much more.

Catch a Movie

When you’re in LA, don’t miss out on your chance to watch a movie in a graveyard. It may sound creepy, but it is an amazing way to spend your evening. Cinespia in Hollywood does just that, so make sure you have your tickets booked for this wonderful event.

Explore the Getty

The Getty Center is one of the most scenic art museums in LA, and while you will need to take a tram to get there, you’ll also be able to take in some of the most scenic panoramic views of the city on your way there. Looking to take it up a notch? Sign up for the daily architecture tour they offer.

Visit the Chandelier Tree

The Chandelier Tree is one of the most iconic trees in LA, and with 30 chandeliers suspended from its branches, it looks breathtakingly beautiful and is a sight to behold (and capture on your phone).

We hope that you are inspired by these 8 Amazing Things to Do in LA. Happy travels!

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  1. robin rue

    I;ve only been to LA 2 times and both of them I stayed in Hollywood. I need to explore more of the city.

  2. I really wouldn’t mind an LA trip sometime soon. These are such good ideas! I could spend a week there and still have things to see.

  3. I love love LOVE visiting LA!! I still haven’t made it to the beach but one day!!

  4. Amy

    I have never been to California but would love to experience it! LA is such a place of dreams and I need to see it at least once in my life.

  5. Ahhh Venice! I’ve seen it in movies and on reality shows! I’d love to go there some day!

  6. That sounds like so much fun. When I was in San Diego, I wanted to venture up to LA but only made it as far as the OC. I really would like to go to Venice Beach some day.

  7. I’ve been to LA so many times but still haven’t done most of these items! I didn’t know about the Chandelier tree and haven’t been to Grand Central Market. Sounds amazing!

  8. I love traveling to LA. There are a few things on your list that I haven’t done. I’m definitely marking this for my next trip!

  9. I have not been to Los Angeles in years. The last time I was there I was able to visit the Magic Castle. I am hoping to visit again soon with my husband and kids. There is so much to do there and I think I would be a great experience!

  10. krystal

    I hope to visit the west coast one day soon! I haven’t flown in a long time!

  11. This is a great list! Makes me so excited to go back to LA!

  12. I have only been to LA for a layover. I would like to go hiking in the canyon though. It sounds beautiful.

  13. It has been too long since I was in LA. And I didn’t get to hike. Adding these to my must do list!

  14. Reesa Lewandowski

    I truly hope to get to LA soon. I went last year and only saw a tiny bit.

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