Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure

While you may be excited about visiting the Universal Studios at Hollywood or the Griffith Observatory, once you enter the bustling city of Los Angeles you may be startled by the amount of traffic and people in this vibrant city. Visiting a place that has a lot of traffic can really start to cut into the amount of things that you can do in a day. You don’t have to skimp out on adventure time just because you’re in a heavily populated area. Here are some of the ways that you can get the most out of your Los Angeles adventure.

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Plan Accordingly

Develop an itinerary of the things that you want to do each day. This will help you to map out the best routes of travel. Avoid times of the day that are known to have heavier traffic. You may want to plan out your routes so that you’re spending as little time as possible on the road. Take to the streets and walk or rent a bike! It will be much more enjoyable to be seeing the sights while the traffic is the heaviest than being stuck on the road with everyone else. Also remember to pack a jacket—while it is extremely hot in L.A. in the summertime, the wind from the ocean is extremely cold at times. Continue reading “Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure”

Break Away from the Crowds—5 Spectacular Things to Do in the LA Area

Los Angeles is home to many world-famous attractions, but there are other fun things to do that are less popular. Venturing off the beaten path will be a great way for you to experience a different side of the city and the surrounding area while still having the fulfilling vacation of your dreams. Here are five spectacular things to do in the LA area if you want to beat the crowds.

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Head to Runyon Canyon

This canyon encompasses many of the finest aspects of nature and will make you feel as though you’ve escaped to a wilderness paradise without having to venture far outside the city. Hollywood, Beverly Hills and other thriving communities are adjacent to Runyon Canyon, and you’ll have the chance to go hiking and see some of the most spectacular views of the Los Angeles city skyline when you hike through Runyon Canyon Park. Unique and quirky shops and restaurants can also be found along the roads that run through the canyon. Continue reading “Break Away from the Crowds—5 Spectacular Things to Do in the LA Area”

5 Beer-Drinking Spots Los Angeles Locals Love

Los Angeles has no shortage of bars and clubs for visitors looking for a wild night out, but it’s also home to a burgeoning beer scene. Whether you’re a fan of imports or want a taste of local specialties, these breweries and gastropubs are tried-and-true favorites among Los Angeles beer aficionados. Pick one near your Los Angeles hotel, or make a night of it and hit all five.

Angel City Brewery

1. Angel City Brewery

Angel City Brewery features affordable beers brewed on site. Located in a converted warehouse, their Public House is a spacious casual hangout spot, especially if you’re staying in a hotel in Little Tokyo. Grab a beer and spend some time enjoying their fantastic murals by local artists. Be sure to check out the rotating schedule of food trucks that frequent their parking lot. Continue reading “5 Beer-Drinking Spots Los Angeles Locals Love”