While there are obvious perks to visiting Los Angeles in the off-season, there’s really no better time to visit Los Angeles than the summer. Why’s that? Warm beach weather, late hours at attractions, outdoor music and festivals, and ample opportunity for outdoor activities are at the top of the list.
With a Los Angeles attractions pass, you’ll get the best LA summer discounts on all the top attractions—which is a big deal in the touristy summer months when prices are on the rise. Check out some of the 37 attractions on the Los Angeles attractions pass to see what it’s all about!
Universal Studios Hollywood
A day experiencing the movie magic at Universal Studios Hollywood is free with your 3, 5, or 7-day Go Los Angeles Card attractions pass. This summer’s newest feature attraction is Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, a comical and heartwarming 3-D ride. Next door, you’ll find Silly Fun Land, a re-creation of the seaside carnival from the first movie. Of course, no trip to Universal is complete without a behind the scenes for an action packed tour of the working studio. Backlots, CGI, sound stages, 3-D technology, special effects—it’s just another day in the Entertainment Capital of LA.
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
All-day unlimited rides? You won’t be able to get enough of the picturesque and historic Santa Monica Pier. Right one the Pacific Ocean, you’ll enjoy thrill rides, carnival games, beachy refreshments, the coastal breeze, and the golden summer sun. When you’re not exploring one of the 12 Pacific Park rides included with your free wrist band, you’ll be entertained by the
talented buskers,weathered fishermen, and mischievous pelicans that all spend plenty of time at the Pier.
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Though Madame Tussauds is plenty of fun year-round, it’s downtown Hollywood location means it’s a good addition to a tour of Hollywood Boulvard and the Walk of Fame when the weather is nice. In 2014, Madame Tussauds Hollywood is announcing 12 new figures in 12 months, which is a first for the Los Angeles attraction. So far, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, and DJ Tiesto have been immortalized in wax—find out who will be next!
Knott’s Berry Farm
Holding the unique title of America’s first theme park, Knotts Berry Farm is an attraction that’s proven itself timeless. Summer is the best time of year to taste some classic Knott’s Boysenberry Pie or get a little wet on the Bigfoot Rapids ride. If you’re looking to get a lot wet, Knott’s Soak City is also included in your Los Angeles attractions pass.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
You probably know Warner Bros. for its hit television series, such as The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Conan—among many others. This summer, on your Warner Brothers Studio Tour, you’ll go behind the scenes of your favorite sets on a 2+ hour tour featuring elaborate locations., genuine costumes and props, scripts, the largest sound stage in North America, and even the Central Perk set, made famous through FRIENDS.
There’s plenty more to do in Los Angeles this summer, and you don’t have to pay a pretty penny to see what the city is all about. Make sure to look into all 37 Los Angeles attractions for the best of the city’s diverse entertainment.