Thanksgiving in Los Angeles 2014

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You’re more stressed about Thanksgiving than excited. You have extended family flying in from all over the country, and you’re expected to make them all happy. We feel your pain. It’s a familiar holiday story with few easy answers. However, we can offer some advice about how to make the weekend go as smoothly as possible. Get them out of the house! In Los Angeles, where there’s so much to do and the weather is almost always beautiful, there’s simply no reason for family to have to lounge around your house the entire weekend. Here are just a few of the Los Angeles attractions and events to keep the relatives busy: 35th Annual Thanksgiving Feast at the Laugh Factory Most stores and many attractions in Los Angeles are closed on Thanksgiving Day. However, if you’re looking to get … [Read more...]

Aquarium of the Pacific Discount Tickets

Aquarium of the Pacific Discount Tickets

Are you searching for seals and dolphins on your kayak ride through La Jolla? Scouring tide pools for tiny starfish and anemones? There’s an easier way to see the best Pacific sea life on your LA vacation this summer – with a trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific! Located in Long Beach, California (just south of LA proper), the Aquarium of the Pacific is the best place to get to know the creatures that live and play in the world’s largest ocean. With more than 11,000 different creatures, the Aquarium of the Pacific is home to a stunning variety of specimens from the Tropical Pacific to Southern California and Baja California all the way to the chilly North Pacific. Some of our favorite areas and special exhibits at the aquarium include: the Sea Otter Habitat, featuring Maggie, the … [Read more...]

Best Places for School Trips in Los Angeles

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Now that summer is over, it’s back to school for children all across the U.S. Although not all kids are huge fans of back-to-school season, most students are at least pleased with some of the activities that come along with the return to the classroom, with field trips often topping the list. Students in Southern California really luck out because there are litanies of Los Angeles Attractions that are great places to visit on school trips. There is probably no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than this fall. Two Magellanic penguin chicks have been on display with the rest of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s penguins since the middle of September and there are also two young harbor seal pups in the Seals & Sea Lions Habitat. Aquarium visitors have the chance to … [Read more...]

Southern California Attraction Discounts

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Northern California can be a great place to visit. San Francisco is beautiful, Oakland has lots to do and if you go even farther up, Redwood country looms tall. That said, the North can’t really keep up with all the Southern California Attractions in the bottom of the state. California’s most famous park might be Disneyland, but Knotts Berry Farm was open for business long before the Magic Kingdom even existed. This historic park is chock full of rollercoasters, family-friendly rides, water rides and the world famous Timber Mountain Log Ride. (Warning - you may get wet!) The parks newest ride, Coast Rider, brings the ultimate family coaster experience to the next level. Riders will begin with a 52-foot ascent to the top of the rollercoaster before being swept down 1,339 feet of … [Read more...]

Things to do in Los Angeles on Valentine’s Day

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Los Angeles is such a magnificent city, full of vibrant, bustling life. It’s also a home to dreams and magic, with the Hollywood culture making this west coast star one of the most romantic places to be this Valentine’s Day. But how to design the perfect date for your and your loved one this year? Check out our selection of the best things to do in Los Angeles for Valentine’s Day. Universal Studios Hollywood The film industry has been one of the leading proponents of love in the world, making romantic movies that span the generic spectrum from fun rom-coms to the best love stories ever told. So if you and your loved one enjoy the romance of the silver screen, taking a studio tour is the best way to get a behind-the-scenes look at where all the magic happens.  This tour offers you … [Read more...]