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 … [Read more...]

Halloween in Los Angeles 2014

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Looking for fun and festive activities to enjoy this Halloween? Check out our list of top Los Angeles attractions and events that celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year. These attractions are great for the whole family (although some are definitely scarier than others – use caution when bringing small children) and they’re the perfect way to celebrate Halloween, LA-style. Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights Each year Universal Studios Hollywood hosts the scariest and most exciting Halloween event in LA – Halloween Horror Nights. Expect nothing but the best makeup, special … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Attraction Tips

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Looking for things to do in Los Angeles that fall outside the box? Hollywood tours and the like are always fun, but sometimes we all need to explore a little further afield to seek out new and unique attractions. To help you take the path less traveled in LA, we’ve put together this “must-see” list of local hidden gems. If you’re a nature lover, you can’t go wrong with a visit to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Located in the beautiful Griffith Park, the LA Zoo hosts over 1000 different creatures from all over the animal kingdom. The accompanying Botanical Gardens … [Read more...]

Discount Hollywood Attractions Pass

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Wondering what’s going on in Hollywood these days? August is a wonderful time to be in Los Angeles, as the summer is wrapping up and autumn is just around the corner. Of course, the weather is still generally hot and sunny around this time—and well into September—and Hollywood is always hopping with big-name attractions, lesser-known gems, and a hip and glamorous night life. Spend the day in Hollywood familiarizing yourself with the attractions you’ve heard so much about, from the Hollywood sign to the Walk of Fame, then make sure to explore the other myriad Hollywood attractions … [Read more...]

Best Los Angeles Tours

Los Angeles Tours

Los Angeles is a pretty big city, and for first-time visitors, it can be very tricky to get your bearings. With so much to do and see, how do you decide where to go? We recommend checking out a few of these popular Los Angeles Tours. They’ll introduce you to everything from Hollywood hotspots and cultural centers to celebrity homes and famous filming locations. See the best of Tinseltown with any of these top Los Angeles attractions! Everyone loves a good celebrity homes tour. After all, it’s the real life equivalent of reading People Magazine or watching E! Whether you want to scope … [Read more...]

Huntington Library Opens New American Art Galleries

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Art lovers visiting the LA area this summer are in for a delightful surprise – the beautiful Huntington Library is about to open up a brand new expansion of their American Art galleries. Be sure to stop by the Huntington for a few hours to check out the new space; it’s bound to be a fantastic addition to a culturally inspired Los Angeles vacation. The new space debuts on July 19th. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the place (and it is a little hidden in San Marino), the Huntington is a unique cultural center that combines a little bit of everything – lush botanical gardens, … [Read more...]

Aquarium of the Pacific Discount Tickets

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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 … [Read more...]

Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm

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A Southern California vacation often involves a trip to one or more of the area’s top theme parks. However, summertime in places like Disneyland means lots of crowds and long lines – not to mention the astronomical prices. This summer, enjoy short lines and sweet rides at a theme park that maintains a hometown feel: Knott’s Berry Farm. Plus, with Knott’s Berry Farm discount tickets, the price is unbeatable. Billed as America’s first theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm boasts a long history of providing quality entertainment and hospitality in Southern California. What started as a … [Read more...]

A Guide to LA Studio Tours

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Planning your trip to LA and trying to decide which studio tour is right for you and your family? Check out our handy guide to the top Los Angeles Studio Tours for information on tour content, location, hours of operation, and any additional admission information you need to know. Each of these tours has something unique to offer visitors. Indulge your love for the entertainment industry with a visit to one – or to all! – of these top Los Angeles attractions. In no particular order: Universal Studios Universal Studios Hollywood often tops many must-see lists. Begin with 45-minute tram … [Read more...]

Los Angeles 4th of July Fireworks 2014

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If there’s one day of the year where the city known for its glitz and glamour is even more filled with sparkle and light than usual, it’s the Fourth of July. Los Angeles attractions love Independence Day as much as the rest of us, so you can expect to find the whole sprawling metropolis celebrating. Of course, it’s the fireworks that are the main attraction. This year, when you spend Fourth of July in Los Angeles, you should know where to go to see the best fireworks displays from the most ideal viewing spots. Whether public extravaganzas or ticketed events, these five Los Angeles … [Read more...]