Los Angeles Attractions

Things to do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is often billed as the “Creative Capital of the World” due to the fact that one in every six of its residents works in a creative industry. So what exactly are all these artists, actors, dancers, writers, filmmakers, and musicians… [Read More]

March Madness Things To Do on Vacation

We can all feel it in the air: spring is almost here! One of the best signs that spring is coming is March Madness, which gets everyone in the mood for the national basketball championships! The NCAA tournaments are a uniquely American… [Read More]

Best Summer Tourist Discounts

To experience everything a city has to offer, look no further than the Smart Destinations All-Inclusive Attraction Passes. Save up to 55% on combined admission prices for the top museums, tours, and attractions at some of the most beloved cities in the… [Read More]

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Things to Do on Vacation with Your Family!

With school vacation weeks coming up around the country, it’s time to start planning your vacation. With the kids home from school, it’s the perfect time to gather up the whole family for a fun trip. If going far away isn’t feasible,… [Read More]

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The Spectator’s Guide to the Long Beach Marathon

The hours are ticking down to the 28th annual Long Beach International City Bank Marathon, which will take over the city on Sunday, October 7th. One of the most scenic and flat courses in America, the Long Beach Marathon draws tens of… [Read More]

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Los Angeles Lobster Festival

If you’re around LA this weekend, make sure to spend a day at the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, one of the best Southern California family attractions. In addition to delicious, inexpensive lobster imported from Maine, the festival features live musical… [Read More]

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Los Angeles Welcomes Back the Sunset Strip Music Festival

Since 2008, the Sunset Strip Business Association has been bringing top-name entertainment to L.A.’s famous Sunset Strip with its popular weekend music festival. Previous years have included performances from Motley Crue, Common, Neon Trees, and Kid Cudi – and those are just… [Read More]

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Shakespeare in the Park: Four Cities, Four Great Outdoor Performances

Summer is the time to get outside and enjoy some of your city’s favorite green spaces – we’ve talked about outdoor movies and free summer festivals, but it’s about time we mention every literature junkie’s favorite summer pastime. Shakespeare in the Park… [Read More]

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L.A. International Surf Festival

On a vacation without much planning, it’s easy to fall into a slump – sitting on a tour bus during the day, grabbing a quick bite of greasy fast food for lunch, and then crashing in your hotel room with a movie… [Read More]

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Walt Disney World, LEGOLAND California, and Universal Studios Hollywood

The largest, most-attended recreational complex in the world and home to some of the most iconic landmarks and imagery on the planet, Walt Disney World, is an American pastime.  Located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, approximately 21 miles southwest of Orlando, Florida, the… [Read More]