Los Angeles Summer Discounts

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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 … [Read more...]

Have a Whale of Weekend at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

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This February 18th and 19th, come celebrate the annual migration of the Pacific gray whale with a wide variety of whale-related activities at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. This event celebrates the annual migration - the longest migration, in fact, of any species - of the Pacific gray whale, which travels 10,000 to 14,000 miles round trip all the way from the arctic seas to the warm waters of California and Mexico. At this time of year, whales can be seen from the west end observation deck of the Santa Moncia Pier. Here's a quick look at ho w you can celebrate with the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium: *   Get to know the whales - personally: You'll get the chance to feel the heft of a whale rib, run your fingers over some bristly baleen, and try on some whale blubber for warm - but don't worry, it's only simulated. *   For the kids: Face painting and free whale visors! *   For … [Read more...]

7 Free Things to do in Los Angeles

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Did you spend too much on your flight to Los Angeles? Splurge on passes to Disneyland, or Madame Tussauds Hollywood? Believe it or not, there are plenty of things to do in the city that won’t cost you a dime. Here’s a quick look at seven options for family-friendly, free things to do in Los Angeles: Do Some Road-Tripping Los Angeles is home to some of the most famous streets in America: there’s Mulholland Drive (which always personally reminds me of Tom Perry’s Free Fallin), Rodeo Drive, Melrose Avenue, and Sunset Boulevard, to name a few. There’s plenty to see, from great views of such Hollywood landmarks as the Hollywood Sign itself to celebrities shopping at their favorite designer stores. The best part of exploring L.A.’s famous streets is that most if not all are walkable, and you’ll have to figure out transportation to and from. See the Stars on Hollywood … [Read more...]