Los Angeles Summer Discounts


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 … [Read more...]

LA Studio Tour Discount Tickets


Even though studios are opening up all over the country these days, make no mistake - the hub of the entertainment industry is still Los Angeles. Maybe it’s the weather or maybe there’s something in the water, but the left coast is definitely where the stars come to shine. If you want to get an inside look at the entertainment industry while you are in the “Golden State,” grab a Los Angeles Studio Tours Pass from Smart Destinations and save 25% on the Warner Brothers Studio Tour, Sony Pictures Studio Tour and a tour of Universal Studios Hollywood. The Los Angeles Studio Tours Pass gives you access to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour. Once you step foot on the legendary lot, a knowledgeable tour guide will take you through the place where some of the most memorable moments in film … [Read more...]

Father’s Day in Los Angeles


Take Dad on a trip to rub elbows with the stars when you visit one of the many stupendous Los Angeles Attractions that will be open this Father’s Day. If you want to head to a Los Angeles Attraction that is distinctly Tinseltown, then make sure to go on a Hollywood Walking Tour. Get a behind-the-scenes look at movie locations that stars like Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Mark Wahlberg and Drew Barrymore have graced with their presences and make sure to take a picture with Dad in front of the Hollywood Sign. Also you can see how you stack up against your favorite celebrities’ handprints and footprints in front of the historic Chinese theater. Maybe you can’t take Dad to a Lakers game on Father’s Day but that doesn’t mean he can’t see Kobe Bryant - the wax version that is! … [Read more...]

Hollywood Christmas Parade

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Looking for unique things to do in Los Angeles? You're in luck - now that the holiday season has officially begun, the best events in LA are kicking off. First up on the calendar is the Hollywood Christmas Parade—an American tradition in its 81st year running. This year, join hosts Erik Estrada and Laura McKenzie, as well as the 2012 “Grand Marshal,” Joe Mantegna for an evening of festivities. Parade Information This year’s parade will be held on Sunday, November 25th, beginning at 6:00 PM. The parade route starts on Hollywood Blvd at Orange and continues in a U-shape as it travels east on Vine, south on Vine to Sunset Boulevard, and west on Sunset back to Orange. As always, trying to find a parking spot in Los Angeles can be a huge hassle. The most convenient way to get to … [Read more...]

Best Los Angeles Studio Tours

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What better way to experience the star-studded city of Los Angeles than to visit the studios where your favorite movies, both old and new, were created? Indeed, no trip to LA is complete without a trip to one (or more!) of one of the major film and television studios headquartered in Los Angeles. Back-lots, sound stages, and antique sets are just the beginning of what you'll discover. Of course, you should also keep your eyes peeled for celebrities currently filming in the studios! Not sure which studio is best for your visit? Here's the run down on what to expect at the four big Los Angeles Studio tours, including age requirements and other such necessary information. You can visit any or all of them with your Go Los Angeles Card!     Warner Brothers Studio … [Read more...]

Searching for the Best Things to do in Los Angeles?

As it’s one of the most exciting cities in America, it might be hard to figure out what to do in Los Angeles, California, if you’re visiting for the first time. Here’s ten of the best things to do in Los Angeles: Venice Beach The world famous Venice Beach is a must if you’re looking for a classic SoCal experience. Over a mile long, the beach’s boardwalk is one of the top tourist attractions in the area. You’ll be immersed in an exciting world of street vendors, musicians, dancers, artists and more. Grab an ice cream, get a temporary tattoo and have your fortune read. Venice Beach is the perfect spot for people-watching, going for a run, or relaxing on the sand. Universal Studios Hollywood Go behind the scenes of your favorite films at Universal Studios Hollywood. … [Read more...]