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 … [Read more...]

LA Studio Tour Discount Tickets

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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 … [Read more...]

Father’s Day in Los Angeles

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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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]