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there are so many things to do, see, eat, and visit here. if you were visiting me here, for the 1st time...... these are the places I would take you

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In-N-Out Burger

Restaurants

Griffith Observatory

Observatories & Planetariums

California Science Center

Science Museums

Venice Beach

Beaches

Chinatown

Neighborhoods

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Theme Parks

Universal Studios Hollywood

Theme Parks

Sushi A Go Go

Restaurants

Universal CityWalk Hollywood

Shopping Malls, Points of Interest & Landmarks,

Hollywood

Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hollywood Boulevard

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

The Getty Center

Specialty Museums

Venice Beach Boardwalk

Piers & Boardwalks, Beaches

Olvera Street

Historic Walking Areas, Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Malibu Seafood Fresh Fish Market and Patio Cafe

Restaurants

hugh b's City Tips

  • L.A is very casual. almost always warm if not hot.be prepared for some traffic
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    In-N-Out Burger
    Restaurants (American, Fast Food)
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    hugh b Says:

    all people should stop here..... its soooo Cali. I usually get 2 double doubles/ no fries

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    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #60 of 7,117 restaurants in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Burger 08/14/2018
    • Tasty & Good Value 08/14/2018
    • In-N-Out Burger
    Address:
    9149 S Sepulveda Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90045-4803
    Phone:
    +1 800-786-1000
    Price range:
    $3 - $10
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
    Fri - Sat
    10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
    Other:
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    Griffith Observatory
    Observatories & Planetariums
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    hugh b Says:

    great views of the area. some interesting things to do inside

    Good for
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Getting there was the main problem 08/14/2018
    • NIce views 08/14/2018
    • Griffith Observatory
    Address:
    2800 E. Observatory Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-1299
    Phone:
    +1 213-473-0800
    Hours:
    Tue - Fri
    12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat - Sun
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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    California Science Center
    Science Museums
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    hugh b Says:

    so much to see and do. also an IMax theatre next door

    Good for
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent FREE museum 08/13/2018
    • Something for everyone! 08/12/2018
    • California Science Center
    Address:
    700 Exposition Park Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
    Phone:
    +1 323-724-3623
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Other:
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    Venice Beach
    Beaches
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    hugh b Says:

    this is a must see !!!! you will see many weird and strange things and people. its a nice walk near the beach with plenty of thing to buy. this is the 1st place we take people.

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    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #85 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    • Great place to see 08/15/2018
    • Venice Beach - an icon of Southern California. 08/14/2018
    • Venice Beach
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    Chinatown
    Neighborhoods
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    hugh b Says:

    we come here when we have a day off. sometimes we take the metro cause the station is right there.we go to Plum Tree Inn and have a strong drink.... then over to Wing Hop Fung to load up on tea...... this is a great place to buy lots of thing, check out up stairs too !! Then its of to eat dim sum(YUM)

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    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #176 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    • There’s better to see and buy elsewhere in LA 08/13/2018
    • Exploring in Chinatown 08/08/2018
    • Chinatown
    Address:
    N Broadway at North Hill St
    Downtown
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Phone:
    +1 213-680-0243
    Other:
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    Six Flags Magic Mountain
    Theme Parks
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    hugh b Says:

    if you love roller coasters... this is your place.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    Tips
    • wear comfortable shoes
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Santa Clarita
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very nice rides and a lot of them 08/11/2018
    • A step Up 08/11/2018
    • Six Flags Magic Mountain
    Address:
    26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy
    Valencia
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1095
    Phone:
    +1 661-255-4100
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    Universal Studios Hollywood
    Theme Parks
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    hugh b Says:

    everyone from out of town loves to see this place. lots of movie history here, plenty to see and do here

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lack of seating in shaded areas 08/15/2018
    • A-m-a-z-i-n-g 08/14/2018
    • Universal Studios Hollywood
    Address:
    100 Universal City Plaza
    Los Angeles, CA 91608-1002
    Phone:
    +1 800-864-8377
    Other:
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    Sushi A Go Go
    Restaurants (Japanese, International)
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    hugh b Says:

    you need to come here hungry. good chance of seeing celebs. here

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Hidden Gems
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #62 of 7,117 restaurants in Los Angeles
    • Overpriced 03/12/2018
    • large selection 02/11/2018
    • Sushi A Go Go
    Address:
    6333 W 3rd St
    Farmer's Market At 3rd Fairfax
    Los Angeles, CA 90036-3109
    Phone:
    +1 323-930-7874
    Price range:
    $10 - $20
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Mon - Fri
    9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sat
    9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Other:
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    Universal CityWalk Hollywood
    Shopping Malls, Points of Interest & Landmarks,
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    hugh b Says:

    lots do see here. shops and restaurants. its more impressive at night with the neon lighting.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #57 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome place to go after the theme park closes 08/13/2018
    • Great for a break from the park 08/11/2018
    • Universal CityWalk Hollywood
    Address:
    100 Universal City Plaza
    Los Angeles, CA 91608
    Phone:
    +1 818-622-4455
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Mon - Thu
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Hollywood
    Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    hugh b Says:

    you gotta see hollywood blvd. all the stars are here for you to walk on. interesting people here too

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    From the community
    Ranked #92 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    • fun time 08/11/2018
    • Super disappointed in Holltywood 07/31/2018
    • Hollywood
    Other:
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    Hollywood Boulevard
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    hugh b Says:

    another point of interest. ya goyya walk hollywood blvd.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #208 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    • Disappointing, dirty, 08/14/2018
    • A shopper's galore 08/13/2018
    • Hollywood Boulevard
    Phone:
    1
    Other:
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    The Getty Center
    Specialty Museums
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    hugh b Says:

    this is a must see !!!! wow views and a tram to get up there. hard to see in one day

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Worst Work of the Best Artists 08/15/2018
    • Beautiful inside and Out 08/13/2018
    • The Getty Center
    Address:
    1200 Getty Center Dr
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
    Phone:
    +1 310-440-7300
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    Tue - Fri
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Other:
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    Venice Beach Boardwalk
    Piers & Boardwalks, Beaches
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    hugh b Says:

    on a sunny day, you will need your head on a swivel. so many interesting people(some scary) but a great walk near the beach. plenty to see, things to buy. every mode of transport here exept cars. skates,blades,boards,bikes,

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #91 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    • too crowded in the summer! 08/14/2018
    • Only regret during SoCal vacation 08/14/2018
    • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    Phone:
    +1 888-527-2757
    Other:
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    Olvera Street
    Historic Walking Areas, Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    hugh b Says:

    this is where Los Angeles started.. literally !!! its a bit touristy these days but it is in the heart of the city. lots to see nearby too. Union Station, china town,little tokyo.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #66 of 629 things to do in Los Angeles
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Center of Los Angeles 08/13/2018
    • Small st for tourists 08/08/2018
    • Olvera Street
    Address:
    Main and Alameda streets
    125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Phone:
    +1 213-485-6855
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Other:
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    Malibu Seafood Fresh Fish Market and Patio Cafe
    Restaurants (Seafood, American)
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    hugh b Says:

    a great place to eat in Malibu, almost always busy. I would also recommend driving as much of PCH as you can !! a great drive !!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 70 restaurants in Malibu
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Incredible atmosphere, solid seafood. 08/13/2018
    • Food was pretty good, but we called in our order and still had to wait 30 more minutes. 08/08/2018
    • Malibu Seafood Fresh Fish Market and Patio Cafe
    Address:
    25653 Pacific Coast Hwy
    Malibu, CA 90265-4580
    Phone:
    +1 310-456-3430
    Price range:
    $1 - $20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Other:
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