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Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

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Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

We will be driving from Anaheim to LA for a concert at the Staples Center. Would it be reasonable to leave Anaheim and do Rodeo Drive, Hollywood etc..during the day? Then check in to our hotel and relax before concert. Or should we check in first and catch public transport? The next day we are leaving for OC and we would like to go to Universal Studios during the day. Does that all work well? I was going to do Universal Studios at the start of our trip when we are staying in Santa Monica, but we don't have a car then. Or is it easy for us to travel to Universal Studios from Santa Monica without a car? Any ideas would be appreciated....thank you kindly :)

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1. Re: Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

Which hotel will you be staying at? That will help us figure out the ease of you using public transport to get to Hollywood / Rodeo Drive and to Staples.

You can get from Universal to Santa Monica with one subway ride + one bus ride (but this route goes out of its way a bit), one subway ride + two bus rides, or one subway ride, a walk of about 3/4 mile, and then one bus ride. Easy, but a little time consuming.

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2. Re: Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

If you have a hotel in Santa Monica lined up, I would go drop your luggage, rest if you need to, then start touring for the day and end at Staples Center.

The public transit is a bit too complicated from SaMo to Staples.

If you don't yet have a hotel lined up you might find another location that is more convenient (such as downtown or Hollywood).

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3. Re: Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

We will be staying at JW Marriot at LA Live...nice and close to Staples Center. Is it close to Hollywood, Roswo Drive and Universal Studios?

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4. Re: Anaheim to Los Angeles question.....

That will be great for Staples. Also you can take the Metro Red Line to Hollywood and to Universal Studios.

Will you keep your car the whole time? You may want to see Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills while you still have car.

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