The City of Angels bears the reputation of being quite expensive, despite that there’s lots to do in this charming city that does not require you to pay a dime. Here’s a bunch of things to look forward to during your Los Angeles tour which you can enjoy without feeling guilty.
Spend A Day At Venice Beach
One of the most striking beaches that you will experience on a trip to LA is the Venice Beach. In addition to it its charming beauty, it’s known for its funky street performers, the chic crowd, and the enticing boardwalk overlooking the huge stretch of water.
Discover LA’s Wildside
Los Angeles possesses a wealth of natural wilderness that attracts avid hikers and bikers to sites like Griffith Park and Angeles National Park. These parks offer opportunities for recreational activities like hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, skiing, picnic areas and providing a wilderness habitat for the local wildlife. There are abundant free trails to wander around and soak in the beauty of their stunning landscapes.
Discover Well Preserved Fossils In The Heart Of LA
La Brea Tar Pits or the Page museum located in the heart of Los Angeles is world’s most famous fossil sites. It is home for three million fossils remains from the last Ice Age. It was here that mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and giant sloths became trapped and entombed in the asphalt that has been seeping out of the ground for the past 40,000 years. Discover how the scientists used these fossil deposits to unravel the pre-historic era. The Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries offers free admission on the first Tuesday of every month.
Step Back Into Hollywood’s History
It was once stated that “to visit Los Angeles and not see the Chinese Theatre is like visiting China and not seeing the Great Wall.” The grand opening of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on May 18, 1927, was the most spectacular theatre opening in motion picture history. Since then, Hollywood’s biggest stars like John Wayne, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Harrison Ford Denzel Washington, and many more have engraved their hand and footprints on the theatre’s legendary forecourt, marking their significant presence in the history of Hollywood.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Since the 1960s, more than 2,300 terrazzo and brass stars have been unveiled by legendary Hollywood actors on Hollywood Boulevard’s major sidewalks. Among the stars sought out are Marilyn Monroe at 1644 Hollywood Blvd., Steven Spielberg at 7046 Hollywood Blvd., Charlize Theron at 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Elvis Presley at 6777 Hollywood Blvd., The Beatles at 7051 Hollywood Blvd., and Johnny Depp at 7018 Hollywood Blvd.
Visit The NoHo Arts District
The NoHo (North Hollywood) Arts District is a newly developed Los Angeles community that is home to contemporary theaters, classy art galleries, trendy boutiques, vintage clothing stores, charming restaurants and cafes. This swank area features more than 20 professional theatres, diverse art galleries, public art and professional dance studios.
Stroll The Areas Of The Rich & Famous
Take a stroll on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, the trendiest strip in Los Angeles idolized by all the celebrities and fashion gurus, and enjoy more than 100 renowned boutiques.
Relax at Marina Del Rey
Marina Del Rey is the largest man-made, small-craft harbor in the world, housing 6,000 water private yachts. The harbor offers spectacular views and diverse outdoor activities, like jogging, roller-skating, biking or just relaxing.