Los Angeles is a popular destination for travelers, whether local or international. There’s so much to explore here and it’s near some amazing spots like Santa Barbara, San Diego, Carmel Valley, and many other beautiful places.
Due to the pandemic, however, people have had to postpone their travel plans, however, socially responsible road trips and weekend trips are still a possibility. They are a quick and cost-effective way to take a break from your monotonous routine to do something fun and exciting.
Here are some places to visit in Los Angeles for your weekend trip:
Venice Beach is so unique. Unlike the usual vibe of LA, it has nothing to do with movies and the perfection you associate with LA. It’s a place to catch some rays and relax.
Venice Beach is known for its Bohemian vibes and eccentricity. The area is also dotted with many amazing food businesses. Take a stroll down the sidewalks and experience it for yourself!
Rodeo Drive has been made popular by movies and TV series. It’s been heavily featured in the iconic movie Pretty Woman. However, since that movie is over 3 decades old, Rodeo Drive does look a lot different now.
Rodeo Drive is known for luxury designer outlets and expensive cafes. Even if you don’t plan on splurging, it’s still a cool place to visit. It has beautiful architecture and the iconic shopping mall designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Universal Studios is on every person’s list when visiting Los Angeles. While it’s no longer a studio for actors, it has become an iconic tourist destination and a theme park.
You get to experience iconic movie sets like Harry Potter, the Fast and the Furious, and others in the flesh. Other than rides and shows, there are plenty of restaurants and bars too that are based on shows. The Water World Show and Revenge of the Mummy Ride are some places at Universal that you must visit.
Salazar is a Mexican BBQ place that’s popular among first-time visitors. Although it’s just a few years old, it soon became popular due to the excellent and unique food, along with the outdoor patio that gave a typical vacation feel.
Griffith Park and Observatory
Griffith Park extends over 4200 acres. It’s the largest park in the state and is home to the LA Zoo too. Within the park, you will find the Griffith Observatory, planetarium, Greek theater, riding center, hiking trails, golf courses, and tennis courts too. This park is unlike anything you have ever seen before!
The Griffith Observatory is the perfect spot for someone who wants to experience new things, over just visiting restaurants and malls. There are exhibits and telescopes that are free to view and use. The Zeiss telescope is the main highlight and you can view the moon and planets.
The Trails Café
The Trails Café is conveniently located in Griffith Park, not too far from the Observatory. It’s known for its delicious food like sandwiches, coffee, pie, scones, and frittatas.
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