2 Weeks in Los Angeles

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2 Weeks in Los Angeles Reviews

Swede22 Swede22
2 reviews
Jun 25, 2007
Good list by Jeffy. Expanding upon it: the Getty Center and/or the Griffith Observatory are musts... they are the two best views of Los Angeles. Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd is a big tourist attraction, so is Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Wander around Venice Beach on a weekend and you will see a mix of incredibly unusual people. The closest you can possibly get to the Hollywood sign is if you drive up Beachwood Drive, take a left on Ledgewood and take it all the way to the top, continue onto Durand Dr. It's a bit tricky but you won't get better pictures of the sign anywhere else. The 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica is cool to walk around, the Santa Monica Pier is also pretty famous. Take a drive along Mulholland Dr for great views of both LA and the valley side. Also check out Malibu for some nice beaches.

I would highly suggest renting a car if that's an option. LA is really spread out, so getting around without one isn't fun.

Enjoy your trip.
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jeffy jeffy
23 reviews
Jul 02, 2005
1) Disneyland and California Adventure

2) Universal Studios and CityWalk

3) Dodgers or Angels game

4) Concert at Disney Hall or Hollywood Bowl

5) Chinatown/El Pueblo/Downtown

6) Newport Beach and Huntington Beach

7) Long Beach and Queen Mary

8) LACMA and La Brea Tar Pits

9) Getty Center and Santa Monica

10) Hollywood and Griffith Observatory

11) Beverly Hills

12) Old Town Pasadena/Huntington Library/Norton Simon Museum

13) Sunset Strip

14) Laguna Beach and San Juan Capistrano

Good luck.
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jeffy says:
Clearly, I am at odds with the voting public when it comes to Venice Beach : (

http://www.travbuddy.com/Venice-Boardwalk-v5374
Posted on: Jun 25, 2007
juliewaldrop says:
Agree with driving the PCH if you rent a car, it's beautiful. And you can always check out la.com for the latest events right before you visit.
Posted on: Jun 25, 2007
superduperfantastic says:
I second Melrose and Venice Beach. Just some unique LA experiences. :) Keep in mind that if you think it will take you half an hour, it will really take an hour ;)
Posted on: Jun 25, 2007

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