With the Dodgers making the World Series Los Angeles is gaining a lot of attention, and rightly so. The city has something to offer everyone. From coastal and mountain views to great shopping, entertainment, and nightlife the city is full of activity. Whether you have lived in LA for years or are planning a coming vacation, there is so much that you don’t want to miss in LA. Here are 3 things that you don’t want to miss out on in LA.
1. Griffith Park
At over 4,500 acres, Griffith Park is one of the largest urban parks in the country. There is something for everyone in the park whether you live in LA or are simply visiting. If you like sports there is a soccer field, multiple tennis courts, and two golf courses. Kids will enjoy the pony rides and carousel. And, who doesn’t want to see the famous Hollywood Sign? There are several viewing sites around the park.
Nature lovers can enjoy the scenic Santa Monica Mountains and Fern Dell, where there are more than 50 different fern species. If you are looking for a little activity there are hiking trails, a swimming pool, and the Bronson Caves to explores.
The Griffith Observatory is a famous landmark and offers free admission. It is visited more than any other observatory in the world. Stop in on a clear night and you can use the free public telescopes to check out the amazing night sky. Or attend one of the free once a month Star Parties, fun for the whole family.
2. Escape Rooms
If you are tired of doing the same old activities over and over now is the time to set up a time to try your hand at an Escape Room. Quest Factory Escape Rooms in LA is the perfect place to see if you have what it takes to solve the clues and find your way out. The theming is some of the best in the business and every party has a private session. This way you can enjoy the time with your immediate group instead of being matched up with strangers. There are 6 different rooms to choose to escape from:
- The Clinic – Find the cure to stop the zombie apocalypse before it’s too late
- Queen Anne’s Revenge – Escape the pirate ship before you are lost at sea forever
- Impossible Mission – Put your tech skills to the test in this spy-themed room
- Aztec – Escape from an ancient Aztec pyramid full of treasure and danger
- Knight’s Legacy – Great beginner room to see how you like it
- Laboratory of Lost Species – A new room that will be opening soon
Take your date here for an evening of adventure or get a group together for a night of fun and suspense.
3. Helicopter Tour
What better way to see all that LA has to offer than from the sky? There are multiple companies that will provide you with an amazing aerial view of the city and all that comes along with it. You can set up a tour that is of interest to you. Enjoy a coastal flight that gives you stunning views of the ocean, including sunset tours where the sky is painted a variety of beautiful colors. Or, see the luxury homes of celebrities in the area. You will be amazed as you see the size of these homes and grounds from above. Or, take in the cityscape with a tour of downtown Los Angeles.
You may have seen the city before, but never like views you are able to get from a helicopter. Prices will vary based on which company you use. Make sure to find one that is licensed and insured with great reviews.
So. what are you waiting for. Activities of every kind away you in LA. Grab your family and friends and head out to take part in all that the city has to offer.