100 things to do in Los Angeles.

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1. rent a bike and ride from Venice Beach to Santa Monica

2. see a movie at Hollywood Forever Cementery

3. join the Art Walk in DTLA

4. hike up Runyon Canyon

5. attend the Grease Sing- a-long at Venice High School aka Rydell High

6. see a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

7. ride the ferris wheel at Santa Monica Pier

8. take a tour of the Angel City Brewery

9. spend a day at Disney Land or the Universal Studios

10. rent a boat on the Echo Park Lake



11. the new Broad Museum and Yayoi Kusamas “Infinity Room”

12. Heritage Square – an open air museum with historical buildings

13. the LA Brewery Arts Center – preferbly during an Art Walk

14. the City Hall and its free observation deck

15. the Getty Center and the Getty Villa

16. the Grammy Museum at LA Live

17. the Museum of the Holocaust

18. LACMA and the Rain Room

19. Huntington Library and Botanical Garden

20.  the brand new observation deck at the U.S. Bank Tower

rodeo drive

21. on Santee Alley in the Fashion District

22. vintage on Melrose Avenue

23. at the Brentwood Country Mart

24. at the Rose Bowl Flea Market on the 2nd Sunday of every month

25. at Melrose Avenue Trading Post on Sundays

26. at The Last Bookstore

27. on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice

28. at Urban Outfitters in the old Rialto Theater on Broadway

29. at the original LA Flower Market

30. at Artists & Fleas in the Arts District

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31. a burger at In&Out

32. at Republique near LACMA

33. at Smorgasburg  food market in DTLA

34. an churro ice cream sandwich at Chrurro Borough

35. at Grand Central Market

36. giant pancakes at the Griddle Cafe on Sunset Blvd

37. at some of the food trucks in Venice during First Fridays

38. all of these donuts

38. ice cream sandwiches at Diddy Riese

39. at the Anaheim Packing House

40. at The Comissionary – a restaurant in a greenhouse

The Daily Dose Cafe Los Angeles


41. the “Juice Flight” at the Verve Coffee in DTLA

42. tea at the new Alfred Tea Room

43. try “the best iced latte in America” at G&B Coffee in Grand Central Market

44. at the Daily Dose, the cutest cafe in DTLA (see photo above)

45. Horchata Latte at one of these places

46. German beer at Wurstküche

47. cocktails at the rooftop bar of Hotel Erwin in Venice during sunset

48. a lemonade at Lemonade

49. on the rooftop of the ACE Hotel in DTLA

50. Coffee at Groundwork – my favourite coffee shop in LA

Venice Beach Canals 2

Take a walk:

51. along the canals in Venice

52. the LA River

53. around the Silver Lake Reservoir

54. around the Hollywood Reservoir

55. along Carroll Avenue near Echo Park with its victorian houses

56. on the Venice Beach boardwalk

57. along Rodeo Drive with some window shopping

58. along the Walk of Fame

59. along Broadway in Downtown LA

60. Olvera Street – the oldest part of LA

DTLA Chinese Museum

61. The Chandelier Tree

62. the Bates Motel in Silverlake

63. the Hollywood Sign from up close

64. all the Frank Gehry buildings

65. the city from above from Griffith Observatory

66.  the Watts Towers

67. China Town

68. the Micheltorena Steps in Silverlake

69. the Barbie House in Santa Monica

70. the mosaik house in Venice

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Relax at:

71. Grand Park in Downtown LA

72. the rooftop garden of the Walt Disney Concert Hall – my favourite place in LA!

73. the beach in Venice

74. Tongva Park in Santa Monica

75. the Hollywood Pool

76. Vista Hermosa Park in DTLA

77. McArthur Park in Westlake

78. El Matador Beach in Malibu

79. the pool of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

80. Santa Monica Beach

Urban Bigfoot by Ron English

Street Art, murals and public art:

81. the famous Paul Smith pink wall on Melrose Ave

82. “Made in LA” wall at Cisco Home on Melrose Ave

83. Angel Wings by Colette Miller – they are all over the city

84. walls by RETNA in West Hollywood, Downtown, Beverly Grove and Pasadena

85. murals at schools in Koreatown

86. Jonas Never murals in Venice

87. “Wrinkles of the city” by JR

88. Urban Light at LACMA

89. Einstein by Kobra on LA Brea Avenue

90. WRDSMTH all over the city

a touch of venice

91. ride Angels Flight (if they open it again)

92. take the Expo Line from Downtown to Santa Monica

93. explore Fisherman’s Village in Marina del Rey

94. take a helicopter tour at sunrise

95. see the sunset on Sunset Boulevard

Stay at:

96. The Line Hotel in Korea Town and wake up to this view

97. in a vintage trailer in Venice, in a DTLA Loft or on top of a DTLA roof

98. my beloved Samesun Hostel right at the boardwalk in Venice Beach

99. the Tiki Hut near Hollywood

100. on the Queen Mary in Long Beach

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