Stay entertained in Los Angeles

Rain or shine, on your own or with a group: this is where local Airbnb hosts go for fun.

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499 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Take in a concert at one of the most historic music venues in the world. Great outdoor concert venue is worth price of admission. Seeing a concert at the Hollywood Bowl should be on your Bucket List!

The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater located in the Hollywood, California. The Hollywood Bowl is known for its band shell, a distinctive set of concentric arches that graced the site from 1929 th... read more

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Home of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, and many of the hottest concerts and shows in town.

Staples Center is a multi-purpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles. Adjacent to the L.A. Live development, it is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street.... read more

This arena houses LA's pro basketball and hockey teams, as well as hosts other events like major concerts. The surrounding area has restaurants and nightlife, and is next to the heart of downtown L... read more

529 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Both an historic landmark AND a functioning modern space to take in some great first-run moves, this is where you will find hand and foot prints from stars since the Golden Age. Even R2D2 and C3PO!... read more

If you're doing the walk of fame, you have to check out the Chinese Theatre where you can find the footprints and handprints of the stars. It's a must-do once in your life...but you probably won't... read more

The famous Chinese Theatre where all the biggest movie premieres take place, every movie star has walked into the theatre and walked the red carpet - every week you can catch a glimpse of your favo... read more

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Baseball games in the summer. You can bring food in as long as it's sealed. Bring a pizza! The dodger dogs are not worth the $12 :) Save your money for beer. Or sneak in a plastic flask!

It's Dodger stadium the second oldest ball park in the National league. Take the tour and see behind the scenes Tours are available most days, check before you go. You can stand behind home plate, ... read more

One of our favorite things to do during our summer break is to watch a baseball game at Dodger's Stadium. Dodger's Stadium is the third oldest baseball park in the major league baseball. It is lo... read more

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Definitely go see a movie in the Dome. It's a landmark and a really cool experience. The theater itself is great and concessions are not overpriced. They also serve wine, beer, and coffee

The theater is home of the Cinerama Dome, hidden inside is their restaurant with great seasonal drinks (usually inspired by a movie currently playing) they offer service according to the time your ... read more

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Universal Studios Hollywood - The world-famous movie studio and theme park featuring movie studios, tours, attractions, rides, restaurants and more. The movie studio tour offers a behind-the-scenes... read more

Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the Universal City county island (unincorporated) area of the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It... read more

Go and see a real movie lot! Along with its multitude of riveting rides and worlds (favorites include Harry Potter World where you must try some butterbeer and Jurassic Park ride if you don't mind... read more

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For concerts, festivals and the iconic Rose Bowl. For many events, you cannot drive to the Rose Bowl. You can take public transportation, or call an Uber or Lyft to get you there quickly. For the p... read more

The famous Rose Bowl Stadium is located in the Arroyo Seco, a dry river bed. There are many entrances to the Arroyo and many hiking trails. Near the Rose Bowl, there is an aquatic center and kids... read more

Yes, the famous Rose Bowl with football games, concerts, the famous Rose Bowl Flea Market with over 3000 vendors, a running track around the outside and the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center is close by too.

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LA Live has The Staples Center (Lakers & Kings games), Grammy Museum, dance clubs, restaurants, movie theatre - anything you want, it's all here.

LA Live is a dining and concert area next to Staples Center. There are consistently free activities and events being held there for the public and especially for families. In the winter, LA Live is... read more

A lot of events happen at LA live especially during the holidays. This is where Staples center ( host of the LA Kings, LA Clippers, LA Lakers are hosted) There are tons more music venues and nightl... read more

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I think it's the best theater in the city. There's an attached cafe, they have real butter on the popcorn, art deco design, and they've knocked out every other row so you can stretch out.

Vista Theatre is a historic single-screen movie theater in Los Angeles, Vintage movie theatre great leg room. Catch a matinee for only $6.50

A historic single-screen movie theater great for matinees or dates. It feels like a time capsule and if you happen to make it on a Premier Night it is likely that the Theatre Manager Victor will be... read more

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If you want more of a stroll than you'll get walking around the LACMA grounds, then this is your next closest bet for a public park. It has a play ground, swimming pool and indoor gymnasium.

Feel like hitting the walking trail before enjoying a trendy brunch? Or maybe you want to hop in a pool to cool off after a long day of shopping? There's a park for that. Located across the street ... read more

Huge park across the street from the grove. Id recommend doing both in a day. Trail to hike around the park, outdoor workout equipment, plenty of picnic and bbq spaces. Indoor and outdoor basketba... read more

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The Aquarium is a fun day for all ages with interactive exhibits of ocean life including penguins, sharks and sting rays. Ticket combos available with LA Zoo, Queen Mary and US Iowa.

If you want to learn about California coastal wildlife and even lands beyond, this is a great place! The newly designed jelly fish exhibit has an exhibit where you can actually touch the jellies. T... read more

The Aquarium is a fun day for all ages with interactive exhibits of ocean life including penguins, sharks and sting rays. Ticket combos available with LA Zoo, Queen Mary and US Iowa. World Class ... read more

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The capital of convention centers. The world famous Los Angeles Convention Center!

Hosts The Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, Anime Expo, for gaming theres the Electronic Entertainment Expo(E3). Primetime Emmy Awards' Governors Ball, Microsoft WPC, Abilities Expo & TV & Movie filming.

We are a 20 minute walk to the convention center. At the convention center are bus stops that are central to the bus lines as well as a metro train hub. You can pretty much go anywhere from this c... read more

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One of the only dine-in movie theaters - a fun and sooooo comfortable experience.

This is a great place to catch a movie, relax in their Huge reclining chairs as you watch a movie - oh yes and they serve food - it's burgers and fries type food but not too shabby

Dine in theater with reclining ottoman chairs, full bar and good food that you can order and eat during the movie. One of the best spots to watch a movie! Just make sure to plan ahead, as they ofte... read more

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Great workout! A 10 min run to the hill and amazing exercise spot. You can run up the stairs or take the easy route. It's as difficult or easy as you want it to be. The scene at the top is worth it!

It's 282 steep, concrete stairs to the top of this Westside lookout, with a windy, paved walk down. On weekends and weekdays after work, the wide stairs are jam-packed with young locals, couples an... read more

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There's always something going on here at the Center, whether it's a convention, a concert at the Terrace Theater, or a sporting event at the Long Beach Arena. A short 5-minute walk from my condo.

Big convention center with an amazing calendar of events.

Located in the heart of downtown Long Beach, the Center is within walking distance to first-class accommodations (more than 5,000 rooms citywide, most within the downtown area), shopping, dining, a... read more

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This beautiful, historic theater is owned by Disney and plays Disney, Pixar and Marvel films. It's a fun place to take the kids since there is often a pre-show with Disney characters and organist.

Opened in 1926, Orson Welles' Citizen Kane premiered there in 1941. Disney restored this beautiful movie palace, & it now also has a gallery of Disney animation artwork & a soda fountain.

Best old school movie goer experience. Beautifully restored historic theater with live magic shows and organist before movie plays. Theater will often have props from the movie displayed as you exi... read more

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Carefully restored building featuring all the original pinsetters, lanes. Even if you aren't into bowling, there is a great cocktail list, and their pizzas are great. If nothing else, its worth a s... read more

Vintage 1920's bowling alley fully restored to its former glory. This place is one of the hottest new venue's in NE LA and very popular. In addition to bowling you can order drinks or food here to... read more

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Great venue for listening to local LA performers. They have three bands playing almost every night. Entrance is usually around $8 only. Great divy space where local people hang out.

Formerly Spaceland-- its known for its indie live music scene. Where everyone who's anyone wants to play. Also free on Mondays, as are all the Silver Lake-Echo Park live music venues. Open 7 days a... read more

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The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public beach and pool facility built on the location of a now-demolished 110-room mansion that was built for Marion Davies by Wi... read more

This is a GREAT new community beach house in Santa monica with paid parking. There's a great little cafe too which might be the only place in Los Angeles where you can sit in the sand right on the ... read more

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Horseback riding under the Hollywood sign with the best views in L.A! Sunset Ranch offers romantic moonlit dinner rides, lunch rides, and hourly rentals at famous movie locations. 9am-4pm daily.

Try horseback riding under the Hollywood sign with the best views in L.A! Sunset Ranch Hollywood offers romantic moonlit dinner rides, lunch rides, and hourly rentals at famous movie locations. Try... read more

If you keep driving up Beachwood Driv in search of the Hollywood Sign, eventually you'll hit a dead end at Sunset Ranch Hollywood's cluster of horse stables. The ranch offers a variety of daily tra... read more

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One of my favorite hikes in LA! Easy to get to, gorgeous views of the coast, nice shady trail with pretty trees. Not the easiest but not hard either. Perfect mix for a hike that takes about an hour.

Just one of the many great parks with amazing hiking trails. Part of the Santa Monica Recreation Area, there is a whole other world of wonderful hikes and beautiful vistas located all around the Pa... read more

Great hiking. Do the 3.8 mile loop or go to Skull Rock (4.8 miles), Radio Tower (7 mile round trip), the Hub (11 mile round trip), Will Rogers and back via Rivas Canyon (14 mile round trip)...Teme... read more

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Hip upscale bowling alley in the neighborhood.

Retro and fun bowling alley. Plays good music and is quite popular! Also has a good bar and food but is kind of pricey. Has a pool table, a fuse-ball table and some other arcade games. Check their ... read more

Really fun place to check out if you like bowling, or if you've never experience bowling and you're ready to give it a shot! They have disco music and blacklights at night, adding to a fun and enjo... read more

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Close location to my home, and nearby Trader Joe's, Ralph's and The Farmers Market. Beautiful ambiance with the dancing waterfalls. Home to many movie stars.

The Grove is a beautiful Outdoor Mall/Movie Center with live shows and turns into a Farmers Market over the weekend. I am here almost every weekend, whether it be for the restaurants or movies

This place is a reserved seating very nice theater right at the grove and it's decent. The prices are the same as everywhere else in LA, but the good part is I live like 4 blocks away so you can wa... read more

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Penmar Park & Golf Course is a great 9-hole golf course, great restaurant for breakfast or Lunch. And if you have little ones, or love a game of soccer, check out the park!

Penmar Municipal Golf Course was opened in 1962. It is a beautifully landscaped executive 9-hole course located in Venice, CA. This short regulation course offers a variety of challenges. FORE!!!!

Walking distance away, nine hole golf course< fun and easy to access.

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Here's where Arnold got his workout on many years ago. Go take a look, or better yet, buy a day pass and workout in this world famous place :)

Muscle Beach Venice is the place where Arnold Schwarzeneger was discovered. Muscle Beach was officially titled in 1987 by the City of Los Angeles with the distinguishing name 'Venice' added to the ... read more

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Great bar, lots of famous people have visited, great place for karaoke.

Funky Koreatown fixture draws crowds with karaoke, specialty cocktails & a high-energy atmosphere

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It's so convenient to local residents. They have 3 theaters. The matinees, are $6.50, but the regular movies are only $9.50! Grab a drink or dinner at the dozens of sidewalk restaurants

Tri-plex with small theatres. But Independently owned along with Vista Theatre. And also much cheaper that big multi-plexes. And I walk there from home. Fun places to eat all along Hillhurst i... read more

Old school, classic hollywood theater. Red velvet curtains are drawn open as the old 1960s cartoon advertisements for the refreshment stand roll. Makes going to movies a worthwile event.

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Amazing indie films play here year round. You can order wine at the bar and bring it into a movie with you, sit in ridiculously comfortable seats, with drink holders and a ton of leg room.

Boutique movie house with luxurious seats. Food and wine available, and the movies at $6 on Tuesday. Shop downstairs at Trader Joe's if you want a snack.

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Sony Studios tour which is a great alternative (cheaper & much easier) to Universal Studios if you want a studio tour without all of the fancy amusement park rides.

Our whole neighborhood was once MGM backlot. Check out the story. From Wizard of Oz to Tarzan and Casablanca. Before you come, take a look at the DVD of "That's Entertainment," which includes an i... read more

As you pass through the studio gates on this leisurely walking tour, you’re immediately greeted by Tony Tasset’s arching Rainbow sculpture—a nod to the studio’s past as the home of The Wizard of Oz... read more

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Nearest Movie theater showing movies in 4DX, Real 3-D

Great and classy place to catch a movie. Home of the 4D movie theater.

LARGE movie theatre showing all of the latest flicks. Right next to Staples Center and LA Live