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#1

Queen Mary

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$$· 1126 Queens Highway·Map·Website·

173 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Architecture geeks revel in the design of the beautiful lady ship! Slip back in time and revel in the history of the Queen Mary. It's pricey to park and you have to pay a ticket to get on board, ... read more

Get an up close and personal look at the Queen Mary with one of our exciting and informative guided tours. From the ship's groundbreaking construction and royal launch as the most luxurious and tec... read more

The Queen Mary is a must visit if you're ever in Long Beach. There is so much to do here, from their restaurants and bars to the shopping and just roaming around the ship. It is such fun to explore... read more

150 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Est. 1927, this hotel has four fun flavors of nightlife: The lobby bar, Spare Room (lounge/bowling/live music), Library Bar (moody/chic/mixologist), & Tropicana Pool Café (classic Hollywood poolside).

The Hollywood Roosevelt, legendary old Hollywood Hotel, still frequented by today's stars such as Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp. Lounge by the beautiful palm tree lined pool and celeb spot with a lov... read more

Famous old Hollywood hotel, worth checking out at least once. Marilyn Monroe was discovered at the pool area. Rumor has it she still haunts this place. Their Summer Sunday pool parties are legendar... read more

#3

Hotel Erwin

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$$$· 1697 Pacific Avenue·Map·Website·

130 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High-style, rooftop deck with DJs day & night, specialty cocktails, light bites & boardwalk views. Great spot for sunset. It is one of the newer hip venues in Venice, and quite popular, so reserv... read more

Visit High Rooftop Lounge! Full bar atop Hotel Erwin overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Venice! High is the premiere Venice Beach open-air rooftop lounge, where the nightly sunset is the main event.... read more

Rooftop bar at Venice beach. Brilliant spot to watch the sunset with a cocktail or a beer. The cocktails can be a bit hit and miss but the view is perfect. Kids allowed in the bar until sunset. I r... read more

116 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Awesome trendy hangout at the ace hotels. Rooftop bar and the old United Artists theatre has concerts and events. 10 minute drive from Ktown.

Another great rooftop bar (the other two are The Standard Rooftop and Perch). This one is brand-new, and the Ace hotel is located inside the old United Artists theater, which is a historical landmark.

It's the Ace in LA> great wallpaper and furnishings. Snag a spot at the bar on the second floor for snacks. Hit the rooftop bar and pool for another scene, day or night. The Ace theater next door i... read more

#5

Culver Hotel

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9400 Culver Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

106 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Culver City's historic Culver Hotel was once the part-time residence to Old Hollywood, from Clark Gable and Joan Crawford to Greta Garbo and Buster Keaton. Charlie Chaplin supposedly sold the hotel... read more

– Classy! Take in some Old Hollywood history while the jazz band wails and you sip craft cocktails in the lounge. It's a step back in time! – Music is an integral part of the Culver Hotel exper... read more

Right in the middle of Downtown Culver City, the Culver Hotel is a piece of LA history. Built by Harry Culver and opened in 1924, this place is awesome. Great cocktails, jazz bands playing every ni... read more

#6

The W Hollywood Hotel

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6250 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

100 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The recently opened, ultra-swank W Hotel is home to several upscale dining, club & shopping options, as well as a Metro Station. On a hot day you can cool off with a drink at Drai’s Pool Deck.

W Hotel , Hollywood, has great views, a good night club and various restaurnats band bars within the hotel. The Friday night and Sunday night Jazz nights are popular, call for info.

The hotel has a rooftop pool with a bar, plus an upscale night club, a lounge, a California-style restaurant, a street-level cafe, and a spa.

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Suite 700, the upstairs bar has great views of the ocean, especially for sunset. In the summer the pool is great, along with yummy drinks.

The sunsets at the Penthouse Bar at the Hotel Shangri-LA are really spectacular. If you get there early enough, they even have happy hour specials. And if you decide to stay for dinner, there is a... read more

Best happy hour spot on the west side! Stunning views of the ocean as this place is right next to it. The bar is on the rooftop of the hotel. A must see!

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Higher end grocery market with lots of organic, pre-made hot foods, carnivore, vegan, and vegetarian options

Looking for organic, vegetarian or vegan products and produces? This is the place to go! Located within a huge open mall you will find a wide variety of stores close by also!

Slightly farther from the house, this Whole Foods is larger and has everything you would expect at a Whole Foods.

#9

Casa del Mar

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$$$$· 1910 Ocean Way·Map·Hours·Website·

44 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful Hotel Loby Bar to watch the sunset. They also have Catch, very nice high end restaurant. You can get the sushi in the loby bar at happy hour.

Huge bar - some seats looking at the Ocean, and Santa Monica Pier. Others in a living room style - facing the piano - where there is often entertainment.

Bar & restaurant. Spectacular ocean views. You must go here at sunset, sit by the huge windows, have a drink and watch the sun set over the Pacific. Live music.

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shop till you drop at the Beverly Center! High-end Shopping! Bloomingdales, Macys, Apple store, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, and many other luxury designer shops!

For a night out, West Hollywood is one of the most popular spots in LA with a high concentration of restaurants and bars (and celebrity sightings). 30 minute car ride from us. Recommend Uber!

Perfect for outdoor activities. The park features amenities for swimming, tennis, and gymnastic exercise, and it's also perfect for lounging.

#11

The Huntley Hotel

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$$· 1111 2nd Street·Map·Website·

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bar/Restaurant in the penthouse. Very trendy bar and restaurant with great view of the beach. Food is okay , but great people watching and meeting people. They do have a DJ that plays great music.

The great view from top of floor. Bar and dinner. View 360 to the city and beach. Weekend has DJ for dance floor. Great and fun place to go check it out.

Very popular Happy Hour because of the bars location on the penthouse floor of the Huntly (across the street from the Fairmont Hotel & Fig)

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Why go to Disneyland when you can take a walk on the highly entertaining Venice Boardwalk and see Muscle Beach and maybe you too can be Governor of California.

Miles of T-shirt & postcard shops, Tattoo parlors, jugglers, tarot card readers, artists, snack shops, and the world famous skateboard park where you can watch kids train for the Olympics! A Must See

In addition to bikes and skateboards, this is a great place to rent surfboards, wetsuits, and beach gear near Rose Avenue in Venice.

#13

Magic Castle Hotel

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7025 Franklin Avenue·Map·

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Junior Group provides an atmosphere in which young magicians may develop their own particular magical interests. There is a Sunday Brunch for kids as well.

It's dinner. It's magic. I sometimes a members only club. It's special, and if it's of interest, we will make some calls on your behalf.

Call ahead to get tickets and only for those in the know. If you want a magic show this is the place to go. Close parlor tricks and general show. Sunday Brunch is fun, but a little pricey.

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

NASA's JPL center is where the Mars rover and other space exploration robots are designed and from where they are commanded. Contact them in advance for a free public tour.

If you're planning your visit well in advance, try to book a tour of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Visit their website to book. Tours are usually booked 3-6 months in advance.

So we are about 10 minutes from JPL. We have had many students from out of town stay with us doing internships at this NASA research center. I thought I'd lay out the public transit directions to... read more

#15

Origami Vinyl

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1816 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Well curated selection of mostly new vinyl. They also have live shows inside their tiny space. Pretty rad, but good luck squeezing in!

If you are are a music fan looking to hit a record store, this is our local spot. 10-15 minute walk, next to Two Boots Pizza. Grab a slice and a single!

The staff at Permanent Records in Echo Park does a really good job at curating a great record selection. I pop by all the time and I usually get something from their staff picks. The staff is very ... read more

#16

TreePeople

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12601 Mulholland Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A few miles from our home you'll find a great 3 mile hike to walk off all that great food you've been eating during your visit. George Clooney's home is surprisingly on the hiking route.

In the mood for nature? Visit the Tree People! LA has the largest urban park system in the world, and you can walk on trails all the way from Hollywood to the beach in Santa Monica.

Another great hiking area off Mulholland and Coldwater Canyon about 7 mins by car and a chance to see how LA is aiming for sustainability. Get involved!

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy, high end hotel and bar.

Nightlife with Celebs and Gangsta ? Check the outdoor Sky Bar at The Mondrian and enjoy the city lights.

Mondrian hotel is cool, trendy and a lovely place for a couple that wants to sip on Martinis and lounge.

#18

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.

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1351 3rd Street Promenade·Map·Hours·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Los Angeles METRO Exposition Line goes from Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles and stops in Culver City as well as California Science Center, California African-American Musuem, University of... read more

Posh shopping center offers a range of retailers, dining & entertainment amid a stylish promenade. Just a few blocks east of the Pier you will find the downtown & 3rd Street Promenade neighborhood ... read more

Metro train station - the perfect way to get to downtown LA, which is full of Museums and restaurants. Simply ask Uber to drop you off. If you are driving, there's MUCH more parking at the 17th St ... read more

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wilshire / Vermont - Purple Line and Red Line (to Hollywood and Downtown)

Access to purple and red line trains

This is the closest train station that will get you on the purple line to take you further into Koreatown or the red line to take you towards Hollywood or North Hollywood. Also, going east you can ... read more

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent bar and restaurant in this hotel. Good for star sightings

5 min walk. Great bar at night. Beautiful dining room. Terrific service. Pricey menu

Hi End restaurant and bar with nightly entertainment. The hotel hosts a lot of celebrities. Great place to bump into them.

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

About an Hour and a Half North of Mission Viejo.

Depending on where you are going in LA, it is about an hour drive from our house. Beware of traffic!

Just about everything... Hollywood, celebrities, museums, beaches, hikes, entertainment, nightlife, fashion, etc.

#22

Vacation Vinyl

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3815 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Well known local record store specializing in new & used vinyl & cassettes plus musical paraphernalia.

One of several great record stores to shop at on Sunset Boulevard.

Cool little vinyl record store in Silver Lake right by the Sunset Junction

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large park w/ soccer fields, basketball courts, kids park, etc.

Bring your tennis rackets! Mar Vista Recreation Center has Tennis Courts, an Indoor as well as Outdoor Basketball Courts, a huge field for Baseball, Soccer, Football. A great place to run, etc.

Park with picnic areas, soccer field, basketball courts, hockey rink, open field and baseball.

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the most outstanding examples of folk art in the world, the Watts Towers are a testament to people's need to express themselves. Simon Rodia's Towers are beautiful to behold, and seeing them... read more

Truly Unique..with a charming(if a bit sad) back story). Watts is a very poor neighborhood now...and the site of terrible riots in the '60's, but the Towers are a definite must-see!!!

The Watts Towers are a real testament to what one person can create with just their hands and found materials. An Italian immigrant, Simon Rodia, built them over the course of 33 years from 1921 to... read more

#25

IO West

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6366 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great comedy venue for sketch, improv and standup. Cheap valet, cheaper drinks and always an amazing time.

A great place to see improve comedy and stand-up. Mostly up-and-coming amateurs, tickets are cheaper than The Comedy Store or The Laugh Factory.

This is so much more than just a bar! It's also a great improv house with many cheap shows. You can often spot a recognizable comedian or comedic actor on stage, in the audience, or at the bar.

#26

Geffen Playhouse

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10886 Le Conte Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Geffen Playhouse is a not-for-profit theater company producing in two venues - both owned by University of California Los Angeles

Wonderful Westwood theatre with creative "off-broadway-type" productions....about 20 minutes away. Lots of restaurants nearby (Palomino is my first choice in this area)

Catch a play, and maybe a celebrity at the Geffen Playhouse.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nice big parking garage to leave the car while you zip into the city or out to Santa Monica. Buy a "Tap" card at the kiosk.

Walk 10min to Culver City Station. Take public transportation to Downtown. (soon to Santa Monica)

Train to the beach, museums, or downtown la

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Ballona Creek Bike Path ends here, but you can ride the beach bike paths north: Venice, Santa Monica, Pac. Pallisades or south: Hermosa and Redondo Beaches, Palos Verdes Peninsula (and back).

An ecological reserve consisting of 600 acres of marsh and mudflats. It is dedicated to preserving the local flora and wildlife. The owl, monarch butterfly, savannah sparrow and legless lizard.

At the Marina's southern border, 600 acres of protected habitat, home to hundreds of plant species and birds. A public walking trail along the perimeter allows visitors to enjoy the scenery at thei... read more

#29

Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

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1419 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard·Map·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great summer plays, bring a picnic and dine in the garden before the show (wine allowed).

Topanga is home to its own outdoor Shakespeare theater with seats built into the canyon walls, and plays performed under the stars. Request a picnic in advance and we’ll pack one for you with Cie... read more

Enjoy a unique theatre experience under the trees! This beautiful, rustic venue hosts plays most weekends, as well as family events and musical performances. Be sure to read up on the Geer family's... read more

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Community owned natural foods store for the visitors who prefer organic produce.

Great market for everything organic, locally grown and "whole." Less expensive and better stocked than Whole Foods.

Natural food grocery store. Better quality organic produce than Whole Foods, and a lot more reasonable.