Olga And Duc's Guidebook

Olga And Duc
Hi, We are a beautiful family of 4. I grew up in Russia while my husband has lived here in SoCal his entire life. We've met here and now have two amazing daughters. We used to travel and have... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

856 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Everybody in Hollywood goes "hiking" here. This is a famous hilly area in Hollywood where we used to hike when we were dating because Olga lived in Hollywood at the time.

989 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous art gallery. We've been here a few times.

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Baseball!

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The Grove

ShoppingShopping Malls
$$· 189 The Grove Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

938 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a great LA mall in terms of sight seeing and hanging out. There's even a free trolly ride.

205 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Well known fancy eatery in Downtown LA. It's first come first serve and the food is great. Try the fried portebello mushrooms first. We came here on a few dates before we got engaged. The back ar... read more

359 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous Hollywood Theatre.

1307 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A great place to hang out for free. You can visit during the day or at night. The views are great, the hiking is fun and the Observatory is educational. Please expect traffic.

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Nightlife high up above Downtown LA.

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This is a very new museum that just opened about a year ago. We haven't gone here yet but reviews are great and the line is long. Maybe you can visit first and let us know how it is.

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The Getty Villa

Arts & CultureMuseums
$$· 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·Website·

265 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A beautiful villa and museum. This is a must visit location. Lots of beautiful decoration and scenery and landscape.

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy little bar in downtown. It can get VERY crowded but it 's a popular hangout at night and for happy hour.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy gastropub in Culver City. Great food and drinks. Get their oysters if available and try their $13 burger.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a very trendy and upscale bar/lounge in an alleyway in downtown. The line can get very long, and make sure you dress nicely. They won't let you in if you wear flipflops or sneakers. Someti... read more

170 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There's everything from shopping to movies to night life to eateries and even museums. We used to live just a mile away from Old Town Pasadena and would occasionally walk to all the restaurants an... read more

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One of our first dates was at this museum. It's located in Old Town Pasadena and there's ample parking. Tickets are not too expensive and there are many galleries. It's a nice place to walk around ... read more

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This is a secret spot. It's located in the dark scary train/warehouse area of downtown. Getting there is scary, but once you get to the Villain Tavern, you realize it's a pretty awesome hidden expe... read more

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A cool little bar in downtown. They have good drinks and good food to try.

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I've grown up visiting Chinatown throughout my life. It's just an interesting place to walk around. You can buy all kinds of gifts, trinkets, clothes, illegal products, and much more! It's also gr... read more

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Genwa Korean BBQ

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 5115 Wilshire Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Korean BBQ! What else can we say? We went here a few times and they have options on your food order. It's been a while but I think it's about $25 a person.

203 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a neat little neighborhood next to the ocean. They built the area to resemble Italy's Venice Canals. This is a great place to hang out, eat out, walk around and sight see. Be warned, traf... read more

129 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Little Tokyo is a small and fun area. It has a few good eateries and is a "must visit" spot.

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A nice place to hang out. Lots of shopping and just fun to walk around.

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Winery just a few miles away.

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Great zoo with many animals. Be careful because it can be very hot especially in summer.

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An iconic music hall by Disney. I've visited a few times to listen to the philharmonic and it's just a nice place. Pick a show and enjoy!

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There is a sky slide at Union Bank in Downtown. They built a glass slide outside of the building on the 70th floor and there are bars here. We haven't gone here yet but plan to.

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Golden Deli Restaurant

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 815 West Las Tunas Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want GOOD Vietnamese food, here's the place. San Gabriel Valley is famous for all the Asian eateries and you can start here. Order literally everything and share family style so you can get... read more

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is personally one of my favs. Open 24/7, any time!!!! http://www.yelp.com/biz/carnitas-michoacan-los-angeles-2 1901 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90031 I go here for the nachos with carne asada ... read more

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Beautiful canyons and waterfalls. Short hikes in these areas and night views are beautiful.