Michael's Guidebook

Michael
Grew up in New York. Worked and lived in Tribecca and Soho in NYC for many years. Spent my summers off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, The Hamptons and Fire Island. Worked for many... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

196 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the best places for coffee....

#2

The Getty

Arts & CultureMuseums
1200 Getty Center Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

493 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best afternoon experience for Art and culture in LA. Enjoy the day and go early. Great Collections from all over the world with a permanent collections and others that change each month. Small Caf... read more

401 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing street to walk. Start off at The French Market for Breakfast. Order the traditional French omelettes, quiche or coffee & croissants. Then drive to the start at Venice Blvd x Abbott Kinney... read more

129 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is the secret gem in Venice. Worth checking out for amazing selections of breakfast choices, gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, breads, baked goods, and top quality gourmet items on the... read more

#5

Culver Hotel

Everything Else
9400 Culver Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

106 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Historic Hotel with an great upscale feel. Live Jazz in the main lobby and make sure your venture to the cozy romantic bar area upstairs after listening to jazz and eating some appetizers.

608 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Colorful area of street artists on the beach. A must see.

#7

Cecconi’s

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 8764 Melrose Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

78 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Upscale Restaurant for a a real feeling of LA life. Check out the Happy Hour for an amazing treat 5pm - 7pm. great place to meet for a date or a business drink.

#8

Urth Caffe

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 267 South Beverly Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

60 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great food, desserts and coffee.....casual and all around healthy breakfast , lunch or snack A place to go if you just want a great dessert & coffee to meet someone or a bowl of soup & salad. My ... read more

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upscale Gourmet foods at top prices but you never know who you might see since it is Beverly Hills and everyone shops for food. Great selection of prepared foods, cheeses, meats, fish and wines bu... read more

#10

La Descarga

Drinks & NightlifeNightclubs
$· 1159 North Western Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

44 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Speak Easy style entrance to a cozy dimly nightspot. Some attitude at the door but say your know the owner Johnny Houston. Dancing, Live music, great cocktails, Cozy cuban style nightspot with a ... read more

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun bowling to pop music. Great bowling nights are Sunday and call for other discounted times for bowling. Great bar and cafe with a hip young feel.

#12

Taste on Melrose

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 8454 Melrose Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing atmosphere and excellant food for a very reasonable price. It also has a fantastic drink menu for speciality drinks. Suggest booking the outside front patio or the back patio table in fro... read more

87 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great hiking spot for a moderately hard 3.5 mile loop with stunning views of the ocean overlooking Pacific Palisades & Malibu and the way to Catalina Island.

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun surprise to take your date. Looks like a barbershop but you walk thru the place to discover the secret door that leads to a cool viby, youthful spot for cocktails. Great drink menu. Love th... read more

#15

Hide Sushi

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2040 Sawtelle Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best kept secret for amazing Sushi. No frills interior, sit at the sushi bar and order any of the sashimi salads, yellowtail belly, salmon belly, toro, albacore and crab hand rolls. No California... read more

#16

Palms Station

Everything Else
10021 National Blvd·Map·Website·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Three block walk from the bungalow or house to the train that can take you to Santa Monica Beach or Downtown La for less than $2.00. Great way to see the City.

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Discount Clothing Store for all the designer names at great prices. Check out Marshall's and Ross next door for discounted items. And of course the Beverly Center across the street, the largest ma... read more

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great selection of Organic produce and other foods. Less than five minutes from the bunglaow and house.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Amazing drive on the PCH with Oceans views. One of the best loop hiking trails with stunning views in Malibu. Easy to Moderate trail. 3-4 miles and takes about 2-3 hours. Love the Sun Rising Tra... read more

#20

Cafe Habana Malibu

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 3939 Cross Creek Road·Map·Hours·Website·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Tuesday nights is a happening scene in Malibu with great food, wonderful cocktails and live music to dance the night away. I suggest to go before Sunset for dinner at around 7 pm ( sit outside) a... read more