Steven's Guidebook

I was born & raised in Connecticut. Moved to LA 30 years ago. My partner Patrick and I moved to Silverlake 15 years ago. We have a Border Collie and Labradoodle with a very large backyard. I'm very... read more
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Things to do in Los Angeles

856 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Runyon Canyon hike is unique - it's a patch of wilderness right in the middle of Hollywood. Often visited by celebs, this hike's won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and is worth a visit.

499 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Concertgoers bring a picnic & wine to watch shows of every genre at this historic amphitheater. Great for summer nights

275 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High-end coffee bar serving daily roasted brews in an industrial-chic setting.


Griffith Park

Parks & NatureParks
4730 Crystal Springs Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

345 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Urban oasis featuring hiking & equestrian trails, plus city views, the Greek Theatre & L.A. Zoo.



Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 448 South Hill Street·Map·Hours·Website·

267 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Glamorous rooftop setting with French small plates, handcrafted cocktails & grand views of the city.


The Grove

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

938 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High-end shopping mall features trendy retailers, restaurants & a theater amid a bustling promenade.


Bottega Louie

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 700 S. Grand Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

205 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pizzas, pastas & small plates in a bright, bustling space, plus weekend brunch & macarons to-go.

217 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Classic French bistro fare served on a romantic patio or in a warm dining room with brick walls.

359 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cinema chain showing first-run movies & offering reserved seating & on-site cafe/bars.

1307 local Airbnb hosts recommend

804 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sprawling amusement park with a cinema theme, featuring rides, restaurants, shops & shows



Food SceneBakeries
$$· 1929 Hillhurst Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

177 local Airbnb hosts recommend

"Hipsters pack the patio of this cozy counter-serve bungalow famed for American eats & craft drinks."

176 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Massive entertainment complex featuring a theater & The Grammy Museum, plus hotels & restaurants.

257 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based educational and research institution established by Henry E. Huntington and located in Los Angeles County in San... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 720 North Virgil Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

137 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hip cafe features global-inspired breakfast & lunch fare with housemade jams in a minimalist space.

912 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Santa Monica Pier is a large double-jointed pier at the foot of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica, California. With an iconic entrance, the pier is popular with residents and visitors as a landma... read more

222 local Airbnb hosts recommend

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


L & E Oyster Bar

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1637 Silver Lake Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

117 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fresh oysters, shipped in daily, plus clam chowder & small plates, in a classy, cozy setting.


Amoeba Music

$· 6400 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

148 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Music fans head to this bustling shop for its huge selection of vinyl, video & CDs, plus live shows.

117 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sundays 8am-1pm Many streets full of produce, plants, cheese, nuts, deserts and great people watching.


The Broad

Arts & CultureMuseums
221 South Grand Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

289 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Broad is a contemporary art museum in Downtown Los Angeles. Its free and best to make online reservation however there is an onsite standby line. They are closed on Monday


Cliff's Edge

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 3626 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

99 local Airbnb hosts recommend

An outdoor, leafy, romantic patio makes this Californian eatery a popular dining destination.

97 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upscale stop for American gastropub dining in classic tavern digs with leather booths & art.


3rd Street Promenade

ShoppingShopping Malls
1351 3rd Street Promenade ·Map·

702 local Airbnb hosts recommend

a pedestrian-only, outdoor shopping district full of clothing stores, boutique shops, book stores, gift shops Parkings in tough however you can take the Expo Line light rail to the beach. Its almos... read more


Seven Grand

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 515 West 7th Street·Map·Hours·

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Stylish watering hole with hunting lodge decor, old-school cocktails & a massive whiskey selection.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A renovated power plant cranks out absinthe & craft cocktails, plus burlesque & live music nights.

92 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have it twice a week. Saturday 9-1:00 and Tuesday 2-7:30pm



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 3823 Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

90 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Small, family-owned eatery serves seasonal, locally sourced Californian fare for dine-in or takeout

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Small, bustling stop for updates on traditional Thai street foods, plus ice cream sandwiches.


Baco Mercat

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 408 South Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Destination dining for Josef Centeno's Spanish-fusion fare, including his trademarked bäco sandwich. My Favorite eats "El Pesco" sandwich crispy shrimp, sriracha, chive dressing.