Dean's Guidebook

Dean
Outgoing Film Director/Photographer with great sense of humor. Animal lover, Foodie, loves American vintage cars, rock music, dives with great white sharks every year! I've absolutely loved my time... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

499 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The World famous Hollywood Bowl! Nuff said - The Beatles played here. They allow you to take your own wine inside on certain events. Very romantic and memorable! They have cheap $13 tickets to atte... read more

#2

Hollywood Wigs

ShoppingStores
6530 Hollywood Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

471 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The one and only Hollywood Sign!

364 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Dozens of international foods and two bars inside, worth a few hours to visit. Live music at end bar.

989 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of our proudest features of the city!

#5

Griffith Park

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

345 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful hiking and picnic areas! Golf course and music ampitheatre

#6

The Grove

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

938 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Everything is here for the shopper in the family! Outdoor mall and eateries, most beautiful mall in the city!

1307 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The world famous Observatory, buy a ticket for the show inside, it's worth every penny. Some nights you can look through the telescope at the Universe! Great hiking all around here too! Wicked view... read more

#8

The Getty

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

493 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful world class museum with all your faves on display!

912 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World famous pier with amusement park at the end of it. Be safe and smart here people. Definitely worth checking out! Tons of food, fun and bikinis!

289 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Los Angeles' newest and most impressive art gallery downtown in the finance district! Great place for any fan of the arts!

702 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Outdoor blocks of shopping right by the pier! If going to Santa Monica you'll probably want to check this out. Lot's of street musicians and artists.

608 local Airbnb hosts recommend

See the freak shows and chainsaw juggling! Enjoy a nice two hour walk along the beach while seeing the sights. Watch your handbags and cameras!

#13

El Compadre

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 7408 Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

85 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of L.A.'s most classic Mexican margaritas! Ask for flaming margaritas! Great DATE place. Mariachi music played live nightly.

142 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful outdoor concert venue, if you find an artist playing here you are interested in, you'd be crazy not to get tickets. Breathtaking!

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best martini in town (gin or vodka). Place is OLDEST bar/restaurant in Hollywood opened in 1919. Make sure to check the whole place out! Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served.

58 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World Famous Rock n Roll! The likes of the Doors and Van Halen started out here before making it HUGE! Great views of Sunset Blvd with all the lights and signs!

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Rock-N-Roll Thai food too good to believe! You won't be disappointed. Right by Guitar Center. Try Saigon Spring Rolls, Coconut Shrimp Soup and the Phad Thai noodles. Open till 4 a.m. lotta bands co... read more

135 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A great wax museum for the Los Angeles tourist. My guests have been to this one and the older original one and say this is MUCH better than the competition. You can take photos with famous Hollywoo... read more

422 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not too far to get to. Dozens of your favorite stores under one roof!

130 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous Olvera street know for multitudes of Mexican restaurants, authentic Mexican shops, and lots more - Make sure to have a margarita or two!

120 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you like classic cars you need to visit this museum on Wilshire Blvd. floors and floors of beautiful cars!

123 local Airbnb hosts recommend

See all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard! You'll see some of the seedy parts of town here, watch your handbags and cameras!

258 local Airbnb hosts recommend

See and learn all about Dinosaurs and related subjects. There is a still active tar pit just outside to imagine the horrible fate the dinosaurs met millions of years ago. Two thumbs up!

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is the BEST place on the Sunset Strip! This is the Rock n Roll royalty bar/restaurant that only the likes of Led Zeppelin or The Rolling Stones were allowed into once upon a time! Eat inside a... read more

376 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Very close to the house, several stores and restaurants in the same building where the Academy Awards are at!

#26

Casa Vega

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 13301 Ventura Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Mexican food in very DARK atmosphere, try their margaritas!

107 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Overall great fun! Great food (Yang Chow-slippery shrimp the best!) Great things to photograph and purchase. Well worth seeing!

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best custom bakery in los angeles! If you need a cake for an event this is the best place and they will deliver to the house! The berry cake is Oprah Winfrey's and half of the city's favorite d... read more

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing intimate venue for seeing great Rock n Roll! Check their schedule.

#30

Frolic Room

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 6245 Hollywood Blvd·Map·Hours·

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This the best old school dive bar in the city! Gotta check this out.