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12 Must-Do Experiences in L.A.

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Los Angeles is a city of diverse neighborhoods, each with their own must do experiences. From farmers markets to fine dining, short strolls to strenuous hikes, street art to stately museums; Los Angeles has experiences for all tastes, and ones that will nudge you out of your routine. It is the best city for staying active, eating healthy, experiencing the outdoors, enjoying events and partaking in small indulgences like sweets and shopping.
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Pacific Coast Hwy, California, USA
Nothing beats the bursting color of the sunsets in LA, especially when the endless ocean horizon is the backdrop. Post up at a lifeguard stand on the sand, a rooftop with a view or a roadside lookout spot along the cliffs of the Pacific Coast...
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512 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291, USA
Cafe Gratitude has brought it's delicious vegan fare from San Francisco down to the oceanside city of Venice Beach. This location is definitely a place to be seen since its arrival on the no longer 'up and coming' Rose Avenue. What hasn't changed...
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1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Hotel bars, pools and restaurants are central to the fabulous life in LA. The boutique 1930s Shangri-La Hotel has the only rooftop bar in Santa Monica with ocean views and their poolside patio is a relaxing escape away from the crowds of the pier...
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7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
I guess you could say I’m more scavenger than shopper: nothing gets me more motivated than a pile of junk that could potentially house a one-of-a-kind find (I treat Los Angeles in the same way). So when it comes to second-hand shops,...
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9149 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Like Five Guys in DC, Whataburger in Texas, and Shake Shack in NYC, In-N-Out is the West Coast burger joint for those in the know. It’s been a SoCal staple since it first opened in 1948 and has since developed a cult-like following...
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111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Beautiful in the outside but you must hear the music on the inside to truly appreciate the place. Brilliant!
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1600 Ivar Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
I can't get enough of the incredible flowers at the local farmer's markets here in LA.
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1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, USA
Intelligentsia’s L.A. locations are pillars at the crossroads of creativity on Abbot Kinney in Venice and Sunset Junction in Silver Lake. Conversation and community emanate from its doors (as well as long lines), as carefully crafted cups of...
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5 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291, USA
For the ultimate LA experience, join regulars and strangers on the beach for sunset yoga during the week and daytime yoga on the weekends. There's no better setting to strengthen, stretch and de-stress than on the sand with the soothing sounds of...
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Arts District, Los Angeles, CA, USA
If you head just a bit farther east out of downtown LA, you will stumble upon an outdoor street art museum all over walls, garage doors, light poles, and pretty much any surface that will hold paint. Old industrial warehouses near the LA River and...
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1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, USA
Los Angeles loves its food trucks, and they often travel in packs. Different neighborhoods host Food Truck nights on varying days of the week. These roving food peddlers also often post up outside office buildings for lunch or by LACMA during the...
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829 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Fusing the trends of sushi and build-your-own grain bowls, Sweetfin in Santa Monica, has created a customizable poke destination that is convenient, cost effective and creative at its core. The Hawaiian raw fish dish traditionally combines cubed...
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7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
I recently had the pleasure of checking out Milk in LA. You can make your own ice cream sandwiches here! SWEET!! Pun intended! They serve up some great ice cream and desserts! If you are in the area definitely check them out!