best place to visit in LA?

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July 18, 2019 / By Thrud
Question: hi there, my mother is visiting me from ny. she's never been to LA so i want to make a great trip and show her around while she's here. so far on my list i have: the Grove Mall Griffith observatory Getty Villa UCLA Beverly hills(Rodeo Dr) Hollywood (Hollywood Blvd) Santa Monica Pier Huntington Library are there any other places that you can recommend other than these things on my list? note: i do not want corny, silly places recommended! somewhere pretty and worth it. thank you so much!
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Roseanne Roseanne | 8 days ago
There are literally hundreds of things to do here in LA. Here is my list of “must sees”. Visit as many as you have time for.: Disneyland: The Happiest Place on Earth. Half a billion visitors can’t be wrong. #1 Destination. Universal Studios: A theme park that grew out of a studio tour. #2 Destination. Even if you don’t visit Disneyland or Universal Studios Tour, Downtown Disney District and Universal City Walk are very fun places to visit for shopping and eating. And they’re free to visit. Hollywood: Enjoy the Walk of Fame, Entertainment Museum, Chinese Theatre and more. You can see a lot for free. The Hollywood & Highland complex is AMAZING. It has lots of shops and restaurants, and the Kodak Theater (home of the Academy Awards). I also like the El Capitan theater, right across the street, where Disney shows their movies. And the Hollywood Bowl is a GREAT place to listen to concerts outdoors. Olvera Street/Union Station: Olvera Street is the birthplace of LA, and it emphasizes our Mexican heritage. In addition to the Avila Adobe (oldest building in LA), you can eat at some pretty good Mexican Restaurants, do a little shopping, and taste a churro. If you don’t want to go to Tijuana, this is as close as it gets without going there. Union Station has great architecture from a bygone age. Also, you are 2 blocks from Phillippe’s (see below). Rodeo Drive, 90210: Packed with exclusive shops, full of gawkers. They all came to enjoy the excess. Free, unless you intend to buy something. Venice Beach: Los Angeles kitsch and over-the-top culture at its best. Here you'll find Muscle Beach, street performers and tacky shops galore. Fun, VERY interesting, but I avoid it after dark, when it gets a little TOO interesting for my taste. Santa Monica: Beach and Pier: Great beach scene and a classic seaside amusement park, complete with antique carousel that has been in a lot of TV and movies. (The Sting and "Three's Company" come immediately to mind). After visiting the pier, you can ride a bike south a couple miles to Venice Beach. Third Street Promenade - Downtown Santa Monica's shopping promenade is often the scene of movie star-sightings. Just north of Santa Monica Pier. Sunset Boulevard: Perhaps one of the world's most famous streets, it began as a route between the stars' posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. It runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the "Sunset Strip" on its way. Farmers Market and The Grove - A new shopping complex right next to a Los Angeles landmark, The Grove and Farmers Market coexist. Enjoy a movie or shopping, and then take the trolley to the Farmers Market for lunch or dinner. It is right next to CBS, so walk across the lot to see if they are taping "The Price is Right". You might even get in. Griffith Park - Home of the Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park Observatory, Travel Town, the Greek Theatre, and Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage. Getty Museum - The Getty's architecture is so beautiful that it keeps me fascinated. No matter whether you like their art or architecture better (or maybe you'll just enjoy the view), the Getty is sure to please. Free. Attend a TV taping - You can get free tickets at audiencesunlimited.com, tvtix.com, or see the booth at Universal City walk. It's very interesting to see a show being taped. The most popular, by far, is the Tonight show. Check the NBC web site for all the details there. Places to eat: In-N-Out Burger: Multiple locations, best burger in LA, ask anyone. Pink’s Hot Dogs: 709 N. La Brea, just north of Melrose. You might even see a celebrity. Maybe. Tommy’s Chili Burgers: Look for the shack, an LA tradition. The original location is at Beverly & Rampart, a couple miles west of downtown. Canter’s Deli: 419 N. Fairfax, between Beverly & Melrose. Near CBS, you might spot a celebrity. Phillippe’s: 1001 N. Alameda. Great roast beef sandwiches. Near Union Station and Olvera Street. Watch the mustard, it’s hot. The Pantry: Corner of Figueroa and 9th, downtown. Huge portions, they never close, GREAT steak and eggs. Places to Stay: Since LA is so spread out, there is no single place that is close to EVERYTHING. Most people who come here tend to stay in Hollywood, Santa Monica, or Anaheim. In Hollywood, I recommend the Orchid Suites, Hollywood Celebrity Hotel, or Holiday Inn Walk of Fame, all near Hollywood and Highland. Another one is the Best Western Sunset Plaza. In Santa Monica, the Holiday Inn Santa Monica is close to the pier and reasonably priced. In Anaheim, I recommend the Howard Johnson (HoJo) Anaheim, and the Candy Cane Inn. There is also a nice place in Burbank called the Best Western Media Center, very close to Warner, NBC, and Universal Studios. Places to Shop: Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica The Grove, Los Angeles Americana @ Brand, Glendale Beverly Center, Los Angeles Citadel Outlets, Commerce Brea Mall, Brea The Block at Orange, Orange South Coast Plaza, Cost
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Myra Myra
When I was in LA we took a convertible to Venice Beach and ate at a really nice restaurant. It was one of the highlights of my trip to California. We also drove down highway 1 during the day and looked at all of the nice beach houses and highway 1 has a great ocean view. I know that both of these suggestions are not specifically in LA but they are generally near to the LA area. Convertibles are the best cars to see everything while you drive around, as long as you are not stuck in traffic on Sunset Blvd.
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Lora Lora
well since its your mother, she probably is not interested in the younger crowd night life type of places. you might want to check out china town it is a unique experience. you should also check out venice beach that is cool.if you have time you should maybe check out orange county for a day like newport or laguna those are really nice places. good luck
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Kasandra Kasandra
you can go on to this website i think its ticket master and they sell tickets for concerts and i think theme parks. but you should go to six flags and take her to the kid area its real fun and soaks city is a water park and knotts i think thats a theme park tht has an water park there too and u can go to the beach in long beach u can go to the pier its really fun theres rides and games to play and theres alot of restraunts and gift shops. and thers this one restraunt (not on the pier) its called Sizzlers they have great food and a salad bar
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Kasandra Originally Answered: ever visit a reputable weight loss clinic?
Not me but many years ago my mother went to the "fat farm". (Well, that's what we called it.) Basically it was a place with doctors and they actually put you on some sort of fast. She came back looking great but of course it didn't last. If you go back to your old ways of eating, why would it last? The best place would be one that teaches people not only how and what they should eat but also why and it would have to be something you could be satisfied with. I recommend Dr Fuhrman's books which can of course be found on Amazon or on the doctor's website. The book is about lifetime changes. Eating for health solves not only weight problems but also all sorts of health problems and can get one of dangerous drugs that only treat symptoms. My wife an I also went to a naturopathic physician/nutritionist. she went for weight loss and I went for depression. In both cases we recovered from our problems but in my wife's case, she did not keep true to the eating style and gained back her weight. (I also gained weight back but did not go to him to lose weight.) Dr. Fuhrman's books are the same basic way of eating that we learned from the naturopathic physician but the difference is they help you understand why you need to apply the principles of eating healthy. It gives you more knowledge and knowledge is key to success. BTW I don't agree 100% with everything I read in any book including doctor Fuhrman's books. There is so much conflicting information, you just have to draw your own conclusions. Example: Many who support natural treatments recommend drinking distilled water. I ask you what is natural about that? It's not logical. i did it for years but have decided that natural spring water is best. I also have my own idea on whether or not salt is bad for you, but I am still open to changing my mind. We use natural sea salt without the trace elements removed and without anti-caking agents added. Dr. Fuhrman says no salt.

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