Travelling on a budget can put anyone on a tight spot. Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood is known as the sprawling metropolis of the United States. There are several places to visit and things to do in LA. But, in this happening city is it possible to enjoy and discover the essence of this city without burning a hole in your pocket?
Scroll down, to discover places and experiences in LA that are free.
The Hollywood sign is synonymous to Los Angeles, and Griffith Park is where it stands. Take a full day to hike through the mountains in Griffith Park, and find the best spot for the perfect shot with the Hollywood sign in the background. The hike up will be worth it for the bird eye view of the sprawling city in front of you.
Get a feel of the uptown and high life of Beverly Hills at Rodeo Drive. It features designer stores and small private boutiques. The area is popular with wealthy shoppers, sun glass-wearing celebrities and tourists hoping to see fashion icons. The shops maybe upscale and high end, but sight seeing and looking around wouldn’t cost you a thing.
Santa Monica Pier and Beach
Head to Downtown LA at the Santa Monica beach to spend a fun, exciting day by the beach. Watch the famous pier’s Ferris wheel with the setting sun in the backdrop. Visitors can zip around on a roller coaster, catch lively street performances, play carnival games and eat from one of the food vendors or at a sit-down restaurant. The tickets to the rides are nominal, or to avail the free experience simply lounge by the beach.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Take a stroll along the free-to-enjoy Hollywood Walk of Fame and recognize the names of hundreds of movie stars, who have left their handprints and signatures along the sidewalk. The attraction is open to the public 24 hours a day, and most of its activity and notable names are located between the 6800 and 6900 block of Hollywood Boulevard. A walk through the Hall of Fame will put off list, one of the major must-do from the things to do in LA.
Venice beach, derived from the Italian city is famous hotspot of the city. The beach embodies a bohemian spirit. Venice is known for its canals and beaches. Take a walk through the circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, mystics, artists and vendors.
The Getty Center is one of the most impressive architectural achievements in the United States – and it also contains some of the finest works of art in the world. The circular concrete-and-steel structure was designed by renowned architect Richard Meier. It houses an abundance of art from various ages and nations.
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