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Free Things To Do In Los Angeles

Los Angeles is famed for its Hollywood stars, its healthy and outdoorsy lifestyle and of course, ample beaches and boulevards that stretch out alongside the Pacific Ocean.

It’s a dream land where hopeful actors and actresses come to make it in Hollywood and it’s a place that’s renowned for being one of the most popular USA holiday destinations.

To help you plan your trip to the City of Angels, we’ve put together a detailed travel guide of the 10 best free attractions in Los Angeles, as well as the top paid attractions in LA too.

Free Attractions in Los Angeles

Top Rated Los Angeles Attractions

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is without a doubt one of the most iconic and memorable free experiences you can enjoy while in Los Angeles.

The Walk of Fame consists of more than 2,500 brass and terrazzo stars embellished into the footpath across 15 blocks in Hollywood, LA.

If you’re a big movie fan who has a fair few celebrity crushes and idols, then the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the perfect free attraction in Los Angeles for...

Madame Tussauds Hollywood Admission Ticket

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  • This is an ultimate survey of your favorite Hollywood Celebrities without any form of obstruction.
  • A visit to the only place in Los Angeles where you can rub shoulders with over 125 stars of past and present Hollywood.
  • It is a perfect means to celebrate your favorite stars in their lifelike representation as well as snap and
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Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park

Another one of the top free attractions in Los Angeles that you need to add to your travel itinerary is the Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park.

The Griffith Observatory offers an incredible view of Downtown Los Angeles from its high vantage point and it also boasts a state-of-the-art planetarium.

You can enjoy a visit to the Griffith Observatory for free, so you can enjoy spending some time perusing the different...

The Original Immersive Van Gogh Los Angeles Admission Ticket

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  • Lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius.

    You will be immersed in Van Gogh’s works – from his sunny landscapes and night scenes to his...read more
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Rodeo Drive

Spanning a total of two miles in Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive is one of the most famous streets in Los Angeles.

Fans of the hit movie Pretty Woman are sure to love a stroll down Rodeo Drive after it was made even more famous thanks to the protagonist’s shopping spree down one of the most lavish streets in the city.

Along Rodeo Drive you’ll find high end designer stores, as well as quirky little boutiques and you could...

Immersive Frida Kahlo Los Angeles

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  • The world through the eyes of Frida Kahlo, a brilliant, uncompromising painter.
    A Mexico-born artist’s work come to life on a grand scale & discover the people, events, & obstacles that made her an extraordinary woman. The mesmerizing, large-scale projections, accompanied by a ravishing musical score, will sweep you up as you encounter...read more
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Santa Monica Pier and beach

Santa Monica Beach is arguably one of the most famous and popular beaches in the whole of the United States so it’s clear to see why we’ve added it to this list of the best free attractions in Los Angeles.

This beach and pier is another place in LA that you need to visit if you’re a movie or TV show fan as the hit show Baywatch was filmed here in the 1990s.

Even if you’ve never seen Baywatch, Santa Monica...

Skip the Line: Express Ticket at Universal Studios Hollywood

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  • Get the celebrity treatment with this all-access ticket. It includes all-day admission to the park, one-time express access to all rides, shows and attractions. This feature is a fantastic way to maximize your time in the park and make the very most of your day. Ticket is valid on your selected travel date...read more
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Venice Beach

Situated just a couple of miles down from Santa Monica Beach, Venice Beach is yet another great sandy place in LA to spend a few hours.

It’s modelled on the beloved Italian city and the Venice Beach neighbourhood is even complete with canals to make it truly represent its namesake.

The beach is also famed for its beautiful boardwalk which you can stroll along for stunning views of the ocean and beach.

If...

Universal Studios Hollywood General Admission Ticket

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  • Create new holiday traditions with friends and family at Universal Studios Hollywood from November 26 January 9. Get into the spirit as they enjoy the Park adorned with holiday decorations, dine on holiday delights, and so much more! Best of all, the Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood are included with Park admission! And end your day at...read more
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Sunset Boulevard

What you need to know:

No trip to the City of Angels would be complete without a stroll or a drive down Sunset Boulevard.

This iconic stretch of highway in LA is famed for playing its part in many Hollywood movies and is now considered to be one of the most iconic drives in California.

It’s also the perfect place to watch the sunset; hence its name and it truly is one of the most magical drives or...

Ripley's Believe it or Not! Adult ticket

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  • Curiosity seekers have no fear. We have the best spot for family fun on Hollywood Boulevard! Strike a pose with a prehistoric cave bear, and lose yourself in Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia. Our 13 galleries of oddities will leave you amazed.

    Experience the bizarre, explore the mysterious, and enjoy the weird, at Ripley's Believe It or...read more

Shared 4 Hours LA Afternoon Tour With Hollywood Sign and Star Homes

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  • This is an afternoon sightseeing trip taking you into the rich history of downtown LA and the uniqueness of their cultural heritage.
  • A tour into the stunning building, jaw dropping sites, fascinating streets that tells so much about Los Angeles past and renovation of their present state.
  • It is also an included visit to
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Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

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  • This is a discovery - filled tour that offers an all - rounder comprehensive overview of Los Angeles in a Double - Decker bus.
  • An unlimited hop - on and hop - off experience and tour time depends on your choice of ticket. That is: 24-, 48-, or 72- hour voucher.
  • It is a tour into over 50 locations including the amazing Beverly
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Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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  • This is a dive into the glittering and glamorous landmarks used as movie locations in most of Hollywood movies.
  • A discovery tour into the little known theaters which were once used for movies and marveling to the architectural structure of their buildings.
  • An exploration into the movie making world and joints like the El
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5 Hour Private Hollywood Tour & Beverly Hills Tour by Bike

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  • This Is a guided bike tour around Hollywood and Beverly Hills with the sights of highlights like the Bronson Caves, Sunset strip, Hollywood Sign and lots of music venues.
  • An exploration into the electrify city of Hollywood with an included visit to Griffith observatory where you'll see the best view of Los Angeles from a
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Culture, Food, Art Tour of Downtown LA with Angels Flight Ticket

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  • A tour that takes you into the Los Angeles interesting authentic part in this walking tour of Downtown.
  • A dive into the amazing mix of amazing architectural buildings with a navigating itinerary provided by the local guide.
  • Also an exploration of the buildings used for movie stars and enjoy impressive behind - the - scenes
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Los Angeles Highlights Full-Day Guided Tour

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  • An exploration of LA major highlights in a day as you tour with a small group of people to have a personalized experience.
  • A visit to the coolest places and streets of Los Angeles like the Hollywood, Santa Monica, Chinese Theater, Venice Beach and so on.
  • An elite cruise coupled with live commentary around the scenic
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Tour from Los Angeles

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  • This is a fun - filled tour aimed at giving you the best views of major highlights around Santa Monica on Venice Beach.
  • A cruise in an Air - Conditioned Coach into the luxury homes, the renowned Venice Muscle Beach and more of attractions.
  • A visit to places like the Santa Monica pier, Third Street Promenade, Venice beach
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