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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

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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...

TCL Chinese Theatre VIP Tour

clock Duration: 30 minutes
  • A visit to the iconic TCL Chinese theatre which has held and still holding famous and special events, biggest movie premieres, celebrity celebrations and lots more.
  • An exploration into the 1927 existing theatre and admire the World Largest IMAX screen in the building.
  • A discovery of the handprints and footprints of Hollywood
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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...

Britney Spears The Zone Special Intro Offer

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • The zone consists of ten interactive rooms that represents Britney’s career. Her various culture changing videos are displayed in these rooms.
  • It is an interactive experience that lasts for about one hour to one hour thirty minutes. It has to do with music production that is designed to stimulate your senses.
  • It is a
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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...

Transfer to Anaheim Resort from LAX or Los Angeles Hotel

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • An alternative transportation service to the stressful public transport buses and cars heading to Anaheim Resort.
  • A purse " friendly transfer package that gives you a stress " free and reliable relocation from your hotel to Anaheim Resort.
  • A comfortable ride in a black Lincoln Town Car MKT through a traffic " free road to
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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...

Entry: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • An excursion into the world where awesome exhibits of unique arts and live creatures are kept for exhibition.
  • A visit to the boasting California's top collections of fossils, live plants and animals, milestones as well as interactive exhibits.
  • A family " friendly tour that gives you a moment of fun, excitement and information
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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...

Skip the Line: La Brea Tar Pits and Museum Entry Ticket

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • A discovery tour into the landmark that houses a fortune of amazing Ice Age specimens.
  • Also an interesting visit to the museum where the beautifully preserved fossils of ancient creatures and remains are kept and preserved by paleontologists.
  • An exclusive travel into seeing how scientists are uncovering fossils and remains of
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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...

San Diego Zoo with Transportation

clock Duration: 11 to 12 h
  • It is the exploration of one the World's famous Zoos which A - Listed animals that can be rarely found anywhere in the found.
  • A take into the realistic environment of over 4000 animals representing 800 species of them.
  • An included transportation service with an admission ticket saving you the stress of getting to the zoo
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Hollywood Sign

Probably the most famous sight in the city and definitely one of the best free attractions in Los Angeles; the Hollywood Sign can’t be missed during your trip to LA.

The 45-foot-tall white capital letters spell out Hollywood and it’s now become one of the most iconic places in Los Angeles.

You’ll have likely seen it in countless films and it’s safe to say that the magic of the sign doesn’t wear off...

Hollywood Day Pass: Madame Tussauds, Celebrity Homes and Hop-on Hop-off 24 HR

clock Duration: 120 to 600
  • This is a budget " friendly pass giving you access into three of Hollywood top attractions at low price.
  • A convenient tour into the Madame Tussauds where you'll see the lookalike of your favorite celebrities and the Original homes of movie stars.
  • An included hop on and hop off double " decker bus giving you a perfect overview
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Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Walt Disney Concert Hall was designed by the world-famous artist Frank Gehry and is one of the most iconic structures in Downtown Los Angeles.

You can take a free audio guided tour around the exterior and interior of the Concert Hall where you’ll learn all about its origins and some of the famous performances that have been held there.

For music loving travellers, you might want to purchase tickets in advance for the...

Skip the Line: OUE Skyspace Los Angeles Entry Ticket with Optional Skyslide

clock Duration: 30 to 90 m
  • This is a tower sightseeing of the hustling and bustling city of Los Angeles and its environs.
  • A perfect admission ticket into the iconic OUE Sky space which provides 360A¢° stunning views of the whole Los Angeles as well as the Pacific Oceans.
  • A voucher to climb the observation terraces offering a bird- eye view of
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Getty Center

The Getty Center is said to include some of the finest works of art in the world and the building itself is incredibly impressive.

The fact that this is a free attraction in Los Angeles makes it even more appealing and you could easily spend a good couple of hours here admiring all the remarkable artwork.

If you’re a huge fan of art, then make sure you wander around the Getty Center and admire pieces from the Renaissance...

Madame Tussauds Hollywood Admission Ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • 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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California Science Center

The California Science Center is located in such a great location in Los Angeles so you can tick off numerous sights in one such as the Natural History Museum and the University.

This is a free attraction that you definitely need to bring kids along to as they’re sure to love a fun-filled day out of seeing all the incredible exhibits.

Visit the “Air & Space” section, the “Ecosystems” exhibition...

Battleship USS Iowa Museum Extended Experience

clock Duration: 2 to 3 hou
  • This is an awesome tour into the history of Wars and an exploration into one of the Navy Ships used during US wars.
  • A delve into the USS Iowa which is also known as the Battleships of Presidents which served the US for more than 50 years during elite wars like the WWII, Korean War and the Cold War.
  • It is a wandering tour into
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FAQs about Free Things to Do in Los Angeles

There are many things you can do for free in Los Angeles like booking free entry into some Los Angeles museums, joining locals to do some free activities and others. This allows you to have fun and relax on a budget or save for further experiences on your trip.