Here's my list of favorite things to do in Los Angeles for visitors
Central Los Angeles - Mid-City, Hollywood
- LACMA and Urban Lights (best in the evening)
- Baldwin Hills Overlook - climb stairs to a great LA view
- Kenneth Hahn - park with great views of LA and downtown
- Koreatown
- Runyon Canyon - hike
- Getty Center
- Getty Villa
- Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade
- Venice Beach
- Wander the shops on Abbott Kinney and Main Street
- Venice Canals
- El Matador Beach
- Leo Carillo Beach
- Paradise Cove
Northwest of Downtown LA - Silverlake, Los Feliz
- Griffith Park
- Hollywood Sign Hike
- Echo Park
- Walk or have dinner in Los Feliz or Silverlake
Downtown LA - walk and check out the following
- Walt Disney Concert Hall
- The Broad
- City Hall and Grand Park
- Lower Grand
- Los Angeles Central Library
- Grand Central - food court with many stalls
- Arts District - walk and have dinner
- The bridges over the LA River
- Grand Central Station
- Chinatown
- Pasadena City Hall
- Old Town - walk, eat, shop
- Descanso Gardens
Palo Verdes and Long Beach - 45 minutes or so from Los Angeles
- Korean Friendship Bell
- Queen Mary
- Point Vicente Lighthouse
- Wayfarer's Chapel

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