Discover the Beach Cities Car Free

04/10/2013

Discover Los Angeles

No place conveys the healthy lifestyle often associated with Los Angeles more than the area’s coastal communities. So it’s only natural that a one-day tour of the beach cities of Santa Monica and Venice would be of the human-powered variety, with no motors required. Here’s a local itinerary that can be completed by bike, on foot or even on skateboard.

Allow a minimum of six hours walking, or three hours biking, for this day-long coastal itinerary. Essentials include comfortable shoes/sandals, sunscreen and occasional water breaks.

Recommended Methods of Travel: Walking or Biking
Total Distance: 5.6 miles. Distance Walking or Biking: 5.6 miles

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TCL Chinese Theatre at dusk

Discover Hollywood Car Free

04/09/2013

Discover Los Angeles

No doubt about it, Los Angeles is the Entertainment Capital of the World and you can delve right into it by exploring Hollywood on foot. The beauty of the region is that, while Hollywood covers a lot of ground geographically, many of its primary attractions are near each other. Plus the Metro Rail Red Line runs under much of the area, meaning that seeing stars doesn’t necessarily require driving cars.

  • Recommended Methods of Travel: Metro, Walking
  • Total Distance: .4 miles. Walking Distance: .4 miles

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Things to Do in Venice, California

03/07/2013

Discover Los Angeles

From its world famous boardwalk and beautiful beach to the shopper’s paradise of Abbot Kinney Blvd., if you're looking for cool things to do in California, Venice Beach offers a unique and vibrant mix of activities and attractions. Read on to find out more about one of L.A.’s top neighborhoods.

President Barack Obama poses with staff at Canter’s Delicatessen in Los Angeles, July 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Experience Presidential Los Angeles

11/02/2012

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles is certainly accustomed to hosting high-profile guests, but no one receives the VIP treatment quite like L.A.’s most famous visitors: U.S. presidents. Take some cues from the nation’s Chief Executives and experience presidential L.A.

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