One of the great things about Los Angeles is that the weather is almost always perfect for exploring. On any given day, you can wander around the city and not have to worry about whether or not it will be too cold or if it will rain. As a result, there are a number of fun things to take part in. Here are just a few outdoor attractions to visit in Los Angeles.
SkySpace LA is the city’s first open air observation deck. Opening earlier this summer, thousands of guests have already experienced this beautiful addition to the city. Located at the top of the U.S. Bank building in downtown, which is the tallest skyscraper in LA, guests are rewarded with incredible views of the city. In fact, on a particularly clear day, you can even see all the way to the Pacific Ocean! Daily admission for adults is $25. Seniors 65+ get in for $22 and children 3-12 get in for $19. For more information or to buy your tickets online, visits www.skyspace-la.com/experience
A great way to get outdoors and see the nature that LA offers is hike Runyon Canyon. This 130 acre park is a popular hiking destination for locals and even celebrities! In fact, if you hike Runyon Canyon, there is a good chance that you will spot an actor or actress. You can find entrances to Runyon Canyon from Fuller Avenue and Vista Street as well as off Mulholland Drive. For excellent views of the city below and to get out and enjoy nature, Runyon Canyon is an excellent option.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a must when visiting Los Angeles. Not only can you see stars from famous actors and actresses, you can also explore this popular destination. There are plenty of places to stop and check out along the way such as the TLC Chinese Theatre and Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium. In addition, at Hollywood & Highland, there is an excellent view of the Hollywood Sign and who can miss out on that! Visit www.walkoffame.com for more information.
Pershing Square is located in Downtown LA and an excellent place to stop and relax if you are exploring downtown. Feel free to bring a blanket or a book and spread out on the lawn that is open to the public. Throughout the year, especially during the summer months, there are a number of outdoor concerts and events that also take place at this location. Stop by Pershing Square and see what’s going on! Pershing Square is located at 532 S. Olive St. For more information visit www.laparks.org/pershingsquare