The Best of L.A. in One Day

09/14/2012

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Hundreds of guidebooks and websites tell Los Angeles travelers the best places to visit, but for someone with just one day for an only-in-L.A. experience, here are some tips from locals when it comes to recreation, shopping, food and other activities.

Pedal Power: Bicycling in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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Los Angeles may be synonymous with car culture, but a steadily growing number of bicyclists are claiming their own chunk of the road and forming a vocal subculture in the process.

Skateparks in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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Skateparks in Los Angeles became part of L.A. culture when surfing legend Hobie Alter created Hobie Skateboards in the 1960s. Shortly after, places like Venice Beach were deemed major skate destinations, appearing in numerous skate videos.

Los Angeles is Hoops Heaven

09/10/2012

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While folks in Indiana, North Carolina, New York or even, ahem, Boston may beg to differ, Los Angeles has a number of reasons to call itself the basketball capital of the world.

Los Angeles Marathon: From the Stadium to the Sea

09/10/2012

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On Sunday, March 9, 2014, thousands of runners will navigate their way from Downtown to Santa Monica in the 29th annual LA Marathon. The 2014 LA Marathon will be the fifth running of the iconic “Stadium to the Sea” course, which takes runners from Dodger Stadium to the Pacific Ocean.

Holiday Lights in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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During the holidays, dazzling light displays throughout Los Angeles bring the city to vibrant life at night. In addition to traditional lighting ceremonies and festive decorations throughout the city, Heritage Square presents its annual Lamplight Celebration.

Los Angeles Holiday Parades

09/10/2012

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Everyone loves a parade, and in Los Angeles you can welcome Santa Claus when his sled lands in Hollywood or watch a procession of colorfully decorated boats of all shapes and sizes.

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