From outdoor movies and concerts to red-hot hotel pools and world-famous beaches, read our guide to the best ways to have summer fun in LA.
Thanks to its gorgeous year-round weather, Los Angeles is the epitome of the Southern California lifestyle. As the days grow longer and the nights heat up in the summer, L.A. offers even more things to do under the sun and stars. From outdoor movies and concerts to red-hot hotel pools and world-famous beaches, read our guide to the best ways to have summer fun in L.A.
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For movie fans, the summer outdoor movie season in Los Angeles is the best of all worlds: classic films and modern hits, shown on a big screen under the stars, with plenty of great food and drink. Read More →
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Thanks to the beautiful year-round weather, Los Angeles is home to some of the best outdoor music venues and events in the country. There are music events taking place day and night that will keep you in the groove from the spring all the way to the fall. Read More →
Runyon Canyon at sunset | Photo courtesy of artem.aleksenko, Flickr
Getting acquainted with the numerous hiking trails in Los Angeles is the perfect way to discover why L.A. is the ideal place to get outside. Most of the hikes listed here are easy to moderate, so it’s not necessary to be an experienced hiker to enjoy them. Read More →
El Matador Beach | Photo courtesy of Shawn Park, Flickr
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L.A.’S HOTTEST HOTEL POOLS
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Here in Los Angeles, pools are an art form, and hotels go way beyond swimming laps. With L.A.'s perpetual sunshine and mild year-round climate, swimming pools are attractive destinations no matter when you visit. Read More →
TOP 10 OUTDOOR FILM LOCATIONS
Malibu Creek State Park | Photo courtesy of 45SURF, Flickr
For film fans, hikers and lovers of the great outdoors, here are ten of our favorite big-screen backdrops that have appeared in Oscar-recognized films. Read More →