Dog hiking in Runyon Canyon

It's a Dog Day Morning, Afternoon & Night in L.A.


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Whether it's the Year of the Dog, National Dog Day, National Puppy Day or any time, we are always celebrating our four-legged friends. Read on for hotels, activities, restaurants and bars that you and your beloved canine companion can enjoy together.

Crumbs & Whiskers on Melrose Avenue

The Best Places for Cat Lovers in Los Angeles


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The special relationship between cats and humans is as old as civilization and stretches back over 9,500 years. Cats have figured in the history of many nations, were worshipped as gods, and continue to be a favorite subject of artists and writers. Cat lovers in Los Angeles will discover that their feline friends are everywhere in the city. From kitty adoption centers to close encounters with lions and tigers, these are the best cat places in L.A. to visit right meow!

Biking Venice Beach at sunset

Top 5 Things to Do in L.A. Before It's Back to School


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Summer is winding down, and that means vacation is almost over and it's time to go back to school. But that doesn't mean it's time to stop having fun! Here are five summer activities for students and teachers to do in L.A. before school is in session again.

LA River Kayak Safari

Dip Your Toes Into These L.A. Experiences


For those seeking the life aquatic, there's more to Los Angeles than world-famous beaches like Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice. Read on for five locations that will wet your appetite for new and unique L.A. experiences.

Suiho En (“Garden of Water and Fragrance”)

5 L.A. Hidden Gardens You Need to Find Now


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Some of L.A.'s most famous attractions are its spectacular gardens, from the Rose Garden in Exposition Park to the Central Garden at the Getty Center and more than a dozen gardens at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Go beyond these popular destinations and head off the beaten path to discover five hidden gem gardens across the city.

Ocean front activities

Ocean Front Group Activities in Los Angeles


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Soak in the soothing golden Southern California sunshine and treat yourself and your group to an outing by one of the world-famous beaches of Los Angeles. With up to 300 days of sunshine and blue skies and miles of stunning picture-perfect coastlines, L.A. is home to scores of waterfront activities from boating to surfing. Read on for our guide to L.A.’s most exciting group activities by the ocean.