The Best Beaches in Los Angeles

10/11/2017

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Los Angeles is the best city to experience the quintessential endless summer in Southern California. We rounded up eight of the best beaches in L.A., from Malibu to the South Bay.

Skyslide au OUE Skyspace

OUE Skyspace Los Angeles Will Give You Goosebumps

07/19/2017

Shawna Kenney

Located 1,000 feet above Downtown L.A. near the top of the US Bank tower, the ultra modern OUE Skyspace features an observation deck with 360-degree views, the world’s first Skyslide, and new enhancements that elevating it to a uniquely L.A. multi-sensory experience.

Kids at Venice Beach Skate Park

The Guide to Venice Beach for Families

04/04/2017

Leslee Komaiko

Parts of Venice may have gotten fancy. But the neighborhood’s artsy, hippie side is still very much intact - in the people, the colorful murals on the sides of buildings and even residences, and most certainly on the world-famous Venice Boardwalk. Kids and adults alike find Venice easy to love. Here are 12 of the many reasons it’s one of the most desirable places for families to visit and live in Southern California.

Dia de los Muertos at Self Help Graphics & Art

Day of the Dead Events in L.A. for the Entire Family

10/28/2016

Leslee Komaiko

It seems especially fitting to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos on Olvera Street. After all, the thoroughfare is part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, the oldest part of Los Angeles, and the city center when it was under Mexican rule in the 19th century.

Dia de los Muertos Festival Days will take place Oct. 28-29 from 10am-8pm, and Nov. 1-2 from 4-8pm, featuring live entertainment, traditional dancers, face painting and family activities. The nightly Novenario Procession will be held on Olvera Street from Oct. 25- Nov. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. The colorful community altars will be on display in the Plaza Oct. 28 - Nov. 2. 

Sunset ride at Sunset Ranch Hollywood

Family Friendly Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles

09/20/2016

Leslee Komaiko

Los Angeles is a great city for outdoor enthusiasts. Why not get the whole family outside this season? It’s hard for kids (not to mention mom and dad) to be attached to their screens if they are fishing for trout, climbing a mountain, or riding a horse. We’ve compiled a list of ten activities sure to deliver fresh air and quality family time.

Tropicana Pool at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

The Guide to Staying Cool in Los Angeles

06/15/2016

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Ritz Kids at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey

The Guide to Family Friendly Hotels in Los Angeles

05/06/2016

Discover Los Angeles

Hotels across Los Angeles welcome families and kids with open arms. They're happy to see you, anticipate your every need, and know just the thing to make your vacation memorable. Read on for hotels in L.A. that go the distance for you and your family.

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