What's Open: How to Enjoy a Safer LA

A Regional Stay-at-Home Order is currently in effect for the Southern California region, which includes Los Angeles.


A Regional Stay-at-Home Order is currently in effect for the Southern California region, which includes Los Angeles. Residents and visitors must  practice physical distancing, wear cloth face coverings in public and follow public health directives. Hotels are currently only open for critical infrastructure support and essential workers.


Los Angeles County beaches are open for individual or family ocean activities including surfing, swimming and kayaking; active recreation including walking, running and using the bike path; sunbathing and picnicking. Beach volleyball, other organized sports, gatherings or events are prohibited. 


From the Batcave to beach views, explore a new trail based on your level of hiking experience.

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Hotels, Lodging and Short-Term Rentals for Tourism and Individual Travel

Hotels and lodging in Los Angeles County can only offer accommodation for critical infrastructure support including essential workers, COVID-19 mitigation, containment and treatment measures.

Hotels and lodging currently cannot accept or honor out-of-state reservations for non-essential travel, unless the reservation is for at least the minimum period required for quarantine and the persons identified in the reservation will quarantine in the hotel or lodging entity until after that time period has expired.


Industry Hills Golf Club Aerial View
Photo: Industry Hills Golf Club


Learn about 23 of the best 18-hole public golf courses in L.A. County, with signature holes listed in most cases.

Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center
The Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center  |  Photo: Yuri Hasegawa

Museums, Galleries, Zoos and Aquariums

Museums, galleries, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens are temporarily closed.

Battleship IOWA
Battleship IOWA
Bikes and Hikes LA
Bikes and Hikes LA

Outdoor Tours

Outdoor tour companies are beginning to reopen in compliance with public health guidelines, such as Bike & Hikes LA and Battleship IOWA. Battleship IOWA is now offering “special limited capacity” outdoor fresh-air tours that comply with public health guidelines.

Echo Park Lake at sunset | Instagram by @soundsandcolors
Echo Park Lake at sunset | Instagram by @soundsandcolors

Parks, Day Camps, Campgrounds, RV parks and Outdoor Recreation

Whether you're casually strolling through an urban oasis, playing tennis or getting some exercise on a scenic hike, gorgeous weather and beautiful natural surroundings will be your constant companion. Make sure to check the Department of Recreation and Parks website for regular updates before visiting.

The Front Yard
The Front Yard


L.A. County restaurants are open for takeaway or delivery. On-site dining is temporarily prohibited.

The Strand at Redondo Beach Pier
The Strand at Redondo Beach Pier | Photo: Visit Redondo, Facebook

Running Trails

There are always excellent running trails nearby, from the heart of L.A. to the spectacular coastal views of the beach cities, here are some of the best running paths in Los Angeles.


 Retail, shopping malls and shopping centers are open with occupancy limited to 20% of capacity.  All non-essential retail establishments must close between 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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Train approaching Metro C Line (Green) Redondo Beach Station
Metro C Line (Green) Redondo Beach Station | Photo: Walter Cicchetti, Shutterstock.com


Anyone traveling through LAX must wear a mask or face covering. Additional LAX traveler details can be found on LAX’s website. For information on Metro bus and rail service, click here.

Photo: GoodForm Salon
Photo: GoodForm Salon


Personal care services, indoor operations at gyms and fitness facilities are temporarily prohibited.