What's Open: How to Enjoy a Safer LA

Here's what's open in L.A. for your upcoming visit.


Residents and visitors must practice physical distancing, wear cloth face coverings in public and follow public health directives. Hotels and lodging are open for leisure travel.


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 are open for leisure travel with stringent health & safety protocols in place for the well-being of guests and staff.

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 open for outdoor operations at 50% maximum capacity.

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


Restaurants in L.A. County are open for takeout, delivery and limited capacity outdoor dining. For the first-ever dineL.A. Spring Restaurant Week, you can enjoy dineL.A. lunches and dinners outdoors, or at home through takeout and delivery. We're happy to announce that dineL.A. Restaurant Week is back from March 1-14. See menus from participating restaurants and make your reservations today. 

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 25% of capacity. 

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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 are open for indoor operations at 25% capacity. Gyms and fitness facilities are open for outdoor operations.