Free Things to Do in Los Angeles
What to do
on your visit in LA for no money
|Visiting LA with little money in your pocket? Fear not. There are free things to
in Los Angeles without a need to spend a dime. Read on.
Many people visit LA every year, especially for their beach holidays. And, there is a common misconception that you
need to have a lot of money in order to have fun in LA. But, while
having a couple of bucks certainly helps, there are a ton of ways in which you can have a blast in Los Angeles
without spending a dime. So, to make your next visit extra
cost-effective, let's look at some fun things to do in Los Angeles for
no money at all.
Things to do in Los Angeles for no money
So, you've just come to Los Angeles and you're not sure where to go. Should you go
to a local bar and ask locals for some advice? Or should you simply start walking around and hope that you will
stumble upon something interesting? Our answer is - neither. In order to make the most out of your visit, you need to know where
to go and what to do.
Visit the beach
One of the easiest ways to have fun in LA for no money is to visit the
beach. Los Angeles has some of the most beautiful beaches in the
world and you can have fun visiting them every day of the year.
Whether you would like to go for a walk, have fun with some sports activities or
simply relax beneath the LA sun, going to the beach is bound to be a good decision. Keep in mind though that while
almost all beaches are free, not all of them have free
parking. But, since LA has over 70 miles of coastline, we feel that you
will have no trouble finding a beautiful beach to your taste.
|One of the most obvious free things to do in Los Angeles is going to one of many
great beautiful beaches, which should be almost compulsory on your trip here.
Walk down the Venice Beach Boardwalk
Want to get an idea of what LA is like after moving from another state? Then simply walk down the Venice Beach Boardwalk. Here you will
see the most stereotypical residents of
LA that you can find. From street performers that will make you
laugh, to the beach bodybuilders that will make you gasp. Plus, if you come during the weekends, there is
bound to be an event going on. So, if you want a sure way to
have some LA fun, be sure to check out Venice Beach Boardwalk. You
can't honestly say that you've visited LA if you don't.
Check out Griffith Observatory in the Griffith
If you have a whole day to spend in LA and you are not sure where to go, we've got
a terrific suggestion for you. First, you need to head to Griffith
Park early in the morning. Pack some food, some books and enjoy a
beautiful day at this gorgeous park. Once late afternoon starts creeping in, around 5-6 pm, you should get in line
at the Griffith Observatory. There you will be able to visit a free astronomy museum. Now, there are some terrific
exhibits you can see there. But the best one, and the reason why you should come there in the late afternoon,
is the super Zeiss telescope.
This awesome piece of technology will give you a glimpse of the summer sky like you've never seen it
|If you've never taken a look at the sky through a telescope, then head to
Observatory, where you can also visit a free astronomy museum.
Visit the Broad Museum of Contemporary Art
Broad Museum of Contemporary Art is a must-see for any art aficionado visiting LA.
Built by Eli and Edythe Broad, this stunning building houses an
extensive collection of top-notch art. Plus, there are constantly visiting
exhibits and shows that are bound to be of interest. The only possible downside to visiting this Museum is the
crowds. So, if you do plan on visiting it, avoid holidays and try to book your ticket in advance.
Go to the Annenberg Space for Photography
Not a lot of people realize that photography is truly an art form.
So, if you put aside the never-ending selfies and amateur
shots, you can visit the Annenberg Space for Photography. This modern
museum is a testament to what photography is all about. Here you will find some of the best work from world-famous
photographers. Plus, you can get an audio guide and learn more about
what goes into this art form. So, if you are up for something new and
interesting. visiting Annenberg Space for Photography is one of the best free things to do in Los
Visit the Getty Center
This gorgeous establishment not only houses the finest art collection in the
world but it also has stunning gardens that you can stroll through.
Not to mention the jaw-dropping view of the city. So, all in all, you'll be doing yourself a huge favor by visiting
this terrific building, even if you are not that into art. Just know that even though the entrance is
free, parking can be expensive, so consider taking the bus for a cheaper visit.
|For the art lovers, a visit to the Getty Center should be a must, not only for the
but also for the stunning views of the city.
Check out L.A. Downtown Library
If you are looking for more history-oriented things to do in Los
Angeles, then visiting the L.A. Downtown Library should be your
go-to. This astonishing piece of architecture houses public programs,
gallery shows, and public art. Not to mention standing exhibits and are well worth your visit. And, if you are
impressed by the Library, we suggest that you also check out the West Hollywood Library. Both are free and have
some amazing artwork for you to see.
Have a laugh at the Free Comedy Show
After a day of having fun on the beach or checking out local art, you should have
a bit of laughter. And for that, we suggest that you visit one of the
many free comedy clubs in LA. Just make sure that it is a family-friendly
one if you plan on taking
your family. Some of the best upcoming comedians are performing completely
free of charge. All you have to pay is the one drink minimum.
Donald Green is an experienced writer and ex moving coordinator. He now works
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