Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles Area

Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles Area
The Los Angeles area is a large one that seems to have a little bit of every climate and activity possible, from mountains to beaches, deserts and valleys. With all these various locations, Los Angeles is the prime place for fun of all sorts. Whether you like setting sail on the water, trekking through the hills or getting involved in some high adrenaline action, you'll be sure to find something that will get your blood pumping and leave you with lasting memories.

Explore Griffith Park

Explore the largest city park in the world. With more than 4,000 acres, there's lot of hiking trails, a zoo, museum and observatory. The Gene Autry Museum is a tribute to the old West, cowboys, movies and singing. It's a fun mix of Hollywood and history.

Griffith Park
4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, California 90027
(323) 913-4688

See a Sporting Event

Los Angeles isn't short on sports teams. With two baseball teams (Dodgers and Angels), two basketball teams (Lakers and Clippers) and two hockey teams (Kings and Ducks) within a short distance, there's always some kind of game to go see. Get some tickets at the stadium, grab a bite to eat and a drink, and enjoy the thrill of the crowd.

Universal Studios Hollywood

Unlike any other amusement park, this place is all about what Los Angeles is known for, the movies. From earthquake rides that simulate an 8.3 shaker to roller coasters that will make you scream and back-lot tours where real shooting is in action, this is a truly unique experience. Then take a walk through Universal CityWalk and enjoy the great restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, California 91608
(818) 622-3801

Sportfishing at Newport Landing

Get out on the water and go sportfishing. There are several boats that go out daily for 1/2, 3/4 and full day trips to catch some of the ocean's finest fish. Set sail and let the breeze blow through your hair as you enjoy your adventure on the Pacific Ocean. Whether you catch 20 fish or none, you're sure to still have a good time and you might see some whales or dolphins in the process.

Newport Landing
309 Palm Street #A
Newport Beach, California 92661
(949) 675-0550

Irwindale Speedway

Irwindale Speedway is famous for its 1/2-mile track that showcases everything from midgets to legends, trucks and stock cars. Catch the action of a race most weekends or take part in one of the other spectacular events housed here.

Irwindale Speedway
500 Speedway Drive
Irwindale, California 91706
(626) 358-1100

Article Written By Jeffrey Brian

Jeffrey Brian is a professional writer specializing in fishing topics. He also uses his real estate training, sales abilities and general life knowledge to tackle a variety of other subjects.

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