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Best Things to Do in Los Angeles

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Jason's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

Nobu Malibu is a great spot. Amazing view, great food, and celebrity sightings.

Visited Los Angeles in April

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Jessica in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Andee's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

Nobu, City Deli, Interstellar, Din Tai Fung, Choko-latte, HiHo Burger

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

Rent then ride bikes along the venice and santa monica boardwalk

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Don't miss a sunset

Visited Los Angeles in January

Photo Shoot Location: El Matador Beach

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Bianca & Sean's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

Calabra at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

Hike to the vortex in Topanga Canyon

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Stay at the Proper Hotel in Santa Monica! It’s luxurious and hip and cozy all at the same time. If you can’t stay there, just grab a drink on the rooftop or the lobby bar. The decor is next-level, and the food is exceptional.

Hometown Shoot in January

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Martina A. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Autumn's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

El unico tacos

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

Activities on the beach

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Take in as much sunshine as possible

Visited Los Angeles in November

Photo Shoot Location: Venice Beach Boardwalk

Jessica in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Katherine's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

We loved Handel's Homemade Ice Cream which was a recommendation from our Flytographer!

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

Relax at the beach.

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Pack quarters for the meters. Although many meters take cards, some do not.

Visited Los Angeles in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Dipan in Los Angeles for Flytographer


David's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

Pizzana! Amazing pizza with ingredients flown in from Italy.

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

It’s tough to name in the time of Covid, but it’s always fun to walk down Abbot Kinney, any farmers market, 3rd street promenade (stop at The Misfit for 12-7pm HH drinks), or visit any rooftop bar/restaurant.

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Hollywood is cool to see as a tourist, but you don’t need to stay there overnight. Opt for Santa Monica, Venice or West Hollywood instead!

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Dipan in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Joey's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What are the best places to eat and drink in Los Angeles?

Yuca's is a tiny taco shack in Los Feliz. It doesn't look like much but it is delicious. Some of the best tacos I have ever had and they serve a dang good burger too! It makes for a fantastic lunch spot.

What are the best things to do in Los Angeles?

Go into the mountains near Santa Monica. It absolutely gorgeous with views of mountains, the ocean, and the sprawling city of LA. When you're done you can enjoy your time in Santa Monica with great shopping and food.

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Get a rental car and be patient with the traffic. There is so much to do and see. It might take a while to get there so just relax and be happy you're on vacation.

Visited Los Angeles in March

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Jade's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Ask locals for best reviews and transport tips.

Visited Los Angeles in January

Photo Shoot Location: Santa Monica Pier & Beach

Alyson in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Lindsay's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

In West Hollywood we loved The Butcher, The Baker, and The Cappuccino maker, and also Carrera Cafe!

Visited Los Angeles in November

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Ashley's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

I always eat in the Arts District in LA. Shamelessly love Umami Burger.

Visited Los Angeles in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Michelle in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Kelly's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Make sure to book reservations for places you want to eat at.

Visited Los Angeles in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Grace's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Take advantage of Museum free days and for some you really have to plan ahead!! It is the best thing this city offers.

Visited Los Angeles in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


BRAD's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is an enormous, sprawling city, and taking in everything it offers in a single trip is a near impossible and monumental task. Each part of the city offers such great, unique things to do and places to eat, so it's best to try and tackle areas of it every day instead of running around all over the place trying to do and see everything.

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Santa Monica Pier & Beach

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


BRAD's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

The size of Los Angeles is definitely not to be underestimated. It’s easy to look at a map and figure going from one place to another would be easy, but it can take quite a while to move across the city. Be sure to consider the places you want to be, the things you want to do, and the places you want to eat all into consideration so that you can properly plan on where you’ll stay and how to manage your days without crisscrossing all over the city all day.

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Griffith Park

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Tracie's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

If you like fries, check out Great American Fries across from the pier. They are amazing!

Visited Los Angeles in September

Photo Shoot Location: Santa Monica Pier & Beach

Michelle in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Lillian's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Book restaurant reservations in advance!! And go to a concert at the Greek Theatre

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Griffith Park

Michelle in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Rochelle's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

We went to a super fun bar in Santa Monica called Élephante. Great cocktails and the service was awesome. A must see area was Huntington beach. It was very fun and had some great restaurants. A good tip I have is to Uber everywhere you can. It was affordable and super convenient.

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Santa Monica Pier & Beach

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Milica's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Ask locals for recommendations - this is the best way to find the gems in LA and everyone is always extremely willing to help!

Visited Los Angeles in August

Photo Shoot Location: Griffith Park

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Christine's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Galaxy tacos in La Jolla

Visited Los Angeles in July

Photo Shoot Location: Venice Beach Boardwalk

Martina A. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Laura's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Cocktails overlooking the city lights at one of LA’s many downtown rooftops, wander Abbott Kinney and spend a night cheering on the Dodgers!

Visited Los Angeles in May

Photo Shoot Location: Venice Beach Boardwalk

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Stacey's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Stay near Abbot Kinney Blvd. Make dining reservations!

Visited Los Angeles in May

Photo Shoot Location: Venice Beach Boardwalk

Jenny in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Kayla's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

If you're planning to travel to California, we can't stress enough how beautiful the view of the coast is. Pick up a camper, like we did, or a convertable and drive down highway one for breathtaking views, small local eats that you will adore and hours of unforgettable memories. When you reach Los Angeles, be sure to visit Santa Monica Pier before heading into the city centre. We highly reccomend picking up an electric scooter and seeing the city this way! We rode the scooters up the hollywood hills appreciating the beautiful views, luxurious houses and feeling the California sun.

Visited Los Angeles in May

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Martina A. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Jasmine's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

There is so much. We checked out Next Door Lounge for drinks and dancing one night and they had live music and then an awesome DJ. Danced the night away. We got lucky with a table but I would recommend booking a table. We also did the Warner Brothers Studio tour. If you like movies and TV - it’s a must see in LA!

Visited Los Angeles in April

Photo Shoot Location: Santa Monica Pier & Beach

Martina A. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Vanessa's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

Be sure to visit El Matador State Beach in Malibu and Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles! Both places are so beautiful.

Visited Los Angeles in March

Photo Shoot Location: Griffith Park

Lauren K. in Los Angeles for Flytographer


Lauren's Travel Tips for Los Angeles

What is your best overall travel tip for Los Angeles?

The traffic is as crazy as people say it is! Always add on at least 30 minutes to your anticipated travel time!

Visited Los Angeles in February

Photo Shoot Location: LACMA

Michelle in Los Angeles for Flytographer


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