Point  ($$) 4.5
Cafe, Restaurant, Breakfast, Breakfast Restaurant, American Restaurant, Lunch, Breakfast Spot

Vegetarian options, Takeout, Dine-in, Casual, Iconic Dishes, Family-Friendly, Large Portions, Famous pancakes, Celebrity sightings

7916 Sunset Boulevard, Central LA, los angeles

The Griddle Cafe in Los Angeles is a legendary hotspot for breakfast enthusiasts. Known for its sizable portions and creative pancake varieties, this cafe provides a warm and inviting atmosphere that turns a classic breakfast into an unforgettable dining experience.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Hiking Area, Recreational Area, Scenic Viewpoint, Park, Nature Reserve, Recreation Area, Dog Park

Dog-friendly, Hiking trails, Wildlife, Scenic views, Hiking Trails, Yoga Classes, Picnic Areas, Viewpoints, Yoga classes, Picnic areas, Free admission, Dog-Friendly

2000 North Fuller Avenue, Central LA, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Hollywood, Runyon Canyon Park is a popular urban oasis offering panoramic views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign. It is a sanctuary for hikers, dog lovers, and fitness enthusiasts, boasting a range of trails that cater to all levels of difficulty.

3. Bestia
 ($$$) 4.5
Restaurant, Lunch, Italian Cuisine, Dining, Dinner, Eatery, Fine Dining

Private Dining, Cocktail Bar, Wood-fired Oven, House-made Charcuterie, Vegetarian Options, Open Kitchen, Reservations, Wine Selection, Wood-Fired Oven

2121 East 7th Place, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Nestled in the Arts District of Los Angeles, Bestia is a bustling Italian restaurant known for its chic industrial space, open kitchen, and a delightful fusion of traditional Italian cuisine with a modern twist. The atmosphere buzzes with energy as diners indulge in a symphony of wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas, and an array of rustic dishes.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Park, Photo Spot, Recreation Area

Walking paths, Dog-friendly zones, Picnic areas, Views of the Hollywood Sign

3160 Canyon Lake Drive, Central LA, los angeles

Nestled in the Hollywood Hills, Lake Hollywood Park offers a stunning view of the iconic Hollywood Sign and a tranquil setting away from the bustling city streets. It's a favorite spot for picnics, dog walking, and capturing memorable photos with a scenic backdrop.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Public Park, Historic Site, Lake, Recreational Area

Playground, Paddle Boating, Lotus Garden, Walking Paths, Picnic Areas

751 Echo Park Avenue, Echo Park, los angeles

Nestled in the bustling heart of Los Angeles, Lake Echo Park is an oasis of tranquility that offers a picturesque escape from urban life. Surrounded by lush greenery and boasting a stunning view of the downtown skyline, this park provides a serene spot for picnics, leisurely strolls, and paddle boating on the lake.

Point  ($$) 4.2
Bar, Dining, Restaurant, Dinner, Entertainment

Full Bar, Live Music, Vegetarian Options, Private Events

7408 Sunset Boulevard, Central LA, los angeles

El Compadre is an iconic Mexican restaurant in the heart of Hollywood, known for its fiery atmosphere, live mariachi music, and the famous 'Flaming Margarita'. With its vibrant decor and authentic Mexican cuisine, it's a popular spot for both locals and visitors looking for a festive dining experience.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Food Hall, Historic Site, Shopping Destination, Market

Family-Friendly, Variety of Food Vendors, Vendor Stalls, Historic Architecture, Events and Entertainment

317 South Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Grand Central Market, a downtown landmark since 1917, brings together the cuisines and cultures of Los Angeles. It's a vibrant and bustling marketplace housing food vendors, craft shops, and eateries, offering a rich tapestry of culinary experiences all under one historic roof.

8. Perch
 ($$$) 4.5
Dinner, Event Venue, Bar, Live Music Venue, Rooftop Bistro, Lunch, Restaurant, Rooftop

Rooftop seating, French cuisine, Brunch service, Panoramic Views, Live music, Cocktail bar, Live Music, Happy hour specials, Event hosting, French Cuisine, Cocktail Bar, Historic Building, Indoor and Outdoor Seating

448 South Hill Street, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Perch is an elevated resting place, a rooftop haven that offers a whimsical French-inspired all-season rooftop bistro experience. With its intimate indoor and outdoor seating that showcases breathtaking views of the Downtown Los Angeles skyline, Perch is a destination that enchants locals and visitors alike with its playful yet sophisticated atmosphere.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Cafe, Breakfast, American Restaurant, Breakfast Spot, Breakfast Restaurant, Brunch Restaurant

Family-Friendly, Takeout available, Organic options, Family-friendly, Indoor seating, Gluten-Free Options, Locally sourced ingredients, Vegan and gluten-free options, Takes Reservations, Takeout Available, Outdoor Seating, WiFi, Vegetarian-Friendly

7371 Melrose Avenue, Fairfax, los angeles

Blu Jam Cafe on Melrose Avenue is a bustling, cozy spot known for its hearty brunches and creative breakfast menu. This cafe, with its rustic-chic decor, invites diners to indulge in a fusion of American and international flavors, earning itself a reputation as a must-visit breakfast destination in Los Angeles.

Point  ($$) 4.2
stay time indicator 1.5-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Educational Facility, Conservation Center, Botanical Garden, Conservation Area, Zoo, Wildlife Park

Photography Spots, Playgrounds, Food Concessions, Interactive Experiences, Gardens, Gift Shop, Picnic Areas, Mobile App for Navigation, Gift Shops, Play Areas, Botanical Gardens, Educational Programs, Animal Exhibits, Special Events, Food Options

5333 Zoo Drive, los angeles

The Los Angeles Zoo is a wildlife conservation center home to a diverse collection of animals from around the globe. Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, it is a place where visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse themselves in the wonders of the natural world.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Restaurant, Bar, Dining, Gastropub, Lunch

Private Events, Craft Beer Selection, Scottish Dishes, Pet-Friendly, Vegetarian Options, Pet-Friendly Patio, Happy Hour, Outdoor Seating, Gourmet Burgers, TVs for Sports

3179 Los Feliz Boulevard, Northeast Los Angeles, los angeles

The Morrison is a trendy gastropub in Los Angeles known for its creative pub fare, extensive selection of craft beers, and a cozy, yet sophisticated ambiance. Whether you're in for a casual drink or a full meal, The Morrison has a diverse menu featuring everything from gourmet burgers to Scottish fare that caters to all tastes. Its pet-friendly patio makes it a favorite among dog owners, while the interior exudes a warm, inviting vibe perfect for social gatherings.

Dinner, Restaurant, Lunch, Bakery, Breakfast, Café

Pastries, Communal Tables, Artisanal Breads, French Cuisine, Sky-lit Spaces, Historic Building

624 South La Brea Avenue, Central LA, los angeles

République Café Bakery & République Restaurant is a bustling eatery situated in the heart of Los Angeles. Housed in a historic building with a charismatic blend of modern and classic French architecture, the venue offers an unforgettable culinary experience. Patrons are treated to a delightful array of artisanal bread, delectable pastries, and a sumptuous menu that blends French cuisine with Californian flair.

Point  ($$$$) 4.5
Japanese Cuisine, Restaurant, Fine Dining, Seafood Restaurant, Sushi Bar, Lunch, Dinner

Ocean View, Sushi Bar, Full Bar, Private Dining, Celebrity Spotting, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking

22706 Pacific Coast Highway, Eastern Malibu, malibu

Nestled on the coast of Malibu, Nobu Malibu offers an exquisite dining experience that blends luxurious ambiance with delectable Japanese-inspired cuisine. With a stunning ocean view, this hotspot draws both locals and celebrities alike, making it an essential culinary landmark in Southern California.

Point  ($$$) 4.5
Dining, Restaurant, Lunch, Fine Dining, Dinner, Seafood Restaurant, Historical Landmark

Wine Selection, Ocean View, Bar, Historic Venue, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Fresh Seafood

1602 Ocean Avenue, santa monica

The Lobster stands as an iconic fixture at the start of the famous Santa Monica Pier, offering breathtaking ocean views and fresh, succulent seafood. This spot is a favorite amongst locals and tourists alike for its amazing sunsets and its contemporary American seafood-focused menu.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Bakery, Artisanal, Breakfast, Cafe

Takeout Available, Organic Selection, Handcrafted Baked Goods, Coffee, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Free Wi-Fi, Local Ingredients

3156 Glendale Boulevard, Northeast Los Angeles, los angeles

Proof Bakery in Los Angeles is a haven for pastry aficionados, offering a tantalizing array of handcrafted, artisanal baked goods. From flaky croissants to hearty loaves of bread, every item is a testament to the bakery's commitment to quality and flavor.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-2.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Hiking Area, Nature Preserve, Recreation Area, Picnic Area, Natural Feature, Historic Site, Park, Public Park

Sports Fields, Picnic areas, Scenic views, Public Restrooms, Hiking Trails, Hiking trails, Dog-friendly areas, Sports fields, Playgrounds, Historical Landmarks, Picnic Areas

929 Academy Rd, los angeles

Elysian Park, nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, offers a serene escape from the city's hustle and bustle. With its lush greenery, rolling hills, and panoramic views of the downtown skyline, it's a favorite spot for picnickers, hikers, and nature lovers alike.

Point  ($$$) 4.5
Lunch, Dining, Dinner, Vegan Cuisine, Mexican Cuisine, Restaurant

Organic Ingredients, Outdoor Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vegan Options

8905 Melrose Avenue, Central LA, west hollywood

Gracias Madre in West Hollywood is a haven for exquisite plant-based Mexican cuisine. Offering a charming and stylish ambiance, this restaurant merges ethical eating with tantalizing flavors, drawing both vegans and non-vegans alike.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Basketball Courts, Recreation Area, Beach, Skatepark, Outdoor Gym

Public Restrooms, Outdoor Fitness Equipment, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Skate Plaza, Children's Playground, Handball Courts, Picnic Areas, Volleyball Courts

1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, los angeles

Nestled along the vibrant Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach Recreation Center is a hive of outdoor sports and beachfront activities. With its iconic Muscle Beach Gym, numerous basketball courts, and sprawling skatepark, this recreation center is a paradise for fitness enthusiasts and sun-seekers alike.

19. Urth Caffe
 ($$) 4.3
Bakery, Cafe, Coffee Shop, Eatery, Health Food Store, Breakfast, Café

Organic Menu, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wi-Fi, Vegan Options, Patio Seating, Wi-Fi Available, Gluten-Free Options, Outdoor Seating, Organic Coffee

459 South Hewitt Street, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Urth Caffe on Hewitt Street is a vibrant, health-conscious eatery in the heart of Los Angeles known for its organic coffees and fine teas. With its inviting ambiance, it's a perfect spot for both social gatherings and solo retreats.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.8
stay time indicator 1.0-4.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Natural Feature, Trail, Protected Area, National Recreation Area, Mountain Range

Visitor Centers, Scenic Overlooks, Camping Sites, Hiking Trails, Picnic Areas, Wildlife Viewing, Educational Programs

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, thousand oaks

Nestled in Southern California, the Santa Monica Mountains offer a stunning escape from the urban sprawl of Los Angeles. With rolling hills, lush canyons, and rocky peaks, the mountains provide a perfect backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hike, bike, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views.

Point  ($) 4.0
Live Music Venue, Burger Joint, Bar, Lunch, Dinner, Cafe

Outdoor Seating, Live Music, Beer, Sports TV, Burgers, Cash Only

15 Washington Boulevard, Venice, los angeles

Hinano Cafe is a legendary beachside bar known for its casual atmosphere, live music, and classic American pub fare. With its walls adorned with surfboards and memorabilia, this iconic spot has been a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike, looking for a laid-back place to unwind and enjoy a cold beer by the Venice Beach.

stay time indicator 1.5-3.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Cultural Center, Historic Site, Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, Educational Institution, Library

Research Facilities, Gift Shop, Botanical Collections, Themed Gardens, Art Exhibits, Cafe and Tea Room, Manuscript Archives, Educational Programs

1151 Oxford Road, san marino

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is a world-renowned cultural and research center nestled in San Marino, California. This picturesque estate encompasses an extensive library, an impressive collection of European and American art, and 120 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens representing different geographical regions and botanical themes.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.2
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Park, Recreation Area, Nature Reserve, Lakes, Picnic Area, Hiking Trails

Fishing Opportunities, Hiking Trails, Bird Watching, Shooting Range, Museum, Picnic Areas, Playgrounds, Equestrian Trails, Pedal Boat Rentals, Sports Facilities

750 S Santa Anita Avenue, south el monte

Nestled in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, Whittier Narrows Recreation Area is a vibrant oasis of greenery and waterways offering a delightful retreat from urban life. Encompassing over 1,400 acres, it's a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts, families, and anyone seeking a peaceful spot to unwind amidst nature.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Nature Reserve, Hiking Area, Park, Wildlife Area

Picnic areas, Scenic views, Audubon Center, Restrooms, Pond, Wildlife observation, Hiking trails

4235 Monterey Road, Northeast Los Angeles, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, Ernest E. Debs Regional Park is an urban oasis offering panoramic views of the city, lush greenery, and a tranquil environment for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. With its miles of hiking trails, serene pond, and abundant wildlife, it's a perfect retreat from the bustling city life.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Outdoor, Recreation Area, Park, Picnic Area

Hiking trails, BBQ facilities, Restrooms, Playgrounds, Wildlife watching, Sports fields, Picnic tables

4730 Crystal Springs Drive, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Griffith Park, the Crystal Springs Picnic Area offers a lush escape amidst the bustling city of Los Angeles. With ample grassy spaces, picnic tables, and towering trees providing generous shade, it's an ideal spot for family gatherings or a serene afternoon picnic.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Cultural Hub, Breakfast, Eatery, Coffee Shop, Cafe

Local Ingredients, Free Wi-Fi, Artisanal Coffee, Book Selection, Indoor Seating, Live Music

5772 West Pico Boulevard, Mid City, los angeles

Paper or Plastik Cafe is a cozy eatery located in the heart of Los Angeles, offering a perfect blend of artisanal coffee, gourmet cuisine, and a welcoming atmosphere for both work and relaxation. With its rustic interiors and a selection of handpicked books, this cafe invites patrons to enjoy a leisurely coffee experience.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Conservation Area, Urban Park, Nature Preserve, Park

Soccer Field, Picnic Areas, Children's Playground, Educational Signage, Amphitheater, Stream and Water Features, Walking Trails, Scenic Overlook, Native Plant Gardens

100 North Toluca Street, Westlake, los angeles

Vista Hermosa Natural Park is a lush oasis offering tranquil green space and breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles. This urban park features walking trails, streams, meadows, and oak savannahs, providing a perfect escape from the city's hustle.

Point  ($) 4.5
Dinner, Lunch, Historic Site, Culinary Spot, Restaurant

Takeout, Family-Friendly, Casual, Dine-in, Historic Atmosphere

1001 North Alameda Street, Central LA, los angeles

Philippe The Original, often simply called Philippe's, is a cherished eatery in Los Angeles known for its mouth-watering French dipped sandwiches. This bustling restaurant with its sawdust-covered floors offers a nostalgic ambiance reminiscent of a bygone era.

29. Salazar
 ($$) 4.5
Patio Dining, Mexican Cuisine, Grill, Dining, Restaurant, Lunch

Local Ingredients, Unique Ambiance, Cocktails, Casual, Outdoor Seating, Mexican Grill, Craft Cocktails, Pet-Friendly

2490 Fletcher Drive, Elysian Valley, los angeles

Salazar is a renowned outdoor dining destination in Los Angeles, known for its vibrant atmosphere and a delightful fusion of Mexican flavors with a modern twist. Nestled in Frogtown, it's a perfect spot for enjoying Southern California's sunny days and cool evenings.

Point  ($$) 4.0
Restaurant, Cafeteria, Lunch, Eatery

Healthy Options, Quick Service, Outdoor Seating, Eco-Friendly Packaging, Seasonal Menu

626 North Larchmont Boulevard, Central LA, los angeles

Lemonade Restaurant on Barrington Avenue is a modern cafeteria-style eatery known for its fresh, seasonal dishes and variety of lemonades. It's an ideal spot for health-conscious diners looking for a quick, yet wholesome meal. The ambience is casual and bright, with a vibrant and inviting atmosphere.

Point  ($$$) 4.5
Fine Dining, Restaurant, Seasonal Menu, Eatery, Local Produce, Lunch, Italian Cuisine, Dinner, Dining

Intimate Atmosphere, Handmade Pastas, Seasonal Menu, Local Ingredients, Wine Pairings, House-made Pasta, Locally Sourced Ingredients

37 Union Street, Old Pasadena, pasadena

Nestled in the heart of Pasadena, Union Restaurant is a beacon of culinary excellence, offering a fusion of modern and traditional Italian cuisine. This cozy eatery prides itself on using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to craft dishes that sing with flavor and innovation.

32. The Waffle
 ($$) 4.2
Cafe, Brunch Spot, Restaurant, Breakfast, Diner

Vegan options, Vegetarian options, WiFi, Family-friendly, Indoor seating, Wheelchair accessible

6255 Sunset Boulevard, Central LA, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Hollywood, The Waffle offers a cozy retreat for locals and tourists alike, serving up an array of comfort foods with a focus on gourmet waffles. With its retro ambiance and commitment to high-quality ingredients, this eatery has become a beloved spot for breakfast, brunch, and late-night bites.

Point  ($$$) 4.5
Cultural Landmark, Restaurant, Dinner, Lunch, Historic Site

Full Bar, Classic Cuisine, Private Dining, Classic Cocktails, Iconic Hollywood Memorabilia, Private Dining Rooms, Celebrity Hangout, Historic Decor

6667 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, los angeles

Step into Hollywood's golden age at Musso & Frank Grill, a culinary landmark serving classic American dishes since 1919. With its rich mahogany booths and timeless ambiance, this iconic eatery has been a favorite haunt for generations of stars and locals alike.

Lunch, Seafood Market, Ocean View Eatery, Cafe, Dinner, Casual Dining

Casual Atmosphere, Outdoor Seating, Ocean Views, Fresh Seafood, Takeout Available

25653 California 1, Central Malibu, malibu

Nestled along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu Seafood Fresh Fish Market & Patio Cafe is a favorite local eatery offering a variety of freshly caught seafood and breathtaking ocean views. This casual seaside spot invites diners to savor the flavors of the ocean, with everything from fish tacos to clam chowder on the menu.

Point  ($) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-3.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Recreation Area, Nature Preserve, Historical Site, State Park, Historic Site, Hiking Trails, Film Location, Hiking Trail, Camping Site

Horseback Riding Trails, Picnic Areas, Historical Landmarks, Biking Trails, Visitor Center, Camping Sites, Rock Climbing Opportunities, Rock Pool, Fishing Spots, Wildlife Viewing, Camping Facilities, Hiking Trails

1925 Las Virgenes Road, calabasas

Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Creek State Park offers breathtaking scenic beauty, with miles of hiking trails, rolling hills, and serene sycamore woodlands. It's a haven for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone looking for an escape from the urban hustle.

Point  ($$$) 4.5
American Cuisine, Seafood Restaurant, Bar, Dinner, Lunch, Restaurant, Asian Fusion, Ocean View, Lounge, Dining

Brunch menu, Valet Parking, Private Events, Ocean View, Outdoor seating, Oceanfront views, Valet parking, Live DJ on weekends, Private dining options, Outdoor Seating, Cocktail bar, Cocktail Lounge

20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Eastern Malibu, malibu

Moonshadows Malibu is a serene seaside escape offering breathtaking ocean views and a unique dining experience. The soothing sound of the waves and the chic, laid-back atmosphere make it a perfect spot for both romantic dinners and casual gatherings.

Point  ($) 4.5
Diner, Lunch, Restaurant, Historic Site

Counter Service, Cash Only, Dine-In

10801 West Pico Boulevard, West Los Angeles, los angeles

The Apple Pan is a landmark eatery in West Los Angeles known for its classic American burgers, pie desserts, and a nostalgic diner ambience that has stood the test of time. Serving patrons since 1947, this counter-service restaurant offers a slice of vintage Americana that's increasingly rare in the city.

38. Alcove
 ($$) 4.5
Bar, Breakfast, Historic Site, Garden, Restaurant, Cafe

Late Night Dining, Vegetarian Options, Brunch Menu, Cocktail Bar, Outdoor Seating, Garden Patios, Historic Building

1929 Hillhurst Avenue, Central LA, los angeles

Nestled in the bustling neighborhood of Los Feliz, Alcove is a charming spot that offers a cozy ambiance for dining and socializing. Housed in two historic bungalows, surrounded by garden patios, Alcove serves up American and international classics with a twist, alongside a wide selection of drinks.

39. The Trails
 ($) 4.5
Lunch, Park, Cafe, Hiking Area

Pet-Friendly, Outdoor Seating, Walking Trails, Scenic Views

2333 Fern Dell Drive, Central LA, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Griffith Park, The Trails is a charming cafe and a popular starting point for a network of hiking trails showcasing the natural beauty of Los Angeles. Surrounded by lush greenery, this spot is a tranquil escape from the city buzz.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Breakfast, Coffee Shop, Café, Cafe

Sustainably Sourced Coffee, Espresso Drinks, Wheelchair Accessible, Indoor Seating, Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi, Retail Coffee Bags, Outdoor Seating, Fresh Pastries, Vegan Options, Pour-Over Coffee

582 Mateo Street, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles' Arts District, Blue Bottle Coffee at 582 Mateo St offers a serene escape into the world of meticulously crafted coffee. This modern cafe, with its minimalist design and abundant natural light, invites coffee aficionados and novices alike to savor an array of exceptional, single-origin brews and espresso-based beverages.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Historic Site, Dining, Restaurant, Bar, Lunch

Historic Building, Happy Hour, Vintage Decor, Health-conscious Menu, Cocktail Bar

225 Santa Monica Boulevard, Downtown, santa monica

The Misfit Bar & Restaurant serves as a hip spot in Santa Monica, offering an eclectic menu of health-conscious eats and a wide array of cocktails in a vibrant, vintage-chic setting. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, The Misfit encapsulates the laid-back yet sophisticated spirit of the city.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Playground, Community Center, Recreation Center, Park, Athletic Fields

Basketball Courts, Children's Play Area, Picnic Areas, Gymnasium, Community Room, Baseball Diamond, Tennis Courts

851 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades, los angeles

Nestled in the tranquil neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, the Palisades Recreation Center serves as a hub of community life. Its sprawling grounds invite locals and visitors alike to enjoy a wide range of recreational activities amidst the refreshing Californian breeze.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-4.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Forest, Administrative Building, Nature Preserve, Recreation Area

Hiking Trails, Visitor Information, Picnic Areas, Camping Sites, Wildlife Observation

701 North Santa Anita Avenue, arcadia

Nestled in the San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest Headquarters serves as the administrative center for managing the scenic wilderness areas, offering plentiful outdoor recreation opportunities, from hiking to camping.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Playground, Picnic Area, Recreation Area, Park

Playground equipment, Picnic tables, Family-friendly, Outdoor, Hiking trails nearby, Scenic views

3200 Canyon Drive, Central LA, los angeles

Tucked away in the iconic Griffith Park, Bronson Canyon Playground offers a scenic recreational area for families and outdoor enthusiasts. With its close proximity to the famous Hollywood Sign, visitors can enjoy playground equipment, a large picnic area, and a sense of serenity away from the bustling city life.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Eatery, Brunch Spot, Restaurant, Lunch, American Cuisine

Farm-to-table, Organic dishes, Wine and beer, Comfort food, Gluten-free options, Locally sourced ingredients, Private dining, Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating

439 North Beverly Drive, beverly hills

The Farm of Beverly Hills is a cozy, rustic eatery known for serving American comfort food with a modern twist. Nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills, this charming spot offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, perfect for a family brunch or a casual business lunch.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Restaurant, Bakery, Eatery, Breakfast, Cafe

Locally-sourced produce, Catering Services, Artisanal breads, Takeout Available, Freshly Baked Goods, Farm-to-table, Pastry, Vegetarian options, Seasonal Menu, Savory dishes, Family-Friendly, Organic ingredients, Seasonal menu, Breakfast and lunch, Organic Ingredients

1014 Wilshire Boulevard, Downtown, santa monica

Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe is a cozy, bustling eatery in Santa Monica known for its farm-to-table approach and freshly baked artisanal breads and pastries. It's a favorite local spot for a quality breakfast or lunch that promises a warm atmosphere and delicious dishes made from organic and locally-sourced ingredients.

Espresso Bar, Breakfast, Cafe, Coffee Shop

Coffee Tastings, Direct Trade Beans, Artisan Coffee, Outdoor Seating, Latte Art

3922 Sunset Boulevard, Silver Lake, los angeles

Intelligentsia Coffee Silver Lake Coffeebar is a trendy spot in Los Angeles, known for its high-quality, direct trade coffee and modern ambiance. Baristas are skilled artisans, and the establishment is revered for its innovative brewing methods and intricate latte art. It's not just a place to get a caffeine fix but a destination for those who appreciate the craft of coffee making.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Hiking Area, Nature Center, Educational Site

Live Animal Displays, Picnic Areas, Hiking Trails, Gift Shop, Educational Exhibits

1750 North Altadena Drive, pasadena

Nestled at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, Eaton Canyon Nature Center is a verdant oasis that offers a gateway to the natural beauty of Eaton Canyon. The Nature Center serves as a hub for educational displays, live animals, and information on the local flora and fauna, as well as the starting point for numerous hiking trails that traverse the canyon.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Historical Site, Educational Site, Garden, Nature Area, Event Venue

Exhibit Halls, Outdoor Event Spaces, Gardens, Walking Paths, Meeting Rooms

570 West Avenue 26, Northeast Los Angeles, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, the River Center and Gardens serves as a beautiful urban oasis, offering a serene retreat from the bustling city life. Its lush landscapes, picturesque gardens, and Spanish-style architecture create an idyllic setting for leisure, events, and environmental education.

Urban Park, Lunch, Public Space

Scenic Views, Outdoor Seating

3050 North Coolidge Avenue, Echo Park, los angeles

Spoke at 3050 N Coolidge Ave is an urban oasis nestled in the vibrant heart of Los Angeles. A serene retreat from the bustling city life, this spot offers a tranquil environment where visitors can unwind and enjoy the scenic views it provides.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Ice Cream Shop, Lunch, Cafe, Bar, Restaurant

Reservations accepted, Cocktail bar, Multiple dining options, Outdoor seating, Gourmet ice cream, Seasonal menus, Beachside location

119 Culver Boulevard, Playa del Rey, los angeles

Nestled by the picturesque shores of Playa del Rey, Playa Provisions serves as a delightful haven for food lovers craving coastal flavors. Spread across four distinct dining concepts, this beachside spot offers everything from gourmet ice cream to scrumptious seafood, all under the watchful eye of 'Top Chef' alum Brooke Williamson.

Point  (Free Entry) 3.5
stay time indicator 0.5-3.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Parking Lot

Ample space, Close to the beach, Accessible location

12001 Vista Del Mar, nr. Parking lot, Playa del Rey, los angeles

Located at the scenic Playa del Rey, the parking lot at 12001 Vista del Mar offers a convenient spot for beach-goers to leave their vehicles and enjoy a day on the sandy shores. The lot provides ample space and is situated close to the beach, making it a hassle-free starting point for a day of relaxation or seaside activities.

53. Sqirl
 ($$) 4.5
Eatery, Breakfast, Breakfast Spot, Cafe

Locally Sourced Ingredients, Takeaway Available, Vegetarian Options, Casual Dining, Seasonal Menu

720 Virgil Avenue, East Hollywood, los angeles

Sqirl is a bustling, trendy eatery known for its seasonally-driven, locally-sourced cuisine, where the flavors of Southern California shine through in every dish. The restaurant is famous for its inventive jams, iconic Ricotta Toast, and a vibrant selection of grain bowls, salads, and sandwiches.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Nature Preserve, Park, Picnic Area, Hiking Area

Bird watching opportunities, Guided tours, Picnic areas, Hiking trails, Restrooms, Event space rental, Educational programs, Ample parking

15601 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, los angeles

Nestled in the serene neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, Temescal Gateway Park presents an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty. Its lush landscapes and well-maintained trails offer an ideal escape from the city's bustle, providing a perfect setting for hiking, picnicking, and outdoor relaxation.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.8
stay time indicator 0.5-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Shrine, Meditation Garden, Spiritual Center, Lake, Park, Memorial

Visitor center, Meditation spots, Picnic areas, Boat dock, Windmill Chapel, Bookshop, Free parking, Garden walkways

17190 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, los angeles

Nestled amidst the bustling city of Los Angeles, the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine is a serene oasis that offers visitors a chance to retreat into nature and spirituality. The tranquil gardens, swan-filled lake, and windmill chapel provide a picturesque setting for meditation and reflection.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Coffee Shop, Espresso Bar, Bakery, Café, Breakfast, Eatery, Cafe

Sustainable Practices, Dairy-Free Options, Artisanal Offerings, Outdoor Seating, Baked Goods, Gluten-Free Options, Artisan Coffee, Wi-Fi, Indoor Seating

5000 York Boulevard, Highland Park, los angeles

Cafe de Leche is a vibrant and cozy coffee spot located in the trendy neighborhood of Highland Park in Los Angeles. Known for its artisanal coffee and eclectic menu of pastries and sandwiches, it's a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Historical Landmark, Educational Site, Nature Preserve, Botanical Garden

Plant Collections, Historic Structures, Event Venues, Peacock Habitat, Guided Tours

301 North Baldwin Avenue, arcadia

Nestled at the heart of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Arboretum is a lush oasis where nature lovers can explore a diverse collection of plants from around the world. This 127-acre botanical garden offers a serene environment, with peacocks roaming freely and picturesque landscapes perfect for a leisurely stroll or a family picnic.

Point  ($) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Botanical Gardens, Nature & Parks, Historical Landmark, Historic Sites, Nature Preserve

Japanese Garden, Walking Trails, Café, Gift Shop, Educational Programs, Seasonal Events

1418 Descanso Drive, la cañada flintridge

Nestled in the heart of La Cañada Flintridge, Descanso Gardens offers an enchanting experience for nature lovers and garden enthusiasts alike. With its sprawling 150 acres of meticulously maintained gardens, woodlands, and chaparral, this serene oasis invites visitors to explore a variety of botanical collections and scenic landscapes.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Historic Site, Tourist Attraction, State Park, Nature Preserve, Equestrian Facility, Picnic Area, Equestrian Trail, Hiking Area

Horseback Riding, Picnic Tables, Picnic Areas, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking Trails, Equestrian Trails, Educational Exhibits, Scenic Overlooks, Polo Field, Guided Tours, Historic Ranch House, Visitor Center, Ranch House, Photography Spots, Gift Shop

1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, los angeles

Nestled in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains, Will Rogers State Historic Park is an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. The park offers visitors a chance to enjoy hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking amidst verdant landscapes and sweeping views.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Historic Site, Garden, Tourist Attraction, Outdoor space, Historic site, Photography spot, Park

Walking Paths, Photography Spots, Open lawns, Historic significance, Benches, Rose Varieties, Event Space, Rose varieties, Walking paths, Fountains, Historical Significance, Wedding venue

701 State Drive, South Los Angeles, los angeles

The Exposition Park Rose Garden is a blooming paradise nestled in the heart of Los Angeles. With its meticulously manicured lawns, vibrant floral displays, and tranquil atmosphere, it's a sanctuary for nature lovers and a popular spot for leisurely strolls, photography, and relaxation.

Point  ($$) 4.0
Lunch, Beachfront Dining, Restaurant, Cafe, Café, Beachfront

Beach Access, Kid-Friendly, Ocean View, Outdoor Seating, Accessible, Casual Dining, Family-Friendly, Vegetarian Options

445 California 1, North of Montana, santa monica

Back on the Beach Cafe offers a unique dining experience with stunning ocean views and a family-friendly atmosphere right on the sands of Santa Monica Beach. Enjoy a casual menu featuring fresh and delicious Californian cuisine, from hearty breakfasts to sumptuous seafood.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Restaurant, Dining, Lunch, Taiwanese Cuisine, Asian Cuisine

Vegetarian options, Wheelchair accessible, Takeout available, Family-friendly

400 S Baldwin Ave Ste 2315, arcadia

Din Tai Fung offers a memorable dining experience with meticulously crafted dumplings and authentic Taiwanese dishes. Known for their precise technique and quality ingredients, the restaurant provides a delightful journey into the world of Asian cuisine.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.8
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Outdoor, Tourist Attraction, Cultural, Historic Site, Landmark

No direct access, Photography spot, Iconic Landmark, Photo Opportunity, Iconic view, Hiking Trails Nearby, Scenic Views

Hollywood Hills, los angeles

Perched on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills, the Hollywood Sign is one of the most iconic landmarks in the United States, if not the world. This massive sign is an emblem of the entertainment industry and offers breathtaking views of Los Angeles and beyond.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Oceanview, Cafe, Farm-to-table, Farm-to-Table, Lunch, Breakfast, Restaurant

Locally Sourced Ingredients, Local ingredients, Ocean view, Outdoor Seating, Organic Options, Organic options, Vegetarian-Friendly, Ocean Views, Historic location, Outdoor seating

23000 Pacific Coast Highway, malibu

Nestled at the start of the iconic Malibu Pier, Malibu Farm Pier Cafe is a delightful farm-to-table experience that offers fresh, organic, and locally-sourced fare in a stunning over-the-ocean setting. With unbeatable views of the Pacific and the soothing sounds of the waves beneath, this quaint eatery is a must-visit for wholesome food and the quintessential Malibu vibe.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Beach, Hiking Area, Nature Preserve, Natural Feature, Wildlife Observation, Hiking Spot, Recreational Area, State Beach, Whale Watching Site, State Park

Picnic Areas, Panoramic Views, Scenic Views, Parking, Climbing, Whale Watching Opportunities, Swimming, Surfing, Public Restrooms, Surfing Spots, Restrooms, Tide Pools, Hiking Trails

6800 Westward Beach Road, Central Malibu, malibu

Point Dume State Beach boasts stunning cliffside views, pristine sandy shores, and clear blue waters. It's a perfect spot for surfing, swimming, and sunbathing. The nature preserve atop Point Dume offers panoramic ocean vistas, hiking trails, and the chance to spot migrating whales.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
State Park, Nature Preserve, Hiking Area, Beach, State Beach, Natural Feature, Photography Spot, Picnic Area

Sea Caves, Ocean views, Picnic Areas, Picnic area, Trails, Tide Pools, Stunning Sunsets, Hiking Trails, Wildlife viewing, Sea caves, Rock Formations, Tide pools, Wildlife Viewing Opportunities, Rock formations

32350 Pacific Coast Highway, Western Malibu, malibu

El Matador State Beach, located off the Pacific Coast Highway, is one of Malibu's most picturesque and popular destinations. Known for its stunning rock formations, sea caves, and clear blue waters, it's a haven for photographers, sunbathers, and nature enthusiasts alike.

67. Pace
 ($$$) 4.5
Dining, Culinary Experience, Dinner, Fine Dining, Restaurant, Italian Cuisine

Wood-Fired Pizza Oven, Artisanal Menu, Historic Venue, Romantic Ambiance, Local Produce, Wine Selection, Private Events, Organic Ingredients, Wood-fired Oven

2100 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Central LA, los angeles

Pace is an enchanting Italian restaurant nestled in the heart of Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles. Known for its cozy ambiance and exceptional cuisine, it's a hidden gem that offers a romantic escape from the city's hustle. The charming decor, with its dim lighting and rustic touches, creates a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Point  ($) 4.5
Lunch, Fast Food, Drive-Thru, Diner, Takeout, Fast Food Restaurant, Burger Joint

Drive-thru, Walk-Up Window, Outdoor Seating, Merchandise, Indoor Seating, Takeaway Available, Drive-Thru Service, Fresh Ingredients, Secret Menu

7009 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, los angeles

In-N-Out Burger on Sunset Boulevard is an iconic fast-food spot in Los Angeles known for its fresh, made-to-order burgers, hand-cut fries, and old-school American charm. It's a bustling location favored by both locals and tourists for a quick and satisfying meal.

69. Gjelina
 ($$$) 4.5
Dining, Lunch, Restaurant, Cuisine, Eatery, Dinner

Seasonal menu, Vegetarian-friendly, Outdoor seating, Local ingredients, Rooftop garden, Rustic ambiance, Trendy atmosphere, Artisanal pizzas, No substitutions policy

1429 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, los angeles

Gjelina is a trendy, bustling eatery located on the famed Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, California. Known for its chic, minimalist decor and a vibrant atmosphere, it serves up a delectable array of New American fare with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. The menu features everything from artisanal pizzas to creative small plates that showcase the best of California's produce.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-3.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Natural Feature, State Park, Recreation Area, Hiking Area, Natural Preserve, Recreational Area, Hiking Trails

Panoramic views, Picnic Areas, Vista Points, Wildlife viewing, Biking Trails, Biking trails, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking trails, Geological Sites, Equestrian Trails, Equestrian trails, Picnic areas, Hiking Trails

20828 Entrada Road, topanga

Nestled in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park offers breathtaking views and a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban Los Angeles. With over 36 miles of trails through open grassland, live oaks, and spectacular vistas of the Pacific Ocean, it's an ideal spot for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians alike.

Point  (Free Entry) 4.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Hiking Trail, Outdoor Recreation, Natural Attraction, Waterfall, Nature

Wildlife, Waterfall Views, Waterfall views, Hiking trails, Hiking, Nature Trails, Picnic Areas, Natural scenery

Escondido Canyon Trail, malibu

Escondido Falls is one of the most captivating waterfall hikes in Malibu, offering a serene escape amid the lush greenery of the Santa Monica Mountains. The trail meanders through oak woodlands, riparian canyons, and leads to the spectacular multi-tiered waterfall, with the lower falls accessible to most hikers and the more challenging upper falls for those seeking adventure.

Point  ($$) 4.5
Roastery, Espresso Bar, Breakfast, Coffee Shop, Café

Free Wi-Fi, Takeout Available, Merchandise, Roasted Coffee Beans, Sustainable Practices, Sustainably Sourced Coffee, Retail Coffee Bags, Indoor Seating, Bakery Items, Wheelchair Accessible

833 South Spring Street, Downtown Los Angeles, los angeles

Verve Coffee Roasters on South Spring Street is a mecca for coffee aficionados in Los Angeles. With its industrial chic interior, the café serves up expertly roasted beans and brews crafted to perfection by skilled baristas. It's not just a place to grab a caffeine fix but a space to savor the art of coffee making and enjoy the vibrant community vibe.