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Los Angeles see + do

Los Angeles doesn't wholly deserve its reputation as a cultural wasteland. There are some great museums—the Getty Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, for starters—and even some decent theater at the Ahmanson. But most seeing and doing in L.A. revolves around what the city is best known for: (1) Hollywood; and (2) the weather. If you want to make like the locals, you'll shop on Robertson, head to Point Dume for a beach picnic, catch a screening at the Directors Guild, hike Runyan Canyon, and check out the Griffith Observatory. It's not a particularly user-friendly city to tour: The Metro system is abysmal, and one hot spot is likely to be ten miles from the next. But get yourself a convertible Beemer and some insiders' favorites, and you'll be living la vida La La in no time.

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West Hollywood, West Hollywood

West Hollywood is known as Boy's Town—on account of the big, vocally political gay population—but it's also home to a huge Russian community (and...more

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Virginia Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills

This was the first Beverly Hills mansion (completed in 1911), built by the department store family on a hill overlooking the bean fields—an area that...more

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Venice Beach, Los Angeles

Venice Beach is more interesting and bohemian than next-door Santa Monica. Abbot Kinney Boulevard has one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, Beyond Baroque...more

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Surfing, Los Angeles

There are surf spots all along the southern part of the California coast; among the best and best-known are Surf Rider Beach in Malibu and Huntington Beach in...more

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Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles

Drive its length, from downtown to the Pacific Ocean. You'll pass Echo Park, where lotuses bloom in the lake; the funky shops of Silver Lake; Hollywood High...more

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Scenic Drives, Los Angeles

One of the most dramatic driving routes in Los Angeles is Mulholland Drive, which follows the peaks of the Santa Monica Mountains from the Cahuenga Pass almost...more

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Santa Monica, Santa Monica

Santa Monica has its famous pier, the Third Street Promenade (now mostly chain stores, but still with a kid-friendly amusement park), and the famed Wednesday...more

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Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena

This Spanish-colonial landmark with its welcoming tiled central patio was built in 1917, and some of filmdom's most highly regarded actors, including Gene...more

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Pasadena, Pasadena

Pasadena is famous for the Rose Bowl and Parade, and for the remarkably beautiful architecture, including landmark Greene and Greene houses. Old Pasadena once...more

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Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena

Amid beautiful gardens inspired by Monet's Giverny, this somewhat drab, boxy museum (built in 1969) had its interior spruced up by Frank Gehry in the late '90s....more

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