Los Angeles is one of the most adventure-packed places in California. No wonder so many people come to visit every year, especially during the summer! However, if you’ve lived in Los Angeles for a while but you’re still feeling like a tourist, fear no more. Keep reading to see how you can make the most of your summer outside in sunny Los Angeles!
1. Rooftop Bar Sunset
Look past that terrible LA smog, and start looking at the beautiful sunset! Los Angeles has plenty of great rooftop bars such as The Perch, and what better way to spend your summer than with getting drinks with your best friends, and enjoying live music while watching the sunset? This is a perfect excuse to get off of the couch and dress in your fanciest clothes, rather than staying in your pajamas all day.
2. Outdoor Movie Night
For all of my movie fans, there is another alternative to watching movies than at home on Netflix. Los Angeles offers many outdoor movies starting from classics, to modern hits! Grab your friends, snacks, blankets, and head on over to LA to enjoy your favorite films outdoors!
3. LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens
One of the most famous attractions in Los Angeles located in Griffith Park, the LA Zoo is home to many exotic animals from all around the world. The Botanical Gardens also offer thousands of beautiful plants that will go perfectly with your Instagram feed! Make this summer a beautiful outdoor adventure by being one with nature.
4. Universal Studios Hollywood
Take a step into the actual sets used for your favorite Hollywood movies and visit Universal Studios this summer in Los Angeles! Enjoy thrilling rides, delicious food, and fun all around with your friends and family. Universal Studios is one of the main attractions that people usually go to when they visit Los Angeles. Cast spells with Harry Potter, dance with silly minions, eat doughnuts with Homer Simpson, and practice your karate moves with Kung Fu Panda. Seriously, you’re going to need to prepare yourself for how much fun you’ll have being a part of multiple movies for a day.
5. Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier
If you ever had trouble deciding whether you wanted to go to the beach or to the amusement park, there is a perfect solution for you. Visit the Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier! You can play games and ride all different kinds of rides while looking at the beach at the same time. Go on the ferris wheel and look directly out to the Pacific Ocean. How beautiful does that sound?
Looking for a hike with a refreshing surprise at the end? There are so many hikes in Los Angeles that have waterfalls that you can either swim or jump in at the end of your hike! From Escondido Falls to Eaton Canyon Falls, there are so many beautiful ways to end your hike. What are you waiting for? Put your sneakers on and go hiking!
Embrace your inner foodie and visit Smorgasburg in Los Angeles! Smorgasburg is an open air food market with a hundred local vendors! They have foods that are aesthetically pleasing, and incredibly delicious! Rice and shrimp in pineapples, burgers, unique ice cream, vegan food, ribs, tacos, lattes, you name it. Smorgasburg in Los Angeles has it all! You can thank me later.
Are you ready to go try all these fun outdoor activities in Los Angeles? Have you tried some of them already? Do you know more fun outdoor activities in Los Angeles? Let us know in the comments down below!
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