Moon 52 Things to Do in Los Angeles by Teena Apeles


From the market you haven’t hit yet to the desert getaway you keep meaning to plan, experience something new right here at home with Moon 52 Things to Do in Los Angeles.

  • Cool things to do in + around the city: Check out the art galleries in West Adams, hop on a Jeepney in Historic Filipinotown + learn a craft from local artisans. Sample street tacos on Sunset, enjoy a platter of Ethiopian food, or experience a drag-show brunch. Bike or skate along the LA River, search for sea life in the tide pools of San Pedro, or hike to the Griffith or Mount Wilson observatories
  • Day trips and weekend getaways: Take the Pacific Surfliner Train from Union Station to Solana Beach, kayak on Lake San Marcos, or wander Ojai’s nature preserves. Rent a golf cart on Catalina Island, shop + dine along Santa Barbara’s State Street , or immerse yourself in desert artwork in the Coachella Valley
  • Experiences broken down by category: Find to do lists for each season, activities for kids, outdoor adventures, arts + culture, food + drinks, live entertainment + more
  • A local’s advice: Longtime Angeleno author Teena Apeles knows the city’s ins + outs, from unexpected street art to hidden local history
  • Inspirational full-color photos throughout
  • Easy-to-scan planning tips: Addresses, nearby attractions + tips for avoiding the crowds if you’re heading to a popular spot

What are you doing this weekend? Try something new with Moon 52 Things to Do in Los Angeles.

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