11 December 2017 Comments Off on 10 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles for under $20 Travel Tips & Advice
With all of the gorgeous weather in Los Angeles, there’s no need to stay inside.
Spend a day in the California sunshine and enjoy these outdoor activities for less than $20 each.
- Perry’s Beach Cafe & Rentals
Explore the Santa Monica and Venice beachfront and get some exercise by renting rollerblades or a mountain bike (starting at $10 an hour) from Perry’s Café & Rentals.
- Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Mingle with amphibians, invertebrates and reptiles at the LAIR at Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Zoo admission is $17 for adults, and parking is free.
- Runyon Canyon Park
Visit Runyon Canyon for a star-studded hike and yoga in the park. Although yoga classes are free, donations are recommended. Classes are held three to four times daily.
- Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Catch a movie during the Cinespia screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery during the summer. Don’t forget a picnic, wine and blankets. Tickets are $8-15.
- Los Angeles Dodgers / Dodger Stadium
Make your way to Dodger Stadium to root for the home team. And you can’t get the full game day experience without ordering a Dodger Dog, one of LA’s iconic foods. Individual game tickets for Top Deck seating start at just $8.
- Pacific Park
Cap off a day at the beach by riding the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel, the Pacific Wheel at Pacific Park, on the historic Santa Monica Pier. Take in panoramic views of the Southern California coastline for $5 per ride. To enjoy all of Pacific Park’s 12 rides as many times as you like, purchase an All-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband (ages 8 and over) for $20.
- Sherman Oaks Castle Park
The whole family will enjoy the fun challenges of miniature golf in the lush surroundings of Sherman Oaks Castle Park. An 18-hole round of mini golf is $6.50 for adults ages 13 to 64, $5.50 for children (5-12) and seniors (64+). Children age 4 and under are free with a paid adult.
- Grand Park
Stroll through Grand Park on Tuesdays for their weekly farmers market. Vendors offer produce, flowers and prepared foods. No need to leave Fido at home – Grand Park offers complimentary a pet valet in their dog run, located at Spring Street between First and Temple.
- Griffith Observatory
Indulge your love of all things astronomical at the Griffith Observatory. Take a hike through Griffith Park, then catch a show for $7 at the Samuel Oschin Planetarium.
- The Standard Downtown LA
Spend the day outdoors without sacrificing luxury. Head to the Rooftop of the Standard Downtown LA to enjoy their heated swimming pool and Biergarten fare