What to Do in LA by Day or Night

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Nightlife may be the city’s claim to gossip-rag fame, but there’s an endless list of outdoor activities and things to do in Los Angeles during the day when perpetual sunshine and an unbeatable warm climate foster a fitness-minded and outdoorsy mentality.

Athletic Angeleno’s can find surfing, swimming, and volleyball at Zuma, Santa Monica, or Venice beaches, hiking in the Hills among the multitude of mansions, and a sea of indoor and outdoor yoga studios like the park at Hollywood’s Runyon Canyon. Beyond a non-stop workout, Los Angeles offers plenty of cultural and historical landmarks to keep one busy, from the famous theaters and the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard and the world-renowned shopping on Rodeo Drive and Robertson Boulevard, to the weirdly fascinating Venice Boardwalk and iconic outdoor event venues the Greek and the Hollywood Bowl.

Mix in a few world-class museums, countless markets, topped off with some great sea-side happy hours, and a day of things to do in LA is complete. Of course, those looking to keep the previous night’s party going also have an array of hotel pool scenes to choose from, where they can cool off with the toned and glistening beauties on those hot summer afternoons.

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  1. Lucas

    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

    LA Live - Concert Venue | Nightlife Area | Plaza | Theater in Los Angeles.

    20s / 30s

    Griffith Park - Concert Venue | Landmark | Outdoor Activity | Park in Los Angeles.

    All Ages / All Types

    Santa Monica Beach - Beach | Outdoor Activity in Los Angeles.

    All Ages / All Types

    Lucas Likes: Beer Sports Rowdy Casual Anything goes Bar Flirty

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  2. Adriana

    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

    Sunset Strip - Nightlife Area | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in Los Angeles.

    Actors / Agents

    Rodeo Drive - Culture | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in Los Angeles.

    Affluent / All Ages

    Joan's on Third - Café | Market | Restaurant in Los Angeles.

    20s / 30s

    Adriana Likes: Exclusive Nightclub Fashion Forward Shopping Jetsetter Lounge Hotel Bar High End / Exclusive

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  3. Jonah

    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Largo at the Coronet - Comedy Club | Concert Venue | Live Music Venue in Los Angeles.

    Acoustic / After Work

    Ali Mama Cafe - Café | Hookah Bar in Los Angeles.

    30s / 40s

    Griffith Park - Concert Venue | Landmark | Outdoor Activity | Park in Los Angeles.

    All Ages / All Types

    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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  4. Emma

    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

    Emma Likes: Happy Hour Culture Dancing Lively Budget-friendly Sightseeing Party Groups

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  • Laid back
  • Shopping
  • High Energy
  • Dancing
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  • Sports
  • Bachelorette Parties
  • Concerts
  • Karaoke
  • Sightseeing

Explore Los Angeles Things to Do by Neighborhood

Downtown

LA Live - Concert Venue | Nightlife Area | Plaza | Theater in Los Angeles. All Downtown Things To Do

Hollywood

Runyon Canyon - Outdoor Activity | Park in Los Angeles. All Hollywood Things To Do

Malibu

Malibu Lagoon State Beach (Surfrider Beach) - Beach | Outdoor Activity in Los Angeles. All Malibu Things To Do

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