Angels Flight is located in Bunker Hill near the Grand Central Market. This trolley/funicular offers one of the shortest rides in Southern California, one to two minutes! It covers one block, but considering the steepness of this one block (between Hill St.
- Miscellaneous Fun
It's LA, so you have to know one of the best spots to go see a movie right? We like this 14 cinema theater for its no pre-movie commercials policy (previews are still shown, but usually not more than 5 minutes worth), extra wide chairs and leg room, reserved seats (yes, you can choose where you sit ahead of time), gourmet food and drink selections (caf
- Movie Theater
Hike or Bike this challenging trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. The Backbone Trail is actually a network of trails that crosses the mountains along the ridge. The great thing is that with the ParkLink Shuttle (which has triple bike racks), you can do a one way hike or ride.
- Mountain Biking and Hiking
There are 10 miles of cycling possibility to be had along the Glendale Narrows path -- round trip.
- Hiking, Mt. Biking, Cycling, Snowshoeing
For those who have a hearty appetite and a passion for cycling, the Flying Pigeon Get Sum Dim Sum Rides are definitely worth checking out. It's also a great way to test out these very unique bicycles.
Winter fun can be had at the W Hotel in Westwood. Each winter the pool gets converted to an ice rink! There are even twinkling lights, fake snow and other holiday accouterments. For $10/hour (including skates), you can practice your balance and work out your legs.
- Ice Skating
If you're looking for some entertainment on the cheap and you don't mind being spontaneous, then consider the L.A. Stage Tix Program. Over 320 venues participate, from comedy shows to musicals to dramas.
- Arts and Entertainment - General
Private or group lessons offered at Santa Monica Beach or in Malibu. $120 for a private 1 hour 45 minute lesson. Less expensive rates for groups, check out their website. Mobile office will meet you at the beach or maybe pick you up?
This outdoor flea market is held every Sunday in the parking lot of Fairfax High school on the corner of Melrose & Fairfax in West Hollywood. Rain or shine you'll find from 9a to 5p, over 200 vendors showcase their goods.
Nature lovers can kayak 1.5 mile stretch (1.5 hours) near the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area in the San Fernando Valley from July through September. Three guided tour options are offered. And the cost of about $55 includes boat rental, safety vest and helmet and insurance.
- Boat Tour
Uniquely experience the view via the tallest building in the west at the U.S.. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles. The OUE Skyslide is a glass Skyslide that runs from the 70th floor down to the 69th floor.
- Alpine Slide