Free things to do in Los Angeles

Looking for the best free things to do in Los Angeles? Here are a couple of tips on L.A sightseeing on a budget. Your next vacation in LA shouldn’t cost you the world – there are several things you could do to save money and still enjoy this amazing city!

If you are traveling with kids, then this could well turn into an expensive vacation, with all the theme parks, a visit to Madam Tussauds, LA studio tour or other attractions. The best way to visit all these attractions and avoid the high costs, is by getting the Go Los Angeles card which grants you free entry to 40 LA attractions including 4 theme parks, studio tours, celebrity tours, aquarium and many other attractions. Having this card will change your vacation completely as you will visit more places than you originally planned, so you will do more, see more and experience more from the City of Angels, while paying less!

Top Free things to do in Los Angeles

Not all attractions in LA will cost you money, some of the best places to visit here are free! For example the Getty museum, which allows you not only to enjoy its many exhibits for no costs at all but also to get some great views of the city of LA!

Wish to visit the central park of L.A ? Griffith Park is the 2nd largest park in California, and combines great attractions with untamed nature. The park offers many activities for all the family like the zoo, the observatory, travel town museum and many others. Our tip? While hiking in the park, you can see the Hollywood sign– try to find some great photo opportunities with this famous Hollywood sign…

You’ll find many great things to do in LA for free, especially in the summer. There are many beautiful beaches in LA for example. If you are located near Hollywood then the best beach for you is Santa Monica– it offers ocean sights and activities, shopping, people watching and lots of street performers. If you have the Go LA card then you should also head to the Aquarium which is located at the Santa Monica Pier. Another beach you may like to visit is Venice Beach which is the place where modern skateboarding was invented.

Passionate for extreme sports? Looking for free sports activities in L.A ? You will probably enjoy the huge skate park, the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk, or the Muscle beach which was the home gym of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Need more ideas for your next visit to LA? Click the green button to download our city guide with all of our tips or watch the rest of our special videos about LA.

Skip the Line: Front of Line Pass at Universal Studios Hollywood

"Get the celebrity treatment with this all-access pass. It includes

all-day admission to the park, one-time priority access to all rides, shows

and attractions, plus behind-the-scenes privileges at select

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USD 148.99$

Universal Studios Hollywood General Admission Ticket

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood movie experience! Go behind the scenes on the world famous Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Then, face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies. Be part of the battle as you embark on a mission to defend the Allspark from the evil clutches of the Decepticons© in TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride 3D.

USD 91.99$

Go Los Angeles Card

With access to nearly 40 top LA attractions, activities and tours, the Go Los Angeles™ Card offers something for everyone! Tour Warner Bros. Studio on a VIP tour; meet your favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds Hollywood; take a hop-on hop-off city tour; experience thrills at Six Flags Magic Mountain and much more. Enjoy the flexibility to create your own itinerary and sightsee at your own pace; plus, you’ll save up to 50% on select tours, attractions, dining and shopping. Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned visitor, you’ll love this whole new way to discover Los Angeles!

USD 69.99$

Grand Tour of Los Angeles

See the famous sights of Hollywood and Los Angeles on this comprehensive sightseeing tour. Take this full-day city tour and visit the major highlights of Los Angeles, like Olvera Street, the birthplace of Los Angeles. See the footprints and handprints of your favorite movie stars at the TCL Chinese Theatre, take photos of the iconic Hollywood sign, enjoy a delicious lunch at the LA Farmers Market and more!

USD 73.98$

Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour and Movie Stars' Homes Tour

Go behind the scenes of Warner Bros. Studio and see dozens of celebrity homes on this 9-hour tour that takes you from Hollywood to Beverly Hills. Explore Warner Bros. like a VIP as you're whisked around backlots in an electric tram, spying sets and sound stages from 'Argo,' 'Spiderman,' 'Friends' and more. Then cruise the palm-lined streets of upscale suburbs like Bel-Air to see houses belonging to A-listers such as Halle Berry and Tom Cruise. This tour is limited to just 13 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience with a knowledgeable guide.