Fun Budget-friendly Activities to Do in Los Angeles

May 4, 2016
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Los Angeles is an exciting city with so many opportunities for exploration you’ll be hard pressed to find something you don’t like. While it might be tempting to get caught up in the glitz and glam of the city, sometimes more budget-friendly options is the way to see the city. It’s a good thing LA has a number of low-cost options that are still fun that can be great for the whole family. Here are some fun budget-friendly activities to do while staying in Los Angeles.

The Griffith Observatory is located on the hills overlooking the city. While still in close proximity to the city below, the observatory also offers a peaceful getaway from the the hustle and bustle of LA. Not only is public admission into the observatory free, you can also stargaze for free as well! There are free public telescopes that are available each night that the observatory is open as long as the skies are clear. Visit for more information.

Want to have your photo taken with a star? Then head over to Madame Tussauds Hollywood where you can see lifelike wax creations of some of the most historic stars of Hollywood. Explore the different areas of the museum such as the 007 section where all six James Bonds can be found including the already existing figure of Daniel Craig. Located right by Madame Tussauds Hollywood is the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This historic walk down Hollywood Blvd. is completely free and what better way to experience Hollywood then by trying to find the star of your favorite celebrity! If you will be staying at one of the budget-friendly hotels in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd, make sure to check this out. For more information & photos visit

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