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People dream of making it “big time” and moving to Los Angeles and it's no secret why. The city boasts many entertainment options, a strong economy, and a beautiful climate. The “City of Angels”  is hailed as the entertainment capital of the world, and thousands of tourists flock to the location each year. 

Thankfully these tourists have no issues being entertained, as there is no shortage of things to do in the area. No matter what your tastes are, it is almost guaranteed that you will find something that will keep you entertained and provide you with a memorable experience. With so many things to do, it may be hard to narrow down your choices of how to spend your time while you’re in the area. To help make your decision easier here are the best things to do while you’re in Los Angeles.

Sports

If you’re a sports fan, then there's probably no better city to be in than Los Angeles. The city is home to an astonishing number of professional sports teams, having multiple teams in several of the premier professional sports leagues. Los Angeles is home to two MLB teams, the Dodgers of the National League and the Angels of the American League. Two NBA franchises call L.A home, the Lakers and the Clippers. These two teams share the historic Staples Center as their home court. The nation’s most popular league, the NFL, has two franchises in L.A, the Rams and the Chargers. Finally, the city has an NHL team, the Kings. Outside of the four major North American sports leagues, Los Angeles hosts a wide variety of other sports as well. This includes sports such as skateboarding, racing, and soccer. Finally, the city also has a storied history in sports as it has hosted the Olympics twice before and is set to host them again in 2028.

Restaurants and Bars

While other areas of L.A like sports and entertainment may get all the fame and glory, that doesn’t mean that the city doesn’t have more to offer. Many top restaurants have sprouted up across the city in order to cater to the needs of the city’s stars and elites. You can find a multitude of high quality five-star restaurants throughout the city serving all different kinds of foods. From traditional American food to Japanese style cuisine, you can find it all, and usually at a high quality too. In addition, Los Angeles is home to a wide variety of bars that range from traditional dive bars to chic modern rooftop bars. If you’re looking for something to do in Los Angeles, then grabbing a bite to eat at a high quality restaurant or a pitcher to drink at a local bar may be your best option. 

Live Performances

Los Angeles is known for its live performances, as performers from all over the world flock to the area with hopes of signing an entertainment deal and getting noticed. Many of the nation’s biggest entertainment companies and producers are located in and around the Los Angeles area, meaning all sorts of entertainers will try to vye for their attention. This means you’ll have plenty of opportunities to see up-and-coming Los Angeles singers, comedians, bands, and magicians. They might be performing at a bar or restaurant today, but soon they could be the next big name in entertainment. In addition, Los Angeles is one of the most populous cities in the United States and has many beautiful venues. This makes Los Angeles an extremely popular destination for big time performers and entertainers. If an entertainer is doing a nationwide or worldwide tour, then chances are you will be able to see them stop at your favorite Los Angeles venue. Venues like the Staples Center have played host to hundreds of historic performances from iconic entertainers. If you like live entertainment and the live arts, then there is no better place to be than Los Angeles. 

Beach

California is known for its beautiful climate and beaches, and Los Angeles is no different. The beaches that surround the Los Angeles area are some of the most beautiful in the country. You can see the beautiful blue ocean and enjoy the sandy California beaches all within just a short drive from your L.A location. These beaches offer some of the best views you will see in the area, and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of beach activities. These activities can include but aren’t limited to boat riding, fishing, playing beach volleyball, and sun tanning. If you’re looking for a beautiful day of relaxation, then you absolutely can’t go wrong with a day at a local beach.