Things to Do in LA: Weekend Travel Guide

July 23, 2019
Hollywoodd Mural LA Finding things to do in LA before my trip was way harder than it should have been. After digging through countless resources I’ve created a definite weekend guide on what to do in LA for a weekend of fun and iconic LA moments. Keep reading to see things to do in LA during a weekend getaway.


– Arrival Day
– Drop off your bags at your hotel or Airbnb (I recommend Freehand Downtown for their rooftop pool)
– Do a day of museums, making sure to hit The Broad Museum and the LACMA
– After the museums had to Elysian park near Chinatown for the best birds-eye view of the LA sunset
– Travel a few blocks for some local authentic flair at a Chinatown restaurant
– Finish the night grabbing drinks at Skybar rooftop in the Mondrian Hotel
Chinatown LA Swing


– Start the day with a workout class like spinning at Bespoke Cycling Studio
– Afterward, pack a picnic basket and get a head start on your day trip to Malibu
– Enjoy Malibu beach (which is nothing like Miami beach weather) and maybe even take surf lessons
– End the day with dinner at Malibu Farm Restaurant which has incredible views or Nobu Malibu


– Wake up early and hike the Hollywood sign
– Shower and dress to impress for Brunch at Openaire in The Line Hotel
– Take a stroll through America’s most famous zip code and snap photos like a travel blogger in the most iconic spots, like the Beverly Hills Park.
– Head over to the Beverly Center Mall and check out the Museum of Dream Space then shop your fill of luxury stores
– Grab a cup of coffee at Alfred Coffee cafe and finish up your walking tour through Melrose Avenue
– End the night with dinner at Catch Restaurant LA.
LACMA Museum
And there you have it, a quick and easy guide on things to do in LA. Not into following an itinerary? Be sure to read my post with quick lists on general recommendations of things to do in LA.



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