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Free Attractions in Los Angeles

Some of the best things in life are free...especially in Los Angeles. Here is a sampling of the area’s fabulous and fun activities.

Head for the Best
Everyone from the best frost- bitten to the sun- dried will find refreshment at L.A. beaches. Marvel at the muscular at Venice Beach, soak up the seafaring atmosphere at San Pedro Old Town or take in spectacular coastal views from Santa Monica Pier. L.A.’s magnificent coastline stretches for 81 miles from Malibu to Long Beach and delights visitors and residents all year long.

Wander Around Griffith Park
There’s lots to see and do at this 4,107- acre park, the nation’s largest municipal park. Facilities include 28 tennis courts, many picic and sports and miles of horseback and hiking trails. Other park features: Los Angeles Equestrian Center, Fern Dell Park, and for a nominal fee, the merry- go- round, pony rides and train rides. Griffith park Visitors Center is located at 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Ph 323 -665- 5188

Mingle On Melrose
To mingle among L.A.’s hip avant- garde, start on Melrose Avenue at La Brea and head west. New Wave fashion Boutiques, gourmet restaurants, art galleries, Theaters and nightclubs attract the trendsetters and keep the street alive from early morning until late into the night.

Walk Among The Stars
More than 2,000 Hollywood legends have been immortalized since 1958 in the terrazzo and brass stars of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stretching along Hollywood Boulevard from Gower Street to Sycamore Avenue and along Vine Street From Yucca to Sunset Boulevard, this famous walkway is a favorite Hollywood attraction. Among the stars most frequently sought out by visitors are Marilyn Monroe At 1644 Hollywood Blvd., James Dean at 1719 Vine St., John Lennon at 1750 Vine St. And Elvis Presley at 6777 Hollywood Blvd. Many stars have also left their signatures, hand- and foot- prints in the forecourt of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, creating the world’s largest autograph album.

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Some of the best things in life are free...especially in Los Angeles.
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