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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
Aquarium of the Pacific
Aquarium of the Pacific

(562) 590-3100

100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802   Directions Website

Located on Rainbow Harbor, the Aquarium of the Pacific features a collection of over 11,000 animals, representing over 500 different species. Learn about the different sea life, as well as the importance of the ocean, its threats and conservation. You can also pet the sharks and stingrays at the Shark Lagoon attraction or feed nectar to lorikeets at the Lorikeet Forest.

Chinese Theatre
Chinese Theatre

(323) 461-3331

6925 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028   Directions Website

Watch a movie in the famous Chinese Theatre, where movie stars have gathered for Hollywood premiers since the 1920s. Find the autographs of your favorite celebrity or try to match your hands and feet to those the stars have left in the concrete walkway. This beautiful theater and cultural attraction was designed to resemble a miniature Chinese palace, to make moviegoers feel like royalty.

Comedy Store
Comedy Store

(323) 650-6268

8433 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069   Directions Website

Laugh yourself silly at the Comedy Store. The Comedy Store has three rooms-the Original room, the Main Room and the Belly Room-with a variety of local, national and international talent lined up to perform every night. Previous performers include stars such as Dave Chappelle, Daniel Tosh, Russell Brand, Roseanne Barr and Ahmed Ahmed.

Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Resort

(714) 781-4636

1313 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA 92802   Directions Website

Make memories that will last a lifetime at the Disneyland Resort. Meet favorite Disney characters as you explore the different worlds within the two major parks. Disneyland Park is modeled after the Magic Kingdom and features nine different lands with tons of rides, attractions and performances. Disney California Adventure Park features attractions like the Hollywood Pictures Backlot and Golden State.

Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory

(213) 473-0800

2800 E Observatory Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90027   Directions Website

Located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood, Griffith Observatory is a national leader in public astronomy. Visit or even rent the observatory for an extensive display of space and science research, as well as the planetarium show and a chance to look through telescopes at the beautiful LA night sky. This attraction is one of the most famous observatories in the country.

Griffith Park
Griffith Park

(323) 913-4688

4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027   Directions Website

Get some fresh air at Griffith Park. This huge municipal park is filled with fun activities and attractions for the whole family. See the true stars of Hollywood at the Griffith Observatory and its planetarium. Ride the miniature rails on the Stockton Terminal locomotive and learn about transportation at the Travel Town Museum. Go around the merry-go-round or get on a real pony for a safe, fun ride around the track.

Hollywood Sign
Hollywood Sign

(213) 473-3231

3400 N Beachwood Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068   Directions Website

Be blown away by the spectacular sights of nature near the Hollywood Sign. Pack a picnic and watch the sun dance across the Hollywood Hills as it lights up this iconic landmark. Or, take a walk outdoors along the Mt. Hollywood Trail in Griffith Park to get as up close and personal to the sign as allowed.

Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame

(323) 469-8311

Hollywood Blvd at Vine St
Hollywood, CA 90068   Directions Website

A "must-see" site is the official Hollywood Walk of Fame outside of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The street is paved with the handprints - and occasionally the prints of other body parts - celebrity stars and signatures of Hollywood icons. As you walk down the world's most famous sidewalk, you will meet the characters of Hollywood Boulevard-the street performers and vendors who have taken to the Walk of Fame over the decades.

La Brea Tar Pits
La Brea Tar Pits

(213) 763-3499

5801 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036   Directions Website

Learn about the Ice Age at the La Brea Tar Pits near the Page Museum. One of the world's most famous attractions for fossil localities, the La Brea Tar Pits provide a window into the past through plant and animal fossils. The Page Museum displays the collection of found specimens (including giant mammoths and saber-toothed cats), and offers the opportunity to watch bones being cleaned and repaired in the Laboratory.

Laugh Factory
Laugh Factory

(323) 656-1336

8001 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046   Directions Website

Laugh 'til your sides hurt at the Laugh Factory. Living up to its name, the Laugh Factory was recognized as "the #1 comedy club in the country" by USA Today. This world famous comedy club attraction has hosted comedians like Dane Cook, Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno, Chris Rock and Jon Stewart. You can also catch new comedians and rising stars at open mic night.

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

(323) 644-4200

5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027   Directions Website

Bring your wild things to the Los Angeles Zoo. Located in Griffith Park, this zoo features plenty of animals and activities that the family will love. Walk around the different exhibits and attractions to see animals in replicated habitats. Have a personal animal encounter at the petting zoo or through the Animals & You Program. Watch a performance by the birds and learn about their behavior in nature.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

(866) 935-6878

7662 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620   Directions Website

Watch a live jousting performance while you tear into your delicious dinner with your bare hands. At the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, you join a section and cheer for your knight as he competes against five others for the title of King's Champion. Raise your voice and experience the thrill of watching armored knights fight on horseback and with swords.

Million Dollar Theatre
Million Dollar Theatre

(213) 617-3600

307 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013   Directions Website

The historic movie palace, Million Dollar Theater, was built by entrepreneur Sid Grauman before his Egyptian Theatre and Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The Million Dollar Theatre has been preserved for its unique and extraordinary architecture, even though the building lay abandoned for two years. Re-opened in 2008, the theater currently shows live Spanish theater.

Pershing Square
Pershing Square

(213) 847-4970

532 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90013   Directions Website

Visit the Pershing Square in downtown LA. This small, one block city attraction contains a large fountain, numerous artworks and a stage area. This park hosts special events, such as summer concerts, Friday Night Flicks, holiday-themed celebrations and displays of local artists and their work.

Raging Waters
Raging Waters

(909) 802-2200

111 Raging Waters Dr
San Dimas, CA 91773   Directions Website

Go to California's largest water park, Raging Waters, for fun in the sun. Located in the San Gabriel Valley, Raging Waters offers a fun-filled day of water activities and recreation for the whole family. Cool off on one of the 36 slides and water attractions, or just relax and soak in the rays at the sand beach. Younger guests will love the Kids' Kingdom and Splash Island.

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain

(661) 255-4100

26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Valencia, CA 91355   Directions Website

Spend a day having fun in the sun at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Meet Looney Tunes and DC Comic characters as you enjoy the rides, attractions and shows in the nine themed areas within the amusement park. Have a truly magical day-with over a dozen rollercoasters, two water flumes, a go-kart track and more. There are enough activities at Magic Mountain to keep you busy all day and coming back for more.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

(626) 405-2100

1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108   Directions Website

Aside from an extensive collection of rare books, manuscripts and art, the Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens also contain 120 acres of landscaped gardens. Of the dozen principal gardens open to the public, the Children's Garden is most popular for the younger visitors. Children can learn about plants and different elements of nature through fun, hands-on activities.

Enjoy the beauty of nature and the arts in one place at the Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Covering 120 acres, the dozens of themed gardens are overflowing with plants-native and rare plants from around the globe. Travel outdoors through the desert, surround yourself in roses, find your peace in the Zen garden or experience the jungle, all in one place.

Under the Sea
Under the Sea

(310) 915-1133

3871 Grand View Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066   Directions Website

On the occasional rainy day in LA, you may not be able to take the kids outside. For some indoor fun, head to Under the Sea indoor playground, a world out of a child's imagination. This children's attraction and entertainment center offers a carousel, Moon Bouncer, Turbo Slide and much more! Fun activities abound in this nautically themed playground.

Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood

(800) 864-8377

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608   Directions Website

Have a blast at Universal Studios Hollywood. Movie fans will adore the backlot tours, where you can see how the magic happens. Enjoy the rides, attractions and shows, and shop at themed retail outlets. Check out the popular Jurassic Park: The Ride or Special Effects Stage-you may even see a few costumed characters roaming the grounds.

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