Summer Things to do in Los Angeles

There are countless summer things to do in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  It’s only April 23rd, and it actually feels like summer at a cozy 84 degrees.  Come July, August and September, look for spikes in heat up to 100F or 38C.  Keep this in mind when planning out your days.  If it helps, it’s usually a dry desert heat, as opposed to a humid sticky kind of hot. Here’s a handful of ideas, both inside and outside for summer things to do in Los Angeles: Take a Hike:  Yes, this can be done in summer.  It’s actually a very popular time to take in the outdoors.  Just bring plenty of water, and sunscreen…and keep you eyes 

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Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

Runyon Canyon is one of many outdoor recreational areas spread out along the hills above Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  Thousands of locals and visitors daily take advantage of the hiking trails throughout Runyon Canyon to exercise and take in some of the best views of Hollywood.  From its many peaks, a visitor can see Downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, the San Gabriel Mountain Range, Century City, and landmarks such as The Dolby Theatre and Capitol Records. Runyon Canyon has over 160 acres accessible from Vista or Fuller on the Hollywood side (or enter through Wattles mansion and gardens via a back foot path).  From the north side, one can enter via Mulholland Drive.  Parking can be tough, especially on 

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Runyon Canyon Park for Hiking in Los Angeles

When conducting tours of Hollywood, visitors usually comment on the great shape of Angelenos. We really have no excuse to be anything but healthy. Our year round great weather and countless outdoor activities keep us quite active.  Most Hollywood locals will head up to Runyon Canyon.   Runyon Canyon is a 160 acre park with trails for the beginner as well as the hardcore athletes. You can start on the south side in Hollywood with entrances on both Vista and Fuller. Head north to the top of the hills for incredible views of the city.  On a clear day, one can look straight down Runyon Canyon, over Beverly Hills, and see the ocean down in Santa Monica. Hikers can also 

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