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Staying Fit and Activities in Venice Beach

When taking a tour of Venice Beach along the boardwalk, it’s hard to avoid the funnel cakes, hotdogs, and pizza.  Eat them guilt-free, for there are dozens of ways to burn off calories in this beach front community. First, walk down to 19th and Oceanfront Walk, and get inspiration from the bodybuilders at the world-famous Muscle Beach.  Then, enjoy the outdoor activities, such as the 17-mile bike path from Palos Verdes to Pacific Palisades, the gymnastic section with climbing ropes, parallel bars, balance beams, and ring sets.  One can also take a swim, a long walk filled with incredible people-watching, the skateboard park, basketball courts, paddle tennis courts, the skate plaza, or the boxing area with speedbag platforms. Want to 

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Hollywood & Highland Complex in Los Angeles

As we travel down Highland Avenue during our Los Angeles tour from The Hollywood Bowl and the Hollywood sign, guests will ask about the impressive arch on the corner of Hollywood & Highland.  It’s a massive replica based on the Babylon set of the 1916 D.W. Griffith epic, “Intolerance.” Once inside Hollywood & Highland, explore over 70 brand-name retailers and speciality stores like Louis Vuitton, Fossil, Wyland Gallery Hollywood, L’Occitane, SWEET!, Victoria’s Secret, MAC, GAP, Kitson, Hot Topic, Oakley, Skechers and Lucky Brand Jeans. Guests can also enjoy over 25 full-service and fast-casual restaurants such as The Grill on Hollywood, Starbucks, Hard Rock Cafe, Trastevere Ristorante, California Pizza Kitchen, and Cabo Wabo Cantina.  Nightlife can include Lucky Strike Lanes, Dave 

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Celebrity Spotting at Beverly Hills and L.A. Restaurants

Celebrity spotting can be very hit and miss in Los Angeles.  One needs to know where to look for the best chances of catching a glimpse of an A-lister, and restaurants are a great place to start. Here’s a few of our favorite restaurants for celebrity spotting:  Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood, Spago Restaurant from Wolfgang Puck in Beverly Hills, Mastro’s Steakhouse Beverly Hills, Boa Steakhouse in West Hollywood, Il Piccolino in West Hollywood, Cecconi’s in West Hollywood, Picca Peru in Los Angeles, Osteria and Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles, ink by Michael Voltaggio in Los Angeles, The Red O Mexican Restaurant by Rick Bayless, Bouchon by Thomas Keller in Beverly Hills, Trois Mec in Los Angeles, RivaBella Italian Restaurant 

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