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Hearst Castle 3.5 hours to Los Angeles Convention Center A National Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark mansion, Hearst Castle is located on the central coast of California. It became a California State Park in 1954 and it opened its doors to the public in 1958. Since that time, it has… Read more »

Big Bear Lake 2.2 hours to Los Angeles Convention Center Big Bear Lake is located in the San Bernardino Mountains alongside the southern shore of Big Bear Lake. It is surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest in San Bernardino County. It is west of Big Bear City. Approximately 21,000 people permanently reside in Big… Read more »

L.A. LIVE L.A. LIVE is an entertainment complex in the South Park District of Downtown Los Angeles, California. It is adjacent to Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center. L.A. LIVE is the leading entertainment district in Los Angeles offering six live entertainment venues, a fourteen screen cinema, the GRAMMY… Read more »

Los Angeles Public Library If you are the bookish type who appreciates fine architecture and who prefers to spend your free time exploring quiet, intellectual places, then the Los Angeles Public Library might be just the place for you to visit when in Los Angeles. And it less than 2… Read more »

Chinatown Los Angeles The Chinatown section of Los Angeles is small. But the list of things to do there runs long enough to fill an afternoon. While the neighborhood has the assortment of mom-and-pop markets and dim sum restaurants that you would expect, it has surprises, with historic dive bars… Read more »