When it comes to exploring Los Angeles, you might think the city of fame and celebrity is simply too expensive. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to explore LA on a budget including staying at affordable places such as the hotel dunes inn wilshire. Only have two days in the City of Angels? Then check out this LA budget travel itinerary to be your guide.
There are a number of exciting places in Los Angeles that are also FREE. If you’re looking to check out some must-see experiences while in the city, then the first thing you should do is head to the coast. The Santa Monica Pier is the most famous beach in Los Angeles and its completely free to walk along. It’s a great place to people watch and enjoy the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. While you’re there, travel a little further and head to Venice Beach. Venice Beach is famous for its boardwalk, but you’ll be in for a treat if you skip the boardwalk and instead head to the venice canals. These canals are built after the ones in Venice, Italy, complete with Gondolas docked by the gorgeous houses along the canal. It’s a beautiful view and it’s completely free.
If you’re sticking close to the downtown area, one affordable option is to head to Griffith Park. Entrance into the park is free and at the top of the park is the famous Griffith Observatory. Admission to the observatory is free and there’s also a number of hiking trails that you can take that provide close up views of the Hollywood Sign! If you’re in downtown and you’re feeling hungry, head to the Grand Central Market in the heart of downtown. The marketplace is filled with some of the best foods around and all at affordable rates. Another option is to stop by Grand Park, which hosts free events year round and food trucks tend to park nearby serving up tasty and affordable eats.