The Miracle Mile on Wilshire Blvd

February 10, 2017
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Miracle Mile is a 1.5 mile stretch of Wilshire Blvd. between Highland Avenues and Fairfax. Along Miracle mile you’ll find museums, shops, restaurants and more. Here are some of the places you can find on Miracle Mile when you stay at the Dunes Inn Wilshire.

The La Brea Tar Pits is a historical site and museum that explores what life was like in Los Angeles thousands of years ago. In 1875, paleontologists discovered fossils in the asphalt tar pits at this location. Over 100 years later, more than 3.5 million fossils have been pulled from the area and more are being found even today! At the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, you can come and check out these fossils and learn more about the mastodons, saber toothed tigers and more! For more information on this exciting museum featuring fossils from the ice age, visit www.tarpits.org

The Petersen Automotive Museum is the place to visit for anyone who loves looking at beautiful cars. This museum is essentially a high-tech gallery with approximately 150 cars set up for display. At the Petersen Automotive Museum you’ll find an eclectic mix of designs from famous Hollywood cars to vintage vehicles to high-performance road racers. The Petersen Automotive Museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd. For more information visit https://petersen.org/

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the entire Western US. The art that you’ll find at LACMA spans across the globe from Asian and Latin American art to also more modern and contemporary work. Come and check out the permanent pieces at LACMA as well as the rotating exhibits. LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd. For more information about the museum, hours, ticket prices and exhibits, visit http://www.lacma.org/

If after you’re done with the museums, consider checking out some of the many shopping opportunities. For an excellent boutique, visit Des Kohan. Housed in a 1920s warehouse, the boutique offers emerging designers as well as sought after labels. Here, you’ll find clothing items, accessories, home goods and more.

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