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    Here's How To Spend A Perfect Three-Day Weekend In L.A.

    Let's go to La-La Land.

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    So, you booked a trip to L.A. The good news is you're in for a few days full of incredible food, never-ending activity, and gorgeous sunshine.

    Here's a guide to some of the best things to eat, do, and see while in the City of Angels. You can find even more ideas in this video, and follow @alexisdeboschnek for some insider L.A. tips.

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    Eat the best breakfast sandwich of your life at Eggslut.

    Waste away the morning at Echo Park.

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    Over on the Eastside, Echo Park is one of L.A.'s coolest neighborhoods to explore. It's grungy yet beautiful, full of Victorian homes, graffiti-lined streets, and manicured gardens. And thanks to its great views of downtown and a picturesque lake, it feels removed from city life.

    Grab lunch and explore the hipster neighborhood of Silver Lake.

    Check out the Original Farmer's Market at The Grove

    Get cultured at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

    End the day with an early dinner at Jon and Vinny's.

    Catch a show at Hollywood Bowl

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    Have breakfast at Gjusta.

    Explore Venice and Santa Monica.

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    First, check out the Venice Canals, then rent a bike and stroll down the vibrant and delightfully funky boardwalk to Santa Monica. Spend some time exploring Abbott Kinney Blvd. Stocked with food trucks, vegan restaurants, raw juice bars, and vintage shops (aka everything you love about Los Angeles), it's a serious contender for the title of coolest street in America.

    Share Mediterranean plates at Gjelina.

    Marvel at the architectural wonder that is the Getty Museum.

    Indulge in Middle Eastern flavors at Bavel.

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    Fuel up for the day at Sqirl.

    Take in the views from Griffith Observatory

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    If you've seen La La Land, you'll recognize this iconic L.A. landmark. It's a nice walk up to the observatory, but you can always drive to the peak if you're exhausted from three days of exploring. Just know it can get crowded up at the top, but the views are so worth it.

    Bite into Baja-style tacos at Ricky's Fish Tacos.

    Take a hike at Runyon Canyon

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    This gorgeous hike offers sweeping views of the Westside and Hollywood Hills.

    Splurge on the tasting menu at Providence.

    Find more Los Angeles tips in this video.