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Here's How You Should Spend 3 Days In Los Angeles

There's so much to explore in LA, but here's how you can make the most of a quick trip in the City of Angels.

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There are very few places that offer as many unique experiences as Los Angeles. There's truly something for everyone here.

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You can take your pick of sandy beaches, hike a selection of mountains and canyons, sample some of the world's best cuisine, and experience the height of retail therapy — and you'd still only be scratching the surface.

Whether you're an insatiable foodie, a shopaholic, an adventurous spirit, or all of the above, you've definitely met your match with LA. This guide will help you make the most of a short trip to the City of Angels.

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You know you can't come to LA and not have some authentic tacos. Try Sonoratown in DTLA, and you'll definitely be back.

In the mood to shop? Find your new favorite thing at ROW DTLA.

Marvel at a breathtaking exhibition at the Underground Museum.

Venture out to Malibu to cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway for some seriously stunning views.

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Imagine driving along the PCH with the top down and your favorite music blasting. I'm practically tearing up at the thought.

Dig into some mouthwatering Ethiopian food at Messob.

Finish your first day at Mama Shelter with a cocktail on the hotel's rooftop.

Start your day with a horchata latte from Tierra Mia.

Go crate digging through the MASSIVE collection at the iconic Amoeba Music in Hollywood.

For lunch, head to Smorgasburg to find almost anything your heart (and stomach) could desire.

Work up a sweat on one of the trails at Griffith Park!

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This is a popular adventure among locals and tourists alike — and for good reason. It's a challenging workout with the best payoff: a gorgeous view of LA. Griffith Park is also home to the famous Hollywood Sign! Hike up Mount Hollywood for a great view of it.

While you're around, take some time to visit the Griffith Observatory.

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If you love the cosmos, this should honestly be at the top of your list. Visit the Samuel Oschin Planetarium to marvel at a star show presented live by a real storyteller, look through one of their impressive telescopes, or attend one of the Observatory's special events.

Venture out to Venice and fuel up for your final LA adventure at The Rose Venice!

And when in Venice, you know you gotta hit the beach. Walk the boardwalk and soak up the sun!

Aside from being totally gorgeous, the Venice Boardwalk is, in my humble opinion, the best people-watching location on Earth.

And then, if you're not too good for something touristy, hit up Madame Tussauds to pose with some lifelike wax models of your favorite celebs.

Feelin' fancy? Snag a reservation at Majordomo for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

After dinner, grab a blanket and a bottle of wine and head to Cinespia for a magical outdoor movie experience.

Reflect on your whirlwind three days in LA over a drink at Good Times at Davey Waynes!

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