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    10 Things To Do In Los Angeles That Won't Make You Feel Like A Tourist

    The best part? You can do everything on this list for under $20.

    1. LACMA / Via

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a fantastic art museum located on Wilshire Blvd in the heart of Los Angeles. Now you might be thinking "museums are super touristy" but noooooo you're wrong. Featuring exhibits ranging from Tim Burton's personal drawings, modern sculptures to classical oil paintings this museum is more of an ever-evolving gallery. The building is frequently surrounded by food trucks and is also adjacent to a beautiful park perfectly suited for dogs and picnics.

    Cost: $15 adults // $10 students

    Hours: 11am-5pm M/T // Closed Wed// 11am-8pm Thurs-Sat // 11am-7pm Sun

    2. Restoration Hardware Rooftop- Melrose

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    Probably one of the best secret spots in all of LA, the Restoration Hardware on Melrose features an open air roof lounge offering one of the best views of Hollywood you can find. You can lounge in one of their cabanas, relax on a couch, or sit at one of long tables and take advantage of free Wifi.

    Cost: Free (unless you like to shop)

    Hours: 10am-7pm

    3. Melrose Trading Post

    4. Runyon Canyon

    5. 5. Urth Caffe

    6. Twilight Concerts

    7. Bark n' Bitches


    Located on Fairfax the Bark n' Bitches store is a no-kill humane animal adoption center. The greatest thing about it? You can go to the store and play with the puppies for hours with no pressure to adopt them! Puppy playtime for free? Sign me up right now.

    Cost: Free! (purchasing an item get's you a discounted membership though!)

    Hours: 12pm-7pm

    8. The Grove Farmer's Market


    Located right off of 3rd Street in Downtown LA, the Farmers Market is a great place to find local and great tasting food. Prices at each stall range, but it isn't hard to keep your price down if you're on a tight budget.

    Cost: Varies

    Hours: 9am-9pm

    9. Tree People

    10. Eat See Hear

    That's all for this first edition of 10 Things to do in LA. Keep your eyes out for more to come!

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