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When it comes to a city like Los Angeles, there’s more than 101 things to do here on a daily basis. But if we’re breaking it down to the city’s bare necessities, the CRUCIAL things to do in LA… these would be the 101 items to check off the ultimate ” Los Angeles Bucket List”!

(This list is in no particular order)


1. See the planetary show at Griffith Park Observatory

2. Have a hickory burger at Apple Pan

3. Ride the Ferris Wheel at Santa Monica Pier

4. Walk the boardwalk from Santa Monica to Venice

5. Have a cocktail on the rooftop at Perch

6. Hangout with adorable adoptable kitties and sip on caffeinated beverages at Crumbs & Whiskers

7. Catch live jazz at The Culver Hotel

8. Order the red velvet pancakes at the Griddle Café

9. Take a hike through Runyon Canyon

10. Have an Eggslut breakfast sandwich

11. See a movie at the Silent Movie Theater

12. Have the brioche toast with ricotta and jam at Sqirl

13. Grab a coffee at Intellegentsia

14. Have a glass of wine on the patio at Bar Stella

15. Stay/visit/dine at Chateau Marmont

16. Check out the Santa Monica Farmers Market

17. Have a meal at Canter’s Deli past 12am

18. See a movie or a concert at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

19. Have a beer and a brat at Wurstkuche

20. Buy a book at The Last Bookstore

21. Order an Irish Coffee at Tom Bergin’s

22. Have pie and a burger at Pie & Burger

23. Rent an old muscle car and drive down the PCH

24. Have Kogi tacos from the Kogi Truck

25. Tour the La Brea Tar Pits

26. Have high tea service at the Langham Hotel

27. Walk or bike along the Manhattan Beach Boardwalk

28. Go bowling at the Spare Room in the Roosevelt Hotel

29. Take a drive down Mullholland Drive

30. Go on a spirited adventure with Lost Spirits Distillery 

31. Tour and take a walk through the gardens at the Huntington Library

32. Rent a pedal boat at Echo Park Lake

33. Get a tattoo at Shamrock Social Club

34. Close a night out at Jumbos Clown Room

35. Take a hike to the Hollywood Sign

36. Have the burger and a slice of pie at the Fountain Coffee Room in the Beverly Hills Hotel

37. Go on a wine safari with Malibu Wines

38. Attend a Clippers/Lakers/Kings game at Staples Center

39. Enjoy cocktails by the pool at the Roosevelt Hotel

40. Order the Mandili de Seta pasta at Factory Kitchen

41. Have cocktails at sunset on the rooftop of Hotel Erwin

42. Watch skateboarders and street performers at the Venice Beach Boardwalk

43. Visit Grand Central Market and have a progressive meal

44. See a movie at The Million Dollar Theater

45. Attend a wine tasting night at Barnsdall Art Park

46. See the latest exhibit at The Getty

47. Get a workout climbing the Culver City Stairs

48. Go bowling at Shatto 39 Lanes

49. Go rollerskating at Moonlight Rollerway Skating Rink

50. Be an audience member on the Ellen Show

51. See the LA Philharmonic perform at the Disney Concert Hall

52. Walk around Descanso Gardens

53. Go to one of LA’s museums on “Free Museum Day” (FYI: The Broad is ALWAYS free!)

54. Have dinner on the patio at Nobu Malibu

55. Attend a bingo night at Soho House

56. Have a custom cocktail made for you at The Varnish

57. Take a photo in front of the Urban Light installation at LACMA and tour the exhibits 

58. Have an ice cream sandwich from Coolhaus

59. Take a Starline Celebrity Homes Tour (and sit on the top of the double decker!)

60. Have a hotdog from Pink’s

61. Take a ride on the bull at Saddle Ranch

62. Walk down the Hollywood Walk of Fame

63. Visit the Museum of Jurassic Technology

64. Go to a Dodger game and order a Dodger Dog

65. Go to Drag Bingo night at Hamburger Mary’s

66. Do karaoke in Koreatown

67. Go out for AYCE KBBQ

68. Have French Dip at Phillippe’s

69. Order a #19 pastrami sandwich from Langer’s Deli

70. Have a late night meal at Canter’s

71. Go to the Wi Spa in Korea Town after 1am

72. Have a night at The Magic Castle

73. See a concert at The Greek Theatre

74. Go to the Rose Bowl Flea Market – when it opens at 5am

75. Have dinner at the hardest restaurant to get into: Totoraku

76. Workout at muscle beach (or just watch)

77. Be a contestant on The Price Is Right

78. Go to Lucha VaVOOM

79. Have the most incredible dinner of your life at Maude

80. Have dumplings galore at Din Tai Fung

81. See a show at The Troubadour

82. Have a beach bonfire at Dockweiler

83. Order the Trust Me at Sugarfish

84. Have a macaron ice cream sandwich at Milk

85. Learn how to make neon signs in the Arts District

86. Get chicken n waffles at Roscoe’s

87. Take the ferry to Catalina

88. Attend LA Food & Wine Festival

89. Visit Two Bit Circus

90. Get a Sprinkles cupcake from the Cupcake ATM

91. Get on all the rides at Universal Studios

92. Do a studio tour at Paramount Pictures

93. Travel through time at the Time Travel Mart

94. Run/walk (or cheer on runners) the LA Marathon

95. Participate in the Halloween Parade in West Hollywood

96. Take a picnic to see a show at the Hollywood Bowl

97. Buy a fancy treat from Bottega Louie

98. Get a membership and a whiskey locker at Bar Jackalope

99. Take a ride in the Goodyear Blimp (the goal is to be invited)

100. Create a custom donut sign platter from California Donuts

101. Experience the most expensive spa package in LA: “The Ultimate Beverly Hills” at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel