The Road Less Traveled - L.A. Edition
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The Road Less Traveled - L.A. Edition

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The Road Less Traveled - L.A. Edition

Los Angeles. Whether positively or negatively associated, there's no denying it's abundance of activities. North, East, South or West, there is always something to do, see or eat. However, some sights are just overrated or simply boring. Walk of Fame? Done that. Wax Museam? Done that too. So let's take a look into LA's less traveled to excursions.

Venice Canal Historic District

It's home to man-made canals built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney. Part of his Venice of America, Kinney hoped to recreate the appearance and feel of Venice, Italy. Although many of the canals have been filled up due to the rise of automobiles, it is a gorgeous place to take a stroll and step into another country right in your backyard!

Museum of Neon Art

MONA is a museum that was created to spark curiosity through the preservation and interpretation of neon art. It's located in Glendale so not too far of a drive from LA. It's sure to be an enlightening experience.

El Matador State Beach

The most scenic beach in Malibu (my own opinion) which provides fun for everyone. It has gorgeous cliffs that provide beautiful backdrops, has fun waves and plenty of sand to suntan on. A picnic lunch is a must. Also, be sure to stay around for sunset, it's worth it!

Chocolate Chair

Chocolate Chair is a restaurant located in West Hollywood and it's making a scene with it's new dessert. Dubbed "Dragon's Breath", it is a multi-colored cereal like dessert coated in liquid nitrogen. When you eat it, you can blow smoke-like air out of your mouth. Hence the name.

The Broad

Slowly gaining more and more attention, this museum of contemporary art located in downtown LA is a sight you don't want to miss. Admission is free, however, you do have to wait in a line and they only give out so many tickets, so be sure to get there early. The picture above is from Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room. There are a broad amount of art for all tastes.

Descanso Garden

The perfect place for family, friends and lovers alike. This location includes a rosarium, Japanese tea house, lilac garden, bird sanctuary, xeriscape, and a gift shop. This 150 acres opens at 9 so it's perfect to visit after a nice brunch!

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