Favorite Places
Santa Monica Pier is one of Favorite Places.

1. Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier (at Santa Monica State Beach), Santa Monica, CA
Pier · Downtown Santa Monica · 407 tips and reviews

Valentine's Day MovieValentine's Day Movie: Go for a romantic ride on the Ferris Wheel. If you like people watching, head down to the beach on the south side of the pier to watch the locals do tricks on the outdoor playground. #vday

Venice Beach is one of Favorite Places.

2. Venice Beach

Venice Beach (along the Pacific Ocean), Venice, CA
Beach · Venice · 553 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Venice Beach isn’t necessarily relaxing. There’s lots of traffic, lots of loud music, lots of crazy people, but you just have to come here with an open mind. – Bridget Marquardt Read more.

Fred Segal is one of Favorite Places.

3. Fred Segal

8118 Melrose Ave (at Crescent Heights Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Boutique · Mid-City West · 36 tips and reviews

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres: If you're looking for good shopping in L.A., this is it! If you're looking for Fred Seagull, this isn't it. He lives down by the pier.

The Original Farmers Market is one of Favorite Places.

4. The Original Farmers Market

6333 W 3rd St (at Fairfax Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Farmers Market · Mid-City West · 295 tips and reviews

987LA987LA: Must-do's: grab some ricotta salata from Monsieur Marcel, warm apple fritter at Bob's Donuts, hot sauce from Light My Fire, and old-fashioned candy from the farm stands. Read more.

5. Fred Segal Fun

500 Broadway (at 5th St.), Santa Monica, CA
Boutique · West Los Angeles · No tips or reviews
Griffith Observatory is one of Favorite Places.

6. Griffith Observatory

2800 E Observatory Ave (at Griffith Park), Los Angeles, CA
Observatory · 573 tips and reviews

Rob W.Rob Wade: Awesome views, of LA and the sky above it. Bonus: really close to the Hollywood sign.