The Guide to Spring Break in Los Angeles

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With sunny weather year-round, it's no surprise that Los Angeles was named one of the top destinations to visit on spring break by the Auto Club. Between beaches, dancing, shopping, hiking and destinations galore, there's no shortage of things do on your spring break. Read our guide below for suggestions on what to do on your trip to Los Angeles.

Eight Great L.A. Beaches

El Matador State Beach at sunset
El Matador State Beach | Photo courtesy of Shawn Park, Flickr

Los Angeles is the best city to experience the quintessential endless summer in Southern California. We rounded up eight of the best beaches in L.A., from Malibu to the South Bay.

The Best Dance Clubs in L.A.

Erick Morillo | Photo by Skyler Greene, courtesy of Avalon Hollywood, Facebook

With a world-class DJ culture and cutting-edge venues, the Los Angeles nightclub scene has an energy and that few cities in the world can match. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away.

Dive Into the Hottest Hotel Pools

Pool at The Standard Hotel Downtown
The Standard Hotel Downtown | Photo courtesy red.dahlia, Flickr

Here in Los Angeles, pools are an art form, and the hotels on this list offer much more than swimming laps. With L.A.'s perpetual sunshine and mild year-round climate, swimming pools are attractive destinations no matter when you visit. You need to be a hotel guest if you want to take a dip in many of these pools, but some welcome non-guests who just want to enjoy the atmosphere.

Drinks With a View

The Blue Lounge at Moonshadows
The Blue Lounge at sunset | Photo courtesy of Moonshadows

Go Behind the Scenes With Studio Tours

Photo courtesy of Universal Studios Hollywood

From classic films to current hit TV shows, Los Angeles is home to the studios that produce much of what you see on the large and small screen. Plan a studio tour to get a behind-the-scenes peek at sets and props, learn movie buff-worthy trivia, and maybe even see some of your favorite stars in action.

Discover the Hidden Gems of L.A.

The Great Wall of Los Angeles | Photo courtesy of The City Project, Flickr

From Downtown to the beach cities, Los Angeles is filled with world-famous landmarks and attractions. But if you look closer, there are hidden gems throughout the city waiting to be discovered. Read on for our exclusive guides to exploring these treasures in the City of Angels.

L.A.'s Best Hiking Trails

Hiking in Griffith Park | Photo courtesy of Renee Silverman, Flickr

There are hundreds of miles of trails across Los Angeles, offering spectacular views and natural landscapes. To get you started, we've rounded up some of the best hikes in L.A., all within a short drive or ride no matter where you are in the city.

Explore The Strand by Bicycle

Biking Venice Beach at sunset
Venice Beach at sunset | Photo courtesy of Eric Demarcq, Discover Los Angeles Flickr Pool