Los Angeles is popular tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches, appealing Disneyland, and glamorous Hollywood. Even though all these attractions in a single place, vacationing to LA is not exactly inexpensive. You can however make it a budget-friendly travel and still have great fun by joining LA food tours.
Join food tours
If you are a foodie, then you could opt for LA food tour and go on a tasting adventure, relishing Thai food, best Tacos, Pizzas, pastas, burger, etc. Along with the food, you’ll also learn more about the city’s history and culture. Make sure to grab the discount coupons available online.
Say NO to taxi and Uber from airport
At the airport waiting for Uber or trying to hail a taxi is open torture because of incessant buildings. Flyaway bus picks passenger in every 15 minutes from the airport and drops them at major spots like Long Beach, Hollywood, Union Station, Van Nuys, Westwood, and the Orange Line. In addition, you don’t not need a reservation. This is a cheap and easy option for $10.
Car renting vs. public transport for sightseeing
LA does not have extensive public transit like the New York City. Best attractions are not accessible by public transport. Therefore, renting a car will be lot easy. Car rental prices depend on the kind of vehicle and how many days you need it for. For a weeklong stay, car rentals can be approximately $150 to $200.
There is a subway system, which takes you to places like Universal studio, Santa Monica Pier, Pantages Theater, and LA Downtown. There are lots of places, which subway does not reach, but you could club it with buses, and still complete your itinerary.
Plan free museum visits
LA has some interesting museum. The Broad located downtown exhibits contemporary art and has no entry-fee. The Getty Center is an iconic museum completely free. It gives tourists some best city views. Other free museums are the Griffith Park, California Science Center, and the Hammer Museum. Some paid museums, offer free days like Thursdays or Tuesdays. You can check ahead of time and plan the visit.
Free popular attractions
Disneyland and Universal studios are the costliest attractions of LA. However, some attractions like walking around the Chinese theater and Walk of Fame is free. People dressed as characters are seen around Walk of Fame but make sure to watch them from afar and avoid taking pictures because they will charge you.
Santa Monica Pier has no entry fee, where you enjoy the traditional arcade games, rollercoaster, and restaurants.