Five Tips to Help Plan Your Perfect LA Trip
05 May 2017
Tips for Perfect Trip
When you’re about to embark on a trip of a lifetime it’s always best to be prepared and plan in advance. Many people just like to go with the flow, but the more you plan, the better your time will be spent. Let’s talk about a perfect trip that many people dream about, for various reasons: visiting Los Angeles.
Visiting LA can end up being the trip of a lifetime, there is just so much to see and do there. You can experience the phenomenal food scenes, concerts, and world famous hotels in West Hollywood. Let’s take a look at these five tips to help plan your perfect LA trip.
Book and Schedule in Advance
A simple trick that many travelers have learned over the years is to book and schedule your events, hotels, tours, etc well in advance. This not only saves time and money, but it will give you plenty of time to rearrange should something come up or conflict with another event. Booking and scheduling in advance guarantee you the best prices possible as well as the best available seating, timing, etc. Another benefit of this is that many places also offer price drop rebates.
Even if visiting in early spring, the weather in LA is quite warm during the day and a little chillier at night. Bring clothing that can be layered for easy removal can be a big benefit. Don’t forget to pack an umbrella too, it can get a little wet during the day and sometimes the evenings too. Here’s what you should pack in your suitcase for your LA trip:
- One or two pairs of jeans.
- A casual skirt.
- A fancy dress for anything formal you may have planned.
- Don’t forget your shorts!
- Thinking in layers, bring t-shirts and tank tops – it gets hot!
- Bring a pair of sandals for the beach.
- A pair of dress shoes for a formal event or visiting a nightclub.
- A pair of sneakers or walking shoes – there will be plenty of walking!
- Bring a bathing suit – you will want to hit the jacuzzi in your hotel or maybe even the beach.
- Don’t forget to bring a sweater, just in case.
Having these essentials will ensure that you are comfortable during your visit to Los Angeles.
Bring Your Camera and Extra Memory Card
Be sure to bring your camera and an extra memory card. You will be taking pictures – lots of pictures. How else will you be able to remember everything about your LA trip? From the Chinese Theater, Rodeo Drive, and the Walk of Fame – there is so much to see and experience that an extra memory card will be needed. If you don’t have a spare, upload everything to the cloud and start over! Don’t forget to capture the sunset off the beach!
Search Local Blogs
Local blogs have the best information and guides for whichever area you’re visiting. Local Information blogs are the best way to stay up to date on what is happening during your stay in Los Angeles. There is no one better than a local to give the dish on the best of the best and the worst of the worst. Talk about planning your perfect LA Trip!
Stay Excited and Jot Down Ideas
As your travel date approaches, jot down ideas of things you want to do and other places you want to see. While booking and scheduling in advance are ideal, many impromptu events happen, and they can be so much fun. For example, there is plenty of free entertainment right on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Check out what the locals are doing and join in.
Hopefully following these tips will help make your trip to LA absolutely perfect and fun. Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten something, there are plenty of stores to visit and buy what you need. Happy Travels!
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