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    Default Road trip from Denver to Los Angeles - need suggestions
    Hello All,

    I'm planning a good 'ol Griswold family vacation in early summer and looking for suggestions of places to stay in or around the LA area (that are safe, family-friendly), things to do (what beaches are good) and things to do on a budget (i.e. one day at Disney is planned, 1 or 2 days at the beach, etc.

    I plan on 2 full days of driving from Denver to LA, spending 4-5 days in LA and then returning. The budget is about $1500, with a preference for finding hotels like Extended Stay for the kitchenette, stopping at Wal-Marts for food, etc. to avoid eating out all the time.

    Advice?

    Thanks!!!

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    Disney haha. Hollywood

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    Check out Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    Check out Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles
    I was there last uh, mayish? awesomeness on a plate.

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    It sounds like Roscoe's is terrible, in a good way. ;-) Looking at the reviews on Yelp!, people enjoy getting their week's worth of calories in one serving. I can't wait to be one of the few, the proud... ;-)

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    haha. yea you will gain a few pounds in one meal

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    Awesome.
    Any other suggestions?

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    Ah yes... I remember doing that when I lived there... good plan.

    What places would you recommend visiting? Good beaches? (I've read about.com's reviews)

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    Check out Santa Monica pier and there are some nice restaurants that overlook the pier in that area

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    O.K. Cool! Appreciate it!

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    It's a possibility

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    Disney haha. Hollywood
    Oh god, not Hollywood...
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    stay away from 441 Bauchet Street!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    stay away from 441 Bauchet Street!
    Thanks for the tip!

    (Google'd the address)

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