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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,...
02-09-2010, 11:30 AM #1
Road trip from Denver to Los Angeles - need suggestions
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.
02-09-2010, 02:55 PM #2
Dont pick up hitch hikers.EDM
02-09-2010, 02:57 PM #3
Disney haha. Hollywood
02-09-2010, 04:39 PM #4
Check out Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles
02-09-2010, 09:18 PM #5
02-09-2010, 09:20 PM #6
...Hollywood Blvd is famous... Juat go and walk there it's nice
02-09-2010, 09:36 PM #7
02-09-2010, 10:15 PM #8
OMG its amazing
02-10-2010, 11:57 AM #9
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... ;-)
02-10-2010, 11:59 AM #10
haha. yea you will gain a few pounds in one meal
02-10-2010, 12:01 PM #11
Any other suggestions?
02-10-2010, 12:02 PM #12
keep your wallet in your front pocket.
02-10-2010, 12:09 PM #13
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)
02-10-2010, 12:13 PM #14
Check out Santa Monica pier and there are some nice restaurants that overlook the pier in that area
02-10-2010, 12:19 PM #15
O.K. Cool! Appreciate it!
02-10-2010, 12:21 PM #16
Hit up the commerce casino if you have someone who could watch the kiddies
02-10-2010, 12:25 PM #17
It's a possibility
02-10-2010, 05:31 PM #18
02-10-2010, 10:16 PM #19
stay away from 441 Bauchet Street!
02-11-2010, 08:13 AM #20