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The Atlas Obscura Guide To

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Discover 145 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Los Angeles, California

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Lady of the Lake Statue
Apr 29

Los Angeles, California

Uncovering Echo Park

Discover the hidden history of one of LA's trendiest neighborhoods.
Apr 30

Reseda, California

Homeward Bound: Pigeon Navigation

Meet a flock of homing pigeons and explore the mystery of bird navigation with the LA Pigeon Club.
Apr 30

Los Angeles, California

Heritage Square Twilight Tour

A rare evening stroll through the living history of Victorian-era Southern California.
A photochrom postcard published by the Detroit Photographic Company
May 6

Los Angeles, California

The Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles

Join writer and Field Agent Hadley Meares as we tour the sites of LA's forgotten burial grounds.
May 6

Los Angeles, California

The Kingdom of Charles F. Lummis

Explore a miniature castle made of river rock at the edge of the Arroyo Seco.
MotoArt Studios
May 6

El Segundo, California

Aviation Creation

From desert discovery to Feng Shui functionality, explore MotoArt, a company that transforms decommissioned airplanes into functional art.
Mr. Trixter
May 6

Los Angeles, California

Graffiti Feast

A workshop, gourmet dinner, and neighborhood exploration in the heart of the Arts District.
Dress in  Mirror
May 6

Echo Park, California

Enter the Funhouse

A whimsical guided tour through a miniature world of colors, rainbows, and reflections—and into the minds of its creators.
May 6

Carson, California

The International Printing Museum

The world's largest collection of vintage printing machinery.
May 6

Los Angeles, California

A Hidden Repository of Curious Craft

Where junk materials are reincarnated as wondrous sculptures.
Jeepney
May 6

Los Angeles, California

Jeepney Tour of Historic Filipinotown

Take a ride on a vintage Pilipino Jeepney to explore LA's Historic Filipinotown.
Old LA Zoo
May 6

Los Angeles, California

Abandoned Zoo Ruins

Roam the grounds of LA's old zoo, former home of Ivan the Terrible.

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