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Best Places to Visit In LA for the Holidays

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If you are wondering what places you should visit In LA for this Christmas, here are a few ideas we have came up with. This is our list for the best places to visit for the Holidays!

Candy Cane Lane

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Candy Cane Lane has always been one of the main attractions for Christmas decorations located here in the Valley. Each year, residents from Woodland Hills compete amongst one another with Christmas decorations to see who is the best in town. This is a holiday tradition made every year where all ages are welcomed. As of late, Santa and some of his elves have been spotted posing for pictures in the the neighborhood. If you are near by and don’t have anything to do, this is a great way to end the year. Did I mention it was also free?

Los Angeles Zoo Lights

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The Los Angeles Zoo is celebrating their 50th anniversary by showcasing their dazzling lights throughout the whole park. Besides their brightly colored attractions, the Los Angeles Zoo has brought something special for everyone to enjoy. There will be real reindeers being shown at the zoo and everyone will have a chance to pet them for free. Also, on Saturdays there will be lessons on ice carvings while on Sundays jingles will be sang by The Beverley Belles. For children there are puppet shows and craft stations where kids can create their own antlers. From December 16th to January 1st the cost for adults are $18 and $14 for children.

SNOW! Los Angeles

Yes you read that correctly, there is actual snow in Los Angeles! Located in Stadium Way and Scott Ave, near the Dodger’s Stadium, a winter wonderland awaits where 9 acres of land are full of snow. You can have a change to ride on tubes and sleigh down the different lengths of slopes covered with snow. Have some hot chocolate and feel cozy in the warm lounges provided just in case you need a break from the cold. You can’t forget the shiny lights seen all over the place along with Christmas music being played to put you in the holiday spirit! Head to the Snowman Forest to see the epic light show of hundreds of snowmen being lit up to end your night. Tickets are selling out fast and it only costs $32.

CHILL at The Queen Mary

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The Queen Mary is hosting an Alice in Wonderland Christmas theme for this years attraction. Outside of the Queen Mary, the Alice and Wonderland themed is an interactive experience with mazes and outdoor attractions such as the Tea Party. There are ice skating rinks and craft workshops for children. Inside the carousel, there are more lights to explore and they have the all new Polar Experience in 4-D. The price starts off at $22 for all ages.

Ice Skating at L.A. Live

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If you want something on the simpler side, ice skating in Downtown Los Angeles is the best choice. The L.A Kings will be hosting their annual event up to the 31st of December. It is for all ages and tickets are only $15. The rink has a decent size for people to skate around the Christmas tree inside.

These are the places you should visit for the holidays this year. If you don’t have any plans this is an opportunity to try something new to end the year of 2016.

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