5 Must Do's in Los Angeles

Drupal Con LA - 10 Must Do's in LA

As a Newport Beach based Drupal shop, we are happy and proud to welcome DrupalCon to our neighborhood!

That said - we’ve compiled a list of “must do’s” while you’re visiting Los Angeles. From the Angeles National Forest’s 10 ft. mountains to Silver Lake’s shabby antique shops and quaint eateries - Los Angeles has it all! Our Los Angeles City Guide tells all!


SIX PACK OF PEAKS - his is a series of six moderately strenuous to strenuous day hikes within Greater Los Angeles. If you don’t let Cons and Camps halt your exercise regime, give the Six Pack of Peaks a try.

Here are the hikes, in the recommended sequence:

Mt. Wilson

  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 5,712’

Cucamonga Peak

  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 8,859'

Mt. San Antonio

  • Distance: 10.2 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 10,069'

San Bernardino Peak

  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 10,834’

San Jacinto Peak

  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 10,834’

San Gorgonio

  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Summit Elevation: 11,503​

BREAK THE WAVES - LA is the best city to experience the quintessential endless summer. With miles of pictureque coastline, it can be diffcult to choose which beach to visit during your stay. We've compiled a list of our favorite spots to sunbate, surf and play.

  • Leo Carillo State Beach (Malibu) 
  • El Matador State Beach (Malibu)
  • Venice Beach (Venice)
  • Dockweiler Beach (Playa del Rey)
  • Abalone Cove Beach (Rancho Palos Verdes)​

GRAVESIDE MOVIES AT HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY - The Hollywood Forever Cemetery offers a unique movie viewing experience. Angelenos flock to this iconic graveside during Spring/Summer with alcoholic beverages, blankets, and other picnic essentials in hand. 


STROLL ALONG THE VENICE CANALS - More than 100 years ago, the Venice Canals were recreated to appear and feel like Venice, Italy. Although it has lost its gondoliers, the Venice Canals still boast the same charm of canal life. 


MARVEL AT OUR MUSUEMS  - From impressive Renaissance to modern contemporary pieces, LA is filled with numerous museums for all types of individuals. 

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Miracle Mile)
  • Getty Center and Villa (Brentwood and Malibu, respectively)
  • Natural History Museum (Exposition Park)
  • NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (La Canada Flintridge)
  • Huntington Library (San Marino)

Still need guidance on where to go, eat and play? Be sure to stopy by the KWALL booth at DrupalCon LA!