Ditch the guidebook for our much cooler trip to L. We'll tell you what to really do—and what not to do—in the City of Angels. (Spoiler alert: Don't go to Santa Monica, the Hollywood Wax Museum, or eat at Pink's Hot Dogs.
Downtown Los Angeles -- view from the Hollywood Hills (or at least above them). Home of LA Opera, LA Phil, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, LATC. lots of good arts! You call it a vacation, I call it home.