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Runyon Canyon
2000 N. Fuller Ave.
323-666-5046
www.runyoncanyon-losangeles.com

Smack-dab in the Hollywood Hills, there's a vast tract of hills empty save for the occasional hiker and coyotes, with spectacular views of the city below.  

Space Shuttle Endeavor Exhibition
700 Exposition Park Dr.
213-744-2019
www.californiasciencecenter.org

This retired orbiter gives an up-close-and-personal look at an actual rocket ship. 

Universal Studios CityWalk
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City 
818-622-4455
www.srrestaurants.com

Ride a mechanical bull, see an IMAX movie, eat upscale at Wolfgang Puck's or browse the dozens of shops at this promenade, part of the Universal Studios entertainment complex (don't forget the rides!) just over the hills from WeHo.  

Venice Beach
Oceanfront Walk
310-399-2775
www.venicebeach.com

You've seen it in so many movies, but the real thing is every bit as fabulous, with buskers of all kinds (jugglers, musicians), bikini-clad rollerbladers, surfers and, of course, the men working out to show off what they're got. Ogling is allowed! 

Farmers Market
6333 W.3rd St.
323-933-9211
www.farmersmarketla.com

Dozens of stalls offering the most mouth-watering food from mom-and-pop purveyors; restaurants of every ethnic cuisine; artisinal beauty products; and plenty of souvenirs only begin to describe one of L.A.'s oldest and best-loved institutions.