Angelenos love to opine about the rapid gentrification of Downtown Los Angeles, but we also can’t help but appreciate the thriving restaurant and bar scenes that have emerged as a result. That, plus a few of the most respected art museums in the city, make it easy to spend a day getting lost in between the skyscrapers. In any case, it’s an ideal place to start if you’ve got a fast-running clock on your LA vacation.
Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and helps you build trip itineraries with spots that integrate seamlessly into Google Maps and Uber. Download the app to add any of the spots below directly to your future trips.