When most people think about planning a trip to Los Angeles, they think they need to shell out extra money toward renting a car to get around, which they’ll then spend most of their free time stuck in, driving the notoriously crowded and busy streets while fighting for paid parking opportunities. But here’s a little-known secret about LA — carry $3.50 for a day pass on the LA Metro and there’s no need to worry about parking or driving.
Even if you don’t hike in Los Angeles, there are plenty of neighborhoods in Los Angeles that are perfectly explorable on foot and offer ample public transportation access. Here are nine neighborhoods across Los Angeles that, once there, offer visitors the opportunity to embark on a leisurely stroll and boast enough enjoyable spots to eat, sleep, and adventure to last an entire trip.
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