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Top LA Christmas GiftsLos Angeles Experiential Gift Guide

Shopping for someone who will be traveling to LA this year? A watch or a sweater will come in handy, but a once-in-a-lifetime experience will be something they'll remember forever. Here are some LA experiences for all ages and tastes.

For Kids
A Faery Hunt is a great interactive show for kids in Beverly Hills, Granada Hills and other locations. Both girls and boys will enjoy the interactive hunt for faeries and elves incorporating life lessons.

For a bigger splurge, a day out at Disneyland or Knott's Berry Farm is a winner with the little ones.

And for the very young, tickets to the Bob Baker Marionette Theater near Downtown LA will enchant from toddlers on up.

For Girls
American Girl Place - a Gift Certificate from American Girl Place at the Grove in LA can be redeemed for dolls, books and clothes, or a meal in the American Girl Café.

For Boys
Kart Racing at MB2 Raceway in Sylmar. - speed demons 48" and taller can test out their track skills at MB2 Raceway in Sylmar. Junior and adult karts available. Prices start at $20 Junior (48"+) 10 lap or $23 Adult (57"+) 14 lap race. Gift Certificates available.

For Teens
Private Surfing Lessons for one or two in Santa Monica, Huntington Beach or Laguna Beach.

For the Star Struck
Los Angeles Celebrity Homes Helicopter Flight - From $189 for a 35 minute tour of celebrity homes and LA landmarks. Get a view over the high shrubs and fences that you can't see from the tour buses.

On a lower budget, try the bus version of the Movie Stars Homes Tour, starting at $37.