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.
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.
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.
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.
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.