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Old September 24th, 2011, 03:47 PM
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This is a tough one. We lived in L.A. for 13 years and the things you want to see are often very far apart. I would recommend picking some favorites. LaBrea Tar Pits and the county art museum are fairly close together, with decent parking. Or Huntington Gardens in Pasadena has a range of different types of gardens, plus small, but good, art museum, a true British tea house (you do need advance reservations for is very popular). And it is all in one spot, with a huge parking lot. Actually, this is the one I would recommend. It is beautiful architecture as well.

You would need to rent a car, though. While San Pedro is fun, most of the type of things you expressed an interest in are not near there.

Hope you find what you want!
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