Beyond Disneyland and Universal Studios: The L.A. L.A. Loves

Destinations those of us who live here know and love

Under CONSTANT Construction, New locations added regularly Some of our favorite places– the real L.A., where locals go to chill! Also, check out our other lists:

Echo Park: It’s own destination! including local parks, recreation, shopping and restaurants.

To See and Do in L.A.

This list is also maintained on our facebook page at:

Essential L.A.

Discover L.A.’s Hidden Gems: 100 Places Where You Can Experience Retro Los Angeles: The city’s vintage charm is alive and well—if you know where to look

5  L.A. Hidden Gardens You Need to Find Now

The 50 Essential Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

The 100 Most Iconic Dishes in Los Angeles
We would add, AYCE Korean BBQ and recommend Brothers, Manna, Stone Grill or Oo Kook
The Ultimate Guide to Shopping in LA

Self Care

Reiki with Emma, is available right here at DragonflyHill Urban Farm Community. Talk to Emma to book your session.

PhoSiam Thai Spa: Around the corner from DragonflyHill Urban Farm Community, this full service spa offers Thai massage, facials, mani-pedis and other body treatments.


Natura Spa is one of Koreatown’s premier day spas. We highly recommend the scrub and massage signature package. This is a smaller spa, very elegant. There is a men’s and women’s spa and no jimjilbang (common area). They offer an array of services, have several sleeping areas, resting areas, a full dining area, work out room and other amenities.

Wi Spa is the Disneyland of K-spas. It is open 24 hours, is very child friendly (especially on weekends), offers a full array of spa services, including a jimjilbang that has several different saunas, as well as other amenities.

Echo Park Community Acupuncture is a wonderful, affordable accupuncture clinic in Echo Park, very near DragonflyHill Urban Farm Community.

For Kids

Only in L.A. – All the Cool and Odd Places to Check Out with Kids Note: many of these are really cool with or without kids!
Best summer activities for kids in L.A.…

Hiking Los Angeles

There’s amazing hiking to be had in the mountains, hills and beaches of Los Angeles County. Bring plenty of water, strong shoes, don’t hike when it’s raining and watch out for rattlesnakes. (Also, check out hiking to the Hollywood sign, under “Viewing the Hollywood Sign”

Viewing the Hollywood Sign: A favorite of tourist, secret routes and access only locals know:

Near DragonflyHill Urban Farm

Southern California Favorite Destinations

Long Beach Vintage Stores:

Day Trips:


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