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History Of The Santa Monica Pier Carousel

There are roller coasters, haunted houses, bumper cars, and Ferris wheels, but when it comes to amusement park staples, nothing is quite as classic as the carousel. The ride has a fascinating history, dating back to a game played by Turkish and Arabian horsemen in the...

5 Fun Facts About Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a vivacious city that almost 4 million people call home. In addition to those passionate residents, there are over 50 million people who visit the wonderful city each year. Regardless if you fall in the Los Angeles native or tourist bucket, you may be...

A Brief History Of The Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Pier is a well-loved tourist attraction known all over the world. Each year, more than six million visitors travel from near and far to visit the pier and spend the day enjoying the attractions. From incredible views to delicious restaurants, there is...

What You Need to Know Before Visiting LA

For many, LA is synonymous with Hollywood-- celebrities, the movies, red carpets and neon lights. This may be one part of the city, but Los Angeles has so much more to it than that. A sprawling city that ranks as one of the nation's biggest, there's so much happening...