four nights

day one

+stay | the line hotel | is set in a restored mid-century building in the koreatown neighborhood. this hip hotel offers complimentary linus x line bicycles, industrial-chic rooms with concrete-patterned wallpaper, funky original art and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of cityscape or hollywood hills. as a bonus, the hotel also features free wifi, work desks and chairs upholstered from vintage mexican fabric. 

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+eat | start the day pigging out at the griddle. the mama's french toast is a must!

+experience | here's how to get legal weed in 30 mins.

+art | lacma, vast collection spanning ancient to contemporary;  museum of neon featuring neon artwork;  the broad contemporary art collection (recommend early arrival for a chance to see the yayoi kusama's infinity room).

 +libation | drinks + renowned dj vibes rooftop at ace hotel. also, discover the park swing mural by street artist bansky.

+dance | check out  the craft cocktails, leather couches & moody vibe at the association.

day two

+explore | when it comes to mind-blowing scenery, quirky stop-offs and that wind-in-your-hair serendipitous feeling, the pacific coast highway is it. start in santa monica and head north via the pacific coast highway/route 1 to malibu.

+surf | malibu is a world famous surf spot. the great slow waves makes it ideal for surfing lessons.

+dance | the dime, trendy spot known for its red wall and resident + guest djs. get there early too avoid long line.

+snack | L.A. cafe, try the grilled lobster mac n cheese sandwich.

day three

+explore | road trip to joshua tree, california, a state park located in the dessert valley best known for its serenity. stay a little longer to enjoy the amazing sunset views + stargazing. make a pit stop at the cabazon dinosaur park at exit 106.

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day four

+rise & shine | enter runyon canyon at n. fuller avenue for stunning city views + a moderate to intense hike. 

+shoppe | fairfax flea market houses over 200 vendors selling anything from antique furniture to vintage or new clothing, shoes, accessories + more.

kimee left her heart in LA, but she will return for it.