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Cheap LA Activities: Five City Adventures For Under $25

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: Updated: 05/16/2012 7:45 pm

Tuesday night, the Venice Neighborhood Council voted in favor of the proposed Venice zip line.

This fabulous news means beach-goers could be flying high above the sand as early as July 1, with rides costing $20 per turn. Venice's exciting new summer adventure got us thinking: what other great LA activities are easy on the wallet?

Browse 5 awesome adventures that cost less than $25 below:

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  • Venice Zip Line, $20/ ride

    <strong>What: </strong>The Proposed Venice Zip Line <strong>Where:</strong> 750 ft. between two towers off Windward plaza <strong>When:</strong> TBD <strong>Why:</strong> "You fly like a bird," said City Councilman Bill Rosendahl to <a href="http://venice.patch.com/articles/proposed-zipline-for-venice-beach-moves-to-front-after-175-foot-ferris-wheel-plan-stalls" target="_hplink">Venice Patch</a> -- Need we say more?

  • Eat | See | Hear, $10

    <strong>What: </strong>Eat|See|Hear <strong>Where:</strong> Various Locations <strong>When:</strong> Every Saturday (Doors at 5:30pm, Movie at 8:30pm) <strong>Why:</strong> Summer nights in LA are warm, breezy and invigorating. Enjoy a movie, concert and snack from a popular food truck while pretending that you're at a drive-in movie theater (but instead on a picnic blanket). <em>Tickets are $10 <a href="http://eatseehear.com/" target="_hplink">online</a>.</em>

  • Griffith Park Trail Rides, $25/ hour

    <strong>What: </strong><a href="http://www.griffithparkhorserental.com/trail_rides.html" target="_hplink">Griffith Park Trail Rides</a> Where: Los Angeles Equestrian Center (480 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank) <strong>When:</strong> Daily 8am-5pm <strong>Why:</strong> We're out West! Who doesn't want to be a cowboy or cowgirl for a day? Make like John Wayne or Annie Oakley and head on over to the stables. <em>Rides are $25 per hour. </em>

  • The Do-Over, $0

    <strong>What:</strong> The Do-Over <strong>Where:</strong> Lure (1439 Ivar Avenue, Hollywood) <strong>When:</strong> Sundays 2-10pm <strong>Why:</strong> We all love a backyard party during the summer - and for some, living in an apartment can make that kind of hard to accomplish. Fear no more. The Do-Over has you covered. <em>No cover <a href="http://blog.thedoover.net/" target="_hplink">with RSVP</a>.</em>

  • Saturdays Off The 405, $15

    <strong>What: </strong><a href="http://www.getty.edu/museum/programs/performances/saturdays_405.html" target="_hplink">Saturdays Off The 405</a> <strong>Where:</strong> The Getty Museum (1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles) <strong>When:</strong> Saturdays 6:00-9:00pm <strong>Why: </strong>The Getty is not only great at curating art exhibits, but they are also great at finding the next need-to-know bands. Mix that with aural exhibitions and a built-in view of the city -- what could be better at sunset? <em>The event is free, parking is $15. </em>

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