There are plenty of opportunities to explore Los Angeles on foot, from strolling around Downtown to lengthy laps of the many hiking trails on offer in Griffith Park.
Public transport can be a let-down in LA. It can pay to have your own wheels - why not try exploring LA's neighbourhoods on bicycle or even rollerblade around Venice Beach.
Los Angeles boasts nearly 200 bus lines. Orangecoloured Metro Local buses service the Downtown area, with numerous other lines connecting the city with more far-flung destinations.
Public transport, taxis or car hire? Unlike New York, LA is a sprawling city with a disjointed public transport system. And if you’re relying on taxis alone, this could get expensive. See LA like a local with your own car, you can hire one for around $60 a day, not much more than public transport costs for two.