The Great Los Angeles Comeback: Here’s What’s Open, The New Rules, and over 100 Special Offers For Your Visit

Everyone loves a comeback story. It’s even better when that story starts to unfold in the city you live in and you get to report on it and share the news with your friends and family. This week, the city of Los Angeles announced they are beginning the safe reopening of museums, indoor dining, theme parks, and outdoor live events including spectator sports. Each of these attractions will be operating with capacity controls and safety protocols in place. Both residents and visitors must practice physical distancing, wear cloth face coverings in public and follow public health directives. Hotels and lodging are open for leisure travel.

“Both visitors and residents alike can take advantage of over 100 special deals on hotels, restaurants, and attractions to help celebrate the start of L.A.’s comeback,” said President & CEO of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Adam Burke.

The vibrant restaurant scene will be returning with lots of new spots to enjoy a meal and hotels have been prepping for this with excited anticipation. Local arts & cultural institutions are ready for their comeback too, and with 200 museums – the most of any U.S. destination – there’s plenty to see and do.

Here’s The Latest


Los Angeles County beaches are open. Beachgoers are required to practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away from others (except between members of the same household).



From the Batcave to beach views, explore a new trail based on your level of hiking experience. Hiking trails, trailhead parks, tennis courts, skate parks, bike parks and golf courses are open.


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Hotels, Lodging and Short-Term Rentals for Tourism and Individual Travel

Hotels and lodging in Los Angeles County are open for leisure travel with stringent health & safety protocols in place for the well-being of guests and staff.FIND YOUR HOTEL

Industry Hills Golf Club Aerial View
Photo: Industry Hills Golf Club


Golf courses are open. Learn about 23 of the best 18-hole public golf courses in L.A. County, with signature holes listed in most cases.

Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center
The Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center | Photo: Yuri Hasegawa

Museums, Galleries, Zoos and Aquariums

Museums, galleries, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens are open for indoor operations at 50% maximum capacity.

Battleship IOWA
Battleship IOWA
Bikes and Hikes LA
Bikes and Hikes LA

Outdoor Tours

Outdoor tour companies are beginning to reopen in compliance with public health guidelines, such as Bike & Hikes LA and Battleship IOWA. Battleship IOWA is now offering “special limited capacity” outdoor fresh-air tours that comply with public health guidelines.

Echo Park Lake at sunset | Instagram by @soundsandcolors
Echo Park Lake at sunset | Instagram by @soundsandcolors

Parks, Day Camps, Campgrounds, RV parks and Outdoor Recreation

Whether you’re casually strolling through an urban oasis, playing tennis or getting some exercise on a scenic hike, gorgeous weather and beautiful natural surroundings will be your constant companion. Make sure to check the Department of Recreation and Parks website for regular updates before visiting.FIND YOUR PARK

The Front Yard
The Front Yard


Restaurants in L.A. County are open for takeout, delivery and limited capacity indoor and outdoor dining.

The Strand at Redondo Beach Pier
The Strand at Redondo Beach Pier | Photo: Visit Redondo, Facebook

Running Trails

There are always excellent running trails nearby. From the heart of L.A. to the spectacular coastal views of the beach cities, here are some of the best running paths in Los Angeles.


 Retail, shopping malls and shopping centers are open with occupancy limited to 75% of capacity. 

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Train approaching Metro C Line (Green) Redondo Beach Station
Metro C Line (Green) Redondo Beach Station | Photo: Walter Cicchetti,


Anyone traveling through LAX must wear a mask or face covering. Additional LAX traveler details can be found on LAX’s website. For information on Metro bus and rail service, click here.

Photo: GoodForm Salon
Photo: GoodForm Salon


Personal care services ( Hair salons, nail salons, barbershops), are open for indoor operations at 50% capacity. Gyms, fitness centers, yoga and dance studios are open for indoor operations at 25% capacity, with masking required; outdoor fitness operations are also open.

Photo courtesy of Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City
Photo courtesy of Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City

Theme Parks and Live Events

Theme parks and outdoor live events, including spectator sports, reopen in April.

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AMC Universal CityWalk 19

Movie Theaters

Movie theaters are open at 25% capacity with reserved seating.


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