One of the best places in LA. Universal City Walk is the free plaza located next to Universal Studios. There are numerous dining and shopping options, as well as an IMAX movie theatre, iFly flying experience, an arcade and a stage with live performances!
Located by the Staples Center, LA Live is a great place to visit if you’re in Downtown or will be seeing a concert or a game at the Staples Center. The plaza has many great restaurants and clubs, it's really a one stop shop. They also have a multitude of free concerts and art displays.
Located in Glendale this is a place one can easily spend hours in. The Americana at Brand has it all, shopping, dining, a movie theater, a book store, even a musical fountain. During the holidays they decorate and bring in Santa!