Monday, February 21, 2011

Cheap Eats

Don't have the time or the cash to experience some of the best cuisine in L.A.? Try a walking Tasting Tour, which fills you up with some of L.A.'s finest delicacies and gives you a chance to walk off the calories. There are three by Melting Pot Tours that cover Pasadena, L.A.,'s Latin American cuisine and the Farmer's Market. Prices range from $25 for kids up to $59 for adults.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Cheap Anaheim

If you're planning a trip to Disneyland soon, don't forget to check out this page by the Orange County Visitor's Bureau. It's got some great Anaheim/Disneyland coupons to use, including 20% off at CPK, free appetizers at Rain Forest Cafe and even 10% off at the McDonald's across from Disneyland.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Cheap Valentine's Day

It doesn't have to be expensive. The best L.A. deal is probably at the Americana at Brand shopping/entertainment center, where you can get a three-course meal at one of five restaurants, two AMC movie tix and free valet parking, all for $60/couple. The promotion runs Feb. 1 to April 28.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Cheap Whale Watching

Seeing the whales is exciting, but it can also be pricey. You can get have a whale watching experience without the wallet drain the weekend of February 19-20. The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is setting up an observation station at the end of the pier with binoculars so you can get a look at the migrating behemoths. Admission is free for children under 12 and there's a suggested donation of $5 for everyone else.