Downtown Los Angeles Kids' Guide

Downtown LA is the epitome of "nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there." And we say that lovingly. After all, how could we not love the part of town that holds the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum, the Disney Concert Hall, and the Grammy Museum? It lures us with family programs at the Music Center, cultural experiences at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and all manner of events at Staples Center. Downtown LA has everything from the outdoor ice rink at Pershing Square to the Space Shuttle Endeavor at the Science Center. The only thing it doesn't have is a Trader Joe's. Or a Whole Foods. Which brings us back to "nice place to visit..."