A diverse and low-key neighborhood in central Los Angeles, Echo Park is a secret gem that often gets passed over by its hipster neighbor, Silver Lake. This area is completely walkable and home to many prospering artists, writers and musicians. Oh, and Leonardo DiCaprio grew up here. Do we really need to know anything else? Here are 10 fun things to do the next time you’re passing through Echo Park.
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Home of Los Angeles’ beloved baseball team, Dodger Stadium is the third-oldest major-league park in the nation, only behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park. Take the family to a Friday-night game for fireworks in the park, or go to one of the many themed games throughout the season. You can even watch a movie in the park after some of the sporting events. If you can’t come for a game, you can always stop by for a stadium tour to hear about the stadium’s legendary past.