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Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

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Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

We have a car and will be driving around LA on our last day but our flight leaves at 11:45pm on sat 9th Nov. We are looking for things to do between 6pm and 10pm preferably near LAX since most of the tourist attractions are closed after 6pm. Is there any mini golf , or bowling or any other kids activity we can burn time with the kids?

Else do you recommend that we dont have to play it safe by staying near LAX within 5hrs of our flight since we have a car and there shouldnt be any traffic problems heading to the airport close to 10pm?

Thanks

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1. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

You have to return your rental car right? Then you have to check in and go through security. I'd just play it safe and return the car and hang out at the airport.

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2. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

Yes. forgot about the car rental . We will return it at 9:30pm.

I could hang out at lax from 6pm or maybe grab a bite to eat at Santa Monica and then head to lax.

We have 3 days in Los Angeles and I was trying to squeeze as much attractions and activities in as possible.

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3. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

The Getty is open until 9 pm on Saturday nights and the Santa Monica pier is open late too. There is a bowling alley at 8731 Lincoln Blvd http://www.amf.com/eldoradolanes.

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4. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

Three miles south of LAX is El Segundo and Manhattan Beach.

It would be be fun to have dinner, walk out on the MB Pier, watch the surfers or volleyball players and watch the sunset. There is the Manhattan Village Mall open until 9PM on Rosecrans and Sepulveda Blvd.

A few blocks down on Rosecrans are the ArchLight 16 Theaters, on th El Segundo side of the street. After a movie take Aviation Blvd. back to the car rental agency.

Good luck.

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5. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

If you want to go bowling near lax, take a look at the El Dorado Lanes next to the Custom Hotel in Westchester. No, the bowling alley isnt in the hotel, but its in the same shopping center as the Custom. The nice thing about this location is there is a market next door and within a couple of blocks there must be 10 neighborhood resturants, including a couple of Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Thai places. You can have dinner, walk over to the bowling and you're 5 mins away from LAX.

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6. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

You need to return your car at 830 or ealier, not 930. You have to be at the airport 3 hours ahead of your flight, not 2, because of long security lines.

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7. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

There is public ice skating that evening in El Segundo,at the Toyota Sports Center, about a mile south of the airport, see www.frontline-connect.com/monthlyevents.cfm…

I also like the idea of bowling in Westchester. I would call the alley up in advance to make sure that you can get a lane on a Saturday evening.

As previously noted, you need to add on time, at least 40 minutes for the rental car return and shuttle ride to the terminal.

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8. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

If you won't already have visited there, I would echo the suggestion for Manhattan Beach - a fun area with lots of restaurants and great views, and close to LAX.

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9. Re: Things to do with kids near LAX on sat night

There is also the Howard Hughes Center off of Sepulveda and Centinela. Glow-in-dark Mini Golf, movie theater and lots of restaurants, just 5 minutes from LAX.

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