LA is loaded with iconic spots from the Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel to the Hollywood Sign in the hills, but they’re are easy to see. LA is also filled with unique, must-see attractions that are little more off the beaten path. Read on to discover 10 wacky, one-of-a-kind, silly sights your family of intrepid explorers will only find in the City of Angels.

La Laguna Playground at Vincent Lugo Park

This historic playground, dubbed “Dinosaur Park” by locals, is unlike any park your tykes have ever monkeyed around in. Designed by concrete artist, Benjamin Dominguez in 1965, the sand-filled play spot is home to 14 different concrete creatures, including a giant dragon that doubles as a slide.

Wells and Ramona Streets
San Gabriel

photo: Friends of La Laguna

What are some of your family’s favorite unique, silly sights in LA? Share any we missed in the comments!

—Shahrzad Warkentin