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How to spend a day in Hancock Park


Welcome to Los Angeles! Hancock Park is where big city living meets that cozy neighborhood feel, which makes it the perfect place to try new foods, check out local museums, and shop. It’s also the location of our latest coliving home, Common Beverly, and has so much to offer on each block. From new breweries popping up to beautiful scenic streets, everything you need is a short walk or drive away. There’s so much to explore and discover just around the block from Common Beverly!

To help plan your perfect day, we’ve created a list of the best spots in the area. Whether you choose to spend your money on a large iced coffee with oat milk or a new pair of shoes, there is so much to see and do. Keep reading to discover how you could spend a day in Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

Grab some breakfast

Start your day at Cafe Gratitude, a plant-based cafe that offers superfood smoothies, hard kombucha, chai lattes, and more. If you’re starting your day early or rolling out of bed late, this spot has all the options you need to fuel up. A few blocks away is Go Get Em Tiger, a coffee bar that has everything from Instagrammable avocado toast to caffeine-packed coffees. We recommend trying the almond macadamia latte.

Walk around and learn

After fueling up on your morning coffee, head over to Hancock Park, a beautiful, grassy park where you can relax, enjoy the fresh air, and learn about natural history. La Brea Tar Pits located in Hancock Park features areas where natural asphalt has come up from the ground over thousands of years. The Tar Pits area is the only actively excavated Ice Age fossil site found in an urban location. Take a stroll around the park, enjoy the California weather, learn about ancient history, and then make your way to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Located on Museum Row, LACMA is the largest museum in the western United States and has more than 150,000 pieces of art to admire.

Stop for lunch and shop

If you just want to window shop or need an entirely new wardrobe, check out The Grove. This outdoor entertainment spot is one of Los Angeles’ favorite shopping and dining destinations. Shop ‘til you drop and then get some lunch, indoors or outdoors, at some of the yummiest spots. If you’re in the mood for fresh sushi, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill is the place for you. If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, head over to Umami Burger for some fried pickles or cheesy potato tots. Small bites or large entrees, this must-see attraction has all you need for a midday pick-me-up. If you like to plan ahead, check out the directory that gives you a full list of all the shops and restaurants and where they’re located.

Cool down with a beer

Finish your day by grabbing a beer at All Season Brewing Company. Just established in 2021, this spot is a great addition to the neighborhood and is the perfect spot to unwind and hang out with friends. If you’re not a fan of beer don’t worry, they have a full menu of cocktails, wine, and ciders that are just as good.

Relax and unwind in your new home

Now that you have an idea of what to do and see in Hancock Park, we can help you find a place to come home to at the end of a busy day. Common Beverly gives you access to an amazing neighborhood for an attainable price. We offer private studios and all-inclusive coliving suites with included amenities like onsite laundry, high-speed WiFi, a community lounge, and a rooftop deck. Living at Common means that you have more freedom to explore all of these incredible spots.

Rent at Common Beverly starts at $1,575/month, with lease terms as low as 3 months. Book a tour to find your perfect home today!

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