It’s all about timing. To avoid crowds and inflated prices, we recommend the period between high and low seasons when the weather is fine, places are still open and happy to welcome travelers, and you can explore a destination at your own pace. ShermansTravel experts call this magical time and space continuum the Sweet Spot.
When to go to Los Angeles
Peak Season: June to AugustTop attractions are packed, many coastal hotels are filled to capacity, and the inland parts of the city can be miserably hot.
Off Season: October to AprilYou’ll get the most bang for your buck, with thinner crowds, less smog, and a temperate climate that practically assures winter warmth.
Sweet Spot: May; SeptemberCrowds are thinner before and after the summer school break, and you can still swim in the relatively warm ocean come fall.
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