Best known for offering deals on services, Groupon also makes a great way to find unique offerings in new cities! On a recent trip to Los Angeles, I utilized it to find fun activities not included in the tourist books. Below are a few of the unique offerings I found!
For $29, I got to spend a night sipping wine, and working on my artistic ability. While our painting was a bit more difficult than one might expect for a wine and paint night, it was still a fun experience that I would highly recommend.
Spending the day on the waves is never a bad idea! For $82, I got the opportunity to take a 90-minute surf lesson where I learned the basics of surfing, and even caught a couple waves. The price included the lesson, a wetsuit, and a surf board. The instructors were very attentive, ensuring that each person in the class had the opportunity to catch at least one wave.
This is the best $11 boat ride I have ever been on! Originally costing $38 per person, this deal allowed me to spend 2 and a half hours cruising in open water looking for whales. While we unfortunately did not see any dolphins, we did have the opportunity to see plenty of seals! The boat allows you to bring your own snacks and drinks aboard, and also has a snack bar on board. This is a great way to spend an afternoon, hanging out in the water!
Imagine sailing out of the Newport Beach Marina as the sun is setting, it is truly a breathtaking site. Luckily I got to experience it thanks to this deal! For $12, I got to eat complementary chips and salsa, while sipping … Read the rest