This strip of Wilshire Boulevard showcases shopping, dining, and more
Try the pumpkin pancakes at Kokomo Cafe ($; 7385 Beverly Blvd.; 323/933-0773), then go museum hopping. The Petersen Automotive Museum ($10, $3 ages 5-12; 6060 Wilshire Blvd.; petersen.org) will wow lovers of chrome. The George C. Page Museum ($7; 5801 Wilshire; tarpits.org) will wow lovers of scary extinct animals. For lunch, head to LACMA and its Plaza Café (admission $12, ages 17 and under free; cafe $; 5905 Wilshire; lacma.org). Check out artistry of a vinous kind at the wine bar and restaurant AOC, pictured ($$$; 8022 W. Third St.; 323/653-6359).