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Don’t get us wrong, we love a good hike—particularly these best hikes—but sometimes we want to show off a stunning vista to out-of-towners who aren’t in the mood for an uphill climb. And then there are those days where we want to catch a stunning sunset without breaking a sweat. When you’re searching for scenic views but don’t want to stray too far from your car or the Metro, here are the best spots to see the city—from atop one of the city’s best parks to a Downtown L.A. skyscraper.