Free wifi hotspots in LA
When you need to take your laptop to the seaside, Cabrillo is one of two beaches participating in the "Oh, Ranger" public wifi program provided by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.
This gorgeous outdoor amphitheatre has been hosting concerts since the LA Philharmonic first played here in 1922, and it provides wifi for sharing your concert snaps with friends or for working from the public park areas on non-show days.
One of LA's most quintessential public spaces, the Spanish-inspired plaza—which is interrupted by a series of large geometric structures painted in bright hues of pink, purple, red and yellow—is a popular gathering space for locals. Get outside your office and take advantage of the wifi hotspot.
One of the nicest ballparks in the country, it also offers some of the best connectivity in the league thanks to an effort in 2014 to wire the park for state-of-the-art mobile data service and high-speed wifi for fans.
While entrance to MoCA is not free (unless you catch one of the many free evenings or days), once you're there the wifi is on them. To connect, just ask for the login details at the ticket booth.
Historic Echo Park Lake is a popular destination for Eastsiders to spread out their picnic blankets—and free wifi throughout the park keeps them productive (or maybe just streaming the perfect lounge soundtrack).
This Beaux-Arts gem is a great spot to soak up some creative inspiration as you peruse the collections or just take in the elaborate architecture and decor. When it's time to channel that into your own projects, grab a work desk and log on to the free wifi available for library patrons.
Make it a working lunch (if you must) by connecting to Grand Central Market's free wifi while you snack on the wide variety of food and drink offerings. Just don't be surprised if you get a side-eye for taking up a table with your laptop during the busiest hours.
Should you simply need to work on your screenplay surrounded by the sights and smells of the boardwalk, find a good bench along the Santa Monica Pier and settle in for a spell.