For tourists, Los Angeles can be a tough nut to crack. With its sprawling city limits, less-than-stellar public transportation, and persistent traffic woes, L.A. poses a few challenges for the outsider. But despite its quirks, L.A. is a unique and special city (and we’re not just saying that because Domaine calls Los Angeles. home!), bursting with exciting cultural happenings, delicious food, gorgeous natural sites, and, yes, temperatures that are reliably lovely. With all of that goodness comes a price tag, but not to worry: Now that we’ve convinced you, we suggest you read on; we’ve culled 26 genius ways to save money, without skimping on the good times.