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Visiting the Best Pictures (2011 Nominees): Part One

Maybe you'll never get a star on the sidewalk or find a swarm of paparazzi outside your door, but with the information we've gathered, you can visit and play in the places movies were made.

The list below features movies up for the 2011 "Best Picture" Academy Award.

Nominated Film: 127 Hours

Where it was filmed: Around Moab, Utah in some of the most desolate and beautiful places in America.

Quick Guide to Los Angeles Parks

Just moved to Santa Monica and wondering where the tennis courts are? Visiting Pasadena and want to find a trail for a run? Long-time resident looking for a splash pad in Burbank?

Quick Guide to Parks in the Inland Empire

Looking for a dog park in Chino? Just moved to Moreno Valley and wondering where you can play disc golf? Long-time Ontario resident searching for the best splash pad in town? Or just visiting and want to find a nice park for a picnic?

Top 10 Parks Along I-10 (Los Angeles to Phoenix)

Find a great park along I-10!

If you're traveling with a family along Interstate 10, you may find yourself wanting (or needing!) to stop for a picnic, take a short break from driving, or just to let the kids run around. To help, we've identified ten of the best parks along Interstate 10 between the Pacific Ocean and Phoenix, Arizona. Your road trips will never be the same!

Los Angeles Playgrounds Guide: Tire Swings, Splashpads, Themed Play Areas, Trains, and more!

Childhood's too short for unremarkable playgrounds. From Thousand Oaks to Long Beach, from Pasadena to the Westside, we've got you covered. Bring the kids to a unique playground - just click below to find the exact feature you're looking for:

Los Angeles Team Sports Parks: Racquetball, Volleyball, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, and more!

Using our Los Angeles Team Sports Guide, finding the right park for the game has never been easier - from the Westside to the Inland Empire, and from Malibu to Orange County! Just click below to find a:

Los Angeles Low-Intensity Sports Guide: Places to Play Disc Golf, Horseshoes, Bocce Ball, Shuffleboard, and more

Looking for a place to throw some horseshoes near Pasadena? Wondering where you can play bocce ball on the Westside? Searching for a place to go disc golfing? Just click below to find the perfect park for your day:

Summer Fun in Los Angeles: Beaches, Splash Pads, Swimming Pools, Museums, and more!

Make the most of the warm weather days with our Quick Guide to Summer Fun in L.A.! 
With over 30 splashpads, 60 beaches, and other fun summertime spots, you'll always be able to find the perfect park for your day:

The Best Los Angeles Playgrounds for Toddlers: Fenced Play Areas, Tot Lots, Bucket Swings, Play Houses and more

Encountering new things, mastering new abilities, exploring new boundaries.  The toddler years are special.  And busy.  So busy that we’ve crafted this LA Toddler Playground Guide to help find you find not just any playground, but the perfect playground for your little one.  Just click to find a: