Rum drinks naturally call to mind white sandy beaches, tan lines, and tropical breezes. So today being National Rum Day might feel like a cruel joke if you don't happen to be on vacation in the Caribbean. Although we can't fly you out to paradise, we can tell you the best places in L.A. to enjoy a cocktail featuring rum that may perhaps help you escape to your own private island in your mind. From Cuban-themed rum lounges to tiki bars or local taverns that serve a killer Dark n' Stormy, check out our list of L.A.'s top six spots to celebrate National Rum Day. [Photo via]