Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Los Angeles
The southern Californian community of Venice has for decades been famous for its vibrant subcultures and offbeat way of living, and Venice Beach and Boardwalk is no exception. One of Los Angeles’ most legendary spots, the beach is packed with people from all walks of life. Stroll along the boardwalk to pass numerous street performers, food stalls, and artists selling their wares. You can also watch anglers on the fishing pier, surfers battling the swell, and some of LA’s fittest residents working out at Muscle Beach. Make sure you leave enough time to sunbathe on the soft sand and dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean. A visit to Venice Beach and Boardwalk represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Los Angeles trip builder app to plot your vacation.
Tours to Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more! BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
California Beach Cities Day Trip: Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Venice Beach and Santa Monica from LA BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $169
Duration: 11 to 13 hours
Venice Beach and Boardwalk Reviews
I have very mixed feelings for the place, I just love the storea, restaurant, the beach, bicycling, running etc but it does feel a bit unsafe with all homeless and drugged people, especially after sun... more »
Commencer par la plage, faire un bout sur Broadwalk et terminer sur Abbot Kinney Blvd pour s'imprégner de l'esprit de Venice. Très agréable, très coloré, dépaysant. more »Start at the beach, do a tip on Broadwalk and finish on Abbot Kinney Blvd to soak up the spirit of Venice. Very nice, very colorful, exotic.
Pets are allowed here only on the boardwalk, not on the beach. They need to be on leash. Great location by the beach to get souvenirs, jewelry, hats, clothes, psychic palm readings, paintings etc.. There are a few restaurants too on the boardwalk. Our puppy enjoyed the walk very much. I got cool cotton elephant pants. Weather was perfect for a afternoon stroll.
What an experience. Glad we stopped. It is an awesome beach. Never a dull moment. Every step has something to see. Truly a people watching beach. The most fun I ever had just walking. Super famous beach!
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