Originally founded in 1905 as a beachfront resort, Venice Beach has since blossomed into a hip, cultural mecca just a short drive from Central LA. Venice is the ultimate place to chill with the “in-crowd,” whether you’re sunbathing, shopping, or sightseeing- and you’ll find everything from an amusement pier, miniature steam railroad, boutiques, coffee bars, art galleries and more. Here is my guide to Venice Beach in a weekend!
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TOMS—yes, the shoe company’s Venice Beach flagship—has a coffee shop in the back.
Local tips on what to see, what to do, where to eat and where to stay... while visiting iconic Venice Beach.
Venice Beach Boardwalk
“We saw where you were staying,” my mother said. “It seems like a nice neighborhood.” Venice Beach was paradise on earth, the precise shape and color of my soul, but there was no way to explain it to them. (Sinner)