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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