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!
Catch Sunset at High Rooftop Lounge in Hotel Erwin “So this isn’t exactly a Venice secret—it is the best spot in town for panoramic views of L.A., after all. But what most people won’t tell you is that if you want to reap the full benefits of watching sunset from the rooftop, you need to make a reservation.