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Address: Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 888 LA-PARKS
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Anything and everything on this famous concrete strip - from hippies to...

Anything and everything on this famous concrete strip - from hippies to skateboarders, you will see it all here.

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good beach! lots to walk around too! there is a long stretch of shops along the boardwalk - food and things to buy

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

good beach! lots to walk around too! there is a long stretch of shops along the boardwalk - food and things to buy

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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are in the west LA area this is a must see! Take a fun walk with a diversity if faces and people! you will find a little bit of everything in Venice Board Walk... lots to see and do. From shops, shows by locals, musicians, artist who make a living from what they handmake, delicious food, body builders,... More 

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Thank hexito
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful -even for my mom in her wheelchair - enjoyable and delicious and unique - for our New England family.

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent some time in LA recently, and I would have to say that Venice Beach in general is one of the much less desirable places in LA. There were dozens of bums, and I almost never say or think this, but I would go as far as to recommend that you do not walk around on the boardwalk at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We missed seeing the boardwalk on our last trip to the US but in reality we did not miss much other than a very pleasant bike ride down from Santa Monice. This place could be so much more but it is dirty, smelly and in some cases very confronting. Other than the bike ride I wouldn't other.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Eat, drink, swim, walk on the boardwalk, watch an artist, watch the dancers, dance, skateboard, bike, suntan, listen to music, take photographs, talk to people, or just watch people..... So much fun in one place.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a lovely relaxing experience - just to go there plenty of shops and bars and cafes and the beach is wonderful to go on. The walk along the Boardwalk is a very relaxing experience - you can just amble along at your own pace.

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Saint John, Canada
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very kewl to watch people so many different things going on. we were watching some kind of acrobats training , or cheerleading or gymnastics on the beach very fun to watch

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great outing with son and his fiancé last year. We walked the canals, and dipped our feet in the ocean. So peaceful.

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Window Rock ,Az
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

People watching is fun. prices for shirts and other items is awesome, itll be cooler if you rented a bike and rode thru. Homeless people around, but other views are perfect.

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Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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