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Venice Beach Boardwalk

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Address: Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 888 LA-PARKS
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Cozy walk

Great place to relax. Stop by the skate board park to see the pros. Very nice shops, different from other beaches. Unfortunatly, no good restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Montreal, Canada
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Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you visit LA than you must definitely go for a walk at Venice Beach Boardwalk. Even better start from Venice and walk all the way to Santa Monica via the beach route. Lots of colour everywhere you turn your head, little shops full of treasures and amazing places to get your organic coffee or smoothie ;) Don't hesitate to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to relax. Stop by the skate board park to see the pros. Very nice shops, different from other beaches. Unfortunatly, no good restaurants.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice evening walk, we walk from one end to the other and it was very pinteres type,lol. We saw a bike parade it was nice

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Greatest bike ride path on the west coast. Full of all colorful walks of life with character and warmth. You can see it all here and along the stretch of the beautiful beach and coast line with sailboats in the distance. The homes are a sight to see, as well as the free entertainment, art, and muscle beach. So much... More 

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West Hollywood, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Venice Boardwalk is always entertaining!!! Lots of interesting people and some with real talent. If you are coming to L.A. I highly recommend Venice Beach and Boardwalk!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

every day when we would walk this there was always something new to see. new people, new specials, new artists. but always a beautiful sight.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a strange mixture of humanity....... the weird, the wonderful, the colourful and the tourists. Lots going on , hectic and chaotic. Glad to have visited this famous spot but a short stop is all thats warranted.

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Venice, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Venice boardwalk is an ever changing tourist attraction. Over the years I have lived nearby I have seen a guy who juggles live chainsaws (although I have not seen him recently and wonder if he had an accident), 80 year old lady in bikini, muscle beach guys working out, new skateboard park honoring Venice history in skateboarding (Dogtown). You just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go early if you want the beach to yourself. Plenty of space to build sandcastles and get your fix for the beach. If you go early you can get parking near to walking distance to the sea front.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you're in LA, Venice Beach Boardwalk is not to be missed. A bit of a carnival atmosphere in some places, the fish tacos near Muscle Beach are great. Tattoo parlours, skateboarders and guys whizzing by on blades. People walking dogs, children and generally a fun walk. One block East on the main and side streets you'll find good restaurants,... More 

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Venice
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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