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Venice Beach Boardwalk

Los Angeles, CA 90291
+1 888-527-2757
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Anything and everything on this famous concrete strip - from hippies to skateboarders, you will see it all here.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“muscle beach” (193 reviews)
“people watching” (209 reviews)
“venice beach” (354 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Los Angeles, CA 90291
+1 888-527-2757
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Reviewed yesterday

I lived pretty much next door in Marina Del Rey (MDR) 30-35 years ago. Venice Beach and the concrete strand along it were an interesting walk then (or skateboard, or roller-skate/rollerblade, or bike ride on an adjacent path) and it was every bit as interesting...More

Thank andrewbD7052CA
Reviewed 2 days ago

What can be said? you find everything and everyone from all ways of life at the boardwalk; It is a petri dish of society, you are always surprised of all the variety; It goes for people, architecture , arts, animals, sports...etc... Love the beach, love...More

Thank sagittarius111
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unique shops are the order of the day at the Venice Beach Boardwalk. From surf shops, to art shops and souvenir shops, each has their own identity and fairly reasonable prices.

Thank metsfan2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The world is there people from every walk of life enjoy the great weather and the freedom of wearing whatever they want any look is acceptable Great place great time

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a nice place to walk and stroll. Lot's of attractive,stationery, and moving things to do. Good looking muscles on there also. If you are hunting for a mate here is your place.

Thank Driver_316
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for a glimpse of the 'wild side' of Los Angeles, perhaps as a beach town, this is the place!

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 3 days ago

You want Cali? You will find it here. They say the Country slopes slightly downhill towards the West and that all the fruits and nuts roll to Venice. Well its true. Truly a place full of characters, muscle beach and a million t shirts which...More

Thank Sid M
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for a nice beach in Southern California to go swimming, skip Venice Beach and go to Santa Monica or further south. But if you want to see a strange collection of people and activities, this is a good destination. There are...More

Thank Globe_trotter_100
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yep, it's touristy, but also a great people watching and eating spot. There are a lot of shops and vendors, (some junk) muscle beach, a skateboarding park, a big sandy beach and bike rentals. I recommend biking the trail to and from Santa Monica pier....More

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had fun. Street performers need to do more performing and less talking. Lots of knick nacks to buy as gifts. Parking is nightmare, but it was the 4th of July.

Thank Kenneth C
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
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Response from yjbonner | Reviewed this property |
I would check with the front desk. We also took Uber there and back. Really quick and inexpensive. After one $70 cab ride from the airport!!! took Uber everywhere.
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Response from Kathleen P | Reviewed this property |
Wherever you can find it. Sometimes there is valet.