Planning a beach holiday and thinking about Venice Beach Los Angeles? Here are some facts about the world famous Venice Beach.
Some people come to L.A for the fame, some come for shopping and some come here with no plan at all. But did you know that this city is also a great destination for a beach vacation? Beaches are no exception in L.A. and if you head over to Venice Beach you will experience one of the most famous beaches in the world.
Fun things to do at Venice beach Los Angeles
You don’t have to be a beach bum to enjoy this quirky place. Check out the canals that gave this place the name, and if you walk down the 3 mile long boardwalk you will come across a variety of eye-candy from street performers, fortune-tellers and artists to funky shops and cafes as well as many locals on roller-blades, casual strollers and joggers. It’s a bit like a circus, in a way! If you head down to the end you will come across Muscle Beach where you will find, yes, many muscular folks working out at the outdoor gym. It’s known as a real bodybuilders mecca.
The Venice Beach neighborhood surrounding the beach is notoriously old and whilst it may not be the most attractive of places, it is worth a short visit. Want to know more about other Los Angeles neighborhoods? Watch our video travel guides for more information, ideas and tips to plan the best possible vacation in Los Angeles.