Venice Beach's iconic boardwalk is always a flurry of activity. You'll find everything from souvenir shops, eateries, miscellaneous vendors, and street performers here.
Venice is, after all, a beach town. Chill at the beach, sunbathe, play some beach volleyball, or go surfing at its famous beach.
Abbott Kinney Blvd. is THE mecca of cool in Venice, and is called the “coolest block in America.” The ultra-walkable street lined with hip boutiques, hip restaurants + bars, and cool murals.
A few blocks from the beach and built in 1905, the Venice Canals is a network of six man-made canals inspired by the ones in Italy (and how the city got its name).
Watching the skateboarders at the Venice Skate Park and the bodybuilders at Muscle Beach are both people watching at its finest.
Venice Beach and its boardwalk is situated along the Strand, which stretches from Will Rogers State Beach to Manhattan State Beach. Biking here is one of the best things to do in Venice Beach.
One of the most iconic sights in town, the Venice sign hangs over Windward Avenue, at Pacific Avenue, and snapping a photo with it is one of the most popular things to do in Venice Beach.
Venice boasts an eclectic mix of street art and installations all over town, representing a variety of artists and styles. Check out the Venice Art Walls, which displays graffiti art by local artists.