If you're visiting Los Angeles and want to spend some quality time on the beach, Venice California is the best place for you. Founded in 1905 as a designated seaside resort town, Venice has grown to be a marvellous place complete with the famous Venice Beach, small canals to walk alongside, and the Ocean Front Walk which much more resembles a gigantic market. This pedestrian-only promenade not only features the colorful market, but dozens of local vendors, street artists, performers and pop-up events. It's a great place for families and friends to visit.
If you are a skateboarder, you will love Venice beach where there's a huge skateboarding community, with multiple parks throughout the area. Venice is also a very popular destination for vacation home rental, so if you plan to stay for a weekend or for even a longer period of time, there are plenty of Venice vacation rentals and rental properties for you.
The artsy and very edgy Venice Beach is built on the Italian Venice city model, featuring plenty of squares and canals, some of which has now gone, however, the Venice Canal Historic District is the place to admire over one-hundred-year-old buildings and canals. Venice Beach is famous for its Venice Beach Boardwalk which is a top sight in Los Angeles and California as well, because the funky shops and unique cafes attract many visitors.
The Muscle Beach offers an open gym, gymnastic playgrounds, tennis and handball courts, and many more sport activity fields for locals and tourists. The Bike Path is usually packed with cycling locals and tourists, with the sandy path taking visitors all along the coast, and continuing up towards Santa Monica. Bike rentals are available at various locations of the Bike Path -- for some family fun or adventure hop on the bikes and enjoy the sunshine and the fresh ocean breeze! Grab a delicious artisan ice cream and enjoy it along the way.
There are plenty of very interesting architectural sites at Venice Beach such as the Binoculars Building which houses some Google offices. Elsewhere, the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary houses the migrating butterflies when they stop between Northern California and Mexico. Venice Beach is a fun place to visit for family, couples or friends getaway.
Near the beach and North Venice are the best areas to stay, as these locations offer plenty of vacation rentals and rental properties for visitors. If you like busy and unique neighborhoods, you will most certainly enjoy your time at Venice. California has an amazing, relaxed beachside feeling, and so many property rentals at Venice beach offer casual apartments and condos to rent, some of them are pet-friendly with fully equipped kitchens and nice living rooms.
Wonderful Venice Beach is a great place to visit all year around. Other than July and August it is not too hot or humid, so if you prefer warm days with no rain, April, May, September and October are the best time to visit. If you're ready for sunbathing and swimming, July and August are the hottest months. January and February are a bit cooler, with an average weather of 60 degrees, which still make it very pleasant and excellent for hiking and touring.
Venice Beach has countless amazing, edgy cafes to try and many healthy restaurants and beach shore diners to savor mouthwatering food and drinks. Venice Beach is famous for the more plant-based restaurants, but everyone can find something to enjoy here.
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