Bluffs Creek Trail
Generally considered an easy route, Bluffs Creek is a 4.2-mile loop trail near Playa Del Rey (taking over a little over an hour to complete). Situated in a popular area for birding, hiking, and running. The trail is open year-round, is beautiful to visit anytime, and dog-friendly (note: dogs must be on a leash!)
View the Bluffs Creek Trail Map
Historic Venice Canals
Experience the one-of-a-kind character of the Venice Canal Historic District, home to a network of weaving, man made canals originally built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as part of his Venice of America plan.
View the Venice Canals Map
Marvin Braude Bike Trail
Get out and explore West LA along the Marvin Braude Bike Trail, a 22-mile paved bicycle path that runs along the Los Angeles County coastline, from the northern terminus at Will Rogers State Beach, through the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, and ending at the southern terminus at Torrance County Beach. Open year-round.
View the Marvin Braude Bike Trail Map
Marina “Mother’s” Beach
Walking distance from Marina Del Rey hotels, this peaceful 12-acre lagoon has sheltered picnic tables for barbecues, volleyball sand courts, kayak & paddleboard rentals, water yoga classes, and boot camp classes.
4135 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, 90292
El Porto Beach
Known for its large waves and beachside eateries, stop by for a bite at Surf Food Stand or FishBar as you take in the ocean views and incredible waves along Manhattan Beach.
45th Street and The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
The most well-known surf spot in Venice…and home to countless nearby eateries, surf shops, and local boutiques. Whether you’re hitting up a beach workout or perfecting your surf skills, no trip to LA is complete without exploring the unique Venice culture.
Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90292