One of the most popular and diverse tourist attractions in all of Southern California, the Venice Beach Boardwalk offers something interesting and engaging for every member of the family. A variety of shops, stands and carts offer traditional tourist items like seashell and hemp jewelry, while literally dozens of street performers — including the famous roller skating guitar player — line the walkway.
Along the historic strip of boardwalk, you’ll also find the famous Muscle Beach outdoor gym and Venice Beach skatepark, along with the famous canals and beautiful beach.There are also a variety of restaurants that line the boardwalk; outdoor seating makes for a memorable family dining experience!
Another favorite family activity on the Venice Beach Boardwalk includes renting bicycles and making the short 2.5-mile ride to the famous Santa Monica Pier. Either way, the Venice Beach Boardwalk is an absolute must for visiting families.