Amy & S's Guidebook

Amy & S
We are a professional couple who enjoy traveling and experiencing different cities all over the world. We have decided to share our beach home experience in Venice CA with like minded travelling in... read more
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Things to do in Los Angeles


The Getty

Arts & CultureMuseums
1200 Getty Center Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

493 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It is a campus of the Getty Museum and other programs of the Getty Trust. The $1.3 billion Center opened to the public on December 16, 1997 and is well known for its architecture, gardens, and vie... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 523 Rose Ave·Map·

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun spot that has great food as well. Fun local experience.

401 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A fantastic walk from the House and voted coolest Block in America by GQ magazine, Abbot Kinney blvd is where the local creative community shops and works. It is home to many unique boutiques and r... read more

129 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We love Gjusta. This is a day time bakery/cafe. FAntastic breads and deli items. Recently mentioned in LA weekly as one of top 10 places to visit in LA. We love their food and the rustic feel, it r... read more

912 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World famous. Little too touristy. We love to go there every Thursday night in the summer for the Twilight Concert series. Check out the line up here (Free by the way) read more

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great restaurant for all day dining. 3 great patios. Nice chill bar at night. Very close.


3rd Street Promenade

ShoppingShopping Malls
1351 3rd Street Promenade ·Map·

702 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World famous walking street with tons of shopping, eating, and performers.

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best Breakfast sandwiches and very moderately priced.


Salt Air

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1616 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

73 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best seafood on the Westside. Not cheap but truly excellent if you love seafood and it is a 10 minutes walk from the house. Another great seafood place is Water Grill in downtown Santa Monica, but ... read more


TOMS Flagship Store

ShoppingClothing Stores
1344 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

90 local Airbnb hosts recommend

So this is a shoe/accessories store BUT it has the best coffee in the Neighborhood and a cool outdoor seating area. Some of our friends like intelligentsia across the street as well.


Venice Beach

Parks & NatureBeaches
1500 Ocean Front Walk·Map·

178 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It goes without saying. This is a block from the house, if you turn left, you go south on the famous Venice Boardwalk all the way down to Muscle Beach and the end of Venice; if you turn right you t... read more

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is fun GastroPub with a great Beer Menu and decent Wine List and good bar food.

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best Sports bar in the area.

120 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little wine bar with small plates. Fun front patio. Good local experience. Another great wine place and cafe to check out but a further walk is Zinque.


Whole Foods Market

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$$· 225 Lincoln Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

416 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest BIG grocery store. Excellent place to shop. Not the cheapest. Little further out there is a Ralph's you can google for directions.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you are a vegan or vegetarian, this is a FANTASTIC place to eat. Great food and ambiance. Great coffee as well.

203 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A cool calm and quiet place for a walk and look at the canal homes. The Venice Canal Historic District is a district in the Venice section of Los Angeles, California. The district is noteworthy for... read more


Ashland Hill

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2807 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This a good place to drink Wine and Beer and share small plates in an outdoor Biergarten like setting

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of my favorite places to have brunch with a great bottle of wine. One of of top 3 restaurants on the west wide. Chef trained at French Laundry. Great ambiance. Staff is super friendly. Very clo... read more

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A great walk from the House and Parallel to the beach, Main street Santa Monica is where the locals shop, and home to many unique boutiques and restaurants. The best section is between Rose Ave in... read more

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A great Italian restaurant. Cozy and warm. Great Pasta and Wine.


Salt & Straw

$· 1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hands down. Best Ice cream in LA. MUST have.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Burgers heaven . If you are feeling like a good burger this is your spot (they even have veggie options). They also have beer and wine.


Leo Carrillo State Park

35000 Pacific Coast Highway·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you have a car, take a scenic drive on the world famous PCH (Highway 1) up through Malibu to Leo Carillo State Park. It is a Beach with coastal caves & reefs, plus swimming, surfing, camping, hi... read more

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Breeze is a Fantastic new program we have in Santa Monica. There are many closer stations than the one I have mapped here, but the AirnBnB map did not have them. Go to the web and check out all the... read more