USA Journey's Guidebook

USA Journey
Once upon a time, A few travelers were gathering around the fire in a circle. All coming from different places, cultures, backgrounds, goals, destiny,.. They were meeting at the crossroads an... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

245 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Plant based restaurant, Cafe Gratitude offers a quiet and serene ambiance. They have a large menu for every palate.


The Grove

ShoppingShopping Malls
$$· 189 The Grove Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

938 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A walking street in Beverly Hills, the Grove is like an outside mall. Take a free ride on The Grove Trolley! The trolley travels along First Street between The Grove and Farmers Market. Shop and do... read more

1307 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of our favorite destination when we have visitors. Our advice is that you get there before sunset , you visit the observatory museum, and get outside when the sun starts setting. The views on L... read more

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hinano Cafe is the old school classic sport bar in Venice with a bill of fair. To us, their burger is our top one in Los Angeles, prepared old school with a side of pickles. Great spot if you want... read more

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Latin American menu offering our favorite Patatas Bravas. We tend to go there for Brunch , they have good cocktails. but any dinner there during the week should be good.

137 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We love Superba Food & Bread for their pastries and breakfast items. The sugared puff pastries of the "Couing" is our favorite among with their French baguette... At the Zen Retreat, You are 3 minu... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You can choose all healthy sides and proteins and you choose your portions. Recipes are farmers markets inspired and they have sandwiches to delight the whole family as well. Try any lemonade and a... read more


Amoeba Music

$· 6400 Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

148 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Music fans head to this bustling shop for its huge selection of vinyl, video & CDs, plus live shows.

330 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous Rodeo Drive is at the heart of Beverly Hills where you will find the top luxury boutiques and names. The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in front of Rodeo Drive, is the famous hotel you see in "Pret... read more

702 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Third Street Promenade is an upscale shopping, dining and entertainment complex in the downtown area of Santa Monica, California. It is considered a premier shopping and dining district on the ... read more

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not just a coffee place but also another great breakfast spot, very close by bike at the Zen Retreat. Any item is really good and we tend to go for a morning egg sandwich or their delicious Acai Bo... read more

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

you can have brunch with an ocean view and treat yourself with great food! Try to park on the PCH if possible as the valet is very expensive!

422 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shopping Mall in Beverly Hills, the most renown.

416 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Whole Foods Market is on Rose Avenue, you can bike there easily and in a couple of minutes only. Whole Foods offers organic, local, fresh products and has also a "self-Serve" area. It happens that ... read more

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A local well known Italian place with "Lunch Prix Fixe". Great way to have a smaller portion of pasta along with a small salad (or soup)!

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

open daily from 6AM to 7:30PM, go on their website directly to book a tee time. Penmar Municipal Golf Course was designed by David Kent and opened in 1962. It is a beautifully landscaped executive ... read more

90 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Muscle Beach Venice is the place where Arnold Schwarzeneger was discovered. Muscle Beach was officially titled in 1987 by the City of Los Angeles with the distinguishing name 'Venice' added to the ... read more

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Californian Fast Food Burger! Famous for its simple Menu, its milkshakes and its secret menu (find it online). If you like crispy fries, ask when ordering "Double dipped" or "well Done", and t... read more

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A new American cuisine supporting nearby farmers, with a bar area! Happy Hour is the time you want to try it out ... Daily from 3 to 5PM!

76 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A place to see, at the end of Washington Boulevard and owns its popularity to Abbot Kinney and Charlie Chaplin. As Venice was a favorite destination for Hollywood's stars, The Pier, (known as the a... read more

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They serve only organic Spanish food, so when we crave tacos, that is our ultimate destination. Everything is easy from the bowl, to tacos, and from guacamole to lemonades. They have amazing Happy ... read more


Uplifters Kitchen

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2819 Ocean Park Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Coffee & Teas, cookies, quiches, pies, scones, Buttermilk Biscuits and Muffins. A great To Go spot when you will be on the road (either to visit or because you are taking the freeway to travel).



Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 132 N Robertson Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our favorite place to get couscous or tajines. A bit pricey but the experience is worth it. Even in Morocco, we did nit have that kind of taste and quality. Our favorite items on the menu : Bastill... read more

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We love any of their dishes, True Italian food like donnas prepare. Our favorite Italian restaurant in Venice! You can reserve on Open Table.


El Charro

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 12819 Venice Blvd·Map·Hours·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Mexican place opened non stop from 10AM to 10PM, a small place from outside but with good traditional food.

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Close to the Beach, CVS Pharmacy has medicine, face/Beauty supplies, drinks, snacks, beach utilities and stamps if you pick up a postcard at the Beach.

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

An "order at the counter-and seat yourself" place offering a nice organic menu. They have also choice with small plates/tapas style if you want to do a sharing-style dinner/lunch. Good wines to!


Trader Joe's

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 10850 National Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trader Joe's! Ah... Our favorite supermarket! Organic, Kosher, European, Spanish foods available but also house needs and flowers!

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A store for women, men, children and home where you can find deeply discounted items. Sometimes they have a nice selection, sometimes nothing... Best luck.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Rite Aid is very close by bike : drugs and medicine, pharmacy, bath & beauty supplies, snacks and drinks.