Abbot Kinney, a land developer, founded Venice Beach in 1905. The area became a magnet for tourists worldwide. Arnold Schwarzenegger got discovered at Muscle Beach and modern skateboarding was born here. As you stroll along the 3-mile boardwalk, expect to see the weird and unexpected. Numerous sidewalk cafes boarder the way accompanied by Henna tattoos, boutiques and Jamaican crafts. Need medical marijuana? You came to the right place.
This guide works offline, hence NO Internet Connection is necessary, nor the costly roaming charges when traveling to foreign cities. This guide can be downloaded via the Free City Maps and Walks iPhone app.
Los Angeles, USA
Self-guided walking tour (C)
Number of Sights:
Yes, does not require data plan or 3G connection
Free for lite version and US$2.99 for full version
Venice Beach Fishing Pier
Paddle Tennis Courts
Venice Basketball Courts
The Venice Art Walls
Venice Beach Skate Park
The powerful navigation assistance includes:
* Touring route clearly displayed on map
* Precise turn-by-turn walking directions from one sight to the next
* FindMe feature displays your exact location, while an auto tracking feature displays your movement on map, so you always know if you are moving in the right direction