Relax, mediate and enjoy Venice, California with this list

 

Seasons greetings readers!  Alex Stowell here.  As the year winds down and the holidays approach, things can seem a bit chaotic.  And if you are buying gifts, partying, or traveling, it can get expensive very quickly. All these things can end up stressing you out in a time of year that really should be about your well being, reflection, joy, and goal setting.

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So here is a list of mostly free things to do in Venice to get you outside, breathing fresh air, and taking in all the sights, sounds, and scenery that make our town by the sea the greatest in the Universe!

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  • The beach is the place to be!  If you sit long enough, you might catch a pod of dolphins, a seal, or a flock of pelicans ride the waves!  Simply amazing!

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  • Hang out at the bridge or take a stroll along the Venice Canals!

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  • Take a surf or skate lesson with Maui and Sons qualified instructors!

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  • Visit High Rooftop Lounge!  High is the premiere Venice Beach open-air rooftop lounge, where the nightly sunset is the main event.

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  • Hang out in the marina in Marina del Rey. It is beautiful and serene!

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  • Sit on a bench or at a pagoda on the Venice Boardwalk!  Early mornings are best.

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  • Get a room and chill!  Need a Venice Stay-Cation?  Check out these local hotel room deals. Up to 30% off when you mention Venice Paparazzi. Sweet!

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  • Be inspired at the Beyond Baroque POETRY WALLS!   The words of Jim Morrison of the Doors, Manazar Gamboa, Philomene Long,  Exene Cervenka of the Punk Rock band X, actor Viggo Mortensen, and others are engraved in the concrete walls of the LAPD substation and three public restrooms exterior shower walls.

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