So you’re moving to Venice, CA–there’s much to do and much to see. Luckily since you’re living there, you have all the time in the world to explore. Depending on where you’re coming from, it could be a culture shock, a whole new environment to you with different views on everyday things like diet, transportation etc. In this article here’s a quick rundown of resources, to-dos, explorations and cute restaurants that you can check out while you’re getting acquainted with the area!
- Keep tabs on the news in your area
There’s a number of publications that can be helpful to stay updated on the LA area in general, but it’s good to refer to publications that are centered on Venice and the developments in the area. Keep us in your bookmark because we like to keep abreast of the arts and culture of the area, new real estate developments, price changes in rent, average cost of items in the city. It’s a good resource in general to know about things in the area that may be of interest to you. Let’s say that you’re looking for the best auto loans in California and in your area, this is a good opportunity to meet with a loan agency to get more information on which loans are most popular for folks in your area, age groups, for certain needs, etc.
- Explore the variety of eateries
There are so many different types of cafes and restaurants, especially near venice beach. If you’re a more health conscious type, you might stroll past Fig Tree’s cafe. Get yourself an espresso and quick tofu scramble or chorizo breakfast sandwich to energize yourself for the morning. If you’re more for packing in some calories–then Zelda’s Corner with coffee and donuts. For lunch, visit Candle and Grill for some of the best sandwiches with gluten free options, and for dinner The Whaler and Venice Ale House are great options to wind down the day of exploration for some top eats in the city.
- Explore the culture
Art around Venice is a huge sight to see, and there’s such a beautiful variety of pieces you can spot on a walk. You can also catch them on the boardwalk, street art on residential and public roads. Take a stroll down history on North Venice Blvd. with the founder of Venice, Abbot Kinney. Take a selfie with his mural and learn about the history of how Venice was founded and why. Abbot Kinney is a walkway of different murals and street art along with stellar eateries, food trucks, and the G2 gallery with wildlife photography. Abbot Kinney also has an artisan festival with beer gardens, over 350 artisans and boutiques, music, and more.
There’s always much to do in Venice. Whether you’re vacationing or making it your permanent domicile, Venice is a city with rich history, arts, and culture that anyone can get lost in.