Venice Beach - Past & Present Tour
Come visit the sights that makes Venice the most unique beach hotspot of Los Angeles! You'll learn about and see landmarks while hearing oral history highlights of the amazing story of Venice. Experience the legendary Venice boardwalk scene, skateboarding daredevils at the skate park continuing the 1970's skate culture originated by Dogtown and Z-Boys, and gawk at Muscle Beach made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger. You'll visit the historic canals, and check out the local hipster shopping and restaurant flavor of of Abbot Kinney Boulevard. This tour can be walked in 2-3 hours, or you can drive to some spots. It easily combines with my similar tour of nearby Santa Monica for a full L.A. beach culture and history experience!
Expected Tour Length: 1 hour 30 mins
Number of Stops: 5
- • Private tour, completely controlled by you!
- • Pintours App allows for full personalization.
- • Pause or skip any stop on the tour.
- • Unlimited free time, stay as long as you want
- • Free access to secret info per stop
A guide since 2015 with a background as tour docent for the Santa Monica Pier’s historical tours and events, leading historical beach bike tours of Santa Monica and Venice beaches, and full-day, private tours of Los Angeles. His passion for the history of LA and the Film/TV/Music industries comes from his career as a writer and in film production. A member of the Television Academy, he's written TV Movies, for Emmy-winning and Emmy-nominated Children’s TV Series and won an Environmental Media Award. He’s worked for A-list producers, on production staffs and alongside acclaimed filmmakers and movies stars on four studio lots .