This weekend is our glorious Earth’s birthday, otherwise known as Earth Day. It is an annual event held on April 22 that is all about appreciating the uniqueness of Earth’s environment, as well as to raise awareness and support for environmental protection. Earth Day is now recognized in more than 193 countries and marked by [...]
As we all know, Venice Beach is a one-of-a-kind city, with many local attractions and rich history, but did you know how our beautiful city became the way it did? There is history in every corner, and that does not exclude us here at our little hotel in Venice, CA called The Venice Beach House. [...]
It’s that time of year again, when everything feels fresh and anything possible during the first month of a new year. In January, most of the population makes a resolution, or ten, with the intent on self-improvement. Polls have shown that the top 2017 resolution is to lose weight and eat healthier, which is no [...]
The holidays are one of the best times of the year. Family, friends, shopping, eating…what’s not to love?! But we understand that the traveling can sometimes be the hardest part. That’s why we do all we can to make sure our visitors over the holiday feel like they are as comfortable as possible. Which is [...]
Beach life is great, but you know what is better? Freedom. We’d just like to take this opportunity to thank all the military veterans out there, and those still active, who have served our country and fought for our freedom. Without you this amazing country would not be what it is and we wouldn’t be [...]
We’re never really starved for action and things to do around Venice Beach. There’s surfing, skating, art shows, restaurant’s galore…but just in case you’re the type that likes a little direction, you can always check out our Local Attractions page for current happenings around The Venice Beach House. Click here and we’ll show you where [...]
Just because summer is technically over, that doesn’t mean people stop surfing! Anyways, it’s always summer at The Venice Beach House! To make sure we keep the stoke going 24/7/365 we installed the live cam of our home beach break, courtesy of Surfline, right on our Local Attractions page. Here you can check the live [...]
There’s no shortage of local attractions around The Venice Beach House, and Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium often tops our guest’s list as one of their favorite activities! Located just a walk, bike, or jog down the Venice Boardwalk, the aquarium is family friendly and offers a unique event 6 days a week! [...]
It’s been a busy summer and you may have noticed something new on venicebeachhouse.com. A new video! (Click on “Watch Video” anywhere on the site to view.) But that’s not all! Our amazing video or “short film”, if you will, has been selected as one of the finalists for On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project, a wonderful festival essentially formed to help promote tourism in Los Angeles and surrounding communities.
A large gray whale first spotted off the coast of Topanga Canyon later moved to Marina del Rey where it entertained various people.
The animal did not appear to be distressed. Whales normally are migrating to Baja California around this time, according to ABC7.
Authorities were telling people to avoid getting too close to the whale, both for its sake and theirs.