Santa Monica and Venice Beach

Venice and Santa Monica may have the most interesting people within a long stretch of beach with a bike path that stretches down the coast. The beaches are open and appealing with views of the Santa Monica Mountains to the northwest. From street performers on Venice Beach’s famous boardwalk to Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade and infamous pier, you’ll find singers, dancers, daredevils, animals, comedians, and many various types of performers.

5 Best Local Surf Spots in LA

There are many spots along the California coast that offer great surf, but if you’re new to LA and don’t know where to go it’s hard to find the right spot for your level of experience. Having a few experienced locals on the Keanr team, I asked them about a few of their favorite locations, along with doing my own research down the coast. Aside from the biggest professional surf spots like Huntington, Doheny, and San Onofre, here are Keanr’s recommendations for the best surf spots in Los Angeles.