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Departures Field Guides
Travel as a tourist, get lost in your own hometown. Discover a neighborhood unfamiliar to you or explore a different side to the one you live in. Through Departures Field Guides we provide routes for self-guided walking tours, hiking and biking trails, where to go horse-riding and fishing, museums and historical sites to visit, and where to eat and shop.
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Museum of Jurassic Technology

Co-founded by David Wilson - winner of the Macarthur Fellowship in 2001 - and his wife, Diana Wilson, the Museum of Jurassic Technology is part factual, part fantastical, and wholly engaging.
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Gregory Ain Mar Vista Tract

Modernist designer, Gregory Ain, created stylish, mid-century homes that were also cost-efficient in 1947. Now designated as a Historic Overlay Zone, the homes remain well-preserved for you to enjoy today.
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Surfing Venice Beach

Surf history and waves in Venice Beach, where relics of Abbot Kinney's vision gave way to pioneering dynamics in the sport.
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Skating/Skateboarding Venice Beach

Venice nurtured the rise of modern skateboarding and you can witness or participate in the legacy of talent such as Jeff Ho and Craig Stecyk anywhere along the boardwalk or at the Venice Skate Park.
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Walk-Streets

Treat yourself to the wonders of Venice beyond the beach via the pedestrian pathways referred to by the locals as the "walk-streets," which feature scenic residential bungalows, cottages, and flourishing gardens.
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Ballona Creek Loop

The Ballona Creek Bike Path offers stunning views and oceans breeze for cyclists. Find out how to connect with this beachfront gem and learn more about nearby amenities for when you work up an appetite.
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Venice Pier

Spend an afternoon discovering the diversity of sea life and beach leisure at the Venice Pier.
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Santa Monica Pier

Glimpse--and enjoy--the festival atmosphere of Venice's past at the Santa Monica Pier, featuring a rollercoaster ride, ferris wheel, giant carousel, carnival games, street performers, fishing, restaurants, and much more!
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Main Street: Windward Circle to Santa Monica Pier

From the heart of Venice to the iconic Santa Monica, this bicycle ride along Main Street passes great eateries and intriguing architecture.
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Venice Triangle

A trio of art establishments ranging from theater and poetry to public art and screenwriting anchors itself on Venice Boulevard.
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