Venice Canals Walkway, Los Angeles

Escape the city noise and traffic at the Venice Canals Walkway, part of the Venice Canal Historic District. The canals, built by Abbot Kinney in 1905, were intended to resemble the canals of Venice, Italy. They were drained and renovated into scenic walking paths in 1992. Enjoy a relaxing stroll on the paths and quaint bridges, pausing to admire the charming, architecturally diverse homes along the way. The tranquility of this area is notable, especially in comparison to the nearby Venice Beach Boardwalk. Make Venice Canals Walkway a part of your Los Angeles vacation plans using our Los Angeles tour builder tool .
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  • It is a very picturesque place, you can not upload to the canoes if you don't have one; There is for rent. You dedicate a little time and know a unique place in Los Angeles
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  • It's definitely not the coolest thing ever, but being from the Midwest and also a avid GTA V player I really wanted to visit the Canals! I loved getting to see this in person and it was a fun date to ...  more »
  • I was happy to go to channels but when I arrived, boats on land, waste and little or no water it looked like it was abandoned... I was in September 2017
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  • Amazing calming walk. An absolute must if your visiting or an essential to frequent if you’re local. My favorite thing to enjoy is taking photos and smelling all the different flowers. Everyone who you pass by is friendly and every group has a different accent >D
  • I love this part of LA! You can just walk and stroll along the water for a while and completely forget that you are in the middle of an extremely busy city. Each front yard is very well manicured and the water is surprisingly clear and clean, free of sewage smell. I highly recommend stopping by, it is a must-do!
  • Great place to walk around and relax. It's a nice, peaceful place. Great place to catch the sunset. I love bringing my out of town friends here. Not much parking here in the neighborhoods nearby.
  • Woke up early so I could walk around the Venice Canals district at sunrise. As much as I wanted to sleep longer, this was worth it. Charming houses, some whimsical, along the canals, many with beautiful flora. This will have you rethinking your retirement plans. Oh, did I mention it is a 5 minute walk to the beach?
  • A nice walk along the streets which goes parallel to the canals. The houses around are beautiful. When you are around surely stop by and spend at least 30 minutes walking along the peaceful canals. Finding a parking could be difficult. Otherwise just get here stress free and enjoy the walk. This place also reminded me of many hollywood movies and TV series which were shot here.
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