When traveling to a large city, such as Los Angeles, it can be hard to know where to go and what to do. Here is an inside scoop on all things you can do to fit in with the locals.
If you've never been to Los Angeles and you're looking online for all the amazing places to see, you will find all sorts of things, but what are the things you truly want to see?
The perks of living on Manhattan Beach are well documented. Beautiful sunlight, beautiful water, beautiful weather and beautiful Manhattan Beach hotels. We all know riding the waves or tanning on the beach are a couple of the must-do activities when out and about with friends, but what about in and around the gorgeous landscape? What else does Manhattan beach provide for its residents? Well, here are 3 things to keep you busy in between those beach getaways:
Q: What is green and purple and gold all over? And has beads?
A: It's Mardi Gras! Mardi Gras all over are known as a fun and festive time (think Carnevale in Brazil and Venice, Italy, plus, of course Mardi Gras New Orleans). It's full of parades, masques, and costumes, plus libations, food, and partying.
Grab your hat, sunglasses and sunblock. You might want a light cover up. And by all means, don't forget your camera or the Dramamine! We're going fishing in the Santa Monica Bay.
There are numerous reputable fishing boat operators to choose from, but for Sportfishing - Marina Del Rey the obvious choice is Marina Del Rey Sportfishing. They offer whale watching, open party trips, both half-day and three-quarter day private fishing trips, and private charters.
Festivals are a tradition as old as tradition itself, and as they have done for thousands of years they continue to draw large throngs of people with excitement, community, and history. One of the oldest festivals in Los Angeles is the Golden Dragon Parade, celebrating 119 years on February 17th. This parade will draw 100,000 people into the streets of Chinatown as it has for years, with of course the namesake parade being the centerpiece of the festivities.
Staying at Manhattan Beach hotels' Sea View Inn, you are centrally located to take in all the best attractions of the LA area. Nestled in Los Angeles is a fun destination where all ages can explore the wonders of science through fun exhibits.
We're talking about the California Science Center, and it is the largest venue of its type on the West Coast. It's open 362 days a year, and admission to the permanent galleries is free.
Spread out over 400,000 square feet are four major exhibit areas, and highlights include:
La La Land celebrates the city of stars with its gorgeous hues and inspiring cinematography. While enjoying your stay at our Manhattan Beach Hotel, you too can celebrate Los Angeles – and the film – by visiting the landmarks it was actually filmed in! Here are 5 of the most iconic locations showcased in La La Land:
The holiday season is here and Americans everywhere are looking to celebrate in their own way. For a truly unique experience, consider spending your holidays on a trip to California and stay at our Manhattan Beach hotel - The Sea View Inn!
Not everyone enjoys a winter wonderland when it comes to the holiday season. And because up to 96% of Americans say their vacation is especially important to them, what better way to feel the holiday spirit than with a vacation in Manhattan Beach?
Not sure if you see the appeal? Here are some of the top reasons why celebrating the holidays on a weekend Manhattan Beach getaway may be one of best decisions you'll ever make.