Los Angeles, the city of famous Hollywood actors, surfers, artists, and year-round sunshine is also the second largest city in the United States. Experience the glamour of the Hollywood neighborhood, take a stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame for the famous terrazzo and brass stars of the most accomplished actors in US history, or sunbathe till you have that tan look on Venice Beach. Los Angeles is a dynamic, culturally rich city blessed with beautiful mountains, blue waters, and perfect weather. Getting around Los Angeles can be overwhelming due to its huge congested network of motorways, but once you get used to it, you have the freedom to explore the city in your rented car.
When staying at The Seaview Inn in Manhattan Beach and visiting Los Angeles, it's easy to get caught up in the social scene or the industry hustle, but in the city that never loses its chill, there are also plenty of ways to grab some downtime. Read on to learn where to go to disconnect or at the very least decompress, because it's all about balance, om I right?
With the poetic background of the Pacific Ocean and clear skies above, could there be a more perfect place to appreciate art than in the Beach Cities of the South Bay? Check out these upcoming events to participate and explore as you enjoy the sun and have some fun!
Spending the Christmas/Hanukah/New Year's holidays in southern California? We'll spare you the jokes about singing White Christmas. Although Southern California is a great place to sing Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, songs about dreidels, and Auld Lange Syne, there are a number of wonderful holiday events that can't be found anywhere else.
Here are our top suggestions for things to see and do.
The City of Angels is rich with culture, food, and above all art. A self-guided art tour is one of the best adventures visitors can embark on in LA.
To get started on your journey, here are the Top 3 Must-See Art Galleries in Los Angeles.
As we move from summer to fall, kids are back in school full swing and temperatures begin to drop (though in the Beach Cities, not by too much!) Sweaters replace tank-tops as the days get shorter and though there may be less sunshine hours, there's still plenty of activities to partake in during the fall in the Beach Cities.
When mentioning the Los Angeles area, most people immediately conjure up thoughts of movie stars, impeccable shopping, fantastic beaches, and plenty of sunshine for everyone. These are all true about the Greater Los Angeles area, and then some!
Whether you are a first-time visitor to the area, or a lifelong Angeleno, there are lots of fantastic, unique experiences waiting for you to discover just off the beaten path. Here are four cool, out of the ordinary places to check out:
Day 3 of the La La Land self-guided tour will have you exploring the Greater Los Angeles area. Visit some of the most popular spots in the city and learn why the locals love the "City of Stars". It's all about a 30 minute drive from your Manhattan Beach hotel!
For the month of May, we will be featuring a four-part blog on iconic LaLa Land film locations to visit.
In 2016, La La Land became an instant hit and Oscar nominee for best picture. The romantic comedy musical film highlighted some of the major landmarks in Los Angeles. A great way to visit the city is to retrace the footsteps of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Stop at these filming locations and embrace the "City of Stars".
Relaxed, fun, affordable and only mildly-pretentious: that is Manhattan Beach. It has a little something for everyone. (Bonus points for being 15 minutes from LAX, we are like the gateway beach destination for LA). And while staying here at Sea View, you should try to do a little bit everything.