Summer is upon us and what better time to visit Manhattan Beach and The Seaview Inn than now. Crystal clear water, great restaurants and shops and a packed schedule of summer activities that are not only fun but FREE here in Manhattan Beach!
Manhattan Beach Boulevard runs from the Pacific coast and ends just shy of Interstate 110. There's plenty to keep you entertained throughout the day. Here are a few attractions along the strip, all culminating into a relaxing beachfront evening right around your Manhattan Beach hotel, The Sea View Inn..
Breakfast options are abundant on the boulevard. Blue Star Donuts features flavors such as raspberry rosemary buttermilk and poppy seed lemon buttermilk donuts. They even had a Bacon Maple Glazed donut! For those looking for a heartier or lighter breakfast, head over to Noah's Bagels for coffee, bagels, sandwiches, and other treats.
Start the morning off with a nice walk at the Alondra Community Regional Park. The park opens at sunrise and closes at sunset. Sites include a wooded prairie with a large lake over 53 acres. There are several other parks along the boulevard including Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden, and Manhattan Heights Park.
August 1-5, we will be celebrating the 56th Annual International Surf Festival! The 2018 host city is Redondo Beach, but each of the 4 South Bay beach cities will have events on their shores. And to have easy access to all of the activities, plan to stay at the premier Manhattan Beach hotel - The Sea View Inn!
Lace up your sneakers, and grab your racket! The Manhattan Beach Open Tennis Tournament is just around the corner! So it is time to start stretching and working on that serve!
It's that wonderful time of year when you can look forward to Manhattan Beach Concerts every Sunday, from July 1 through September 2 at Polliwog Park, and this year is even more special because it's the 40th anniversary of this wonderful concert series. And it's only a :10 minute drive from your Manhattan Beach hotel, The Sea View Inn!
Celebrate July 4th at the Sea View Inn, a Manhattan Beach hotel, and indulge yourself in the exciting events taking place from July 1st to 7th. Here is a week-long schedule we have developed to make your stay at the beach easier. Feel free to pick and choose which events you attend as each one is located within 30 minutes from the Inn!
The final day of this four-day adventure has you spending the day in beautiful gardens and exploring the Griffith Park area. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy some of the most popular spots in Los Angeles. The natural beauty, combined with the well-known landscape, makes this the perfect way to end your tour of the filming locations of La La Land. It's all about a 30-minute drive from your Manhattan Beach hotel!
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!
Day 2 of this fabulous 4-day self-guided tour will bring you right into the heart of Hollywood. Stroll the streets of Burbank, California, and watch as the story of La La Land comes to life. Visit working sound stages and backlots of a working film studio. Then, visit several of the jazz clubs that became a central focus of this movie. The first stop brings you to the vibrant opening scene on the notorious L.A. Freeway
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".