Archive for Marina Del Rey

Burton W. Chace Park in Marina del Rey

Oct 07, 2010 by Lisa Newton

If you’ve taken the Marina del Rey Bike Ride, you might have stumbled upon Burton W. Chace Park. Or, on the other hand, if you’re looking for a respite from the big city, this is [...]

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Have you ever ridden in a WaterBus?

Jul 13, 2010 by Lisa Newton

First, what’s a WaterBus?
Well, it’s much like what its name implies; it’s a bus that travels on water taking passengers to various stops along the way; public transit at its finest.
Where can you find the [...]

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The best and most Scenic Way to get from Venice to Marina del Rey

Jul 07, 2010 by Lisa Newton

In less than 2 miles, you can walk from Venice to Marina del Rey.
During my bike ride in Marina last week, a family asked how me how to get to Venice. At the time, [...]

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An Afternoon Bike Ride in Marina del Rey

Jul 06, 2010 by Lisa Newton

I love to mix it up and do several recreational activities all in one afternoon. Call it a bit weird, but I’m of the school of “Work Hard-Play Hard,” so when I have the chance, [...]

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Dockweiler RV Park

Jun 28, 2010

If you own or rent an RV to travel, they’re basically a homes on wheels which we commonly call Recreational Vehicles.
For the uninformed, they range in size and shape, can host up to who [...]

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Dockweiler State Beach

Jun 27, 2010

One of the many attractions of Southern California is of course, its beaches. And with summer just getting started, going to the beach is a a daily occurrence for many. It’s amazing to me that [...]

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More Free Happenings on the LA Westside

Jun 26, 2010

Since summer is officially upon us it means, among other things, that I keep finding more free movies and concerts to add to Travelin’ Local’s Free Concerts and Movie Calendar at the bottom of our [...]

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Los Angeles’ Ghost Town

Jun 22, 2010

Located just west of LAX is place not too many Angelenos know about.
Some might have hear about it, a few of the bikers who ride Vista del Mar between Marina del Rey and El [...]

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Del Rey Lagoon Park in Playa del Rey

Oct 14, 2009

In Playa del Rey–a sleepy little town just south of Marina del Rey–there’s a little known park called Del Rey Lagoon Park.
The two times I’ve previously visited this park, I had no trouble finding parking, [...]

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Californian’s Want Wetlands

Jan 08, 2009

At the turn of the century, during the rainy season, Ballona Creek and several other small streams would be transformed into torrents as they carried the collected water from the Los Angeles watershed area to [...]

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Water, Boats, and a Camera

Jan 07, 2009

If you’ve ever travel in or to Los Angeles, try to take a short trip to Marina Del Rey. I went there today and discovered boats, not just regular boats, but yachts. Slip after slip [...]

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