Westside Ride Guide Venice & Abbot Kinney

A ride through Venice, along Abbot Kinney, a bustling and hip shopping and dining hot spot.

Starting Station: Venice & Lincoln Station

Ending Station: Venice & Abbot Kinney Station

Conditions: Mostly flat with bike lanes

Length: 2.5 miles

Sights:

  • Japanese American Memorial Monument
  • Venice of America Centennial Park
  • Venice Farmers’ Market
  • Venice Sign (Pacific and Windward)
  • Artists and Fleas
  • Abbot Kinney restaurants and shopping district

Directions:

  • While at the Station, you will find the Japanese American Memorial Monument, just to the East of the station, on the North West corner of Venice and Lincoln Blvds
  • Start by heading west (going with the flow of traffic at the starting station on Venice Blvd in the bike lane)
  • Follow Venice Blvd for about a mile until you reach Venice of America Centennial Park which will be on your left
  • Continuing on Venice Blvd you will see the   on the left, just after Mildred Ave/Venice Way, on Friday mornings 7am-11am.
  • Follow Venice Blvd until you reach Pacific Ave
  • Make a right onto Pacific Ave
  • At Pacific and Winward, prepare to (safely) take a selfie with the Venice Sign
  • Continue on Pacific Ave
  • Make a right onto Brooks Ave
  • Follow Brooks across Main and follow Abbot Kinney Blvd to the right

You are now on Abbot Kinney, a popular and bustling street filled with shops and restaurants! On Saturdays from 11am-5pm drop by Westminster Ave Elementary School Park for Artists and Fleas.

Explore Abbot Kinney with stations at Abbot Kinney & Cadiz, and Abbot Kinney & Venice Blvd. You can end your ride at Abbot Kinney & Venice Blvd or follow Venice Blvd East back to the starting station of Venice and Lincoln Blvd.

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