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Staycation: a vacation spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. Sometimes you can feel like you're traveling without even leaving your own city. Looking for something to do locally? Why not explore all the LA Waterfront has to offer! With scenic views, cool coastal breezes, and free parking, this area is truly one of the most unique hidden gems of Los Angeles. See you soon on the LA Waterfront! (Background photo credit: @joswin via Instagram.)

DoubleTree San Pedro/Cabrillo Marina/Cabrillo Way Marina

Cabrillo Way MarinaIntroducing #StaycationLA!


You don’t need to stay overnight during your LA Waterfront getaway, but if you want to have the full vacation experience, the DoubleTree Hotel San Pedro offers great views of the marina and Los Angeles Harbor -- not to mention those world-famous cookies. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and we’ll post our ideas on how to shop, play, dine, explore & relax on the #LAWaterfront!


(The San Pedro DoubleTree location has many perks: free Wi-Fi, free parking, swimming pool, smoke free rooms, pet friendly, and of course, a view of the marina. Click here for more information about the DoubleTree San Pedro.)






San Pedro Fish Market

San Pedro Fish MarketShop. Play. Dine. Explore.


Time to DINE!


Home of the world-famous shrimp tray, the San Pedro Fish Market is the largest restaurant in California and serves more than 1 million customers each year. From ceviche to cerveza, the Fish Market has it all, complete with a gorgeous view of the Port of Los Angeles. Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Click here for more information about the San Pedro Fish Market.









Wilmington Waterfront Park

Wilmington Waterfront ParkShop. Play. Dine. Explore.


Time to PLAY!


With 30 acres of recreational space, Wilmington Waterfront Park is the perfect place for family gatherings, children’s play, performance arts, walking, bicycling, sitting, and community events. Wilmington Waterfront Park is located at 1004 W. C Street, in Wilmington, and is open daily from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Click here for more information about Wilmington Waterfront Park.









Battleship IOWA

Battleship IOWA

Shop. Play. Dine. Explore.


Time to EXPLORE!


Throughout her more than 50 years of service, Battleship IOWA has hosted more presidents than any other battleship in the nation. Now a museum on the LA Waterfront, you are welcome aboard Battleship IOWA to learn its history through ship tours and interactive family fun. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Tickets: Adult: $19.95, Youth: $11.95, Seniors: $16.95, and Military: $16.95. Be sure to check online for discounted tickets! Click here for more information about the Pacific Battleship Center.







CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles/Brouwerij West

Brouwerij WestShop. Play. Dine. Explore.


Time to SHOP!


Home to more than 100 individual artists, crafters and food makers, the classically restored warehouses at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles is the perfect place to shop! Right next door at Brouwerij West, you can enjoy brewery tours and tastings featuring Belgian beer brewed on-site. CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles is open Thursday-Sunday, from to p.m. Click here for more information about CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles. Brouwerij West is open Wednesday and Thursday, 4-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Click here for more information about Brouwerij West.






Cabrillo Beach

Cabrillo BeachShop. Play. Dine. Explore. . .Now Relax.


Time to RELAX!


The only public beach located within a port complex, Cabrillo Beach is a beautiful place to enjoy the nice breeze on a sunny day. Popular for swimming, fishing, and boating, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Be sure to check out Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, a free aquarium dedicated to marine life education. Click here for more information about Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.


General beach info: Pier hours are 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., parking lot open 5 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Parking is free for the first 20 minutes and $1.00/hour thereafter, with a $9 maximum per day. Click here for more information about Cabrillo Beach.






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