Venice California: Resort, to Oil Town, To Slum to Resort Again
More than anywhere in SoCal, the landscape of Venice California has changed: from Venice of America, a luxury resort, to oil boom town, to a polluted slum to the funky, vibrant tourist attraction that it is today.
Best View of LA and Long Beach Harbors, Hilltop Park
If you are visiting Los Angeles, or if you are an Angeleno, and want to find a great spot to view and take photos of the Los Angeles Harbor you’ll want to head to nearby Hilltop Park.
The State Park in the Oil Field
Los Angeles is probably the only city in the world where you can eat a picnic lunch at a state park in the middle of the city that is also in the middle of an oil field.