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Venice Beach, voted Best Beach
Photo by Edizen Stowell / Venice Paparazzi

Best Adventure Activity

1st Place
Marina del Rey Parasailing
13717 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 306-2222 marinadelreyparasailing.com

2nd Place
Marina del Rey Sportfishing
13759 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-3625 mdrsf.com

3rd Place
UCLA Marina Aquatic Center
14001 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-0048 marinaaquaticcenter.org

Best Beach

1st Place
Venice Beach

2nd Place
Playa del Rey

3rd Place
Dockweiler State Beach

 

Bike Trail

1st Place
Venice Beach Bike Path

2nd Place
Ballona Creek Bike Path

3rd Place
Marvin Braude Beach Trail

Best Bowling Alley

1st Place
AMF El Dorado Lanes
8731 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-0688 amf.com/eldoradolanes

2nd Place
AMF Mar Vista Lanes
12125 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 391-5288 amf.com/marvistalanes

3rd Place
AMF Bay Shore Lanes
234 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 399-7731 amf.com/bayshorelanesca

Best Charity / Nonprofit Event

1st Place
Venice Garden & Home Tour
venicegardentour.org (310) 821-1857

2nd Place
Venice Art Crawl
(310) 430-2214 veniceartcrawl.com

3rd Place
Westchester Holiday Home Tour
(310) 641-7850 westchestermhg.org

Best Cultural Event

1st Place
Marina Del Rey Summer Concerts at Burton Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 305-9595 beaches.lacounty.gov

2nd Place
Twilight Concert Series
at the Santa Monica Pier
(310) 458-8901 santamonicapier.org

3rd Place
Abbot Kinney Festival
(310) 396-3772 abbotkinney.org

Best Golf Course

1st Place
Westchester Golf Course
6900 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 649-9173 westchestergc.com

2nd Place
Rancho Park Municipal Golf Course
10460 W. Pico Blvd., West L.A. (310) 838-7373 golf.lacity.org/cdp_rancho.htm

3rd Place
Penmar Golf Club
1233 Rose Ave., Venice (310) 396-6228 golf.lacity.org/cdp_penmar.htm

Best Hiking Trail

1st Place
Temescal Gateway Park
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Pacific Palisades (310) 840-2187 laparks.org

2nd Place
Topanga State Park
20825 Entrada Road, Topanga
(310) 455-2465 parks.ca.gov

3rd Place
Will Rogers State Park
1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades (310) 454-8212 parks.ca.gov

Best Hotel

1st Place
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 587-1707 shuttersonthebeach.com

2nd Place
The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-1700 ritzcarlton.com

3rd Place
Inn at Playa del Rey
435 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 574-1920 innatplayadelrey.com

Best Local Sports Team

1st Place
Los Angeles Kings
300 Continental Blvd., El Segundo
(310) 535-4500 kings.nhl.com

2nd Place
UCLA Bruins
uclabruins.com

3rd Place
LMU Lions
lmulions.com

Best Museum

1st Place
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., G1, Santa Monica (310) 586-6488 smmoa.org

2nd Place
Flight Path Learning Center & Museum
6661 Imperial Hwy., Westchester
(424) 646-7284 flightpathmuseum.com

3rd Place
The Museum of Flying
3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 398-2500 museumofflying.com

Best Place to Shoot Hoops

1st Place
Venice Beach Recreation Center
1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice
(310) 399-2775 laparks.org

2nd Place
Playa Vista Sports Park
13196 W. Bluff Creek Drive, Playa Vista
(310) 437-6070 playavista.com

3rd Place
Del Rey Lagoon Park
6660 Esplanade Place, Playa del Rey
(310) 396-1615 laparks.org

Best Public Park

1st Place
Burton W. Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 305-9595 chacepark.com

2nd Place
Palisades Park
Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica
(310) 458-2239 smgov.net/parks

3rd Place
Tongva Park
1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 458-8310 smciviccenterparks.com

Best Scenic View

1st Place
Santa Monica Pier
(310) 458-8901 santamonicapier.org

2nd Place
Palisades Park
Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica
(310) 458-2239 smgov.net/parks

3rd Place
Marina del Rey channel entrance
(310) 305-9503 beaches.lacounty.gov

Best Surf Sport

1st Place
El Porto, Manhattan Beach

2nd Place
Malibu Point

3rd Place
Venice Breakwater

Best Swimming Pool

1st Place
Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy., Santa Monica
(310) 458-4904 beachhouse.smgov.net

2nd Place
Westchester Family YMCA
8015 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Westchester
(310) 670-4316 ymcala.org/westchester

3rd Place
Santa Monica Family YMCA
1332 6th St., Santa Monica
(310) 393-2721 ymcasm.org

Best Tennis Courts

1st Place
The Tennis Key
7000 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 642-0762 thetenniskey.com

2nd Place
Rancho Park
2551 Motor Ave., Palms
(310) 836-8879 laparks.org

3rd Place
Marine Park Santa Monica
1406 Marine St., Santa Monica
(310) 458-8540  smgov.net/parks

Best Yacht Club

1st Place
California Yacht Club
4469 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey
(310) 823-4567 calyachtclub.com

2nd Place
Del Rey Yacht Club
13900 Palawan Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-4664 dryc.org

3rd Place
Marina Venice Yacht Club
4267 Marina City Drive, Marina del Rey
(310) 822-9082 mvyc.org

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