5 Outdoor Things to Do on Memorial Day Weekend in Marina del Rey
April 27, 2021
For Memorial Day weekend plans, look no further than Marina del Rey for 5 outdoor things to do with your crew. L.A.’s Marina is the perfect choice for an authentic seaside vacation. Do you enjoy ocean views? Prefer a laid-back beach town vibe? Then, “seas the day” and make sure your weekend plans include time spent in Marina del Rey.
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Charter a Private Yacht
Hire a skipper to drive a boat while you and your family and friends enjoy a few hours on the big blue sea! Try a half-day sunset cruise up to Malibu. Perhaps a deep-sea fishing excursion in the morning or a marine life cruise to spot dolphins and whales?
It's officially patio season in Los Angeles! Make reservations at waterfront restaurants for weekend brunch where the views are clearly the star of the show. Click here for a list of Marina del Rey restaurants on the water.
Another show stopper for weekend brunch: a two-hour dining cruise with City Cruises by Hornblower. Sip cocktails on the open-air top decks while you drink in panoramic views of L.A.'s coastline.
Pack a picnic and bring your favorite drinks and treats on a cozy electric duffy boat. A valid driver’s license allows you to drive a duffy boat around the harbor. Hourly rentals are available. Click button below for more information.
If you prefer to stay on land, then check out 10-acre Burton Chace Park. This hidden gem in Los Angeles is an inviting place for a picnic with its panoramic views of the water and paved paths along comfy grassy spots.
Wander and explore the marina by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Marina "Mother's" Beach is a good spot for beginners learning to stand-up paddle or kayak. Rent from the following outfitters at Mother's Beach: Paddle Method, ProSUP Shop, or YOGAqua. You can also rent from Marina del Rey Boat Rentals,at Fisherman's Village. We recommend making advance reservations for rentals.