Visitors flock to Marina del Rey and discover the heart of the Los Angeles coastline – from on-the-water activities and open-air seaside dining to resort-like waterfront accommodations. With itinerary ideas, informative maps and directions, a variety of transportation options, and a 10-minute drive from LAX, it’s easy to see why many choose Marina del Rey as a weekend getaway or make it their home base when sightseeing and exploring nearby attractions like Santa Monica and Venice Beach.


Whether you have a couple hours or a few days to spend, there’s plenty to do in Marina del Rey, from hourly kayak and paddleboard rentals to deep-sea fishing and waterfront dining.

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Plan Your California Trip

Plan your California trip and choose Marina del Rey as your home base while exploring Los Angeles. We’re just 15 minutes north of LAX and near L.A.’s top attractions.

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Free Things To Do

Check out free things to do in Marina del Rey that don’t break the bank! Seaside strolls, spotting sea lions and biking along the water are just a few of the fun free things to do in MDR.

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No car, no problem here in Marina del Rey. With several local free and low-cost transportation options, you don’t need a rental car to enjoy your vacation on the Los Angeles coast.

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Brochures & Maps

Find brochures, restaurant maps, flyers and guides to all-things Marina del Rey.

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Getting to the Marina

Tips on getting to Marina del Rey, just 15 minutes north of LAX.

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Sightseeing Tours

City sightseeing tours are a great way to see LA’s hottest tourist attractions. Many companies come to the Marina, making it easy to enjoy the sights and stars.

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Visit Nearby Areas

The Marina’s close proximity to the city’s tourist attractions makes it the ideal home base when visiting Los Angeles.

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Destination Guide

Planning a visit to Marina del Rey? Download our destination guide to get the latest transportation tips, itinerary ideas, and more!

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