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14 Best Things to Do in Redondo Beach - 2024

If you are planning a trip to Redondo Beach in Los Angeles, you'll want to maximize your time in this beautiful Southern California coastal city. There are plenty of activities to suit everyone's interests ranging from leisurely to adventurous. Here are 12 things to do in Redondo Beach that are sure to make your trip a memorable one.
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1. Surfing, Scuba Diving + Paddleboarding Rentals
Redondo Beach, California is a surfer's paradise. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a first-timer, you'll find the perfect surfing (+ sandy beach sunbathing!) conditions here in the South Bay. Head to the beach from the Redondo pier in the early hours when the waves are at their best. For stand up paddleboards and scuba diving, head out past the waves any time of the day for a new perspective of the coast.
2. Library
If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful morning activity, visit the Redondo Beach library. It is located on Pacific Coast Highway and has an extensive collection of books, movies, and music. The special events calendar often fills up fast, so check in often for new and exciting talks or exhibits to check out.
whale watching
3. Whale Watching
Take a whale watching tour from the Redondo Beach pier. You just might see a majestic gray whale, dolphins, and other marine life up close and personal. It's a beautiful experience and getaway that you don't want to miss.
4. Shopping
Redondo Beach has a unique shopping scene with the Riviera Village and the Redondo Beach marina. You'll find everything from clothing boutiques to home décor to jewelry in these charming shops.
5. Seafood
Redondo Beach has a diverse seafood selection. Whether you are a fan of sushi, grilled fish, lobster rolls, or fish tacos, you'll find the perfect seafood restaurant to satisfy your cravings. Eateries can be found around the pier, seaside lagoon
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6. Performing Arts Center
Visit the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center and attend a live concert, theatrical performance or a dance recital. It's a great way to enjoy the evening with friends or family.
7. Fishing
Fishing enthusiasts will love the feel of the ocean breeze as they reel in a catch from a chartered boat off the coast of Redondo Beach. Be sure to bring your sunscreen and a cooler for your catch of the day. If shopping for local catches is more your jam, check out the Redondo Beach Farmers Market’s seafood selection.
beach volleyball
8. Beach Volleyball
Join a friendly game of beach volleyball on the sand volleyball courts near the Redondo Beach pier or King Harbor marina (located off Harbor Drive). You'll meet friendly locals and vacationers who love the sport. If you’re going to work up enough of an appetite, plan a game at the saltwater lagoon at Portofino Way, which has a snack bar and volleyball play area.
9. Biking
Rent a bike and explore the scenic bike paths along the coast. You'll find miles of beautiful coastline, breathtaking views, and charming towns while getting a great workout. The Esplanade offers cyclists great routes to and from scenic views.
10. Boating
A boat ride experience on the Pacific Ocean admiring the sunset over the horizon: it doesn’t get any better or more American than this. Rent a boat and bring a picnic and your loved ones for a relaxing and unforgettable afternoon. (You’ll also most likely run into sea lion friends as you make your way seaside!)
11. Kayaking
Like most beach towns, you won’t get your full day’s worth unless you get on the water. Explore the hidden caves, beautiful marine life, and the scenic coast on a guided kayak tour. You'll be amazed by the breathtaking ocean views.
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12. Kids Fun Room
A special space that’s all for kids, and kids only. If furniture and interior design aren’t your child’s thing, drop them off at this supervised play area while you shop the Living Spaces showroom. Conveniently located inside Living Spaces and operating during store hours, it’s the easiest way to get your shopping done - and let your little one burn off some energy.
design center
Redondo Beach is an aesthetic all its own. The blue surf, the wide sky, the green palms and the bustling streets are a treat for the eyes — when you're out and about. Coming home, why not make your indoors feel just as exciting? This is the idea behind the Design Center, an expert-led "idea bar" where you can get tips, tricks and professional help for customizing every room of your home to reflect your personal and best style.
revive sleep center
14. Revive Sleep Center
You know that feeling you get when your head hits a comfy pillow after a long day exploring a city? That's the feeling the Revive Sleep Center has perfected. Through customized product recommendations and a "sleep test" (wherein your sleep position and lifestyle are analyzed to give you the best tips and mattress type for your best sleep yet), the Center is a must-visit at least once during your time in Redondo Beach. It's free to take the test; at the very least, stop by to see how a small change to your bedroom environment can dramatically improve your sleep — and quality of life.
There is no shortage of entertainment, adventure, and relaxation in Redondo Beach and Los Angeles County in general. Whether you're looking for fun water activities, shopping, delicious food, or outdoor adventure, Redondo Beach has everything you need for the perfect trip. When you feel you’ve seen all the city has to offer, venture out to even more awesome sights in neighboring locales. Marina Del Rey, the Palos Verdes peninsula, Catalina, Manhattan Beach, Venice, Long Beach, Torrance Beach, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Hermosa Beach and further south San Diego are just a few of the adventure-packed places nearby offering even more great stuff to do for the whole family.)

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