Atwater Village, Los Angeles
In our previous post we ran a profile of one of Los Angeles’ (L.A.’s) up and coming neighborhoods (Echo Park).
In this post, we profile one of L.A’s more quaint and homey neighborhoods. Atwater Village Los Angeles is a not too talked about hidden gem tucked away in the northeastern part of Los Angeles.
Getting To Atwater Village Los Angeles
Atwater Village Los Angeles is about 30 miles (50 km) from the Airport. As we alluded to in earlier posts, Los Angeles is very spread out, so it is advisable to rent a vehicle to get around.
A second but not recommended option to getting around Los Angeles is by public transportation. The Los Angeles metro website has bus schedules for anyone interested.
Things To Do In Atwater Village Los Angeles
We suggest Atwater Village to anyone who wants to experience Los Angeles from the perspective of a local. There are several things to do in this part of town that betrays L.A’s stereotype on T.V. We have listed a couple below.
Visit A Taco Stand
Stop By A Local BookStore
Patronize A Sidewalk Cafe
Cycle Or Stroll Along The Los Angeles River
Cross The Bridge Into Silver Lake
Go Window Shopping Along The Sidewalks
Atwater Village Los Angeles is definitely not a bastion of entertainment, but there is something refreshing and romantic about this neighborhoods’ small town feel, the lack of infiltration by big box stores and retailer and most of all the inauthenticity that sometimes defines L.A.’s more popular neighborhoods.
Our verdict on this neighborhood is that if you have some spare time to kill while in Los Angeles, it wouldn’t hurt to stop by and pay Atwater Village a visit.