Welcome to the official Marina del Rey blog written by the Marina del Rey Tourism Board. My Marina tells different stories of what makes L.A.’s Marina a unique destination. Read about fun things do like sailing and paddle boarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and more.  

Five Outdoor Activities for Springtime Bliss in MDR

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Ready to banish those winter blues? Head to Marina del Rey for some sun-soaked fun! With waterfront walks and serene paddle boarding sessions, this seaside gem offers endless outdoor adventures. Here are 5 fantastic ways to embrace spring in L.A.’s Marina. Get ready to soak up the sun and enjoy every moment of the season! […]

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in MDR

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Get ready to celebrate Earth Day in Marina del Rey! It’s time to show Mother Earth some love. Join in beach cleanups, harbor revitalization, and Ballona Wetlands restoration events. Embrace the community vibe as locals and visitors unite to safeguard the L.A. coastline. Whether you’re passionate about marine conservation or just keen to lend a […]

The Latest Food and Drink Buzz in MDR

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Hungry for the latest scoop on Marina del Rey’s culinary scene? Look no further! Marina del Rey is buzzing with the freshest food and drink news, just waiting to be savored. From new restaurant openings to egg-citing Easter brunch spots, there’s never been a better time to explore this culinary hotspot. Scroll below for a […]

Hotel Deals in Marina del Rey

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Looking for hotel deals along the sea in 2024? Look no further than these fantastic hotel deals in L.A.’s Marina! Are you dreaming of sun-soaked days by the beach? Or wishing for a getaway where you can unwind and relax? We’ve got you covered. Dive into the details below and kickstart your vacation planning with […]

March Happenings with the MDR Tourism Board

Can you believe how fast this year is flying by? As we embrace the fiery energy of the Year of the Dragon, our team at the MDR Tourism Board is thrilled to bring you up to speed on our latest endeavors. Dive in below to catch a glimpse of our recent activities and ventures!   […]

Plan a Sunset Cruise in MDR

Sunset Cruise in MDR Planning a sunset cruise in Marina del Rey? Picture yourself cruising in style, sipping champagne, and basking in the mesmerizing sunset views. Whether you’re envisioning a romantic escapade or a lively gathering with friends and family, embarking on a sunset adventure can be a highlight of your time in L.A.’s Marina. […]

Savor the Flavor: Restaurant Happenings in MDR

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Get ready for a whirlwind of delicious delights in Marina del Rey this March! From food-centric events to mouthwatering specials, there’s something for every palate. Don’t miss out on the culinary bliss—anchor down and explore all the tasty happenings in L.A.’s Marina below! Click here for the Happy Hour guide. 

Sneak Peek: Hilton Garden Inn Marina del Rey

We’re excited to share the recent renovation of the Hilton Garden Inn, Marina del Rey! This property features 136 renovated guest rooms and suites, including trendy loft studios ideal for both leisure and business travelers. The overall feel exudes a blend of vibrant energy and cozy comfort. What can one expect when they check in? […]

Best Places to Toast St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day in MDR Get ready to paint the town green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in MDR! It’s that magical time of the year where we embrace all things Irish – from shamrocks to leprechauns, and of course, plenty of green beer! Get ready for a bit of mischief and merriment this year. […]

All About Dragon Boat Racing in Los Angeles

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What is dragon boat racing? Is it like Fast and the Furious meets the ocean but more peaceful? Or is it boats zooming by with powerful engines? Canoes and paddleboards are common here in L.A.’s Marina. But what about dragon boats? Turns out dragon boat racing has been around quite a long time. It’s become a […]