The 9 Best Things to Do in Culver CityMay 1, 2019
Beloved by locals and tourists alike, these places and activities are the absolute best for your time in Culver City.
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook
From 8AM until the sunset, you are more than welcome to take on this adventure through 282 concrete stairs to the top of the Baldwin Hills and get one of the most rewarding views ever. Before embarking on the hike, take a look at the exhibits that explain the history of the times when the land used to be exploited. At the 500-foot peak, you will get a 360º view over Los Angeles, the mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
Platform stretches along 120,000 square feet. It is a giant collection of stores, creative companies and food and drink spots. It is specifically designed to offer a perfectly integrated all-round wellness experience. And it has everything you need to spend the happiest and most relaxing of days. Healthy food, fresh juices, gyms, beauty parlors. Platform has it all.
The Culver Hotel
This is a focal point of Culver City. The hotel is a historic landmark with a detailed atmosphere, high ceilings, vintage pieces, classic movie projections and the most tasteful evenings of live music. You are welcome to experience the hotel’s aperitif and bottle services while taking in the 1920s feel with a Parisian twist.
Helms Bakery District
This bakery built in 1931 was eventually revamped as a major center of top restaurants, design and home decor stores and much more offerings. The Helms Bakery District is a perfect place for a casual day of food, friends and fun.
Sony Pictures Studio Tour
The Sony Pictures Studios are an American television and film studio complex located in Culver City, California at 10202 West Washington Boulevard and bounded by Culver Boulevard (south), Washington Boulevard (north), Overland Avenue (west) and Madison Avenue (east).
Culver City has a rich history of movie and TV production. Go on this two-hour guided studio tour and feel like a star. It gives visitors the real experience of working on a studio. Tickets are $45 per person. And guess what. You’ll get to visit the sets of Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune and The Wizard of OZ.
Culver City Arts District
You are free to enjoy and explore a multitude of contemporary art galleries, boutique restaurants, artist studios and creative specialty services. To eat we suggest the incredible and beloved Asian fusion eatery Lukshon, as well as the Father’s Office gastropub. On the artistic side, you should definitely visit the FP Contemporary art gallery.
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Park
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, or Hahn Park, is a state park unit of California in the Baldwin Hills Mountains of Los Angeles. The park is managed by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. As one of the largest urban parks and regional open spaces in the Greater Los Angeles Area, many have called it ” L.A.’s Central Park”.
This is technically in Ladera Heights but it’s adjacent to Culver City. It is one of the largest inner-city open space parks in Los Angeles. It’s perfect for anything a sunny day out allows you to do. It’s home to baseball and soccer fields, a lotus pond, a fishing lake and overall gorgeous scenery. There are hiking trails, workout courses and some spots have privileged views of the ocean and the mountains.
Culver City’s Farmers Market
Every Tuesday, local and regional farmers bring you the greatest selection of fruits, vegetables and fine foods. It’s a small niche market but acclaimed for the superior top quality.
Created by former Walt Disney Artist Joseph Lawrence the house that was once a family residence was redesigned into multiple units. The architectural style is whimsical and reminiscent of a storybook and the house has no right angles.
If you want to come to Culver City, plan your trip in a way that lets you visit as many of these incredible spots as possible.