Venice is a city located within Los Angeles. This beachfront community also isn't too far from Santa Monica, about 16 minutes away. Homes for rent in this location give renters a chance to do everything, whether it's venturing to downtown Los Angeles or Santa Monica or hitting the beach. In this spot, you may never run out of things to do. Take a walk down the Venice Boardwalk, which has plenty of action each day including street performers and snake charmers. If you're looking to be the next Tony Hawk, show off your skills at the Venice Beach Skatepark. Not convinced yet? Try out Abbott Kinney Boulevard, a shopper's paradise with hundreds of stores to check out.