Venice Beach ::: Exactly what you think it would be like - a little seedy, street performers, tourists. And thanks to a friend, we had one of the best meals of the whole vacation at Gjelina's. Totally awesome.
Santa Monica ::: Same as above, but add in gymnasts, an amusement park, photo booths and women riding bikes wearing strappy heels.
Los Angeles ::: Streets lined with palm trees, crazy-expensive cars, rodeo drive, Hollywood, killer houses, Mullholland Drive at sunset.