echo park farmers market

Echo Park Lake Westside view

Most Fridays around noon, we feel a bit torn- chill at home for the night or venture out?

And if we head out, where should we go & what’s there to do?

How ’bout starting your Friday adventure at the Echo Park Farmers Market?

echo park farmers market

Not too long ago we soaked up Echo Park & walked all around the area – a weekday, urban hike that had us starting  at Tierra Mia Coffee & walking around the lake & over to the the gorgeous Victorian homes in Angeleno Heights – & then finishing the day driving down Sunset to Guisados.

It’s right on Sunset, just a couple of blocks from the lake & the perfect starting point for an urban hike.

Fruits, vegetables, food trucks, kids activities- with a view of Echo Park lake behind you – the Echo Park Farmers Market is a rad destination, but also in a great location.

echo park farmers market

Echo Park Lake

echo park farmers market

Who doesn’t love the familiar smell of a used bookstore?

Stories Book’s and Cafe is a fun spot to grab a book, bite, or coffee – & they serve locally-roasted Bicycle Coffee, which is a cool company that delivers their coffee on bicycles.

echo park farmers market

Tree-lined Sunset Boulevard, coffee shops, bookstores…

echo park farmers market

If you’ve never popped into a Time Travel Market/826LA, it’s worth a visit.

Quirky gifts & displays that will make you do a double take.  The best part? 100% of anything you buy benefits the non-profit 826LA.

They have a cool story &  free afternoon tutoring for kids.

echo park farmers market

 We strolled towards the lake on the outer stretch of sidewalk, taking in the architecture around Echo Park Lake.

echo park farmers market

Echo Park Lake

echo park lake

Echo Park Lake

Not tired yet? Feel like doing the stairs?

Echo Park stairs

Tons of stairs to do in Echo Park

Still have some time?

Walk up to Angeleno Heights… especially if you’re close to sunset.

The Victorian homes are amazing to see.

We had another fun adventure in Echo Park recently – come check it out.


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