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Farmer's Daughter Hotel Gifts Guests Sneakers to Encourage Walking

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If you've ever been curious about that building on Fairfax with a farm girl logo, its called The Farmer's Daughter, and it's a boutique hotel with serious Southern charm. With a self-described aesthetic that's "Los Angeles modern meets country kitsch," this quaint property already does a great job of luring in Grove and Original Farmer's Market shoppers in with its Tart restaurant's aromatic comfort food fumes, but they're looking to kick foot traffic up a notch this spring.

Teaming up with Santa Barbara-based footwear brand SeaVees, the hotel has just announced the debut of its "Nobody Walks in LA" package, a new offering that is "born out of the resurgence of 'new urbanism'— the movement to promote more walkable neighborhoods and inspiring guests to leave the car keys at home," they tell us.

To inspire a "vehicle-free vacation," the package includes a pair of SeaVees Standard Collection sneakers for each guest, plus a prepaid Metro card, a map of Farmer's Daughter-recommended bars and eateries nearby, and vintage bicycles for use during the stay. Sounds like a Perfect Saturday to us.

The "Nobody Walks in LA" package is available for booking now through fall 2015 (subject to blackout dates), with rates starting at $500 for the two-night stay package in one of the newly renovated deluxe Robin Rooms. Book online or by calling 800-334-1658.