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Santa Monica Bay

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Address: 322 Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number: 213-576-6615
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Description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate...
Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round.
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Beautiful Santa Monica

I've lived in Los Angeles my entire life and I still get a thrill going to Santa Monica. You can walk on the pier and go on some rides. Go to the end of the pier to see far up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've lived in Los Angeles my entire life and I still get a thrill going to Santa Monica. You can walk on the pier and go on some rides. Go to the end of the pier to see far up and down the beautiful coastline. You can walk Palisades Park which is right near the entrance of the pier. Third... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We liked the ocean and the long pier. We didn't like beggars, and weirdos. It is the first time I've seen a "Hari Krishna" beggar in over 30 years. At least I know where they all went.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I absolutely crave my return to Santa Monica Beach and Pier. I really enjoyed the fun in the sun, ocean waves and the vibrant atmosphere. This has been one of my best decisions of my life...GO TO Santa Monica Beach Now...lol...The bike and roller blade rentals, the sand and surf, the restaurants and food vendors oh so awesome! If in... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice beach but always over crowded. You're better off to go farther north or south to avoid such huge crowds. Watch out for the aggressive homeless people which is getting to be a bigger problem in many areas of LA.

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San Juan PR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting with children, you will enjoy the visit and include the amusement park. Lot of parkings nearby, Close to the Wyndham there's a 3 hour free parking with a small fastfood. Close to the pier is about $12 parking fee which is expensive if you are staying for a couple of hours only.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fun experience, don't forget to take something to sit on, definitely something to do with family, free live entertainment, and safe environment.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We thought the beach and pier were super. Lots going on, full of tourists and locals. Definitely worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

very busy bustling area. great shopping, great walking, activities for all ages and many places to stop revive and survive

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albuquerque
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

walking out on the pier is so nice and watching the ocean at sunset is unbelievable. There are rides for the kids and shops to sell all sorts of things

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I was expecting more, instead there's nothing much to see. When I was there, the beach and the pier were empty, and I really didn't see the appeal. It's true, everything looks different on TV.

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Address: 322 Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number: 213-576-6615
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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