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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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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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Ticket to Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
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The Ultimate Los Angeles Bike Tour
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Santa Monica Private Surf Lesson

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The Oldest Merry-Go-Round AND the Only Solar Powered Ferris Wheel

That a theme park sits on an ocean pier boggled my mind! There is also a roller coaster on it as well as a few restaurants and lots of artists and performers. We watched the sun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cynthia M
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

That a theme park sits on an ocean pier boggled my mind! There is also a roller coaster on it as well as a few restaurants and lots of artists and performers. We watched the sun set from one of the restaurants. It was beautiful.

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africanmatrix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Santa Monica I used to live there restarants/ shops nearby wlak on the pier Main Street has many restaurants 3rd street promade - stroll at night

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Santa Monica for one night and it's a great spot. Had to visit the pier as this is what we've seen on many movies. Relaxing early morning without the crowds. Next time will visit at night and enjoy the rides.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wow what a wonderful vibrant place to visit, the atmosphere was electric, it was swarming with people but still something not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

U have to visit Santa Monica if u want a good taste of the LA life ! U will be able to see some breathtaking houses and maybe have some shopping in those amazing stores ..u need the whole day to enjoy this amazing place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Santa Monica is a beautiful place. Once again you have to pay for parking. They have the Santa Monica pier where they have rides for entertainment. Recommended place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a must see just to see how the other half live!! Gazing at the windows with no prices visible says a lot! Also a good reminder from several films, including Pretty Woman where try popping into the hotel which is beautiful!

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Legnano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best place in California.The place you've ever heard! the long way to the beach, the pier, the sunset and the muscle beach through. this is california. The seasons do no exist here, is Always sunny and beautifull from everyway you look at. Even better if you can visit during business trip in USA.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Santa Barbara before we go there and it was more organized environment than it is, the view in Santa Barbara is more better with the ocean, mountains and the houses

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The weather was so nice the day i went to Santa Monica Beach and had a good walk on the beach as well as relaxed there too, enjoyed the view.

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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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