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Manhattan Beach Pier

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Address: The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Sunset walk

Looking for something to do on a cool February afternoon we took a tram to the beach and a walk on the pier prior to dining locally. Though a windy day we enjoyed the view of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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C'ville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looking for something to do on a cool February afternoon we took a tram to the beach and a walk on the pier prior to dining locally. Though a windy day we enjoyed the view of the beach and coastline. Pleased to discover the beach volleyball plaques imbedded in the pier. Looked for and found the names of many of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a five hour layover from LAX so we Ubered to In-N-Out and then the Manhattan Pier. Watched the surfer s and toured the aquarium. Would definitely recommend for LAX layovers.

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WestSlope,CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drove north on the Pacific Coast highway from Dana Point and we made Manhattan Beach our last stop prior to dropping off our rental car and heading to our hotel near LAX. In February, the beach & pier were clean and uncrowded. The small building shown in photos at the end of the pier is a locally supported small... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot, very clean and safe to walk around, great for taking photos of Manhattan beach and surrounding areas.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in the morning and spent a little bit of time there. Less touristy than other piers and beaches. Surfers were in the water and that was a lot of fun to watch. Clean beaches too!

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is actually a great place for everyone to come. We saw fishermen fishing from the pier, surfers in the water, and people like us who were watching every one. It is a short way from the center of down or you can drive there and then find parking. You can also walk along the beach or ride bikes along... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pier is an awesome place to get pictures of the beach, homes and ongoing activities. You can watch surfers dodging the pylons for good entertainment. Did I mention great views?

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a walk down the strand on a beautiful day and you won't regret it. Great for looking at the ocean and for people watching.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to watch the surfers and the surf. There is an aquarium, but it was closed that morning.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just 15 minutes from LAX, this is the perfect place if you're not in town for long. Come around sunset and the sky will light you up! Pictures of the pier from below are fantastic as well.

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