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Visitor kiosk in the park

A good information center located along the edge of Palisades Park along Ocean Avenue and only a... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
San Jose, California
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Quality Visitor Center !!

Always a popular place in every city to get the scoop on what's going on in each town. If you are... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Jun 1, 2018
“Visitor kiosk in the park”
Apr 8, 2018
“Quality Visitor Center !!”
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1400 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2117
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+1 310-393-7593
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

A good information center located along the edge of Palisades Park along Ocean Avenue and only a short walk from the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier. It marks the end of the famous Route 66. A visit to this informative center will assist a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lwj
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Always a popular place in every city to get the scoop on what's going on in each town. If you are a traveler, then you must visit this place and find out what's in proximity to the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed November 20, 2017

A quirky set-up, full of history and bric-a-brac. Interesting to read about the historical facts as well as chatting with Attendants who are extremely passionate about their town and very helpful with "what to do" with limited time to gain a good experience of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Staff there make it very easy for you with great suggestions. In a great location and easy to find. Good selection of maps

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Daneander
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Walking by the pier, magnificent view of the bay, plenty of places to eat and hang out.Muscle beach close by

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 435isabelb
Reviewed October 14, 2017

If you are new to the area then the Santa Monica Visitor Center can give you information and brochures on things to see and do in Santa Monica and the South Bay.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed September 17, 2017

there is a lot of many various things - I recommend buying something at this place as the prices are not too high (the END or Route 66 plate)

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AlexaKPL
Reviewed March 8, 2017

If you've got any sense of nostalgia, then Route 66 will hold some mystique for you. Well, this is the end of the line. Fun to be there and some great photo opportunities by the sign and on the pier. Worth a few minutes!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank eluper
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Amazing place to visit to get more insights into the Route #66 and other interseting things re Santa Monicas past history including the Douglas aircraft factory and second world war activities there. The city on how it coped in the Great Depression is also interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Reviewed December 2, 2016

Although familiar with the area now and drive mostly, we decided to get a bus to Venice and there are lots of buses and routes...the lady was glad to help..thanks!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank worldwide002
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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
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February 12, 2016|
Response from L B |
It's not much time to stay in Santa Monica and LA. Universal Studios is a ¾ day trip Disneyland is a 1 - 2 day trip If you have small children downtown LA has a wonderful Children's Museum and the Museum of Science and... More
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July 26, 2015|
Response from L B |
There is street metered parking at the Visitor's Center on Ocean Ave in Santa Monica, you could park in the Visitor's Parking on 2nd St just below Wilshire Blvd and walk there. The parking is free for the first hour or so... More