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Whether you're looking for a walking trail, shops, dining or a rooftop bar, Ocean Ave in Santa... read more

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Amanda C
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Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (the Movie), and a critical part of seeing Santa Monica, Walk, run... read more

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Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Reviewed yesterday

Whether you're looking for a walking trail, shops, dining or a rooftop bar, Ocean Ave in Santa Monica is where you'll find it. From buskers along the street, to arriving at the Pier, or finding lobster or steak, this is where you need to head....More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (the Movie), and a critical part of seeing Santa Monica, Walk, run or drive down the boulevard and enjoy the view from the top of the cliff overlooking the ocean. You can't really visit without going here. A...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Seablue hotel(formerly "the hotel California and had a room over lookingOcean Ave.was pretty cool.

Thank jmid7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a beautiful road no doubt but the traffic takes away from all the pleasure. Stop and go traffic at all times of the day, you need to do this road early morning or late evening to make it worth while. I suggest heading up...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After all the traffic on the highway getting here, I'd have to say it was worth the drive. We ended up putting our feet in the sand and ocean for a bit then went onto explore more of our surroundings.

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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Ocean Avenue is a main street in Santa Monica that runs parallel to the coastline of Santa Monica Bay and Palisades Park. You can walk, run, bike, drive or take a tour along Ocean Avenue... It is the location of several restaurants, hotels, apartments and...More

1  Thank lwj
Reviewed May 30, 2018

And not just for the Yellowcard song! This is a can't miss destination when making your way to LA, and I do all I can to stay as close to the water as possible.

1  Thank MelissaJonesVegas
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Ocean avenue was part of the itinerary of our City Sightseeing bus tour and we took the opportunity to go down at a stop on the Avenue to have a look around . The beach is beautiful , the Avenue is like a garden...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Ocean View Avenue, says it All😎🇺🇸. The reason to go to California is to enjoy a Drive along the Coast of the Pacific.PCH. It’s what I Love about going to California for. Riding along the “PCH pacific coast highway “. 👍😎🇺🇸

1  Thank jumpinjohnny1903
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Went north from Colorado to Montana and the relaxed feel improved as one progressed to the smart apartment blocks. Quite a busy traffic route though and the car is king.

Thank David G
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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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