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Ocean Avenue

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Santa Monica
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Address: Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Very crowned at night,but very good view,if you go I prefer day time,so many thing to do for adult and kids.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Glendale, Arizona
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Glendale, Arizona
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very crowned at night,but very good view,if you go I prefer day time,so many thing to do for adult and kids.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Oceana and enjoyed looking out over Ocean Avenue. Love to see the different running clubs jogging on Saturday mornings, the skateboarders with ukuleles (lol) and cyclists enjoying the area. Just a beautiful place with huge palms. Obviously lots of traffic but that is to be expected.

Thank Robyn F
Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not much to tell other than it's very average compared to 3rd St. Promenade. it's regular avenue and lots of people walk or run... it's not that mind blowing

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is full of shopping, dining, ocean views, the Pier, and close to lots of hotels and the third street promenade.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This is the best people watching, best ocean and sunset watching place. Run, walk, night or day. It is safe to walk the street or Palisades Park pretty much any time, day or night.

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Kenwood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

My husband and I just spent our 27th Thanksgiving with our L.A. family and we never miss a chance to walk in the park along Ocean Avenue. On the Headlands overlooking the beach and sparkling Pacific, this is a locals' and visitors' welcome respite from the wild traffic of L.A. Families, runners, walkers, day-trippers and homeless alike enjoy the peaceful... More 

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Kolomna, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Ocean Avenue is a road in Santa Monica, California that starts at the residential Adelaide Drive on the north end of Santa Monica and ends at Pico Boulevard. Ocean Avenue is the westernmost street in Santa Monica, and for most of its course it runs parallel to Palisades Park, whose bluffs overlook Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Monica State Beach.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great place to hire a bike a go riding. Plenty of things to see along the way. Great place to relax out of downtown LA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

No matter what time of year it's always a great time to go! Santa Monica is so beautiful I can not be any more grateful for finding home there.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Ocean Avenue, is long, clean, wide street not just with amazing ocean views, but nice homes, resturants, shops and many other points of interest. We enjoyed biking and walking on it. Had some delicious street food as well. We'll be back!

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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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