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What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

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What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

Hey, Traveling with my best friend and getting to LAX around 12ish, and as its a long flight we will likely be drinking so not picking up the hire car and driving to San Diego until the next morning, I can see there's a bus that takes about 30minutes to Santa Monica from LAX, so we thought we would do that and then get the bus back in the morning to pickup the car. So any recommendations for sites to see in one afternoon? looking at staying by the pier if that helps?

Also would like to have a meal/drinks in a casual bar near the beach?

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1. Re: What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

When is this trip? What is your budget for the one night? Take a taxi to SM, not a bus. A taxi would be about $20 and is direct.

There's plenty to see in Santa Monica in the one afternoon, simply walk the Promenade, the SM Place, the Pier, the bike path, Main Street. You can people watch, shop, eat, drink, look at the views of the ocean. There is bar after bar after bar after bar.

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2. Re: What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

You have to take i believe bus c to the parking lot and then walk across and then take blue bus #3 to santa monica. It will drop you off close to the santa monica pier, and the 3rd street promenade. In case you want to continue your drinkfest there are pubs around the area.

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3. Re: What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

Thanks for the replys, drinkfest... lol wont be drinking a lot as have to pickup the car in the morning. $20 for a taxis doesn't seem bad, may just do that,

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4. Re: What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

See if there's availability at the Sea Shore Motel on Main Street. Take a taxi there, drop off bags, walk out the door and you're in the center of it all.

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5. Re: What to see in one Afternoon/evening in Santa Monica,

ElleBeinLA's post #4 is exactly what I was going to say! Have a good time.

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