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“Nice sightseeing”
Review of Ocean Avenue

Ocean Avenue
Ranked #5 of 104 things to do in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Panama City, Panama
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68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“Nice sightseeing”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Nice parks and walk paths around the avenue, along with a great selection of restaurants its what you will find...park your car somewhere and walk! See the people, smell the ocean, and finish at the pier to see the best sunset ever!

Visited March 2013
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New Jersey
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“Loved Ocean Ave!”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

What a great street to visit while in Santa Monica! The views of the beach, pier and Malibu mountains are awesome!! Not to be missed!!

Visited July 2013
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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“The main road above the beach”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

A busy road but with plenty of crossing points. Great hotels and restaurants. We stay here as often as we can at the Georgian Hotel

Visited July 2013
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New York, NY
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164 reviews
97 attraction reviews
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“Nice walk”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Walked Ocean Avenue a few times during our stay. Loved seeing the new and the old. Some restaurants have changed this year but some like the Ivy are here forever. Liked seeing Seasons 52. Looks like some improvements have been made since last year.

Visited June 2013
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Santa Monica, California, United States
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“I love walking Ocean Avenue!”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

A scenic street with restaurants, hotels and shopping on one side and the green grass of palisades park which is on a cliff overlooking the beach...not a bad view at all. Ocean Avenue is designed to be a artery to all beach destinations...the nice thing is everything is within walking distance of Ocean Avenue including over 50 restaurants, tons of gorgeous hotels, and the famous Third Street Promenade is two blocks away. Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica Pier are all with a couple blocks of Ocean Avenue. It is not only by the beach and park but as you go south it leads to Venice and other Santa Monica destinations like Main Street. You don't need a car to experience a good deal of the beach area in Santa Monica as Ocean Avenue will get your there within walking or biking distance. You get an amazing view of everything while on Ocean Avenue. If you are driving...the PCH is easy to get to from Ocean Avenue that lead to places like Topanga, Pacific Palisades, and Mailbu. This is a beautiful area...and Santa Monica has a huge park under construction on Ocean Avenue that will give you views of the beach right from the park. If you ever visit...you should definitely take the walk along Ocean. It will not disappoint.

Visited June 2013
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