Santa Monica Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Santa Monica Pier

    'Santa Monica Pier' was a waste of time for us. Granted it was the Fourth of July, and crowded; however the only things it offered were a couple of o.k. restaurants, souvenir shops, and rides that...

  • 2. Bubba Gump's is the definition of a tourist trap

    I've seen reviews that say Santa Monica Pier is a tourist trap, but as a local who hangs out there regularly, I think the reputation is undeserved. However,...

  • 3. Third Street Promenade

    Well, you absolutely cannot miss this hangout. Though it is quite trite, I recommend coming here to spend a few hours. The strip consists of designer shops and...

  • 4. Penny pressed into a souvenir

    Penny pressed into a souvenir for 50 cents each. It'd be ideal if one could make it into a key chain or something. As it is, I have no idea what one could use...

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Santa Monica Tourist Traps

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I don't really know of any big tourist traps in Santa Monica. I come from Switzerland and even before leaving here and not knowing the ins and outs of the city, I never encountered any traps.

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