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Los Angeles Night Tour
"Start the tour in Santa Monica Pier to see the Santa Monica Beach and make our way to shop at the 3rd Street Promenade. Then make your way to where the elite shop check out the hotel from Pretty Woman and try to spot celebrities on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Right after seeing world-renowned fashion houses to one-of-a-kind local boutiques make your way to The Grove / Farmers Market where you will experience beautiful outdoor shopping by taking a stroll through the market and take some photos by The Singing Fountain. You will also have time to hang out on the grassy area to take in from which you can also take back a unique souvenir to remember this unforgettable day. As the tour commences you will drive by Melrose on the way back to Hollywood.""""Take an evening tour through Los Angeles’ most popular destinations
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Los Angeles Day Tour
"Start the tour in Santa Monica Pier to see the Santa Monica Beach and make our way to shop at the 3rd Street Promenade. Then make your way to where the elite shop check out the hotel from Pretty Woman and try to spot celebrities on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Right after seeing world-renowned fashion houses to one-of-a-kind local boutiques make your way to The Grove / Farmers Market where you will experience beautiful outdoor shopping by taking a stroll through the market and take some photos by The Singing Fountain. You will also have time to hang out on the grassy area to take in from which you can also take back a unique souvenir to remember this unforgettable day. As the tour commences you will drive by Melrose on the way back to Hollywood.""""Take a 4-hour tour around Los Angeles' most popular destinations
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Los Angeles Air Tour Experience
"Come join us for an unforgettable Air Experience of 45 minutes over the beautiful Los Angeles. Choose between our two amazing routes: DTLA/SANTA MONICA OR SANTA MONICA/MALIBU COASTLINE.DOWNTOWN LA AND SANTA MONICARoute DescriptionDepa Burbank Airport Griffith Park Universal Studios and the NBC Universal Building. As we continue eastbound around Mt. Lee enjoy views of the LA River Downtown LA skyscrapers the Dodgers Stadium
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Santa Monica Pier Tips (25)

The oldest pier in California

California’s oldest amusement pier maybe the most famous part of Santa Monica. In whole year its wonderful sandy beach attracts thousands of people desiring to rest.Have you ever seen a carousel? Here...
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csordila
Mar 18, 2009

Visit Santa Monica Pier for Sunset

Santa Monica Pier is more than just your standard jetty sticking out into the ocean -- it is an above water amusement park. Built early in the 20th century by the same person who developed Cony Park...
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AKtravelers
Mar 05, 2006

Santa Monica Pier

A landmark in Los Angeles, this is an standard fun pier where one call stroll along beach, try your luck at winning a price at a game, sit on a wooden horse in a brightly lighted musical merry go...
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SLLiew
Oct 12, 2006

Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica was probably the nicest spot we saw in LA area. Still there were tons of homeless people in the park here, I saw way more here than I ever did in New York. I guess cause it's warmer.The...
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AVG2319
Oct 13, 2006

The Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Municipal Pier opened to the public on September 9, 1909, after sixteen months of construction. It is a 1,600-foot-long wooden pier which features restaurants, a Ferris Wheel, small...
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Erin74
Apr 04, 2011

Pier Carousel

There is an antique carousel, still running, inside the Santa Monica pier. It is easily missed if you walk along the top boardwalk - the carousel is "inside" the pier, close to the beach, through the...
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gilescorey
Jul 17, 2005

Santa Monica - The Santa Monica Pier.

Santa Monica has been a holiday region since 1885. It is a vibrant retail, dining and entertainment area in the heart of the city. Nestled on L.A.'s fashionable Westside, just seconds from the Pacific...
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Jerelis
Aug 09, 2005

Santa Monica Pier

It was a bit of a drive from LA to get to Santa Monica, but well worth it. The waterfront is beautiful. There is also a roller-coaster on the pier - let's hope it is stable enough to handle the...
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sumit_b
Jan 27, 2004

Santa Monica Pier

Pier at the end of the Venice Beach Boardwalk includes a small amusement park. This and the associated Venice beach boardwalk is about as iconic Southern California as you can get. It's a good place...
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Jim_Eliason
Nov 07, 2016

Santa Monica Pier

For fishing, people watching, and leisure I recommend the pier. You can rent a bicycle and ride down the path to Venice Beach and back. Have a hot dog, ride the ferris wheel, rent a fishing pole, spot...
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american_tourister
Nov 05, 2002

Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Pier offers fun activities for the whole family. Especially for kids, there is the Playland Arcade and a merry-go-round. There is also an amusement park, Pacific Park, and the Santa...
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meteorologist1
Jun 25, 2005

Santa Monica Pier

On a fair weather day, which seems to be everyday in LA, you can rent bicycles in Venice Beach and ride about 20 minutes to the Santa Monica Pier. There is an excellent winding bikepath along the wide...
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windsorgirl
Mar 18, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Monica Pier

This is in the pacific park on Santa Monica Pier, you have to pay extra $5 even if you bought the unlimited wrist band. They attach you on the waist and you can jump on a trampoline pretty high for...
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Santa Monica Beaches

Santa Monica State Beach is an iconic destination that draws visitors from around the globe. It is 3 miles long, covering 245 acres of sand along Santa Monica Bay. Residents and visitors enjoy broad...
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Carousel

It's full name is The Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome and it is located on the Newcomb Pier adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California. It was designed and built in 1916 by Charles I....
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Santa Monica Place

This is the mall at the south end of 3rd street promenade, it was renovated a few years ago to an open air mall, with trendy designer shops and restaurants. It is also a few block from the beach and...
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Visitors Center

Located along Ocean Ave within Palisades Park is one of three visitor centers. It is Open Daily 10am-4pm. We stopped here and grabs some maps. It is a great place to find any information you made need...
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Third Street Promenade

A great pedestrian shopping street where you can find lots of big chains like Victoria's Secret and Sephora. In the afternoon you can also find street artists here. Some better than others :-) And...
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