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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
From $59.00
 
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
From $150.00

Santa Monica Pier Tips (51)

Jumper

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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Sienlu
Oct 29, 2014

Pier Fun for kids - Pacific Park

This amusement park is located on the famous Santa Monica Pier. It has lots of rides like Pacific Wheel,Wave jumper, Pirate Ship, Sea Planes, Air lift, Scrambler, Sea Dragon, Pacific Plunge and more....
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Sienlu
Oct 01, 2014

Pacific Park~Santa Monica Pier

I was a bit taken back to see a amusement park located on the pier now. We didn't ride any of them, but I am sure this is a favorite place the young to hang out during the summer months. The rides...
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Yaqui
Jul 05, 2014

Santa Monica Pier

One of the most outstanding attractions on Santa Monica's ocean front is the pier, which as well as providing touristic entertainment, also lights up beautifully at night. The pier has appeared in...
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antistar
Feb 16, 2014

Seaside Stroll

Santa Monica pier is a great place to take a walk and people watch. The Pier has a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment experiences including a fun fare. At the start of the pier, you will...
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Gillybob
Aug 31, 2011

THe Pier, a tacky necessity

Ok, its the pier. Cheesy, but oh so fun. Ride the thrilless rollercoaster or go on the ferris wheel, which looks very cool lit up at night! Great people watching spot and the food items are not that...
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tvdandy
May 25, 2011

Santa Monica Pier

Built in 1909 for a place for all to spend their days or night leisurely strolling while enjoying the beautiful ocean and blue skies. It was a place for folks to walk, swim, fish, and listen to local...
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Yaqui
Apr 30, 2011

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrom~Carousel 1916

Charles I.D. Looff in 1916 bought land just south of the pier and built purchasing the land immediately south of the Municipal Pier and along with the amusement park, built the Hippodrome that houses...
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Yaqui
Apr 30, 2011

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Located under the pier at beach level is a wonderful aquarium that is home to more than 100 species of marine animals and plants that are all found in the Santa Monica Bay. One of its main focus has...
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Yaqui
Apr 29, 2011

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Located beneath the Santa Monica Pier, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. Since 2003, it is operated by Heal the Bay, a nonprofit organization. It was formerly known as the Ocean Discovery Center and was...
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brilliantbeer
Apr 04, 2011

Playland Game Arcade at Santa Monica Pier.

The playland Arcade has something for all ages ,it has a Pelican Kiddy Ride .A 3 passenger Merry -Go -Around ,There are Video Games ,there is Dancing.There is Skee-Ball ,and prizes can be won It is a...
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Waalewiener
Apr 04, 2011

Fishing for Moby Dick

I saw a lot of people with fishing poles and patiently waiting for that "bite" on the farthest end of the pier.I found out that you will not need a fishing license here and the poles/baits can be...
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iclee
Jan 19, 2009
 
 
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"I Leave My Heart in Santa Monica"
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"AFTERNOON & EVENING AT SANTA MONICA PIER."
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Things to Do Near Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Monica Pier

This 100 year old landmark on a large double-jointed pier The pier contains Pacific Park amusement park with its one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art, solar-paneled Ferris wheel. an original carousel...
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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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Getting to Santa Monica Pier

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Ocean Avenue at Colorado

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