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Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

California dreams come true at Ocean Avenue, overlooking the Pacific. The street is most famous for containing Santa Monica Pier, a century-old landmark with a Ferris wheel, amusement rides, and games. Popular with sun worshippers of every age, this area also boasts many seafood restaurants. Nearby, you can see the "End of the Route" sign, marking the terminus of legendary Route 66. Use our Santa Monica trip planner to visit Ocean Avenue on your trip to Santa Monica, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is a lovely place to walk. The ocean view extends to the horizon and sunsets are amazing. Just watch out for dog do on the grass. Many people walk their dogs here and some are not responsible...  more »
  • If you want the full California experience, Ocean Avenue is it. Beautiful colors, ocean air, spectacular views, well maintained walking paths, fabulous people watching. You can't go wrong here. So....  more »

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32 days in United States BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Santa Monica, Los Angeles & Long Beach BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 55 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 40 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
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