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"Santa Monica is a fantastic base for a Los Angeles family vacation."lajollamom.com
"Santa Monica is a beachside pet-friendly city in western Los Angeles County."whereverimayroamblog.com
"Santa Monica is a great place to start!"maketimetoseetheworld.com
"Santa Monica is really nice, love hanging out on the pier or walking the beach."thenavigatio.com
"Santa Monica is my favorite place in LA in the evenings."travelbabbo.com
"Santa Monica is also a quick drive to Los Angeles and Hollywood, if you want to check out those cities as well."travelphotodiscovery.com

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Santa Monicas location

Santa Monica at a glance

Nature
Historic
Beach
Food
Mountain
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Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Santa Monica

Airports:

Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Long Beach /Daugherty Field/ Airport (LGB)

Chichen Itza International Airport (CZA)

Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

Compton/Woodley Airport (CPM)

Whiteman Airport (WHP)

Catalina Airport (AVX)

Hawthorne Municipal Airport (California) (HHR)

Fullerton Municipal Airport (FUL)

Sur Airport (SUH)

John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport (SNA)

San Gabriel Valley Airport (EMT)

Oxnard Airport (OXR)

Cable Airport (CCB)

About Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a village (United States). Adore the wonderful walks along the sea at Santa Monica. The nearest neighbour city is Los Angeles. Santa Monica gives you the possibility to relax after a long city walk next to by a lake. It is a very green city. This village is in center United States (plan United States itineraries).

Things to do

, the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, a solar powered ferris wheel, an arcade, restaurants and shops, all w

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Our guide to visit Santa Monica with kids: what to see, how to get around, where to stay. Find out our selection of the fun things

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Fun things to do in Santa Monica with kids

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. that you probably already know. Like the fact that we don’t walk practically anywhere in this city. Or that restaurants won’t s

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Eat & drink

After fueling your belling, it is time to start burning some calories. Stroll around the famous Third Street Promenade. This pedes

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Itinerary

The detailed itinerary presented above is a great way to hit Los Angele’s most famous sights in a day. But, it requires a lot of m

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Accommodation

As I mentioned, we didn’t stay in Santa Monica proper but we loved the city so much we put a lot of research into finding good San

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We enjoyed the experience of being close to the Santa Monica pier. But the Viceroy Hotel would not likely make it on our return list. ...

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