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Santa Monica

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Santa Monica Travel Guide

Santa Monica is a city in California, United States. It has many popular attractions, including Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, perfect for a trip!
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What to Do

Looking for things to do in Santa Monica? We provide up-to-date info on everything from must-see scenic spots to local hangouts.
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Santa Monica State Beach

Santa Monica State Beach

8.2
4.6/5554 Reviews
"Beaches"
Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier

6.3
4.5/544 Reviews
"Historical Sites"
"Fishing"
Universal Studios Hollywood
Nearby City

Universal Studios Hollywood

10
4.8/55,522 Reviews
"Theme Parks"
Disneyland Park
Nearby City

Disneyland Park

10
4.7/51,281 Reviews
"Theme Parks"
Hollywood
Nearby City

Hollywood

8.0
4.6/5467 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Hollywood Walk Of Fame HQ
Nearby City

Hollywood Walk Of Fame HQ

8.0
4.5/51,103 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Nearby City

Six Flags Magic Mountain

7.9
4.7/5165 Reviews
"Amusement Parks"
Disney California Adventure Park
Nearby City

Disney California Adventure Park

7.6
4.7/5212 Reviews
"Amusement Parks"
"Theme Parks"
Beverly Hills
Nearby City

Beverly Hills

7.6
4.6/5472 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
The Getty
Nearby City

The Getty

7.5
4.7/5506 Reviews
"Museums"
"Art Museums"

Where to Stay

Discover the most popular places to stay in Santa Monica, complete with recommendations from fellow travelers and special hotel offers
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What to Eat

Want to eat like a local? Don't miss out on these top Santa Monica dishes and foodie spots.
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The Lobster

The Lobster

4.4/532 Reviews
Avg. AUD106/person
"Seafood"
"Spectacular Views"
Mélisse Restaurant

Mélisse Restaurant

4.3/511 Reviews
Avg. AUD490/person
"Western-style"
Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe

Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe

4.0/52 Reviews
Avg. AUD59/person
"Coffee Shop"
"Brunch"
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.  (SANTA MONICA PIER)

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (SANTA MONICA PIER)

4.4/542 Reviews
Avg. AUD74/person
"Seafood"
"Theme Restaurants"
Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery

Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery

4.0/51 Reviews
Avg. AUD104/person
"Western-style"
"Famous Restaurants"
True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen

4.5/54 Reviews
Avg. AUD52/person
"Vegetarian"
"Brunch"
The Albright

The Albright

4.8/55 Reviews
Avg. AUD56/person
"Seafood"
"Spectacular Views"
Sunny Blue

Sunny Blue

5.0/52 Reviews
Avg. AUD13/person
"Japanese"
"Afternoon Tea"
Water Grill Santa Monica

Water Grill Santa Monica

This user hasn't left any comments yet
Avg. AUD39/person
"Seafood"
"Open Late"
Sushi Roku

Sushi Roku

This user hasn't left any comments yet
Avg. AUD42/person
"Japanese"
"Open Late"
Upper West

Upper West

5.0/51 Reviews
Avg. AUD39/person
"Bar/Bistro"
"Open Late"
Benihana

Benihana

This user hasn't left any comments yet
Avg. AUD39/person
"Japanese"
"Open Late"

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