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Things To Do in Santa Monica

Santa Monica Beach
4.6/5
588 Reviews
Beach
Santa Monica Beach is a popular seaside holiday retreat in Los Angeles. Boasting turquoise water and pristine sand beaches, this is a place teeming with waterfront restaurants, bars and shops, making it a site bustling with action both day and night. With magnificent seascape much adored by Hollywood film directors, this is where many movies and TV shows have been filmed. Santa Monica Beach sits at the end of Route 66, a road of great historic value that traverses across the US from east to west. As a cultural symbol, the signpost of Route 66 is a photo takers’ mecca.
Universal Studios Hollywood
4.8/5
5,141 Reviews
Film Studio
Universal Studios Hollywood is a popular theme park in Los Angeles. In the 1900s it was a Hollywood film studio but it is now a major movie theme park. There are very realistic film sets where you can personally experience movie scenes such as airplane crashes, floods, and explosions. There are also various exciting roller coasters based on famous movies. There are numerous restaurants and shops in Universal Studios. After exploring the attractions, don't forget to try the delicious food in the many restaurants, or buy posters, movie props and various other souvenirs in the many shops.
Getty Center
4.7/5
548 Reviews
Museum
The Getty Center is a large private art museum overlooking Los Angeles that was built with donations by American oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. The museum has a rich and varied collection including Greek and Roman statuary, Byzantine manuscripts, Renaissance paintings and other objet d'art, including Impressionist masterpieces by Van Gogh. There is also a large-scale natural park encircling the Getty Center. The design of the park and gardens is inspired by European horticultural tradition. Hundreds of rhododendrons form a huge topiary maze. This is truly a place where man and nature exist in perfect harmony.
Beverly Hills
4.5/5
514 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Beverley Hills is a famous rich neighborhood in Los Angeles where many Hollywood superstars have purchased their properties. A sightseeing tour would take visitors around the leafy block for a view of its unique architectures. Tour guides will point out celebrities' luxurious homes to those aboard and share little-known gossips and anecdotes. A district for luxury shopping at Beverley Hills, Rodeo Drive boasts a large number of world and local brands. With its neat streetscape and refined architecture, this is a veritable haven of artistry.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
4.4/5
1,240 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
The Hollywood Walk of Fame has over 2,000 star emblems inscribed with the names of celebrities in recognition of the honorees' contribution to the media and entertainment industry. The star emblems fall into five categories, i.e., classic film camera (representing motion picture directors and actors), television receiver (representing anchors), phonograph record (representing singers), radio microphone (representing radio broadcasters), and comedy/tragedy masks (representing theater/stage performers). The Hollywood Walk of Fame attracts film lovers from around the world. Locating your idol from among the stars and taking a picture with them is something you cannot miss when you visit LA.
Hollywood
4.5/5
613 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Located in the northwest of Los Angeles, Hollywood is a place name concept known for its developed film and television entertainment industry. It is the cradle of American movies and has become synonymous with American movies. Because it is facing the sea to the west, close to the desert, less rain, and pleasant scenery, it is an ideal film shooting location, which has attracted companies such as Columbia, Paramount and Universal to make movies here.

Santa Monica Vacation Packages & Tickets

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Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches
5/5
4 Reviews
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromAU$126.90
DeLuxe Los Angeles Private Tour
4.5/5
2 Reviews
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromAU$1,023.50
Private Sightseeing Tour of Los Angeles with a Vegan Touch
FromAU$170.90

Popular Hotels in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica Weather

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Nov 24, 2020
10
Sunny
10 ~ 18
Nov 25, 2020
Intermittent Clouds
10 / 18
Nov 26, 2020
Intermittent Clouds
8 / 20
Nov 27, 2020
Mostly Sunny
8 / 22
Nov 28, 2020
Sunny
8 / 21
Nov 29, 2020
Sunny
9 / 21
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Santa Monica
Nov 24, 2020 Santa Monica Weather:Sunny, Northerly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:83%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:36/16:46
Santa Monica Driving:Suitable, Running:Suitable, Cycling:Suitable

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