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Good for sight seeing, walking, dining, shopping or whatever

Has everything; a good place for just walking and enjoying the sights and wonderful sunsets; on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Enjoyable Walkç

Great place to walk. Very refreshing wind. Lovely view all through it. Full with people, full of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bilge S
San Francisco, California
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great drive”(4 reviews)
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Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has everything; a good place for just walking and enjoying the sights and wonderful sunsets; on the other side of the road is an array of good shopping and cafes of all descriptions.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk. Very refreshing wind. Lovely view all through it. Full with people, full of life. Just enjoy it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bilge S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Fabulous views and great Restaurants and choice hotels make this the place to be in Santa Monica. Go!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Go in the morning....go in the evening.....go at sunset You will always walk away feeling great...amazing views...places to sit.....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 653fayef
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had a one day stopover in Santa Monica so we caught a Uber to Venice Beach and walked back along the beachfront to Santa Monica. What a lovely relaxing walk enjoying the sights of the path and amazing real estate that fronts the waters....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank likearollingstone
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you want to just relax and take in the view, ocean avenue is definitely the way to go. Great place to just take it all in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rene C
Reviewed October 28, 2018

When going to the pier, make sure to save an hour to walk by this street, taking some cool picture in it, and a cool view from the pier from a little bit far.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarcosVellinho
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Good location along the beach top to take a stroll with, good views across the bay and to walk the last part of Route 66.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ahtrains
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It is the most important point of santa monica...the ocean avenue. If you can drive farer...towards marina del rey you will not regret.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jehudam2017
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Lots to see and do along Ocean Avenue but you're never quite sure if you're safe with so many homeless and derelict people hanging around. You're also permanently avoiding people on bikes, scooters and scate boards. Its rating is saved by it's cafe's restaurants and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reuben M
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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