If you happen to be in Los Angeles, Santa Monica is a must see and do. It truly gives you an awesome feel and makes great pictures. Although things can get a little bit overwhelming with gushing tourists , Santa Monica beach ,shopping, endless restaurants , an amusement park and the list goes on and on.
Enjoy a fun day at PACIFIC PARK
Pacific Park on the pier is one of those rare places where you can ride carnival rides even when it’s not fair season. Did you know that Pacific Park holds the world’s only solar powered ferris wheel? With a bunch of fun games, restaurants , bars, coffee shops and all this at the coast of the pacific for 20 years now.
The Famous Third Street Promenade
The promenade is loved among both tourists and LA locals. You can do some serious damage shopping, but if you get tired or have to wait for someone who spends hours in one store, the promenade also has talented street performers to keep you entertained. The newly updated mall also has a dining terrace where you can eat while enjoying a rooftop view of the pacific.
ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE
The Annenberg Community Beach House sits on top of a wonderful beachfront. TheBeach House was originally a mansion with 100 rooms and a marble swimming pool. Itlater became a hotel called Oceanhouse and the members-only Sand and Beach Club.Luckily the site reopened to the public as the Annenberg Community Beach House onApril 25, 2009 and combines elements of a unique community that’s open to the public -no membership required. Check the schedule for pool hours.
Have a Drink at a Rooftop Bar
Who doesn’t like a cocktail with a view? This place is perfect for you suite 700, which sits perched atop the Shangri-LA Hotel in Santa Monica by the coast. With panoramic views of the city and ocean. A perfect date spot if you’re looking to impress as well or a girlfriends get toghether .
NOT LIKE A REGULAR BUNGALOW
Inspired by both Santa Monica’s chilled-out vibe and the romance of a Baja California-style casita, The Bungalow is thE COOLEST SPOT for a drink . With its raftered ceilings, funky furnishings, and game room, this hideaway on the grounds of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is like a private beach club. Hang out on the patio with a craft cocktail as you take in one of Santa Monica’s unforgettable sunsets.
Route 66: End of the Trail
A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the end of the legendary American highway, symbolizing that this road only ended when the sea stood in its way. This is also a good picture spot.