3 days in Santa Monica Itinerary

3 days in Santa Monica Itinerary

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Santa Monica
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Santa Monica

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A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Monica: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (in Simi Valley) and Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica online trip builder .

December in Santa Monica sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

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The Getty Villa, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
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Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier
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