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Santa Monica Bay, Los Angeles
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A bay bordered by a crescent-shaped shore between Malibu and Los Angeles, the mainland of Santa Monica Bay is lined with high-end property. Many piers and docks offer fishing and parking for private vessels. Some of the larger piers, such as Santa Monica Pier and Marina Del Rey, are full of entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. A fishing or boat tour helps you appreciate the California coast. Adrenaline-pumping water activities are also available. Make Santa Monica Bay a centerpiece of your Los Angeles vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Los Angeles travel itinerary maker.
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  • Santa Monica Bay Beach is a great place to spend a nice day. The beach has clean and soft sand. There are Life Guards stationed and food is readily available. If you are lucky there are Wales and Dolp...  more »
  • We visited on a Sunday late afternoon and it was absolutely packed. Parking was difficult to find in their lot adjacent to the pier. The pier itself was wall to wall people. Overall, it was dirty (the...  more »
  • If your traveling with a walker rollator don't waste your steps. This is a very small amusement area with rides and food. It would be nice if you got money to burn on children.