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Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

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#4 of 6 in Sightseeing in Santa Monica
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
California dreams come true at Ocean Avenue, overlooking the Pacific. The street is most famous for containing Santa Monica Pier, a century-old landmark with a Ferris wheel, amusement rides, and games. Popular with sun worshippers of every age, this area also boasts many seafood restaurants. Nearby, you can see the "End of the Route" sign, marking the terminus of legendary Route 66. By using our Santa Monica tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Ocean Avenue and other attractions in Santa Monica.
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  • A lovely ocean view from this well maintained street. There are a lot of restaurants and bars to choose from and takes you to and from the Santa Monica Pier.  more »
  • A street at ocean front, place to start yuour visit to Santa Monica, Palisades park, pier, and the beach.  more »
  • This is a great Street to start your visit to Santa Monica. Right on the ocean front with loads of restaurants and hotels. Easy excess to Third St Promenade.  more »
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  • Great place to live, everyone who works there are super nice.
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  • building has mold and significant fire and safety issues

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Where to stay in Santa Monica

Santa Monica's hotels range from luxury to boutique, offering more than 3,500 rooms located at or near the waterfront. Staying at a beachfront resort can cost a bundle, so if you have a limited budget in mind, consider accommodations away from the water. Hotels just a few blocks from the ocean offer comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV at a fraction of the cost charged by their beachfront equivalents. For an even more affordable stay, consider one of the city's inns or motels.
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