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Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

4.5
#8 of 74 in Things to do in Santa Monica
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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. Use our Santa Monica trip planner to visit Ocean Avenue on your trip to Santa Monica, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Whether taking Uber or driving or walking, traveling along Ocean is easy. There are so many things to see and do along here. 
    Whether taking Uber or driving or walking, traveling along Ocean is easy. There are so many things to see and do along here.  more »
  • This place was a ghost town on a Thursday evening at 10pm - restaurants were virtually all closed and no pedestrians in sight aside from countless homeless people. Was it like this before COVID... 
    This place was a ghost town on a Thursday evening at 10pm - restaurants were virtually all closed and no pedestrians in sight aside from countless homeless people. Was it like this before COVID...  more »

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