Things to do in Santa Monica

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    Third Street Promenade

    Third Street Promenade

    Ranked #1 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    9.1189 reviews
    Shopping, Historic Site, Landmark, Mall
    Popular withFamiliesFoodiesTrendsters

    Great place for walk and enjoy of the street performers, meet people & shopping

  • 2
    Santa Monica State Beach

    Santa Monica State Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    8.9157 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    No place better than spending the day at the beach. It was sunny, a bit windy (and it got cold as it got dark) but still a perfect day!! I ...

  • 3
    Santa Monica Place

    Santa Monica Place

    Ranked #3 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    8.662 reviews
    Shopping, Mall, Shopping Center
    Popular withLuxuryFamiliesFoodies

    A beautiful open mall. The ocean view from the food court is amazing! Best in luxury stores, will save you a ride to Rodeo Drive.

  • 4
    Santa Monica Farmers' Market

    Santa Monica Farmers' Market

    Ranked #4 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    8.849 reviews
    Shopping, Farmers Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesVegetarian

    This farmer's market has a lot of atmosphere and many vendors to choose from. The food and produce were delicious and met some nice people! Great live bands and a ...

  • 5
    Main Street Santa Monica

    Main Street Santa Monica

    Ranked #5 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    8.839 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesTrendstersNightlife

    Wow Santa Monica is always packed but they have good stores and decent restaurants. They just got a new very nice mall. I come here often. Definatly worth the trek ...

  • 6
    The Bungalow

    The Bungalow

    Ranked #6 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    9.323 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Lounge
    Popular withNightlifeTrendstersLuxury

    This venue is an oasis. Local watering hole on the water. If you come on Saturday afternoon, get in by 3PM to beat the long line to get in. Always ...

  • 7
    Temescal Canyon Trail

    Temescal Canyon Trail

    Ranked #7 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    9.522 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureWellness

    Go from the beach at Temescal to a hiking trail, all within a mile form each other. L.A. is amazing. Don't forget to pay for the parking and stop at ...

  • 8
    Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple

    Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple

    Ranked #8 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    9.520 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Religious Center, Temple
    Popular withSpiritualWellnessOutdoorsy

    This place is majestic. With a lake filled with swans and lush greenery everywhere, it's incredibly calm and serene. Tons of little garden nooks to meditate and reflect in and ...

  • 9
    Bergamot Station

    Bergamot Station

    Ranked #9 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    9.018 reviews
    Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyTrendstersFoodies

    Limited menu when you show up in person, but the catering menu is expanded and fantastic. Their mac n cheese is great and their side dishes are really popular with ...

  • 10
    Pacific Park

    Pacific Park

    Ranked #10 overall in Santa Monica things to do
    8.719 reviews
    Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Pacific Park is located at the end of Santa Monica Pier. It's a typical amusement park with rides and carnival games. It's cute, but VERY crowded.

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