Santa Monica Beach Los Angeles – Things to do

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Beach in Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a popular neighborhood in Los Angeles, and it is home to some of the best beaches in the city. Among the many attractions in Santa Monica are Pacific Park and the pier, which are ideal for strolling during the sunset. This is also one of the best places to visit in Los Angeles with kids.

Santa Monica State Beach, located west of Downtown, is an icon and one of the best examples of California’s sunny southern coast’s famed beaches.

From Will Rogers Beach to Venice Beach, the popular beach stretches for more than two miles of white sand. The beach is split into two sections, north and south of the pier.

A walk along the beach

Santa Monica Beach, ideal for seeing and being seen, has playgrounds that include numerous volleyball courts, as well as the International Chess Park, which has a large chessboard made on a grand scale, in addition to several tables to play at.

The Santa Monica Pier, located in the heart of Santa Monica Beach, is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. It is known as the mythical Route 66’s end point, and it provides its visitors with guaranteed entertainment thanks to its popular amusement park, aquarium, food stands, and privileged views of the coast.

As a curious fact, the beach has a section known as “Negro Beach,” a name given to it at the beginning of the twentieth century when it was one of the few areas in California where colored people could access the beach.

Walking, rollerblading, or biking along Ocean Drive, which runs along the coast, is recommended. Swimming at Santa Monica Beach, where Beach Watchers and Pacific Blue were filmed, is another thing to do in Los Angeles.

 

Article Author Gerluxe

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