Best Things to Do in Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier (open 365 days)

Established in 1909 with it’s historic carousel, arcades, amusement park, restaurants and summer outdoor concerts. Fun for every member of the family. Santa Monica Pier celebrated its 100 year anniversary September 9, 2009. Santa Monica 100 years ago was not noted for its prestigious residential and commercial real estate but was a small tourist town. Santa Monica is still noted for its famous Santa Monica Pier but is a sought after seaside city to live, work and play. Santa Monica Real Estate Analysis  – Santa Monica Farmers Markets Farmers markets throughout the city. Local growers supply fresh produce, cut flowers, organic produce along with live music. Residents from Santa Monica and surrounding areas frequent these Farmer Markets -Santa Monica Aquarium 1600 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica, CA Open Tuesday – Friday (2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Weekends, 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Park – Family amusement park on Santa Monica Pier Chess Park – Ocean Front Walk at Seaside Terrace .29 acres. Level of play is pretty high.  Challengers are encouraged to participate and observers to look on.

Beach Park – Ocean Park Blvd. and Barnard Way

South Beach Park – Barnard Way -Third Street Promenade Three blocks from the Pacific Ocean.  Known for it’s Farmer’s Market, restaurants, street vendors, street artist and chic shops. 3rd Street Promenade Website

Muscle Beach Since 1930 known, “The Birthplace of the Physical Fitness Boom of the Twentieth Century.” Made famous by Jack La Lanne, Godfather of Physical Fitness. Ocean Front Walk south Santa Monica Pier on beach. Muscle Beach Website

Near By Golf Courses: Penmar 1233 Rose Ave Venice, Cal.  90291 (310) 396-6228 (310) 575-8251 9 holes

Rancho Park Golf Course 10460 Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, Cal.  90064 (310) 839-9812 (310) 838-7373 18 holes

The Riviera Country Club (private) 1250 Capri Dr Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 310-454-6591

Santa Monica Playhouses: The Actors’ Gang Theatre 6209 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA  90038 323-465-0566

The Blank Theatre Company At 2nd Stage Theatre 6500 Santa Monica Blvd Hollywood, CA  90038 323-661-9827 Galleries: Frank Lloyd Gallery, Inc. 2525 Michigan Ave, #B5b Santa Monica, CA  90404 310-264-3866

Lora Schlesinger Gallery 2525 Michigan Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-828-1133

Lois Lambert Gallery Bergamot Station 310-829-6990

Ruth Bachofner Gallery 2525 Michigan Ave ,#G2 Santa Monica, CA  90404 310-829-3300

Santa Monica Beaches and Surrounding Beaches real estate venice beach Dockweiler State Beach 12501 Vista Del Mar Playa del Rey, CA 90291 Malibu Beach 23050-23200 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 Manhattan Beach 400-4500 The Strand Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Marina “Mother Beach” 4135 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Santa Monica State Beach 100-2900 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401 Venice City Beach 2700-3100 Ocean Front Walk Venice, CA 90291 Will Rogers State Beach 17700 Pacific Coast Highway Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

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