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Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

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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  • Avenida Beira Mar, with several establishments and leisure possibilities, in addition to the privileged view of the sea. Being in the region is worth giving a visit to enjoy the visits and the environment very tasty beach.
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  • It's a very long palm-filled street that skirts the pedestrian street (beautiful) that from Santa Monica connects Venice Beach (about 3/4 kilometers). Here are these two paths give you the very idea of being in California. Beautiful!
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