Travel Blogs from Santa Monica, United States

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Day 1, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by phoebekay

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... an SUV from Thrifty. Then we tried to check in to our hotel but we were to early but our room wasn't ready. We went to the Santa Monica Pier. It was early, so not much was open. We walked to the Third St promenade and saw a huge Apple Store and a three ...

Gorgeous day for a bike ride, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Gorgeous day for a bike ride

A travel blog entry by jackie_mack

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... so he could see where we are going.  He usually sits on my backpack so only ever sees where we have been. We started off at Santa Monica Pier and headed down to Venice Beach.  Even though it was still cloudy, it was quite warm and it wasn't long ...

USA Road Trip, Los Angeles - Santa Monica, United States travel blog

USA Road Trip

A travel blog entry by sheldno1

TBC ...

Californian Winter, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Californian Winter

A travel blog entry by bdsearle

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Staying in Santa Monica in a particularly trashy motel. Had a look around Santa Monica Pier and the 3rd Street Promenade. It's a bit quiet about the place in Winter and Santa Monica in general seems like a dull area of Los Angeles. Had some great meals ...

Day 2, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by elouise-adrian

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... to Will Rogers state national park where we would go hiking. I was dreaming when I thought it would be a leisurely hike through the Santa Monica mountains. We began our 4 mile hike up the mountains in the heat of the day. It took us 45 mins to get up ...

Santa Monica / LA, Santa Monica / LA, United States travel blog

Santa Monica / LA

A travel blog entry by cumbrianhobo

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Well folks, it's been a while since i last updated, so there's plenty to be getting on with.... Firstly, Santa Monica. For the life of me i can't remember why i decided to begin my trip in Santa Monica, but i'm so glad i did. The Hostel i stayed in was ...

Los Angeles, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Los Angeles

A travel blog entry by jphil8871

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Griffith Observatory Sunset Boulevard Downtown El Pueble Union Station Hollywood Santa Monica Venice Beach and ...

Santa Monica Beach - Best in Beach in LA!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica Beach - Best in Beach in LA!

A travel blog entry by gosantamonica

... alike. For many the single greatest reason to visit Santa Monica is to enjoy the ultimate Southern California beach. Santa Monica has 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of well-maintained California beach locations and enjoys on average 340 days of sunshine a year plus ...

The Final Installment 3, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The Final Installment 3

A travel blog entry by itchy.feet

... of our hostel fees by not needing to buy climbing gear in Australia for a while. We also played on Muscle Beach, checked out the Santa Monica Pier (awesome) and I fell in love with the idea of joining a trapeze school (sadly I was out of time). LA-ians ...

San Luis Obispo/Santa Monica Los Angeles, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

San Luis Obispo/Santa Monica Los Angeles

A travel blog entry by mcgovern43

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... good location and we can't be bothered moving - only there to sleep anyway - and showers are over rated! We then hit the Santa Monica Pier - for a much needed walk to stretch our legs. Really pretty and a great meal at a local seafood joint. Exhausted ...

18th, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

18th

A travel blog entry by zzelp

great ...

25th wedding anniversary - the journey begins, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

25th wedding anniversary - the journey begins

A travel blog entry by pressure_drop

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Howdy folks! Well we've just finished our final day in Santa Monica and we shall be starting our road trip in the morning. Today we went to Rodeo Drive in Beverley Hills, Hollywood and Universal City, finishing it off with our anniversary meal in some ...

Blazing Saddles, again!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Blazing Saddles, again!

A travel blog entry by the_conways

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... at the skate park. There were some very impressive displays. The end of our five mile jaunt brought us straight to Santa Monica Pier. This iconic structure has appeared in many Hollywood films. We found 'Zoltar', the fortune telling machine from the Tom ...

Day on the beach and universal studios, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day on the beach and universal studios

A travel blog entry by marshallrj

We all got up early this morning and were first into breakfast in the hotel for 6am.....local time, breakfast was amazing and the restaurant staff incredibly attentive for that time of day. We got our car from the valet and headed out to Universal ...

California, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

California

A travel blog entry by bjmb919

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California - putting Australia into perspective, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

California - putting Australia into perspective

A travel blog entry by tonylizfrith

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... are not shown. A tour round the Getty Centre was good, a visit to the Getty Museum (separate location) was even better. Santa Monica itself was a rich, sophisticated area to stay in and our hotel matched the area (as did prices around town!), ...

The Countdown Begins, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The Countdown Begins

A travel blog entry by lrkrupp

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... the time is deeply rooted in reality. Anyway. Today I went and checked, and there was Saturday, March 13. Even if it's wrong, it's real. It's THERE. And it's close. Today is my last Friday in the United States for 4 weeks. Yeah, I can live with ...

The end of the road, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The end of the road

A travel blog entry by louisehalliday

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... Santa Monica and took a walk along the cliff front then down on to the promenade passed all the posh houses and on to the famous Santa Monica pier. Had a well deserved ice cream then headed to the mall for a wee look about. Thursday we headed in to LA on ...

Outside CVS Pharmacy, 2505 Santa Monica Blvd, 7pm, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Outside CVS Pharmacy, 2505 Santa Monica Blvd, 7pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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I stopped on my way back from the beach to see if CVS Pharmacy might sell a bicycle puncture kit. They don't.  It was a long shot, but actually I came close.  They sell a repair kit for car tyres, gunge for inflating punctured car tyres, and a ...

Contact Information, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Contact Information

A travel blog entry by rzdonz

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Here is our contact info while we are in New Zealand: Zachary's Cell: 021-238-5515 if calling from the US dial: 011-64-21-238-5515 Robin's Cell: 021-238-5516 if calling from the US dial: 011-64-21-238-5516 emails: ...

On the bus, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

On the bus

A travel blog entry by lindycrawford

Hey Cha Did you have a good sleep? At the moment grandad and I are on a bus going to Vegas we are about to change to a bigger bus so I will let you know what is going on later xxx Well Cha we have arrived in Las Vegas, it is amazing, all the casinos look ...

Santa Monica, Santa monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by melaniefshaw

Off to the beach for some R&R before the flight to ...

Santa Monica to Nov 26, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica to Nov 26

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... were, in once case, the Santa Ynez mountains (I think they are the reddy ones which may have been nearer Goleta) and the Santa Monica Mountains (the whiter, more rippled ones which I think are closer to Ventura); though, I could have them mixed. ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by eszti.tobi

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Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by fabrizio

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Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by errolsan

... , even though I waited a good minute before I decided I'd just be cold, and was in there for another 5.   We checked out the Santa Monica pier briefly.  It looked pretty cool, we'll have to go back and check it out a bit more.  We were ...

LA Baby!!!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA Baby!!!

A travel blog entry by littlemissgaga

... you Aussies and Kiwis) and where a a warmer shoe! For tea we went to Bubba Gumps and ofcourse had shrimp (fried, breaded, cold). The Santa Monica pier was used in Forrest Gump too thats obviously why there is a shop there. Sunday was the kid's day out to ...

Universal Studios here we come....., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Universal Studios here we come.....

A travel blog entry by charlos_travels

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Today we went to Universal Studios. We did a tour of the backlot first - here we saw where they make some TV shows and movies. I went on the Jurassic Park ride which is a bit scarey because it had a big drop-off. It was hot (about 37-38 Celcius - JB) so ...

1 month in California, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

1 month in California

A travel blog entry by tourjournal

Leeza came here with a group of post-Soviet students to study English before high ...

I heart Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

I heart Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by mary.scott

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... drive into LA and find a hotel. Good decision (at last - yay). We checked into a great old hotel across the road from Santa Monica pier. I think it was built in the early 1900s and it was beautiful. Unfortunately they didn't have any spare rooms so we ...

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