3 days in Santa Monica Itinerary

3 days in Santa Monica Itinerary

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Santa Monica
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Santa Monica

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Step out of Santa Monica with an excursion to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, and browse the collection at Santa Monica Public Library.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip planner.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Beach

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