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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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  • Steps years watching movies shots on the coast of Santa Monica and then here you are walking and cycling among the Palm trees and the sea ... Fantastic!!
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  • This avenue provides a scenic view of the Santa Monica pier and beach. Walk up and down Ocean Ave to appreciate it.  more »
  • We often see movies that make you see these long beaches with surfers and a big ocean then you find yourself and you get chills
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