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Shop Santa Monica Souvenirs From Wall Art to Books and Beyond

California dreaming? If you can't be here right now and are craving a little Santa Monica sunshine in your life, Shop Santa Monica can help!

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Jim Morrison Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

The Jim Morrison Bike Tour Goes Back to Where it All Started for Jim - Santa Monica and Venice. This 3-mile beach cruise hits 10 of Morrison's favorite haunts.

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Chez Jay: The Ultimate Santa Monica Dive Bar

When you say "dive bar" in Santa Monica, Chez Jay is inevitably going to come up in conversation. Known as the "celebrity dive" or "classy joint", Chez Jay has been serving Santa Monica nightlife

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Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica Near the Beach

Despite what you may have heard, it is possible to find cheap hotels in Santa Monica. Here are 9 of the top Santa Monica value hotels near the beach.

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Celebrities Santa Monica: Where The Stars Are Out

Celebrities Santa Monica - it's a natural pairing thanks to the city's topnotch restaurants, shopping, and attractions.

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Biking Santa Monica

Santa Monica is ideal for two-wheeled adventures. Whether you're looking for a leisurely beach cruise or scenic ride, you'll find it biking Santa Monica.

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6 Best Happy Hour Spots on Main Street

Main Street in Santa Monica is home to some the best happy hour pricing on nibbles and sips. These 6 venues are local faves.

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Santa Monica Train Details

Travel from downtown LA to Santa Monica on the Santa Monica train E Line (Expo) serves popular destinations such as: USC, Exposition Park (including the California Science Center and Natural History Museum).

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Santa Monica Events

Santa Monica events, gatherings and activities remain cancelled until further notice by order of the city.

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Santa Monica COVID-19 Reopenings in July

Santa Monica COVID-19 Reopenings in July. A number of City of Santa Monica facilities will begin to reopen with restrictions in July 2020 on a rolling basis.

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