Santa Monica CA

dsc08507f2Continuing our drive through some vineyards on the 101, it was hard not to stop at all the wineries.  We are already planning a return trip to enjoy some locations that we spotted. We are now on the last stretch to Santa Monica where we will spend the day enjoying a bike ride along the beaches of Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu…

Santa Monica Beach CA

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A great California beach is just 45 minutes from the LAX airport.  Enjoy miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches.  The Santa Monica Pier offers an amusement park right on the Pier with a great Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel as well as a few other fun rides.  Although the rides are no match to a large theme park, the uniqueness of the pier make it worth a visit. You will find a few great dining selections right on the Pier. The most notable being the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.  The Third Street Promenade is just a few blocks up from the Pier with a lot of great shopping and all of the usual comforts.

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