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Fun place to visit while going to the Santa Monica Pier

At the top of the palisades in Santa Monica, the Santa Monica sign is how you can get down to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
Entrance to the Pier

Yacht Harbor Sign. Early morning entrance to the Pier, with a sidewalk for pedestrians heading to... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Nancy B
Ottawa, Canada
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the top of the palisades in Santa Monica, the Santa Monica sign is how you can get down to the Santa Monica Pier. You can either drive and park (have to pay for parking) or walk down the bridge to get to the pier...More

Thank mcorbin560
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be one of the best romaantic spot in Santa Monica. Its not for nothing that it has been the host for so manny movies and films. Get to see the details like the fainted colors, the old wooden floor and dont...More

Thank Edmundo P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

How do you rate a sign? Have given maximum as this is one of the most iconic signs around. You know when you are here you have reached the end of the Mother Road.

Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Yep. It's a sign. Not sure why a sign needs a rating. Maybe it's because people take picture with/of it.

Thank room412wasgood
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Yacht Harbor Sign. Early morning entrance to the Pier, with a sidewalk for pedestrians heading to the Pier. It was very busy at night with a bumper to bumper issue. The sign is lighted at night. Its a nice area.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a must doo photo shot for anyone travelling route 66, pick your time of day and you'l get some great photos.

Thank TonyTanz
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Okay...this is just something you have to do when you are traveling in Santa Monica. It's totally a touristy kind of thing to do but ya gotta do it ! :) I did this with my family...I know...it's stupid...but it will be a great memory

Thank Combatfisher
Reviewed 31 July 2018

With all the movies and shows you've seen this iconic sign/landmark; it's one thing one MUST SEE in their visit to SoCal!

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Yes, for the selfie world, this is a perfect spot, to connect you to Santa Monica. While your GPS will know where you are, now, you will be at the iconic spot marking the city. Beyond that, not much else!

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had to get a picture by this famous sign at the ramp to Santa Monica Pier - it's a 'must do' when you're in the area.

Thank TravelbugMelB2015
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thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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