View of the Santa Monica Pier, from Palisades Park in Santa Monica, California.

5 Things To Do in Santa Monica

There are plenty of things to do in Santa Monica. Whether you are in the Brentwood or Pacific Palisades area, Santa Monica is a great place to visit and full of fun spots. We have compiled a list of top places for you to adventure while living near this beachside hub–let’s take a look!

Palisades Park

If you love a park with an ocean view, Palisades Park is just for you! As a 26.4-acre park with scenic bluffs, beaches, and access to the Santa Monica Pier, there are plenty of things to do in Santa Monica even if you just stay in and around the park. Nearby at the Pier, there are many fun shops, including the historic Santa Monica Camera Obscura. Live like a tourist, even if only for a day.

Museum of Flying

Take your love for aviation to new heights with the Museum of Flying. Despite closing its doors after twenty-eight years, it did not stay closed. The Museum of Flying relocated and reopened in 2012. You can enjoy this private non-profit aerospace museum with your family and have fun learning about history in Santa Monica.

The Original Muscle Beach

The Original Muscle Beach is the perfect grown-up workout spot. You can work up a sweat with the parallel bars, uneven bars, and rings swings. Take your workout friends or start a new resolution in Santa Monica.

Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

You can find the freshest fruits and vegetables in Santa Monica. Local farmers set up tents weekly at The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market on weekends (and Wednesdays!). Join them and bite into a delicious apple or pick up romaine lettuce for that night’s salad. There are plenty of veggies, fruits, and more for everyone’s palates.

Annenberg Community Beach House

Travel back into time and relish in the life of a celebrity. The Annenberg Community Beach House was originally built in the 1920s for the actress, Marion Davies. Today, the beach house is open to the public. You can play games, swim, eat, and more amongst the five acres of land to explore.

Enjoy Your Surroundings in a Jaguar at Jaguar Santa Monica

We want our local friends in Malibu to enjoy the best parts of California, so we hope you explore and enjoy some of the top things to do in Santa Monica. If you are curious about Pacific Palisades florists, the best places to hike in Malibu, or need any other local recommendations, we can show you the way. If you are looking for guidance on your Jaguar, please contact our friendly staff.

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