Looking for cool things to do over the summer? Here are a few fun activities located in Santa Monica:
1. Shop for hours on Third Street Promenade
If you love to shop, this is the best place to go. Aside from endless stores, there are talented street performers that will keep you entertained while shopping.
2. Enjoy Carnival Rides at the Pacific Park on the Pier
Even if its not fair season, you can always enjoy carnival rides, such as the big ferris wheel and roller coasters, on the Santa Monica boardwalk.
3. Visit the Bermagot Station Arts Center
This location holds many galleries, which includes the Santa Monica Museum. If you find yourself craving coffee, there is a café located in the same area.
Take a break from all your exploring and enjoy some homemade corn tortilla tacos from Mondo Taco. Don’t miss out on their happy hour from 4 to 7pm everyday.
5. Shop on Main Street
Get more shopping done on Main Street. Here you can find thrift and high-end stores, along with the famous Urth Café and Angel City Books.
6. Get competitive at the International Chess Park
Play chess with human sized boards. You can either challenge others or simply have a photo shoot.
7. Workout on the Boardwalk
Jog, skate, bike, or even walk your dog along the boardwalk.
8. Climb the Santa Monica Stairs
If your boardwalk workout wasn’t enough, visit 4th St and Adelaide to get the best lower body workout by climbing the famous Santa Monica stairs.
9. Become a Pro on Flying Trapeze
Located on the pier, Trapeze School New York teaches you to fly 23 feet in the air. How cool is that?
10. Free Comedy Shows
On Mondays and Thursdays, you can catch a free comedy show at Mi’s Westside Comedy Theater.
11. Drink at a Rooftop Bar
Have a drink with your friends at the top bar, Suite 700, while enjoying a great view of the ocean and city.