The City of Santa Monica, CA
The city of Santa Monica is located in the state of California in Los Angeles County and has a population of 87,563 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Santa Monica is Los Angeles, approximately 12 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Santa Monica, including Knoll's Black Forest Inn, Bagel Nosh, Bread & Porridge, Bon Appetit and Bistro of Santa Monica. For a larger selection of Santa Monica restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Santa Monica Beaches, Museums, Zoos, Amusement Parks, Botanical Gardens and/or Golf Courses, including the Will Rogers State Historic Park, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Pacific Park and Santa Monica. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Santa Monica please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 10 airports are located in or near Santa Monica:
- Burbank Airport Amtrak
- Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
- Compton - Woodley Airport (CPM)
- El Monte Airport (EMT)
- Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)
- Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB)
- Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX)
- Santa Monica Airport (SMO)
- Torrance Airport (TOA)
- Van Nuys Airport (VNY)
Santa Monica, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Santa Monica experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 50 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.06 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Santa Monica with daytime temperatures averaging 70 degrees in the summer, and 64 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Santa Monica to receive an average of 2.73 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.1 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as 34 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Santa Monica should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 67 degrees, and nighttime lows of 56.
Santa Monica, California Attractions
Adamson House, which is also referred to as Vaquero Hill, is a historic house and gardens in Malibu, California that has been called the "Taj Mahal of Tile" due to its extensive use of decorative ceramic tiles created by the Malibu Potteries. The house was built in 1930 for Rhoda Rindge Adamson and Merritt Huntley Adamson, based on a Mediterranean Revival design by Stiles O. Clements of the architectural firm of Morgan, Walls & Clements.
Adventure City is a theme park located in Anaheim, California near the city of Stanton. The park's slogan is "The Little Theme Park that's BIG on Family Fun". Occupying an area of over 160 acres, Adventure City is one of the smallest theme parks in California, and receives an average attendance of between 200,000 and 400,000 per year. The Coca-Cola Company, is the park's only major sponsor.
The AdventurePlex at Marine is an indoor playground that is situated in Manhattan Beach Califorina. Their facility is operated by Beach Cities Health District, and was designed specifically for children and families. Children can engage in challenging physical and intellectual activities in a safe and supervised environment. There are mazes and tunnels, rope courses and outdoor rock climbing walls, an indoor gymnasium and a modern fitness room.
The Alhambra Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1955, this Alhambra course designed by William F. Bell is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-570-5059. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 630 S Almansor St, Alhambra, CA 91801
The Altadena Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1939, this Altadena course designed by William P. Bell is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-797-3821. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1456 E Mendocino St, Altadena, CA 91001
The American Jewish University, formerly the separate institutions University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute, is a Jewish, non-denominational and highly eclectic institution. Its largest component is its Whizin Center for Continuing Education in which 12,000 students are enrolled annually in non-credit granting courses. A prominent program of the Center is the university's annual speaker series, featuring luminaries like Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, and other political and diplomatic leaders.
The Angeles National Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 2004, this Sunland course designed by Jack Nicklaus is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 818-951-8771. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 9401 Foothill Blvd, Sunland, CA 91040
The Aquarium of the Pacific is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aquarium located on a 5-acre site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California. It is situated across the water from the Long Beach Convention Center, Shoreline Village, and the Queen Mary Hotel and Attraction.
The Arcadia Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1959, this Arcadia course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-443-9367. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 620 E Live Oak Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006
The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center, or the Hammer Museum as it is more commonly known, is an art museum in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, California. It is operated by UCLA's School of the Arts and Architecture.
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Santa Monica, CA 90402
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