Travel Trade Sample Itineraries - Photo by Kristen Beinke

Santa Monica offers a number of unique shopping, dining and beach experiences. Explore our sample itineraries for ideas on planning an unforgettable weekend trip or extended getaway.

Kristen Beinke

Sample Itineraries

Santa Monica offers a number of unique and exciting opportunities for your clients! Explore beyond the ordinary experiences only found in Santa Monica, California!

Cutting Edge Culture

Get a glimpse of Santa Monica's thriving arts scene which can be located through the city. Take a stroll through Bergamot Station, Southern California's largest art gallery complex and cultural center or catch a performance at The Broad Stage, Santa Monica's new 499-seat state-of-the-art theater.

beach entertainment

Santa Monica beach offers hours of entertainment including an extensive bike path, pristine beaches and the Santa Monica Pier. Head to Perry's Cafe and Rentals for a guided bike tour through Santa Monica and Venice and their Beach Butler Service or take an electric bicycle guided tour from Pedal or Not. Stop by the Trapeze School at the Pier for a high flying good time or try your hand on a surf board with group surfing lessons. For a more relaxed ride, catch a bus tour of the city.

Pampering & Luxury

This city by the sea sports a wealth of 15 spas, including Exhale Day Spa, Kenneth George The Sanctuary & Burke Williams. Enjoy a day of rest and relaxation where every guest will enjoy the ultimate pampering experience. You can even have a massage poolside in a private cabana or overlooking the Pacific. 

Retail Therapy

Our shopping areas offer a diverse array of chic boutiques, fashionable home furnishings and big brands. With a gift card & personal shopper, your client will experience Southern California shopping at its finest. Nordstrom’s & Bloomingdale’s arrive in Santa Monica with the relaunch of Santa Monica Place on August 6, 2010.

Good Eats

Voted by Zagat Survey, Santa Monica was named the best neighborhood dining in all of Southern California in 2007 & 2008. Find out why by visiting one of our four local farmers markets. Join one of our famous Santa Monica chefs and select your ingredients for the evening’s dinner.

Free Activities

Learn more about free things to do in Santa Monica including summer music concerts, city tours, beach activities and more! Click here to download 100 Free Things to Do in Santa Monica.


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