To keep it fresh as the locals do, hit up these spots to eat, play and stay in Santa Monica.
This guy might have a height advantage, but views of the beach in SaMo are for the taking.
The farmers market on Arizona near 2nd St. is ideal for fresh produce and celebrity chef sightings.
Images courtesy of SMCVB
Pro tip: Try the grilled sweet corn, kale salad, carnitas and a few rounds of spicy cucumber margaritas. Thank me later.
If only every marriage were as happy as that of jalapeño margaritas + carnitas ...
Images courtesy of Mercado
Bergamot Station Arts Center
Santa Monica Stairs
Sure, the Third Street Promenade might be just another outdoor commercial shopping center, but aren't the dinosaur sculptures charming?
The Bike Path
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Don't mind me as I make my way across this alcoholic surfboard.
The Bungalow is just as cozy as it looks.
Images courtesy of Tiffany Rose