Top Ten Places To Take Kids Southern California: Santa Monica Pier with Pacific Park amusement park on the pier with rides and attractions plus a huge nine-story solar-powered Pacific Ferris Wheel kids will love this place. And if they are still looking for more things to do there is the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and e historic carousel. Located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and just steps from the beach.
If you’re anything like us, we love to explore our favorite outdoor destinations during this pleasant time of year. One must-visit destination is the Santa Monica Pier, which was built in 1909 and is a family-favorite for many Los Angelenos.