Fancy some beach time in the City of Angels? There are plenty of attractions in LA to choose from, especially at summer time, but first here are some things you might like to know about one of the most famous beaches in the city, Santa Monica Muscle beach… Are you curious how it got its name?
Visit Santa Monica Muscle beach in Los Angeles
With so much sea and surf on the west coast of the U.S., you would be missing out if you didn’t take at least one day from your vacation and go visit one of the many Los Angeles beaches in the area. Only a short distance from Santa Monica pier is literally the birthplace of physical fitness in recent times and you can expect to see many tuned bodybuilders here and even some famous ones who come here to work out and to show off their biceps. Did you know that Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former Governor of California who is famous for action movies like “Terminator” and “Total Recall”, used to work out at Muscle beach? There’s another beach called Muscle Beach, located not far away, in the famous Venice beach, so don’t get confused…
Santa Monica, where Muscle Beach is situated, boasts many popular tourist hot spots. We recommend you head to Santa Monica pier where you’ll find the Pacific Park among many other attractions. The easiest way to get there is to use a hop on hop off double decker bus, that will drop you of right in the center of all the action. Check our many offers for more information and details about this great money and time saving buses in Los Angeles. Watch our special video guides to learn more about Los Angeles tourism.