For a unique shopping experience, come by 45 Three Modern Vintage Home. 45 Three is more than just a boutique shop-this unusual design shop has a constantly changing, beautifully eclectic and well-organized selection of furniture, clothing and accessories. Buyers from every walk of life can walk out of here with a new treasure.
Enjoy a fantastic view of Santa Monica from Suite 700 Penthouse Bar, the rooftop bar and lounge at Shangri-La Hotel. After drinks, slip into the Dining Room for signature dishes from the Raw bar, Gourmet Flatbreads and Sticky Toffee Pudding. If you prefer to skip dining, take an expertly made drink to the outdoor cabana and relax by the pool.
Once owned by Paramount Studios, Paramount Ranch hosted a number of large-scale sets featured in movies and television shows dating from the golden age of cinema in 1927 to the final episode of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman in 1997. The majority of the sets have since been removed, but the set of a western town remains intact for visitors.
Whether you are religious or not, you can find some tranquility at the Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens. People from all walks of life can come walk the hand-carved stone outdoor labyrinth to help clear the mind and though process. Or you can escape the chaos of urban life at one of the peaceful meditation gardens.
Missed a Farmer's Market? Head over to Tom's Farms for fresh produce, homemade sweets, a variety of wines and beers, cheese and even a furniture store. You might want to grab a bite to eat while you are out there as well, at the hamburger or Mexican restaurants. On the weekends, be sure to stop by the crafts fair for some live music and local vendors. There is even a petting zoo for the kids.
Immerse yourself in an impressive 360-degree painted environment at the Velaslavasay Panorama Theatre. These panoramic exhibitions feature three-dimensional faux terrain in the foreground, making you feel as though you are being transported to another landscape. In addition to these paintings-in-the-round, you can also take in the gardens and theatrical productions hosted on site.