Thursday, July 22, 2010

Santa Monica Pier on a Monday

Monday it was too chilly to play in the ocean, so we decided we'd enjoy an ocean view while we played at Santa Monica Pier.

Ready to hit the rides.

We bought an all day pass and we played ALL day. The kids loved it. It was just the right size, nice and small, with a fun carnival feel. The crowds were small too. We had almost zero wait time. The kids think they are SO cool because on the Disney Channel, the little commercial they play between shows has shots of the Santa Monica Pier. They love seeing a place they've really been.

Kate was an adrenal junky and ONLY wanted to ride the BIG rides. (No baby airplanes for her.) Unfortunately this also meant an adult had to ride all the rides with her because of her size. Our old bodies aren't what they used to be that's for sure.

A skyline view from the top of the Ferris wheel.

And an ocean view on the opposite side. So pretty!

We took a dinner break and played on the sand toy things. I don't know what they were, but the kids had a great time climbing around on them.

We stayed until dark and had to take one final picture with the Ferris Wheel all lit up.


Our Family said...

You guys do such fun things! It's great that you have some many fun adventures. Keep it up! :)

Grammy said...

Awwwww.....cute kids, fun things, happy memories.