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Pacific-Palisades is located along the Pacific Coast Highway 1, between Malibu and Santa Monica. Most of the city sits on the "palisades" or high bluffs that run for three miles along the Pacific shore. Pacific Palisades is actually a town within the city of Los Angeles, although residents work hard to retain their individuality and "small village" atmosphere. This is where Sunset Blvd. meets the ocean in a spectacular show of nature! To the north are the rugged Santa Monica Mountains, where six canyons wind their way down to the shore. Clean ocean air, an average temperature of 69 degrees and breathtaking views makes Pacific Palisades very popular with outdoor enthusiasts. The village has a population of approximately 25, 000 and is home to many celebrities and the very affluent. The downtown business district has attractive tree lined streets, unique shops and services and outdoor cafes. Other attractions in town include the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Will Rogers State Historical Park, Temescal Canyon Park, Sunset Beach and numerous hiking trails and parks. Pacific Palisades is an outstanding community for families who want a vacation base at the ocean, near all of the other major southern California attractions.

Surrounding areas: Brentwood, California (3.0 mi), Santa Monica, California (3.1 mi), Venice, California (5.2 mi), Topanga, California (5.3 mi), Westwood, California (5.5 mi), Venice Beach, California (6.0 mi), Marina Del Rey, California (6.3 mi)

Pacific Palisades Vacation Rentals




Pacific Palisades Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Channel Road Inn219 W Channel RdSanta Monica, CA1.4 mi.(310) 459-1920
Radisson Huntley Hotel1111 Second StSanta Monica, CA2.4 mi.(310) 394-5454
The Fairmont Miramar101 Wilshire BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.6 mi.(310) 576-7777
The Georgian Hotel1415 Ocean AveSanta Monica, CA2.8 mi.(800) 538-8147
Best Western Gateway Hotel1920 Santa Monica BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.9 mi.(310) 829-9100
Holiday Inn Santa Monica Beach Area120 Colorado BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.1 mi.(310) 451-0676
Stardust Motor Hotel3202 Wilshire BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.1 mi.(310) 828-4584
Comfort Inn Santa Monica2815 Santa Monica BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.2 mi.(310) 828-5517
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel1700 Ocean AveSanta Monica, CA3.2 mi.(310) 458-6700
Days Inn3007 Santa Monica BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.3 mi.(310) 829-6333
Doubletree Guest Suites Santa Monica1707 4th StSanta Monica, CA3.3 mi.(310) 395-3332
Le Merigot - A JW Marriott Beach Hotel & Spa1740 Ocean AveSanta Monica, CA3.3 mi.(900) 926-9524
Wilshire Motel12023 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA3.4 mi.(310) 478-3545
Four Points Sheraton530 W Pico BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.4 mi.(310) 399-9344
Pacific Shore Hotel1819 Ocean AveSanta Monica, CA3.4 mi.(310) 451-8711
Shutters On The Beach1 Pico BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.5 mi.(310) 458-0030
ST Regis Regis Lodges Motor Hotel11955 Wilshire BlvdWest Los Angeles, CA3.5 mi.(310) 477-6021
Resthaven Motel815 Grant StSanta Monica, CA3.6 mi.(310) 452-3977
Luxe Hotel Sunset Blvd11461 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA3.7 mi.(310) 476-6571
Brentwood Suites Hotel199 N Church LnLos Angeles, CA3.8 mi.(310) 476-6255
Ocean Park Inn2452 Lincoln BlvdSanta Monica, CA3.8 mi.(310) 392-3966
Travelodge3102 Pico BlvdSanta Monica, CA4.2 mi.(800) 231-7679
Holiday Inn Express11250 Santa Monica BlvdLos Angeles, CA4.5 mi.(310) 478-1400
Claremont Hotel1044 Tiverton AveLos Angeles, CA4.8 mi.(310) 208-5957
Ramada LTD West1052 Tiverton AveLos Angeles, CA4.8 mi.(310) 208-6677
Hilgard House Hotel927 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA4.9 mi.(310) 208-3945
W Hotel930 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA4.9 mi.(310) 208-8765
Marina Pacific Hotel & Suites1697 Pacific AveVenice, CA5.2 mi.(310) 452-1111
Best Western Royal Palace2528 S Sepulveda BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.3 mi.(310) 477-9066
Los Angeles West Travelodge10740 Santa Monica BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.3 mi.(310) 474-4576
Best Western Jamaica Bay Inn4175 Admiralty WayMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 823-5333
Holiday Inn Express737 Washington BlvdMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 821-4455
Marina Del Rey Marriott4100 Admiralty WayMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 301-3000
Marina International Hotel4200 Admiralty WayMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 301-2000
Oakwood Worldwide Marina Del Rey4111 S Via MarinaMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(888) 268-9998
Ramada LTD3130 Washington BlvdMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 821-5086
The Mansion Inn327 Washington StMarina Del Rey, CA5.9 mi.(310) 821-2557
The Inn At Venice Beach327 Washington BlvdVenice, CA5.9 mi.(310) 821-2557
Stars Inn10269 Santa Monica BlvdCentury City, CA6.0 mi.(310) 556-3076
The Ritz Carlton Hotel Marina Del Rey4375 Admiralty WayMarina Del Rey, CA6.0 mi.(310) 823-1700

Pacific Palisades Weather & Climate

Southern California enjoys a mild year round climate that is classified as Mediterranean. There are two distinct seasonal changes, categorized by the amount of rainfall received - a dry summer and wet winter with modest variation in temperature. In the dry season, a Pacific high-pressure system dominates the weather pattern creating warm and very dry air and a thick marine layer that typically advances inland during the night and burns off to hazy sunshine by midday. Surface pollutants trapped under the marine layer, or fog, create L.A.'s infamous "smog." In winter, the high system is no longer dominant and storms fed by subtropical moisture bring lots of rain into southern California during the months of November through March. Afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 mph are common. Strong offshore winds, known as "Santa Anas," though not uncommon, rarely cause damage.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 63°F 50°F 3.06 in. 58°F
February 63°F 51°F 3.29 in. 58°F
March 62°F 52°F 2.56 in. 60°F
April 63°F 53°F 0.53 in. 60°F
May 63°F 56°F 0.25 in. 60°F
June 65°F 59°F 0.04 in. 62°F
July 68°F 62°F 0.01 in. 64°F
August 70°F 63°F 0.13 in. 68°F
September 70°F 62°F 0.17 in. 69°F
October 69°F 59°F 0.36 in. 68°F
November 67°F 54°F 1.02 in. 64°F
December 64°F 50°F 1.85 in. 60°F

Pacific Palisades Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) located about 9 miles southeast of Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, California, the Van Nuys airport (VNY) located approximately 11 miles north of Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles ( Van Nuys ), California, the Bob Hope airport (BUR) located roughly 14 miles northeast of Pacific Palisades in Burbank, California, and finally the Long Beach airport (LGB) located around 26 miles southeast of Pacific Palisades in Long Beach, California.

Pacific Palisades Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Pacific ParkSanta MonicaCA2.8 mi.
Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal CityCA11.7 mi.
Six Flags Magic MountainValenciaCA27.7 mi.
Knott's Berry FarmBuena ParkCA32.8 mi.
Adventure CityAnaheimCA38.0 mi.
Disney's California AdventureAnaheimCA38.0 mi.
DisneylandAnaheimCA38.0 mi.
Scandia Amusement ParkOntarioCA50.1 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterUplandCA50.4 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA65.1 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA76.9 mi.
 
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborSanta ClaritaCA23.8 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA27.7 mi.
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA32.8 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA41.4 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA73.7 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA76.9 mi.
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA114.6 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Brentwood Country ClubBrentwoodCA2.4 mi.
Brentwood LakeBrentwoodCA3.2 mi.
Shadow Lakes Golf ClubBrentwoodCA3.2 mi.
Penmar Golf CourseVeniceCA4.8 mi.
Rancho Maria Golf ClubSanta MariaCA6.2 mi.
Sunset Ridge Golf CenterSanta MariaCA6.2 mi.
Sepulveda Golf ComplexEncinoCA7.2 mi.
Griffith Park Golf CoursesLos AngelesCA9.0 mi.
Los Feliz Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.0 mi.
Maggie Hathaway Par 3 Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.0 mi.
Rancho Park Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.0 mi.
Westchester Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.1 mi.
Studio City Golf CourseStudio CityCA9.6 mi.
Van Nuys Golf CourseVan NuysCA10.1 mi.
Woodley Lakes Golf CourseVan NuysCA10.4 mi.
Lakes at El SegundoEl SegundoCA11.6 mi.
Marriott Golf CourseManhattan BeachCA13.0 mi.
Mission Hills Golf CourseSepulvedaCA14.0 mi.
Roosevelt Municipal Golf CourseLos AngelesCA14.3 mi.
Malibu Country ClubMalibuCA14.5 mi.
Chester Washington Golf CourseLos AngelesCA15.1 mi.
Lindero Country ClubAgoura HillsCA15.1 mi.
Rancho Del Rey Golf ClubAtwaterCA16.3 mi.
Hansen Dam Golf CoursePacoimaCA16.5 mi.
Knollwood Golf CourseGranada HillsCA16.7 mi.
De Bell Municipal Golf CourseBurbankCA16.8 mi.
Scholl Canyon Golf & Tennis ClubGlendaleCA17.9 mi.
Westlake Village Golf CourseWestlake VillageCA17.9 mi.
Cascades Golf ClubSylmarCA18.1 mi.
Sea Aire Park Golf CourseTorranceCA18.1 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA55.4 mi.
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA81.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Will Rogers State ParkCA0.9 mi. 
Will Rogers Beach State ParkCA1.3 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA3.0 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA3.0 mi. 
Dockweiler Beach State ParkCA10.4 mi. 
Malibu Creek State ParkCA12.2 mi. 
Manhattan Beach State ParkCA13.4 mi. 
Redondo Beach State ParkCA17.8 mi. 
Placerita Canyon State ParkCA22.8 mi. 
White Point State ParkCA26.4 mi. 
Point Mugu State ParkCA28.0 mi. 
Alamitos Bay State ParkCA32.0 mi. 
Bolsa Chica Beach State ParkCA37.3 mi. 
 
Museums
Angels AtticSanta MonicaCA2.8 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of FlyingSanta MonicaCA2.8 mi.(Technology)
California Heritage MuseumSanta MonicaCA2.8 mi.(History)
West Valley MuseumWoodland HillsCA9.5 mi.(History)
Museum of ToleranceLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(History)
Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of MiniaturesLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Modern Fresco GalleryLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Web ArtLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Autry Museum of Western HeritageLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California African-American MuseumLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
J. Paul Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
L. RON HUBBARD LIFE EXHIBITION MUSEUMLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Reale-Rydell Computer MuseumLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Technology)
Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Art)
Korean American Museum of Art and Cultural CenterLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of ArtLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Art)
Museum of FredLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Art)
Western Museum of ScoutingLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.(Children's)
Norton SimonPasadenaCA22.9 mi.(Art)
Long Beach Museum of ArtLong BeachCA27.4 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Los Angeles ZooLos AngelesCA16.2 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA39.5 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA43.2 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA71.7 mi.


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