Know your grocer by name and invite your children’s orthodontist over for elegant dinners in Pacific Palisades, a far-west LA neighborhood that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Multi-million dollar mansions perch along this sophisticated neighborhood’s cliff faces as its hiking trails cascade into the sea below. Getting to Pacific Palisades’ high-class boutiques and high-art museums is difficult without your own automobile, but you’ll be so enchanted by its lush terrain and first-class ambiance that you won’t notice its distance from Downtown.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
High Class Living In the Cliffs Above the Sea
Exclusive Taste In a Vacation Destination
This area boasts some of the finest restaurants and clubs in all of Los Angeles. Spend the morning surfing in nearby Malibu, then pack a lunch and head to Topanga canyon in the afternoon to hike one of the many trails."
Tourist Attractions In Pacific Palisades
Putting the Pacific In Pacific Palisades
It is primarily a residential area, with a mixture of large private homes, small (usually older) houses, condominiums, and apartments. More importantly, perhaps, is that the Beach Boys 1963 hit "Surfin' USA" mentions Pacific Palisades in its list of Southern California surf spots!"
A Familial Feel In Pacific Palisades
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