Gift Certificate: Downtown Walking Tour


Give the perfect gift of a Walking Tour! Guests will enjoy a variety of architectural styles while learning the history and culture of Santa Monica.


Tours start at Hostelling International, 1436 Second Street in Santa Monica

Date & Time

Good for any Saturday at 10 am. No expiration.

Give the gift of our Downtown Walking Tour! These certificates make great holiday gifts for family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and guests. Guests can make a reservation for any Saturday and the certificates never expire. The gift certificate will be included in your purchase confirmation and may be emailed or printed as a gift.

About the Tour

Our highly-rated docents will highlight the architectural heritage of our city--from Art Deco to Victorian and Romanesque Revival--along with how Santa Monica developed into the bustling metropolis of today.  Guests will see where Jim Morrison played his first show, where special commandos trained on beach, and learn about the movie industry's beginnings. The walking tour covers about 6 blocks in 2 hours and is open to all ages.

Tour sites include:

Reservation, check-in and additional tour details are provided on the gift certificate. If you have any questions about the Downtown Walking Tour, feel free to email

(Photo: Stephanie Plomarity courtesy of Santa Monica Travel & Tourism)