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 gift certificates make great holiday gifts for family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. You will receive a digital gift certificate which you can print out or email to your gift recipient. Our gift certificates never expire and guests can book tours at

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 will be provided in your confirmation email.  If you have any questions about the Downtown Walking Tour, feel free to email  [email protected].

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