Santa Monica College Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus SMC apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Santa Monica College housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the SMC campus. If so, you can search for off campus Santa Monica College apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Santa Monica College student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
SMC apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Santa Monica, California. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the SMC Pico the Corsair games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus SMC apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Santa Monica College apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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I've got dogs. What are the best places in Santa Monica for being outdoors with pets?
Airport Park, located on Airport Avenue in Santa Monica, is a popular hangout for local pooches and their favorite companions. The park is clean and well-maintained, with water fountains for both the two- and four-legged visitors, and ample parking; it is easy to see why Airport Park is a local favorite for pet owners. Another great spot, Joslyn Dog Park, is situated on Kensington Road. This is a smaller park with a charming landscape, ample seating areas, separate parks for large and small dogs, and friendly, responsible pet owners. Please note- all dogs must have proof of Santa Monica licensing to take advantage of the city's dog parks.
What neighborhoods in Santa Monica are good for eating out?
Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Downtown Santa Monica is a top-notch entertainment destination. An outdoor collection of restaurants reside in the lovely downtown Third Street Promenade. With gems like Trastevere Trattoria Italiana and Leonidas Chocolate Cafe you will not leave Downtown Santa Monica with an empty stomach. Home to the Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Avenue is an upscale neighborhood recognized for the many world-class restaurants located here. Visit the sophisticated Ocean Avenue Seafood for fresh, top-quality seafood and the best raw bar in town.
Rent in Santamonica. 2 bed room condo. I will be divorced soon and will receive kids from Chicago on an occasional basis. I travel a lot for work and to see kids so the safety is must.
Santa Monica is generally a very safe city, known for being one of the safer areas in the greater LA region. Like all cities, residents are advised to make smart decisions and use common sense when it comes to their safety. Panhandlers can be found closer to the beach and many locals try to avoid Pico Boulevard at night, but overall Santa Monica is a decidedly clean, attractive, and walkable city.
How is the school system in Santa Monica?
Receiving a prestigious score of 8 out of 10 on Greatschools.org for their superb test scores, the Santa Monica school system is highly esteemed. The district consists of nine elementary schools, two middle schools and three high schools. Some of the best include Canyon Elementary, Franklin Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, Lincoln Middle School, and Santa Monica High School. These top schools are universally recognized for their principal leadership, teacher quality, extra curricular activities, parent involvement, safety, and discipline. Several renowned private schools are also within the community including Carlthorp School, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, New Roads School, and Santa Monica Catholic High School.
How far is the airport from downtown Santa Monica and can I get there easily and cheaply?
The major Los Angeles International Airport, LAX, is conveniently located just seven miles from downtown Santa Monica, with a one-way driving cost of less than $1. Bob Hope Airport in Burbank is the next closest major airport, about 15 miles from downtown, or about a $2 one-way drive. John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana is 43 miles from Santa Monica, with an approximate $5 cost of driving. Ten smaller local airports are also located with 25 miles of town including Van Nuys Airport, Clark Regional Airport, and Glendale Airport. For those who would prefer not to drive to the airport, an array of alternative modes of transportation are available including shuttle buses, local taxis, and limousine services.
What would an ideal weekend be like in Santa Monica?
An ideal weekend in Santa Monica would be spent enjoying the beautiful weather and the great outdoors. Santa Monica Beach is a must-see and a favorite among TV and movie producers. After a trip to the beach be sure to check out the Third Street Promenade- a three-block stretch of shops, restaurants, movie theaters, street entertainment and more. The Santa Monica Pier is another must-see, and don't forget to take a ride on the famous wooden rollercoaster. For more outdoor fun head to the South Bay Bicycle Trail or the Santa Monica Mountains. Or for some indoor fun, check out the art galleries at Bergamot Station, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, or the California Heritage Museum.