When I Went: June 1, 2012
Was That the Best Time of Year to Go? Yes, it was the best time for me as it was my birthday as well as a surprise trip. And the weather was perfect.
Why I Went There: To celebrate my milestone 40th birthday
Who Went With Me? My best friend at the time, Chris Walker, who happens to be my husband now
We Stayed Here: The Renaissance Hotel
You Won’t Want to Miss: Please do not miss going to the pier in Santa Monica, as they have plenty of chic boutiques, eateries and the beautiful beach.
Eat Here: 212 Pier Cafe
Play Here: The Greek Theatre
If I Went Again: I would have stayed a couple of days longer.
How Did You Get There From Dallas? Aircraft – Southwest Airlines or American Airlines
Other Tips For Fellow Travelers: Don’t miss out on going to Hollywood, and for a nice romantic evening, go to the Greek Theatre, particularly as the sun is setting. We went there to hear the great sounds of Chris Botti and had such a lovely time.