South El Monte: A Summertime Must
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the state, gorgeous South El Monte, California has two nearby airports that make it easily accessible to everyone— the Long Beach Airport, which is 27 miles away; and the LA/Ontario International Airport, which is 28 miles away. It is known for its lakes, parks, and many gorgeous vistas.
Best Time to Visit
It is best to visit South El Monte, CA in December if guests want to avoid a massive crowd. The weather during this month is also perfect for a relaxing vacation. Tourists usually flock the city during the summer, primarily because of the many beach destinations surrounding it. For the best South El Monte, CA hotel rates, visit in the off season months.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks is an interesting tourist spot to visit when in South El Monte, CA. — 1) English Perennial and Rose Garden, which features 400 rose bushes; 2) French Garden, a replica of the French Fountain in Versailles, France; 3) Italian Garden, which features an Italian chain fountain with a touch of Italian architecture; 4) Japanese Garden, which features an authentic Japanese Pagoda; and 5) Mission Courtyard, which features a statue of Father Junipero Serra, the founder of several California Missions. It was built in 2001 with five gardens. Tourists may also go and see the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles (LA), which was founded in the 1990s. Throughout the year, there are different public programs offered for free at the museum. These range from film screenings, lectures, musical performances, among others. It has a growing collection of contemporary art pieces featured at the Hammer Contemporary Collection, which was launched in 1999. When you are done enjoying the city, book your stay at the Pacific Palms Resort or at the Ramada by Wyndham South El Monte.