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South el Monte overview

South el Monte is a budget-friendly place distinct for its scenic landscape and museums. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of California State University-Los Angeles and California State Polytechnic University Pomona. Citadel Outlets and University of Southern California are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, South el Monte is for you.

Where to stay in South el Monte

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around South el Monte has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in South el Monte with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all South el Monte hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best South el Monte hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to South el Monte

Fly in to Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from downtown South el Monte. Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

What to see around South el Monte

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Montebello Golf Course
  • • Babe Zaharias Golf Course
  • • Bell Gardens Golf Course
  • • Rancho Duarte Golf Course
  • • South Hills Country Club
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Huntington Library
  • • Kidspace Childrens Museum
  • • Splash!
  • • Medieval Times
  • • Raging Waters
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Vincent Price Art Museum
  • • Baldwin Park Historical Society
  • • Monrovia Historical Museum
  • • Downey Museum of Art
  • • Pasadena Museum of California Art
It's recognized for its tropical setting, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
  • • Lake Legg
  • • Morgan Park
  • • La Puente City Park
  • • Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Citadel Outlets
  • • California State University-Los Angeles
  • • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • • University of Southern California
  • • Knott's Berry Farm