Afternoon Delight at the Santa Monica Pier

The West Coaster roller coasterThe West Coaster roller coaster

There may be no better way to while away the day than at the Santa Monica Pier. An afternoon full of rides and games is happily capped off with a taste of the day's catch, and of course, a cocktail or two. And the sunset is just about the best show on earth. Photos by Colin Young-Wolff. and Jane Zarzynski.