Long Beach, California

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The Urban Waterfront Playground™

A Big City & A Relaxing Beach

Long Beach is where the action begins and the fun never ends. From the regal Queen Mary and spectacular Aquarium of the Pacific to stirring Broadway shows, live music venues and hundreds of exclusive dining destinations—all centrally located.

The Urban Waterfront Playground™

The Aquatic Capital of America

Bay, beach, and ocean access, keep residents and visitors truly connected with the water. Our California climate allows beach lovers, athletes, and sailing enthusiasts alike to enjoy the waterfront and Pacific Ocean all year round.

The Urban Waterfront Playground™

City Amenities & Breathtaking Views

A unique urban waterfront environment where culture, industry, and recreation converge. Tap into the energy of downtown Long Beach and our world-class dining and nightlife or relax and watch the sunset from historic Bluff Park.

The Urban Waterfront Playground™

Where Downtown & The Pacific Meet

Mild evenings invite you to walk along miles of waterfront pathways. The Rainbow Marina and Shoreline Aquatic Park are favorite destinations for viewing the romantic glow of the city and waterfront lights.

The Urban Waterfront Playground™

Stroll or Bike Through Eclectic Neighborhoods

Get to know Long Beach on foot or by bike. The sunny climate and miles of safe paths make biking and walking a breeze. Shop in walkable neighborhoods or ride along the Beach Path for city and ocean views.

 

AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC

Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Meet more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits as you explore sunny…

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THE QUEEN MARY

Come aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Book the Behind the Scenes Guided Tour of the historic ocean liner and World War II troopship, and see restored areas that have been under wraps since…

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Arts & Culture

To many, the ocean is music to the ears. It’s never been more true than in Long Beach where world-class arts and cultural exhibition complement a spectacular seaside locale. Catch a musical…

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WHALE DOLPHIN AND SEA LIFE CRUISES

2.5 hour ride into the open Pacific Ocean to search for Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions, and other marine life. Enjoy great family fun in our double deck vessels, which provide outstanding views…

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LONG BEACH MUSEUM OF ART

The Long Beach Museum of Art is located on a magnificent bluff-top site overlooking the Long Beach Harbor, Catalina Island, the Queen Mary and the Pacific Ocean. The campus includes the…

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CATALINA EXPRESS

Just an hour off the coast of Long Beach sits Santa Catalina Island. Picturesque Avalon with its Mediterranean climate, laid back lifestyle and abundance of activities is a getaway for a day…

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MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) was founded in 1996 in Long Beach, California and serves the greater Los Angeles area. It is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern…

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PACIFIC ISLAND ETHNIC ART MUSEUM

The mission of PieAM is to incorporate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands, focusing primarily on Micronesia, into a permanent collection, educational programs, rotating exhibits and…

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RANCHO LOS CERRITOS HISTORIC SITE

Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is a public museum open for tours, programs and events. Built in 1844, the adobe home and grounds echo with the rich history of Spanish, Mexican and American…

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Waterfront Fun

Whether you’re visiting Long Beach, California for business, fun or both, you’ll always find something unconventional to do.

Satisfy your inner urbanite at downtown Long Beach’s vibrant waterfront scene. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium.  Enjoy live performances and cruise Naples canals. Spot dolphins at play on your way to Catalina Island. Or take a short jaunt to Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, or other Southern California attractions.

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Located in the heart of sunny Southern California, Long Beach blends urban sophistication with the relaxed atmosphere of a beachside community.  Discover unique hotels, world-class attractions like the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and the Queen Mary, cutting edge museums, awared-winning restaraunts and a thrinving, multi-faceted arts and culture scene.  Share your discoveries with friends on Twitter and Facebook.

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