Long Beach

Long Beach

Activities in Long Beach

  • Whale Watching - Harbor Breeze

  • Cruise into the open Pacific Ocean during the gray whale migration season in search of marine life including Gray Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions, and much more! For a limited time there is a travel zoo offer for $15/person or $28/couple. Join us on Tuesday, April 7th for the 3PM Sailing.

  • Queen Mary

  • Long Beach's finest attraction. There are guided tours or just enjoy a drink at the observation bar or a nice dinner in one of the restaurants. The wedding ceremony will at the Queen Mary and at that day admission will be free for the wedding guests, so come early and tour the ship.

  • Scorpion, the Russian Submarine

  • Descend into the once forbidden confines of this genuine, "Cold War Warrior." Explore the torpedo rooms, the cramped crew quarters and the wide array of various valves, pipes and wires that made up this combat sub. Completely authentic, accurate and unchanged since the Cold War days, the Scorpion submarine gives guests the rare opportunity to get a first-hand glimpse of what life was like aboard a Russian submarine.

  • Aquarium of the Pacific

  • The Aquarium features a collection of over 11,000 animals representing over 500 different species. Exhibits introduce the inhabitants and seascapes of the Pacific. The Pacific Ocean is the focus of three major permanent galleries, sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific

  • Bellmont Shore

  • Long Beach shopping, restaurants and people watching strip.

  • Alamitos Bay

  • Watersports rentals from kayaks and paddle boards to hydrobike and duffy boats, just a nice day on the beach or a romantic gondola ride in the bay.

  • Naples Island

  • Quaint houses and canals to stroll through (or ride a kayak or duffy boat). High end restaurants for the fancy traveler.

  • Long Beach Heritage Walking Tours

  • Architectural tours in Long Beach.

  • Biking

  • Long Beach area has a lot of biking trails. Rentals

  • The Pike

  • Downtown Long Beach attraction area has many restaurants, clubs, movie theatres, shops and a Ferris wheel.

  • Museum of Latin-American Art

  • The MOLAA Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California is the only museum in the western United States that exclusively features contemporary Latin American art.

  • LB Museum of Art/Clair's

  • Claire's at the Museum Restaurant is located on the beautifully landscaped campus of the Long Beach Museum of Art. The oceanfront dining area includes indoor seating in the Historic Anderson House or the outdoor patio that surrounds Claire Falkenstein's stunning water sculpture, Structure and Flow. The patio also features an unobstructed view of the Queen Mary and Catalina Island

  • LB Museum of Art/Clair's

  • Claire's at the Museum Restaurant is located on the beautifully landscaped campus of the Long Beach Museum of Art. The oceanfront dining area includes indoor seating in the Historic Anderson House or the outdoor patio that surrounds Claire Falkenstein's stunning water sculpture, Structure and Flow. The patio also features an unobstructed view of the Queen Mary and Catalina Island

Greater LA

Greater LA

Activities in LA & Surrounding Areas

  • USS Iowa

  • Located in San Pedro, USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship of her class of battleship and the fourth in the United States Navy to be named in honor of the 29th state. Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Daily tours include visits to see the largest guns (16"/50 caliber) on a US Navy ship, officers ward room, President Roosevelt's cabin, armored bridge, missile decks, enlisted berthing, mess decks, helicopter deck, and other areas.

  • Point Fermin Lighthouse

  • Located in San Pedro, nestled atop a seaside cliff, lies Point Fermin Park. Along the cliff are several picnic tables with incredible views of the ocean/coastline/cliffside. The park has plenty of shade trees, a playground, and a stage for local performances. On the grounds is also a lighthouse dating back to 1874. It was originally built from California redwoods. In 1941 the light was extinguished for 30 years after the battle of Pearl Harbor in fears it may be used as a beacon for enemy planes/ships.

  • Korean Bell of Friendship

  • Located in San Pedro, The Korean Bell of Fridndship was donated in 1976 to Los Angeles by the Republic of Korea to celebrate the bicentennial of US independence, honor veterans of the Korean War, and to consolidate traditional friendship between the two countries. The bell was crafted after the Bronze Bell of King Songdok, which was made in 771 AD (still in existence in South Korea today).

  • Abalone Cove

  • Located in Palos Verdes, The Abalone Cove Ecological Reserve features two beaches (Abalone Cove and Sacred Cove), tide pools, beautiful bluff-top viewing areas, and dramatic crisscrossing hiking trails.

  • Redondo Beach Pier

  • Restaurants, Oysters shucking for pearls.

  • Hollywood

  • Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood sign, etc.

  • Santa Monica Pier

  • Recreational and entertainment center featuring restaurants, retail establishments and amusement park.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States. It attracts nearly a million visitors annually. It holds more than 120,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present.

  • La Brea Tar Pits

  • Fossils preserved in the tar pit are on display.

  • California Science Center

  • Hands on Science Center featuring the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

  • Griffith Observatory

  • The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an extensive array of space and science-related displays. Since the observatory opened in 1935, admission has been free.

  • Los Angeles Walking Tours

  • A perfect introduction to the architecture and history of downtown LA, from its founding, through the roaring 20's to today.

  • Los Angeles Conservancy Walking Tours

  • Los Angeles is like no other city. The Conservancy's Walking Tour Program explores the history and heart of our amazing city through interpretation of L.A.'s unique architectural resources. Our regularly scheduled walking tours, led by skilled volunteer docents, focus on the architecture of Los Angeles' historic downtown

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain is well known for world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions.

  • Universal Studios

  • Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood film studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is "The Entertainment Capital of LA", though during the summer it is often advertised as "The Coolest Place in LA". It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. It is the first of many full-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world. Woody Woodpecker is the mascot for Universal Studios Hollywood. The entrance to the theme park may be accessed by the Metro Red line subway line at Universal City Station and other Metro bus routes.

  • Getty Museum

  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.

    The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.



Activities in Other Areas

  • Disneyland

  • The happiest place on earth featuring your beloved Disney charachters with rides, shows, and special events.

  • Knott's Berry Farm

  • Rollercoasters, water rides and more.

  • Palm Springs

  • World class golf, spas, casinos, hiking trails and more.

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

  • Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, World’s Largest Rotating Tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the 10 minute ride at the Valley Station – elevation 2,643 ft. and end at the Mountain Station – elevation 8,516 ft. No matter what the season, whether you are enjoying spectacular views or hiking in a pristine wilderness, a one-of-a-kind experience can be had by all.

  • Catalina Island

  • An island off the coast of LA - only 45 minutes away by boat or 15 minutes by helicopter, Catalina offers you many attractions from underwater sea tours, kayaking, diving, golf, horseback riding, botanical gardens and more.

    San Diego

  • San Diego Zoo

  • Lions, Tigers, and Bears. Come visit one of the world's greatest zoos!

  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park

  • The Safari Park is an expansive wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 2,600 animals representing more than 300 species. Its renowned botanical collection represents 3,500 species and 1.5 million specimens. Over half of the Park's 1,800 acres (730 hectares) have been set aside as protected native species habitat. It is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of downtown San Diego in the San Pasqual Valley near Escondido, California.

  • Sea World

  • SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park.

  • Seaport Village

  • 50-plus diverse shops, 17 unique eateries and outdoor entertainment.

  • USS Midway Aircraft Carrier

  • Tour the famous aircraft carrier.

  • Balboa Park

  • Museums, attractions, performing arts, gardens, and restaurants.