Known as the “Aquatic Capital of the Nation”, Long Beach features an assortment of sights and activities, water-related and not, that make it a desirable destination. Situated at the edge of Los Angeles County, Long Beach offers easy access to all of Southern California’s major attractions and makes for a nice stop on any trip to the region.

Those looking to enjoy Long Beach’s temperate and perpetually sunny climate can stroll down the waterfront, visit one of the many well-tended parks, or try out one of the area’s golf courses. History buffs would appreciate a visit to the Queen Mary ocean liner or the Russian Foxtrot Submarine for a look into the nation’s maritime past. And because Long Beach is frequently used as a filming location for Hollywood cinema, pop culture aficionados might recognize locations from a variety of well-known movies.

Being one of the most culturally diverse cities in the country, Long Beach also attracts countless festivals and events throughout the year, boasts a wide range of dining options, and features a vibrant art scene. Then when it comes time to relax, there is always the eponymous beach this destination is known for.

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The Queen Mary

4 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

Discover the ‘Queen Mary’ – from her art deco design and history to her World War II service and paranormal activity – while you are in Los Angeles. Explore ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $24.89

Battleship Iowa Museum Admission in Los Angeles

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Explore a real battleship at Los Angeles’ Battleship Iowa Museum, touted as the World's Greatest Naval Ship and the West Coast’s only battleship open to the ...  Read more

Location: Long Beach, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $17.99

California Beach Cities Day Trip from Los Angeles: Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Venice Beach and Santa Monica

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Experience Southern California’s laid-back beach lifestyle, and see various Pacific coast beaches on this day trip from Los Angeles! Visit Huntington Beach, ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $158.99

Independent Long Beach Day Trip from Anaheim

Escape to the coast with this day trip to Long Beach from Anaheim and Buena Park. Enjoy round-trip coach transportation to the laid-back waterfront city and a ...  Read more

Location: Anaheim - Buena Park, California
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.99

Los Angeles Beach Cities Helicopter Flight

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

See LA's beautiful beaches, amazing cliffs and hills from above in this 25 minute narrated helicopter flight. Enjoy views of some of LA's famous beaches and ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: 25 minutes

From USD $158.99

Los Angeles Shore Excursion: The Queen Mary

Visit the grand and historic ‘Queen Mary’ while you’re in port in Los Angeles. Located right in the Port of Long Beach, the ship is the perfect shore ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: Flexible

From USD $24.89

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