Discover the City!

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Long Beach is world-famous for numerous attractions, local cuisine, and beachfront shopping. The city offers theme park attractions, water sports and cruises, luxury boutiques and the Village Boardwalk. Check out what Long Beach has to offer. 


Photo credit: Destinations Magazine and Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau 

 

Aquarium of the Pacific 
Home to more than 12,500 marine animals, visitors can get up close and personal with sharks and sea rays in the touch tank. The aquarium also features a behind-the-scenes tour, 3-D movies, and hands-on educational programs. aquariumofpacific.org

Long Beach Segway Tours 
Hop on this motorized cycle and explore the vibrant feel of Downtown Long Beach or take the Sand and Sea Tour where you’ll get to glide along the beach and enjoy the waterfront views. segwaytoursbywheelfun.com

Gondolas 
Take a cruise around Naples Island on the Gondola Getaway as an authentic gondolier glides you through the canals. gondolagetawayinc.com

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gardens 
Take a stroll through this gorgeous garden and check out the beautiful trees, flowers, look out points, and feed the fish in the koi pond. web.csulb.edu/~jgarden/

Long Beach Museum of Art 
This gallery features a collection of paintings and drawings of early 20th century European art and California Modernism. lbma.org

Museum of Latin American Art 
Visit the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art. molaa.org

Queen Mary
Enjoy the Queen Mary, once the largest, fastest, and most elegant passenger ship on the high seas. Book a tour and get an inside look of the Queen Mary.  queenmary.com

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show and Cruise 
Enjoy dinner while participating in this interactive comedy dinner show while trying to find out whodunit?  thedinnerdetective.com/long-beach/

Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises 
These cruises are perfect for all ages! Travel around Long Beach and spot dolphins, blue whales, sea lions, and other marine life. californiadolphincruises.com

Anthelion Helicopters 
Fly high and take a helicopter tour above Long Beach. You can also take flight lessons if you’re feeling daring. anthelionhelicopters.com

Recreational Activities 
The 5.5-mile beach path is ideal for biking, rollerblading, or running. Dive into a variety of water sports such as sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skiing, and deep sea fishing. Other activities include whale watching, tennis, basketball, golf, and beach volleyball. 

Nearby Attractions
Disneyland® Resort, Knott’s Berry Farm, LEGOLAND® California, and Universal Studios are within driving distance from Long Beach. Fun for the whole family! 

Catalina Island 
Cruise from the Port of Long Beach to this beautiful island! Rent a golf cart and explore the magical coastline views, dine at local restaurants and shop at local boutiques in Avalon, and grab a kayak or go snorkeling. catalinaexpress.com