You can't come to Long Beach and not hit up the waterfront, right? There's quite the variety of restaurants, bars, and stores in the neighborhood, and fine views of the handsome ocean liner, the RMS Queen Mary, moored along shore. The waterfront path makes a great place for strolling, jogging, or bicycling.
And don't miss the Aquarium of the Pacific, one of Long Beach's really standout attractions. Highlights include the Shark Lagoon and its toothy residents and the trio of galleries representing different Pacific ecosystems, among them the kelp forests, tidepools, and tidal wetlands right here in Southern California's backyard.
This calm stretch of soft sand beach is located on an island in the middle of Alamitos Bay.... Read more