Long Beach Attractions

With so many family-friendly attractions, this city by the sea is a wonderful place to spend the day, the weekend or a lifetime. People come from all over to visit Long Beach attractions: Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, museums such as MoLAA, the convention center. With this many attractions, there is always something to do — even if you’ve lived here for years.

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Native Gardens


The Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Native Gardens is a cultural treasure that serves as a living snapshot of Californian life dating back more than one hundred years. Although the area on which Rancho Los Alamitos is situated has been inhabited for some 1,500 years, the current ranch house dates back to the late [...]

AZA accreditation shows that Aquarium of the Pacific meets the ‘highest standards’

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“The Aquarium of the Pacific is one of the best in the world because it has met the highest standards in the world,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy. “It takes hard work and dedication to meet Association of Zoos and Aquariums Accreditation Standards.”

Romantic Light: 7 Places to See the Sunset in Long Beach

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Living in a city like Long Beach, there is always a perfect spot to take in a spectacular California sunset. And you don’t have to limit it to Valentine’s Day. Grab a calendar and give your honey a whole year of sunsets. Most of these places are open for a romantic dinner any day of the week.

Zeppelin soars over Long Beach with new tours for 2010

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That’s not a shadow looming over Long Beach today, it’s a sign of fun to come. Airship Ventures, the Zeppelin tour company, is bring the Eureka back to Southern California today, January 7. The ship’s last few visits were sell-out events, so Airship Ventures plans to fly the Zeppelin to Long Beach monthly through June [...]

Reservations start now for New Year’s on the Queen Mary

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The holiday season is officially underway and the countdown to New Year’s Eve in Long Beach has begun. Revelers looking to make their party plans early can book reservations to enjoy the fireworks aboard the Queen Mary. Partygoers in each salon will celebrate midnight in a blizzard of confetti before heading to the Verandah Deck [...]

Long Beach Dog Parks: 5 Places to Run Free

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On the hunt for a Long Beach Dog Park? It’s no secret that Long Beach loves their dogs. Travel down any street and you’re likely to pass several pups out for a stroll with their people. But, what’s an urban dog to do when walking just isn’t enough? Where can your city dog run free? [...]

Eureka Zeppelin returns September 3 for Labor Day Flights

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Capturing the imagination of thousands during its recent visit to the greater L.A. area, the world’s largest Zeppelin — Airship Ventures’ Eureka — will return by popular demand September 3-8, to offer new and expanded flightseeing tours over the Los Angeles and Orange counties area. The airship will also lift the spirits of Edson, a [...]

Free Harbor Cruise with lunch in Shoreline Village

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Hey, Long Beach! August is your last month to get a great deal on a harbor cruise. Every Wednesday Shoreline Village & Spirit Cruises will continue their popular free lunch cruises for the first 80 passengers per week. Beat the mid-week blues by purchasing a pre-ordered box lunch and hopping aboard Spirit Cruises for a [...]

Long Beach Beaches: Water-front entertainment all year round

Anyone that’s been to a Long Beach beach knows that this stretch of California coast is unique. Protected from the ocean currents by the Long Beach Breakwater, the sea is gentle with very few waves lapping at the sand. It wasn’t always this way. Back in the day the Long Beach beach was a popular [...]

The Queen Mary in Long Beach

Located in the Port of Long Beach, the RMS Queen Mary is an elegant ocean liner that made transatlantic crossings from 1936 to 1967. After many years of service as a cruising vessel (and a WWII troop transport ship), the Queen Mary was retired and now sits in Long Beach Harbor where it is a member [...]

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