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Gay Pride
Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

First held in 1984, the Long Beach Gay Pride is one of the largest in the nation with an attendance of more than 80,000 people.

The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Perhaps the biggest tourist attraction in Long Beach, this famed ship’s final cruise ended by docking permanently in Southern California on December 9, 1967.

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

SoCal’s largest aquarium, featuring the diversity of the Pacific Ocean with more than 11,000 animals in more than 50 exhibits.

Shoreline Village
401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

In Rainbow Harbor, located walking distance from the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Convention Center, sits a charming waterfront center with shopping, dining and entertainment.

The Rainbow Bridge
Convention Center Walkway, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Opened in 2017, this is an immersive, state-of-the-art pedestrian bridge with a design that mimics a breaking wave.

Shoreline Pedestrian Bikepath
Shoreline Pedestrian Bridge, 386 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Wide lanes keep walkers separate from roller skaters and cyclists along this scenic 3.1-mile concrete trail along the sand on Oceanfront from Alamitos Avenue to 54th Place.

Rosie's Dog Beach
5000 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

The only off-leash dog beach in Los Angeles County. Pups can run and play in four acres of sand and surf.

Free Yoga On the Bluff
2072-2136 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

One-hour classes are available daily at 11 a.m. (and at 6 p.m. during spring and summer) provided by Yogalution.

Harbor Breeze Whale Watching
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

See a variety of the largest mammals in the world, including blue and gray whales, orcas and humpbacks. Dolphin sightings are also common.

Lions Lighthouse
200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Located at 200 Aquarium Way in the Shoreline Aquatic park stands a 10-story tall lighthouse officially named the “Lions Lighthouse for Sight.” 

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, Earl Warren Dr, Long Beach, CA 90840, USA

This Japanese-style garden was created in 1981, hosts lectures, screenings, workshops and festivals throughout the year. 

The Center
2017 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814, USA

Located next to the Art Theater on Fourth Street, it provides a variety of health, social, advocacy, legal, and service programs to the LGBTQ community. 

The Art Theatre
2025 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814, USA

This independent movie theater shows first run, foreign language, documentaries and independent films and hosts the QFilm Festival, Long Beach’s longest-running film festival since 1993.

Naples Island
Naples, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

Created in the early 1900s, the Naples neighborhood consists of three islands located in Alamitos Bay at the mouth of the San Gabriel River, divided by canals that open into the bay. 

Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier
Belmont Pier, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

A wonderful location to take in the view of the Long Beach skyline, nearby San Pedro and (on a clear day or night) Catalina Island, the pier plays host to events throughout the year

Second Street
E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA, USA

In the Belmont Shore neighborhood, find more than 200 restaurants, bars, salons, and stores on Second Street. 

Gondola Tours
5489 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

The Naples neighborhood of Long Beach is one of the few places in the Western United States where tourists may hop a ride in a gondola. 

Alamitos Bay Beach
Bayshore Beach, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

Located on Bay Shore Avenue between East 2nd Street and Ocean Boulevard is a narrow stretch of beach with calm waters. 

Historic Pine Avenue
The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Only steps from the ocean, Downtown Long Beach hosts a wide variety of restaurants serving everything from hot dogs to seafood and more. 

The Pike Outlets
95 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Taking its name from the “The Pike” amusement park that once occupied this space in the early 1900s, this open-air shopping destination is located within walking distance from the Aquarium of the Pacific, Convention Center and Shoreline Village.

Fourth Street Retro Row
Cherry Ave & E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Visitors will find coffee shops, restaurants and a plethora of vintage shops stocked with everything from mid-Century furniture to record albums from the 1970s and more. 

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Featuring art from Latin America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, MOLAA is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art. 

Catalina Island / Catalina Express
320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Known for its wildlife, dive sites and Mt. Orizaba, its highest peak, Catalina Island has been a favorite vacation spot for a number of celebrities. 

El Dorado Nature Center
El Dorado Nature Center, 7550 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90815, USA

On the east side of Long Beach, just off the 605 Freeway and adjacent to the San Gabriel River, is an expansive park that allows for an urban escape. 

Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

Originally built in 1912 as a summer home by a co-founder of the Borden Company and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad, this space houses a permanent collection of approximately 3,000 works and numerous exhibitions. 

Cambodia Town
Cambodia Town, Long Beach, CA, USA

Look no further than Long Beach to find the largest population of Cambodians outside of Phnom Penh. 

Billie Jean Moffitt King Tennis Center
1040 Park Ave, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

This center, named after her (and including her maiden name), requires reservations to use the eight lighted courts. 

Bluff Park
3100-3298 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

A great place for jogging or taking a stroll, there are benches available to sit and take in the view: The Port of Long Beach, The Queen Mary, San Pedro and Catalina Island

Hilltop Park
Hilltop Park, 2351 Dawson Ave, Signal Hill, CA 90755, USA

This 3.2-acre area is a very popular spot for great views. On a clear day, it’s possible to see all of Long Beach from downtown all the way down the coast to neighboring Seal Beach and Huntington Beach

Bixby Knolls
E Bixby Rd & Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807, USA

Locals find this quiet neighborhood filled with a collection of boutique shops, restaurants and galleries. 

Aqualink / AquaBus
Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, CA 90803, United States

Long Beach has a number of public transportation options, including a great water taxi to get around Long Beach Harbor and Alamitos Bay. 

Skylinks at Long Beach
4800 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90808, USA

An 18-hole links-style course features Bermuda grass fairways, wide-open links-style play, and superb Bentgrass and Poa annual greens. 

Bixby Village Golf Course
6180 Bixby Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

This executive 9-hole course features 1,795 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 30.

El Dorado Park Golf Course
2400 N Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815, USA

Home to the Long Beach Golf Festival, this 6,921-yard par 72 course has been ranked one of the best by the PGA and received GolfLink’s Top 100 Course designation in 2008.

Heartwell Golf Course
6700 E Carson St, Long Beach, CA 90808, USA

This 2,143-yard par 54 course is it. Located in the northeast corner of Long Beach, it’s great for beginner golfers.

Recreation Park Golf Course 18
5001 Deukmejian Dr, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

This is a par 72 course featuring challenging elevation changes on Kikuyu fairways and tough bunkers defending Bent and Poa greens.

Recreation Park Golf Course 9
5000 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

Located across the street from Recreation Park 18, this par 31 course on the Colorado Lagoon has gentle rolling hills.

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