Settled along five-and-a-half miles of sandy coastline, Long Beach is the quintessential vacation getaway, boasting both the ambience of a sophisticated urban center and the charm of a seaside community. Located 20 miles south of Los Angeles, California's seventh largest city offers visitors a dynamic range of oceanfront hotels, attractions, shopping, recreational activities, art and culture, restaurants and nightly entertainment that make it an ideal destination for any time of the year.
Long Beach is home to one of the largest shipping ports in North America. Because of the city's ideal location, it has attracted visitors for generations. From touring the Queen Mary, an opulent ocean liner of the mid-1900s, to visiting the Aquarium of the Pacific, one of the largest aquariums in the world, to playing a game of golf, Long Beach's sights and attractions are ample.