Top 25 Things to do in Long Beach


  1. Queen Mary: Historic ocean liner that is haunted.  They also have a fantastic Sunday brunch.
  2. Shoreline Village: A great selection of specialty shops and restaurants with an awesome view of the Queen Mary/Harbor.
  3. Aquarium of the Pacific: This is Southern California’s largest public aquarium.
  4. Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden: Encompassing 1.3 acres this Japanese style garden is a great place to find your inner peace.
  5. Long Beach Museum of Art: This is an excellent museum of art lovers with over 3,000 works on display.
  6. El Dorado Nature Center: This is a great way to escape from the city and commune with nature.  They have a 1 mile and 2 miles trail that are very kid friendly.
  7. MOLAA: The Museum of Latin American Art has a impressive collection of art and a beautiful sculpture garden.
  8. Rancho Los Alamitos: This historic 19th century adobe ranch takes you back in time in Long Beach rich history.
  9. Rancho Los Cerritos: Another historic rancho gives you a glimpse of what life was like in the 1800’s.
  10. Harbor Breeze Cruises: Harbor cruises and whale watching excursions is a fun way to spend time on the Pacfic Ocean.
  11. Long Beach Antique Market: Every 3rd Sunday of the month over 800 vendors bring out their vintage treasures to Veterans Stadium in Long Beach.
  12. Gondola Getaway: Take a romantic boat ride in the Naples canals on a authentic Gondolla.  They also offer a message in the bottle as a fun way to propose
  13. Kayak the Naples Canals: Rent Kayaks and head over to the Naples Canals.  You can also head to Spinnerkur bay and see Moon Jellyfish
  14. Beach Bike Path: Take your bike or rent one and ride from Belmont Shore to the Queen Mary right on the beach
  15. Duffy Boat Rental: Rent a Duffy boat and cruise around Alamitos Bay.
  16. Rosie’s Dog Beach: Take your K9 to the beach!
  17. The Skinny House: See the skinniest house in America.
  18. Outer Limits Tattoos: Get a tattoo at the oldest tattoo parlor in the USA.
  19. Ferris Bueller’s House: See Ferris’s house from the movie.
  20. Retro Row: Find one of a kind vintage items on 4th Streets Retro Row.
  21. Aqualink: Take the Aqualink (water taxi) from Alamitos Landing to Shoreline Village.
  22. Catalina Express: Catch a ride to Catalina Island for the day.
  23. Naples Canals during December: Take a stroll around the Naples Canals with a hot chocolate and see the amazing Christmas lights.
  24. Moonlight Movies on the Beach: Watch family friendly movies right on the beach during the summer.
  25. 2nd Street Belmont Shore: With great restaurants and shops 2nd Street is a great place to visit.