Map of Long Beach Attractions
Long Beach Shoreline Village Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific Long Beach Queen Mary Catalina Express Terminal Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Map of Long Beach Attractions

Queen Mary

Aquarium of The Pacific

Helicopter Tours

Long Beach Toyota Grand Prix

Long Beach Convention Center

Catalina Island Day Cruise

Shoreline Village

Queen Mary
Queen Mary Long Beach California 1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, California 90801
562.435.3511
Queen Mary Hotel Reservations

Located across the harbor from Aquarium of the Pacific, this 81,237 ton passenger liner entered service in 1936 was retired in 1967 when it arrived in Long Beach, California. where it is permanently moored. Self-guiding tour takes you to the bridge, ward rooms, officer's quarters, engine rooms and upper decks. The guided tour takes you to areas otherwise off limits to the general public. The 365-staterooms now serve as a hotel...more
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, California 90801
562.590.3100

Located just across the harbor from The Queen Mary, this aquarium has 17 major habitats and over 30 smaller ones representing three major regions of the Pacific Ocean. Includes sharks, octopus, giant groupers, harbor seals, sea lions, giant Japanese spider crabs...more
Long Beach Museum of Art
2Long Beach Museum of Art300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90801
562.439.2119

The Long Beach Museum of Art is located on a magnificent bluff site overlooking Long Beach Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The campus includes the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson house and carriage house (built in 1912), oceanfront gardens, and a new pavilion with two floors of expansive gallery space for changing exhibitions. The historic buildings are home to administrative offices, the Museum Store and Café. In addition to changing exhibitions, the Museum offers extensive educational programs for children and adults, musical programs, festivals, and other special events.
Helicopter Tours
Long Beach Helipad
Long Beach, California

The Long Beach Helicopter Tour showcases the highlights of historical Long Beach, the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and the surrounding Palos Verdes Peninsula coastline. Highlights include the newly developed Rainbow Harbor, the bustling Pikes Place Entertainment Complex, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the retired Trans-Atlantic Luxury Cruise Vessel, the Queen Mary, and the decommissioned Russian Attack Submarine - “Scorpion.” ....more
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachSince it began in 1974, the annual Long Beach Grand Prix road race has become Long Beach's biggest event, a three-day festival attracting world-class Indy 500 drivers from around the world, and featuring Indy cars roaring through the streets of downtown Long Beach at 200 miles per hour. The festival also features the world's longest-running and most prestigious celebrity racing event, the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race, which has introduced more than 300 of Hollywood's most popular stars - from Clint Eastwood to Cameron Diaz. Call toll-free (888) 82-SPEED for more information.
Long Beach Convention CenterLong Beach Convention Center
300 Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90802
Box Office: 562.436.3661

Regular host to concerts, plays, trade shows and sporting events, the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center includes the Long Beach Arena, Terrace Theater (pictured at right) and the Center Theater.

Catalina Island Day CruiseCatalina Island Day Cruise

A popular getaway is a 90 minute cruise out to beautiful Santa Catalina Island located about 18 miles south of Long Beach and readily visible on most days. The following operators provide daily transportation from Long Beach:

  • Catalina Express - 800-360-1212 (Boat)
  • Catalina-Vegas Airlines - 310-510-2525 (Helicopter)
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gardens
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gardens1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90815
562.985.8885

Traditional Japanese Gardens located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. Nature paths take you pass Koi-ponds, golden bamboo, camellias, irises, waterfalls, Buddhist statues, stone lanterns, pagoda and tea house.
Open: Tues thru Sun Noon-3:30PM Free Admission
El Dorado Nature Center
7550 E. Spring Street
Long Beach, California 90815
562.570.1745

El Dorado Nature Center El Dorado Nature Center is an 85-acre wildlife area which includes two lakes, a stream, and 2 1/4 miles of trail through grasslands and forested areas. Home to foxes, opossums, skunks, insects, turtles, and birds, programs include a variety of science discovery tours keyed to the California Science Framework, as well as free "Movable Museum" outreach programs. These programs include "Paws and Jaws" - a hands-on look at North American mammals, "Acorns, Sea, and Sage" - a discovery lesson about the first people of Southern California, and "Protect our Watery World" - an exploration of non-point-source pollution and how action at home can protect aquatic wildlife.
Open: Tues-Sun 10AM-4PM; $5 Parking
Rancho Los Alamitos
6400 E. Bixby Hill Road
Rancho Los Alamitos Long Beach, California 90802
562.431.3451

The history of this National Register site spans 1500 years. The 7.5 acres are comprised of six agricultural buildings (including a working blacksmith shop), four acres of award-winning gardens and a sprawling adobe ranch house (built c.1800). The barns area is home to a number of farm animals such as draft horses, sheep, goats and chickens. Open: Wed-Sun 1PM-5PM Free Admission
Rancho Los Cerritos
4600 Virginia Road
Long Beach, California
562.570.1755

Rancho Los Cerritos A visit to the 1844 two-story Spanish-colonial adobe is a step into the past. Rancho Los Cerritos echoes Long Beach’s rich history from a sprawling ranch to a modern, urban society. Once part of an early Spanish land grant, the 27,000 acre Rancho Los Cerritos evolved from cattle ranch to sheep ranch to private home before becoming a City museum in 1955. Now a National, State and Local Historic Landmark, the Rancho offers workshops, lectures, educational programs and tours of the historic ranch house and gardens. The current 4.7 acres of landscaped grounds include trees from the mid-19th century, historic roses, exotic vegetation and the old water tower. The site also features a Visitors Center, Museum Gift Shop, California history reference library and picnic area. Open: Wed-Sun 1PM-5PM Free Admission

Long Beach Shopping

  • Long Beach Waterfront - many specialty shops
  • Queen's Marketplace
    1126 Queen's Hwy, Long Beach, Ca. 90802, 562 435-3511 - village style open-air mall near Pier J
  • Shoreline Village
    429-P Shoreline Village Dr. Long Beach, CA 90802, 562-435-2668 - harborside shopping center with specialty shops, restaurants, carousel and occasional live entertainment. Shoreline Village Drive at Pine Street (pictured above).