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Californian

419 Shoreline Village Drive at Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA
800-432-2201
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Ranked #31 of 41 attractions in Long Beach
Type: Ships
Description: This 145-foot replica of the C.W. Lawrence is California's "Official Tallship."
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Dallas, Texas
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149 reviews 149 reviews
86 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Although not the most beautiful beach in the area, this is nice if you are looking for calmer waters and civilization nearby. Because it's not really an ocean beach per se, there aren't the ocean sounds and tides. Instead, because of its location, the only sounds I heard were of traffic down the way. I happen to catch the beach... More

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Chandler, AZ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

After the "Bay Bust" of 2012, when the fireworks all went off at once, we decided that the next year, San Diego would pull out all the stops to make it a great show. So, in late July of 2012, we booked the fireworks sight-seeing outing on the Californian in San Diego for this year. Really, REALLY fun! The crew... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

we think that we saw it all until we discover a different kind of beauty and magic .. ocean and malls, old and new.. roads to walk around and small allies to cross from long beach is a different experience .. it's one that we'd want to bring with us a bunch of friends eat drink and enjoy a scenery... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011 via mobile

When we arrived it was like a ghost town nobody about, left the car in the beach car park & went on the beach after 5 mins we had to move due to teenagers swearing and been threatening just awful, got to the car & was horrified to see drug dealing with young children, could hear them on the phone... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

In case you were wondering, the Californian is now docked in San Diego's Maritime Museum. There isn't much to see on board although it's the only ship there with cannons.

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