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#1 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Established in 1923, Long Beach Airport (LGB) is the location of aviation history. The main terminal is a designated... more » Owner description: Established in 1923, Long Beach Airport (LGB) is the location of aviation history. The main terminal is a designated landmark built in Art Deco style. This building features ticket counters, restaurants, a gift shop, an observation deck, and displays exhibits about California's first municipal airport. The world’s first flight school was established at LGB and was the site of Amelia Earhart’s first flight as a passenger. Three million travelers are served by the airport annually. « less
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#2 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Islands
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#3 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are... more » Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art watercraft available while maintaining a high level of dedication to safety, customer satisfaction, and quality of service. Today, the fleet consists of 8 high-speed vessels. More than one million passengers set sail to Catalina Island each year on board Catalina Express, and with year round service and up to 30 departures daily, you can easily join them. « less
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#4 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Aquariums
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
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#5 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Biking Trails
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#6 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Gardens
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#7 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Educational Sites
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#8 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Beaches
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#9 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Race Car Tracks
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#10 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Military Museums
This decommissioned Soviet submarine is now a tourist attraction in Long Beach.
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#11 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: Used for conventions, exhibits and special events, this large arena offers 46,000 square feet of exhibit space plus seating... more » Owner description: Used for conventions, exhibits and special events, this large arena offers 46,000 square feet of exhibit space plus seating for more than 13,500 people. « less
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#12 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Shop in the daytime or party at night along this trendy retail and restaurant district, where historic buildings house shops... more » Owner description: Shop in the daytime or party at night along this trendy retail and restaurant district, where historic buildings house shops and eateries, and a sizzling nightlife takes over when the sun goes down. « less
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#13 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums

The Rancho Los Cerritos is a historic site owned by the City of Long Beach.  It is a Monterey Style adobe rancho house from 1844, remodeled during the 1930's by the Bixby family... more »

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#14 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Ships; History Museums; Museums; Religious Sites
Owner description: This elegant luxury liner, permanently docked on Long Beach since its last crossing in 1967, features a hotel, museum,... more » Owner description: This elegant luxury liner, permanently docked on Long Beach since its last crossing in 1967, features a hotel, museum, restaurants, Art Deco salons for private parties, a wedding chapel and tours. « less
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#15 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods
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#16 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Dinner Theaters
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#17 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Located high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, this museum complex features the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson summer... more » Owner description: Located high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, this museum complex features the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson summer home and carriage house, both built in 1912, plus magnificent gardens, a permanent collection of European and California art and a two-story gallery with changing exhibitions. « less
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#18 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: This imposing edifice on the campus of California State University Long Beach, is one of only three pyramid-shaped buildings... more » Owner description: This imposing edifice on the campus of California State University Long Beach, is one of only three pyramid-shaped buildings in the U.S. and is used for various functions including sporting events, gymnasium, conferences, weddings and filming for movies and commercials. « less
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#19 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods
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#20 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Theaters
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#21 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods
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#22 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Known as MoLAA, this combination museum and cultural center is devoted exclusively to contemporary Latin American art,... more » Owner description: Known as MoLAA, this combination museum and cultural center is devoted exclusively to contemporary Latin American art, including paintings, lithographs and sculptures, and also offers shows, classes, wine tastings, an open-air market gift shop and a restaurant. « less
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#23 of 41 in Long Beach
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#24 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Beaches
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#25 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Parks
Owner description: Urban park offers a variety of amenities including a playground, mobile skate park, community center, youth recreation... more » Owner description: Urban park offers a variety of amenities including a playground, mobile skate park, community center, youth recreation programs and a teen center. « less
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#26 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Long Beach Playhouse, in Long Beach, California, has produce theatrical plays for over 80 continuous years. In our two... more » Owner description: Long Beach Playhouse, in Long Beach, California, has produce theatrical plays for over 80 continuous years. In our two theaters; The Mainstage and Studio, we produce up to 16 plays per year including collaborations and special events with local artists and organizations. Our Mission: To serve our diverse community with quality theatre, a strong education program, and provocative-socially significant, classic and contemporary productions. To nurture and cultivate artists and audiences alike, encouraging the participation of all interested individuals.For season tickets and current plays, visit the website. « less
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#27 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Dinner Theaters
The Dinner Detective is an award winning, comedic, interactive murder mystery dinner show.
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#28 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Eighteen-hole challenging design is an enjoyable experience for all players, which offers an exciting blend of water hazards,... more » Owner description: Eighteen-hole challenging design is an enjoyable experience for all players, which offers an exciting blend of water hazards, numerous bunkers and excellent fairways and greens. « less
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#29 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Shoppers looking to buy vintage clothes, furniture and other memorabilia from the 1950s up through the '70s will enjoy the... more » Owner description: Shoppers looking to buy vintage clothes, furniture and other memorabilia from the 1950s up through the '70s will enjoy the many shops that span more than two-blocks on this popular, busy street. « less
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#30 of 41 in Long Beach
Category: Ships
This 145-foot replica of the C.W. Lawrence is California's "Official Tallship."
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