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Ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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$74* and up
Ranked #2 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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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Ranked #3 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #4 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #6 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #7 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six... more » Owner description: Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six agricultural buildings, working blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens and a rambling adobe ranch built in 1800. « less
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Ranked #8 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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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Ranked #9 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 34 attractions 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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Ranked #11 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Art Museums; 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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Ranked #12 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Military Museums; Museums
This decommissioned Soviet submarine is now a tourist attraction in Long Beach.
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Ranked #13 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails
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Ranked #14 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Race Car Tracks; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Marinas; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Specialty Shops
Owner description: Quirky shops, souvenir stores and restaurants line this popular waterfront boardwalk, which also features a carousel and fun... more » Owner description: Quirky shops, souvenir stores and restaurants line this popular waterfront boardwalk, which also features a carousel and fun zone for kids, live entertainment, beautiful views of the city and dynamite sunsets. « less
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Ranked #16 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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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$159* and up
Ranked #17 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Religious Sites; Museums; History Museums; Ships
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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Ranked #18 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Ranked #19 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Art Museums; 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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Ranked #20 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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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Ranked #21 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #22 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #23 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #24 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Beaches; Water sports
Owner description: Long Beach Sportfishing is an open party and charter fishing landing located in the Port of Long Beach at Berth 55.... more » Owner description: Long Beach Sportfishing is an open party and charter fishing landing located in the Port of Long Beach at Berth 55. Conveniently located on Pico Avenue off the 710, we have ample free parking for day and overnight fishing trips. Our front office sells fishing tackle, fishing licenses, and rod rentals. We have a fleet of boats ready for private charters of all kinds as well as an open party schedule with trips such as 1/2 Day Local, 3/4 Day Local, Full Day Island, Overnight Island Freelances, and Multiday Island and Offshore. We have the best boats at the best prices. « less
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Ranked #25 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Nature and 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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Ranked #26 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
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Ranked #28 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Ships; Landmarks
This 145-foot replica of the C.W. Lawrence is California's "Official Tallship."
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Ranked #30 of 34 attractions in Long Beach
Category: Beaches
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