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Reading about Long Beach is an excellent way for visitors to get a better idea of what they want to take away from their travel experience. Some books recommended for the Long Beach visitor include:
“Hidden Southern California” by Ray Riegert. This book is excellent for travelers who are interested in taking day trips slightly outside of the Long Beach area.
“Long Beach Architecture: The Unexpected Metropolis (California Architecture and Architects)” by Cara Mullio and Jennifer M. Volland. This book is great for learning about the buildings in the area.
“Queen Mary II: The Greatest Ocean Liner of Our Time” by Maxtone Graham and Harvey Lloyd. Historical information about the most famous Long Beach attraction.
“The Best Places to Kiss in Southern California: A Romantic Travel Guide” by Bonnie Steele. This is a terrific guide for adventurous romantics who plan to see the area surrounding Long Beach.