Destination Long Beach


Long Beach is one giant playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all from a deep sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific right on the bay and a voyage in time aboard the historic Queen Mary to lively guided tours through downtown and the colorful East Village. Within an hour's drive, you can explore the fabulous worlds of Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure and every major Southern California attraction. 


Aquarium of the Pacific
Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Meet more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific.


Catalina Adventure Tours
Whether you are looking to learn about the history, ecology, or wildlife of Catalina, or simply to getaway for some island time, you will enjoy the land and sea tours narrated by expert guides. Hop on the Safari Island Adventure Tour and take an open-air guided expedition to the interior with panoramic viewing of spectacular canyons, scenic coastlines, and an unspoiled countryside alive with native plants and freely roaming wildlife. 


Catalina Classic Cruises
Proudly serving Long Beach and Catalina Island Catalina Classic Cruises operates the Catalina King and the Catalina Duchess for camp charters to Catalina Island camps, private charters, harbor cruises, birthday parties, corporate events, school parties, holiday parties, and more.


Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show & Cruise
Now the largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show production in the United States, The Dinner Detective was voted 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 "Best Dinner Show" "Best Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise" and "Best Murder Mystery" in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Orange County and San Diego. 


Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
The garden is a hybrid art form that combines typical elements of Japanese garden design within the context of its Southern California location.


El Dorado Park / Nature Center
Looking for a bit of nature in the middle of the city? Nestled between the San Gabriel River and the 605 Freeway, El Dorado Nature Center is an oasis of natural habitat, offering visitors the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban environment.  The nearly 100 acres that make up the Nature Center grounds provide sanctuary to over 150 species of birds, a wide variety of trees and plant life and many species of urban wildlife including turtles, frogs, rabbits, skunks and squirrels.


Knott's Berry Farm
Looking for California's best theme and amusement park? Look no further than Knott's Berry Farm. Take into account all that Knott's Berry Farm has to offer: Ghost Town. The one minute, 30 seconds of head-over-heels fun of Boomerang. For the kids, there's always Camp Snoopy. Take a ride on the Calico Railroad. For water fun, there's Bigfoot Rapids. And let's not forget why Knott's Berry Farm is California's best amusement park–Boysenberry Pie and famous chicken dinner.


Long Beach Heritage
Long Beach Heritage offers regularly scheduled walking tours of the architectural and historic sites of Downtown Long Beach, the East Village Art District and Willmore City.


Long Beach Museum Of Art
The Long Beach Museum of Art is located on a magnificent bluff-top site overlooking the Long Beach Harbor, Catalina Island, the Queen Mary and the Pacific Ocean. The campus includes the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson house and carriage house (built in 1912), oceanfront gardens, and a beautiful new pavilion with two floors of expansive gallery space for changing exhibitions and the museum store.


Long Beach Segway Tours
Long Beach Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals invites tourists and curious locals to explore Long Beach's rich history and culture while aboard self balancing vehicles. Rolling through Downtown Long Beach, riders glide past prominent landmarks such as the Queen Mary, the historic Pike - one of the most popular shopping districts in Long Beach, and breathtaking views of Rainbow Harbor.


The Queen Mary
Come aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Book the Behind the Scenes Guided Tour of the historic ocean liner and World War II troopship, and see restored areas that have been under wraps since the final voyage in 1967, including the Isolation Wards and the aft Machine Rooms. Enjoy a meal, shop and even plan to spend the night in an original First Class Stateroom.


Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch And Gardens
Rancho Los Alamitos is a place for all time: listed on the National Register of Historic Places twice—as the sacred Gabrielino, or Tongva village of Povuu'ngna and also for its adobe core ranch house c.1800, four acres of lush historic gardens, and the restored barns area that recalls the great ranching heritage of Southern California from the early-mid 20th century.  It is also the new home of the Ranch animals— the ducks, chickens, rabbits, and the all-time favorite draft horses.


San Manuel Indian Bingo And Casino
At San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, you'll experience the best gaming action around! Poker, blackjack, over 3,000 slot machines, the largest bingo hall in the nation, headlining concerts, nightly live entertainment and fine dining!


Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Island Charters want you to experience life in the ocean.  They give you a chance to literally swim with the sharks, with activities ranging from sport fishing, shark diving, spear fishing and more. Don't miss your chance to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity.