Krista's Guidebook

Krista and Wade met about ten years ago and have lived all over Los Angeles; a few years ago we decided to make San Pedro our home, and we couldn't be happier here. We know you'll be shocked at al... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles


Queen Mary

Everything Else
$$· 1126 Queens Highway·Map·Website·

173 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Queen Mary was a cruise ship back in the day, but now it's permanently docked. You can tour the ship, or have dinner or drinks upstairs in the lounge, which is appointed just as it was when th... read more

182 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is one of the best aquariums in SoCal. I took my nephews and we were there for hours. They have fun movies and interactive experiences in addition to the sea lion show, penguin exhibit, and ... read more

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This famous fish market and surrounding shops is a destination for folks throughout LA County. Don't miss it while you're so close!

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want to stay close to home but eat with a view, this is your spot. It's pretty typical seafood (with steak options), but they do everything just right, and the view of the marina is perfect.

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This ship has been all around the world, and now it's stationed here in San Pedro. Worth the tour, and the view is spectacular.


Rex's Cafe

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 2136 South Pacific Avenue·Map·Hours·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is our favorite local breakfast/lunch spot. Perfect casual diner with really good food and always well taken care of.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is a little more fancy, and you'll need a reservation...but it's nice and worth it!

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our local brewery just opened and it's fantastic -- a huge open space, often crowded due to popularity but not too crowded to find a space to sit down and enjoy a conversation. Located next to Cra... read more

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Spending the night in Catalina (the lovely island off the coast) is a great idea, but we're so close to the boat that makes the channel crossing that you can easily take the first boat out in the m... read more

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I do a four-mile loop walk/hike that takes me up and down hills, past beautiful homes, through this park, high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, then past our local peacocks as I wind my way home... read more

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Want to do some fishing? These are your guys -- they know where the fish hang out and take you there.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This series of arts and crafts booths, including blown glass, jewelry, paintings, etc., is set in one of the old port buildings. There are usually arts and crafts classes for kids, which are super... read more

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Looking for volleyball nets, a sandy beach, relatively calm waters, fire pits, tide pools, etc.? This is your spot!

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not really a winery, but our local wine bar is adorable. Right in the heart of downtown, it offers flights of wine for $15 and small plates to go along with your quaff.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We have two beached here in Pedro -- this one and Cabrillo. Cabrillo is where all the fun happens, but this one is beautiful and scenic and far less crowded.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

If you're into karaoke, this spot is bomb. You buy your own room (Wade will gladly join you and sing like a rock star). It's BYOB, so be sure to pack what you like to get your jam on.