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Joan
Hi, I'm Joan and I love to travel with my husband Bobby which is why our home is now on Airbnb. Our property manager Robyn will be here to greet you and make sure you have everything you need durin... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

#1

Queen Mary

$$· 1126 Queens Highway·Map·Website·

213 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Queen is a Long Beach icon. The Sunday champagne brunch is delicious, the Deco Bar in the bow of the ship takes you back in time and the special events such as the Ghost tour, can take you plac... read more

#2

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way·Map·Hours·Website·

193 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you want to learn about California coastal wildlife and even lands beyond, this is a great place! The newly designed jelly fish exhibit has an exhibit where you can actually touch the jellies. T... read more

#3

Long Beach

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44 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The beaches are wide and clean with a newly built 6.0 mile bicycle and walking path. You won't find the surf there, but the winds are perfect for para sailing and wind surfing. Bring your sunscreen!

#4

Huntington Beach

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193 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's all about the surf...

#5

Shoreline Village Dr

Shoreline Village Dr·Map·

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Unique shops and restaurants sitting on the marina, offers seasonal events and concerts and I love the carousel!

#6

Cinemark At the Pike

Movie TheatersMovie Theaters
99 South Pine Avenue·Map·Website·

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Reserved lounge seating....and current release movies ofcourse!

#7

The Breakfast Bar

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 70 Atlantic Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They offer delicious breakfast and lunch items with interesting combinations such as Eggs Papi, poached eggs on rosemary toast with the most yummy potato pancake! Latte's are good here too...

#8

V Room

BarsBars
918 E 4th St·Map·Hours·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Dive bars at their best! Along with the Stache the Red Room and Ashley's all along 4th street, create your own pub crawl just blocks from the house.

#9

Long Beach Museum of Art

RestaurantsRestaurants
2300 East Ocean Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

102 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The original structure was a home built in the early 1920's in the classic California Craftsman style. Currently, Claire's cafe occupies the 1st level with outdoor seating on the bluff overlooking ... read more

#10

Maru Maki Japanese Restaurant

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 745 East Broadway·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pay and $8 cover ($5 for lunch) and the menu items are all $3! Beer, wine and a selection of saki are also reasonably priced...a fun hipster little joint.

#11

Vons

600 East Broadway·Map·Hours·Website·

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For your grocery needs, Von's is a just short walk, just be sure to bring reuseable shopping bags!

#12

At Last Café - JM Chef Catering

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 204 Orange Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Featured on "Diners , Dives & Drive Thru's," the food here is delish! The seasonal cheesecake is to die for, you may want to order it first cuz it often sells out!

#13

District Wine

BarsBars
$· 144 Linden Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great happy hour, good selection of wine and ofcourse other beverages. Outside seating is fun in this urban scene and you can walk there!

#14

E 2nd St

E 2nd St·Map·

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

An eclectic assortment of shops, many feature local artisans, and restaurants line 2nd street in trendy Belmont Shore, just a couple blocks from the beach.

#15

The Museum of Latin American Art

StoresStores
628 Alamitos Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

63 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Learn about Latin American Art....Sundays are FREE and just a short walk too!

#16

Lord Windsor Roasters

1101 East 3rd Street·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not for the faint of heart, these are some serious baristas! And only 2 blocks away.

#17

El Dorado Nature Center

ParksParks
7550 East Spring Street·Map·Hours·Website·

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This park is nestled in the middle of urban Long Beach and hosts 2 hiking trails where you may come face 2 face with a Blue Heron, numerous hummingbirds and especially Red-ear Slider Turtles!

#18

Signal Hill Park

ParksParks
2175 Cherry Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The views....360 degree views from downtown LA to the Huntinton beach coast, the Queen Mary and the LA port.

#19

Blind Donkey

BarsBars
149 Linden Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

i'ts an edgy underground bar specializing in craft beer and the largest selection of whiskey and scotch in Long beach!

#20

The Pike at Rainbow Harbor

Shopping MallsShopping Malls
95 S Pine Ave·Map·Hours·

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Featuring such outlets as H& M, Nike, Converse, Forever 21 + more. Restaurants and clubs and the Cinemark has recently added lounge seating!

#21

Harbor Breeze Cruises and Whale Watching

100 Aquarium Way·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Whale watching, dolphins, sea otters and more! Check out Groupon for 1/2 price tickets....

#22

PADRE

RestaurantsRestaurants
525 E Broadway·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Happy hour everyday from 4-7 and the duck tacos are amazing!

#23

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

RestaurantsRestaurants
110 N Marina Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The location is too beautiful to describe right at the beginning of the marina. Know for their passion for craft beer and good food

#24

Downtown Long Beach Art Walk

Points of InterestPoints of Interest
525 E Broadway·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Local artisans line Linden Ave from 1st street to Broadway every 2nd Saturday of each month. Restaurants and bars, galleries and shops often have openings or special events. There is a little bit o... read more

#25

Naples Kayak Load & Launch

Points of InterestPoints of Interest
5489 E Ocean Blvd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

only $10 and hour, you can hire a kayak or paddle board and tour the Naples canals. So much fun....

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