Settled along five and half miles of sandy beaches and coastline, Long Beach has the sophistication of a world class city and yet the charm of a seaside village.
The Long Beach Bike Path meanders for almost five miles along the sand from Shoreline Village to the downtown area. It's the perfect place for roller-blading, jogging, bicycling or walking, or stop for a fresh cup of gourmet coffee at Shoreline Village, a waterfront collection of unique restaurants, shops and boutiques. For something slightly different, we suggest you take a gondola ride around the many canals here.
There are a good choice of hotels but why not stay aboard the original Queen Mary? The art deco emblem is a monument to the glory days of British shipbuilding and the original staterooms, rich in wood panelling and artworks. span three decks.