in Long Beach, CA
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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.
Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Alamitos Bay Marina
205 N Marina Dr
Long Beach, CA 90803 Directions
If you are looking to spend some time outdoors and on the beach but would rather steer away from the crowds and all that goes with it, opt to visit Alamitos Bay Marina. This area is quite beautiful, but it is nicely positioned away from all of the tourist attractions and resorts, which makes it a kind of hidden treasure for outdoor lovers. The views are absolutely amazing and the weather is agreeable nearly every day.
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802 Directions
Dive into a world that will captivate your senses at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Marvel at the incredible number of species that make their home beneath the ocean's surface as you learn about them with the help of the many interactive exhibits, attractions, and impressive aquarium tanks that are housed here. From the frigid waters of the North Pacific to the warmer Tropical Pacific, come and celebrate all the life that lives within and beside the Pacific, the world's largest ocean.
901 W Alondra Blvd
Compton, CA 90220 Directions
See the California landscape in an amazingly unforgettable way when you get on board for a biplane ride. See the amazing Pacific coastline and other outdoor features from the clouds in a vintage World War II biplane that comfortably accommodated one person per flight. Also, there are a variety of packages that include aerobatic thrills, a smooth scenic ride, and even a flight lesson. For an adventure that truly has wings, see the professionals at Biplane Adventures in Southern California.
Palos Verdes Portuguese Bend Trail
Long Beach, CA 90275
Make an escape without having to go too far from home when you plan a visit to the Palos Verdes Portuguese Bend Trail. You will be immediately struck by the amazing views of the Pacific Ocean that you can enjoy as you make your way along this very well-maintained trail along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The trail is popular with walkers, hikers, bikers and horseback riders. This is most definitely a great way to enjoy the outdoors and the area's natural beauty from a completely different perspective.
Rancho Los Alamitos
6400 Bixby Hill Rd
Long Beach, CA 90815 Directions
Ever wonder how California assimilated the cultures of the Native Americans, the Mexicans and the Spanish? Connect all of the individual influences and learn about how they helped shape the California that we know today when you visit the Rancho Los Alamitos. This attraction has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places not just for its cultural significance, but also for maintaining its historic ranch, ranch house and gardens that date all the way back to 1800.