Queen Mary, the ocean liner turned hotel and tourist attraction offers a variety of tours as well as restaurants and nightlife.
Queen Mary Visitors Guide
Aquarium of the Pacific, over 12,000 pacific coast creatures in a relatively compact space.
Aqiuarium of the Pacific Visitors Guide
Shoreline Village - funky shops, souvenirs, restaurants and bars along Shoreline Marina; bike, pedal cart and skate rentals you can take out on the beach path; Carrousel and arcade. Live music on weekends.
www.shorelinevillage.com, More Things to Do at the Beach.
Museum of Latin American Art - an outstanding collection of contemporary paintings and sculptures by Latin American artists, including a Sculpture Garden opened in October 2005. The entrance is temporarily in the back of the museum while the front is getting a face-lift. Free Fridays.
Boat Tours - Harbor Cruises, Whale Watching, Dolphin, Marine Life and Ecotourism Cruises are offered by several companies.
Guide to Whale Watching in Southern California
Whale Watching Photos
Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner aboard an authentic paddlewheel riverboat.
The Tallship American Pride offers whale watching, educational trips and Catalina Island excursions from Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach.
More About Tall Ship American Pride
Catalina Express - runs ferry service from Long Beach and San Pedro to Catalina Island
More on Visiting Catalina Island
East Village Arts District - an area of shops galleries and cafes centered around Broadway and Linden in Downtown Long Beach. A great place for a cozy cup of coffee at any of the independent East Village cafes.
Address: Broadway, Linden and 1st Street
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