Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County which is one of the enormous playgrounds located right in the heart of Southern California on the pacific Coast. The Long Beach is the 36th largest city in the United States and the seventh largest city in California. As of 2010 census, the population of Long Beach is 463,257. In terms of population, after Los Angeles, Long Beach is the second largest city within Greater Los Angeles Area and the principle region of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area. Long Beach is situated approximately 35 km (22 miles) south of Downtown Los Angeles, though the two cities border each other for several miles on Long Beach’s southwestern portion.
Long Beach borders Orange County on its southeast edge. Here visitors can experience and enjoy it all starting from the Aquarium of the pacific on the Bay towards right which is a deep sea adventure and a voyage in time aboard the historic Queen Mary to lively guided tours through downtown and the colorful East Village. You can explore the fabulous worlds of Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure and every major Southern California attraction within an hour’s drive.
The Long Beach city is famously known as the maritime center of the United States. One thing that makes long beach very popular is The Port. Long Beach’s Port is the second busiest container port in the United States and also it is one of the largest shipping ports in the world. The Long Beach city also upholds a large industry of oils with wells located both underground and offshore. Here there is also the Manufacturing sector which is grooming today; it includes those in aircraft, car parts, electronic and audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings.
LONG BEACH BAY AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC
Plan your trip to the wildest discovery of water through the world’s largest ocean at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific in California. You will go to explore more than 11,000 animals from over 50 exhibits as you can also explore sunny Southern California and Baja which is the frigid water of the Northern Pacific and the interesting bars of the Tropical Pacific. If you are coming in summer then get ready to explore summer of Wonder and get Delve into wonder with new interactive exhibits, animals and their programs. You can feel the arrival of the new shark and ray species. Get up-close with a penguin. You can also check out and know more about a local steelhead fish which rarely found that lives in our rivers. Explore the new horseshoe crab touch exhibit.
There is shark lagoon where you can touch over 150 sharks and also feed colorful birds near Lorikeet Forest. There is Deep Gallery of jellies in the wonders where you can feel and touch sea jellies and discover the environmental issues in the Ocean Science Center. Now also check out and enjoy Turtle Vision 4-D. Take a voyage on a daily Whale Watch or Harbor Cruise. You can even get up-close and feed a sea lion, sea otter or shark by reservation during weekend Animal Encounters. There is no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than now.
THE QUEEN MARY
Legendary Queen Mary is the Ship which consist the tour of the historic ocean liner and World War II troopship, and see restored areas that have been under wraps since the final voyage happened in 1967, also including the Isolation Wards and the aft Machine Rooms.
There is Santa Catalina Express Island about just an hour off the coast of Long Beach. It will give you the immense sight attractive Avalon with its Mediterranean climate, set back lifestyle and plenty of activities is a getaway for a day. There is access to Catalina Express through fast boats which departs from the Catalina Landing in Downtown Long Beach throughout the year.
PORT OF LONG BEACH
The Port of Long Beach is the America’s important seaports in terms of trail blazer in goods supply and environmental stewardships. Around $140 billion value of trade happens every year through Long Beach which includes clothing, toys, shoes and furniture and consumer electronics. There are also the specialized terminals available where movement of petroleum, automobiles, cement, lumber, steel and other products happens. Goods movement at the Port supports more than 316,000 careers in whole Southern California.
Plan a trip to Long Beach and find more places where you can enjoy and explore many things. Long Beach is the city of Los Angeles; you can also explore Los Angeles and its nearby places. Come and Stay at the Comfort Inn & Suites Long Beach hotel and get rooms at very affordable rates which are filled with all amenities like refrigerator, dryer, TV, WiFi, Internet access, free parking, free breakfast, and more. For more details visit: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/