Long beach is famous for its numerous attractions and below are few of the famous Long Beach attractions that you can’t miss:
Aquarium of the Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific is well known destination, especially for marine lover’s paradise which features close up interaction with some of southern California’s most popular sea life. Once you entered into the aquarium you will be greeted by a life sized blue whale that hangs from the ceiling. An immense salt-water tank houses a variety of large fish that slowly traverse their enclosure as divers provide education through underwater microphone systems. Tourists can get close and personal with sea lions and several species of sting ray. The sting ray enclosure allows visitors to touch the animals through safe, guided instruction. Smaller aquariums are located throughout the facility and house a vast array of sea life. Souvenir and gift shops provide visitors the occasion to capture the moment through gifts and pictures. Guests can enjoy lunch within the facility or in a variety of picnic areas outside the facility. General admission is $26 for adults and $15 for children. Check out more aquarium of the pacific.
The Queen Mary
Once a regal ocean liner, the Queen Mary is now a full service floating hotel permanently docked in Long Beach, California since 1967. In an era gone by when traveling by steamships was a privilege reserved for the upper class society and the rich and famous, the Queen Mary was the ultimate in luxury travel. Visitors of today can experience the elegance and grandeur of the vessel by visiting its world-class restaurants, tours, and attractions. The beautiful city of Long Beach presents a lovely backdrop to showcase the grand vessel. Tourists from all around the country visit each year to experience an era of elegance, style and history of this great ship. The preservation of the staterooms give guests a glimpse of what travel was like in a past era. With portholes and wood paneling polished to perfection, the Queen Mary is more than a place for overnight stay. It is an incredible experience unlike any other. Come and visit all this landmark has to offer.
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is a spectacular multipurpose complex one of the few waterfront facilities nationwide, featuring more than 400,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space, two theaters, an arena and 34 meeting rooms. The glass concourse and lobby offer expansive views of the scenic harbor and downtown skyline. A pedestrian promenade links hotels, shops, restaurants and attractions with the Pacific Ocean.
Long Beach Museum of Art
From the mid-1970s to the 1990s, the Long Beach Museum of Art provided invaluable support to the growing video art field by exhibiting, co-producing and collecting video art. The museum’s official video program began in 1974 under the direction of David Ross, who later became the director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Long Beach Museum of Art was among the first to focus on video as an artistic medium, spurring similar efforts throughout the United States. Beginning in 1974, the museum began collecting and exhibiting video art, developing one of the most creative and ambitious video exhibition programs in the world. The museum actively encouraged the development of video art by offering editing facilities to artists, and pursued innovative approaches to the display of video art, including several experiments with broadcast television.
Long Beach Airport Terminal
The Long Beach Airport Terminal is built on 1941 which is a masterpiece of the early modern style, bridging the transition from the modernistic Streamline Modern style of the ‘thirties to the geometric abstraction of the post-war International Style. It was an avant-garde work of architecture for its time, and is a unique building in the City of Long Beach. The architects, W. Horace Austin and Kennth Wing, Sr., were important Long Beach architects, each with a significant body of work in the City and the region.
Book a stay at the Comfort Inn and Suites hotel in Long Beach which is conveniently located within walking distance of all the attractions. Each hotel room features beautiful views of the water.
Plan for a wonderful trip to Long Beach and check out the Shoreline Village, Rainbow Harbor, Aquarium of the Pacific, California State University, Long Beach, Catalina Express, Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show & Cruise and many more attractions like this. Also find more places where you can enjoy and explore many things. 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, Wi-Fi, Internet access, free parking, free breakfast, and more like that. For more details about hotel reservations in Long Beach go through the website.