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Pine Ave. & E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Downtown Long Beach is a wonder of city planning and civic pride. It is a bustling but not scary busy place with lots of loft and new urban residences and restaurant and shops galore. A great walking area, and you are close to the Queen...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in L.A. and it was recommended to go to this spot. There is something for everyone to do. Plenary of shops, restaurants and activities for the kids. A little bit of something for everyone.

Thank tj1908
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I'm not used to seeing homeless people in tents but this is reality around long Beach. It was very sad... unforgettable for the wrong reasons. The area is also dirty with garbage scattered around. In need of clean up!

Thank Chelsey R
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I was on vacation with my family in Torrance and we spent a day exploring Long Beach, and I would recommend it! Lots to see & do and we would definately visit again!

Thank IbrahimD508
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I heard all sorts of bad things about Long Beach, but until you go yourself, dont believe most of it! I was pleasantly surprised! Place was clean, updated and nice to visit! The beaches were clean, people were friendly and it was easy to park...More

2  Thank COPWITHKIDS
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I have not been in Long Beach in years. It is a whole new city. Streets are nice and clean. The public transportation works.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 15 June 2018

There is so much to see on Ocean drive. We enjoyed the route, taking our time to see the sights. The Long Beach Museum of Arts is located on East Ocean drive

1  Thank happytoberetired
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This area is my favorite of all the beaches along the coast. Their Pride is showing !! Traffic can be at a standstill at times but that is true of any popular beach area in CA.

1  Thank Sandi20170
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed a stroll along Pine Ave and we also drove on Ocean Blvd and saw it during the Long Beach Grand Prix preparation.Scenic and historic at the same time. We love the design of the freeway access into and out of Downtown Long Beach....More

3  Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have been watching Long Beach change as a city over the past 3 decades. Where once it was very depressed it is now becoming quite a hip city with plenty of restaurants, bars and entertainment for the whole family.

1  Thank Stuart S
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I think the way to learn this is to first decide what you want to see and then how much time you want to spend on each place. check out TA's Lists of Things to Do and See, under Long Beach
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Answer about 'being safe'..... Sad to say in ALL big cities, there is no such thing as 'being safe'. We live in different times. Locals and visitors need to always watch their surroundings and keep an eye on your... More
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