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Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Long Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Long Beach. Travellers to this walkable city praise the aquarium, baseball games and boating. Take in top local attractions such as RMS Queen Mary and Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Long Beach

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Long Beach has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Disneyland® (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Medieval Times (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Long Beach

Travellers speak highly of Long Beach for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Beach

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Long Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • City Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Rosie's Dog Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Mother's Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Long Beach

Fly into Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Long Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,530 holiday rentals near Long Beach. From 1,280 Houses to 799 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Long Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Long Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Long Beach:

  • Belmont Shore: 120 holiday homes
  • Bixby Knolls: 24 holiday homes
  • Alamitos Beach: 235 holiday homes
  • Belmont Heights: 107 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 110 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Long Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Long Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Long Beach Cruise Terminal: 2,512 holiday rentals
  • El Dorado Park Golf Course: 3,127 holiday rentals
  • Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center: 2,485 holiday rentals
  • City Place Shopping Center: 2,554 holiday rentals
  • RMS Queen Mary: 2,515 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Long Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,280 Houses in Long Beach. Our other popular types of Long Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 799 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 67 holiday houses
  • Villas: 20 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 711 holiday homes with pool available in Long Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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