About Long Beach
Long Beach is a world-class city which offers a unique blend of sophistication and seaside community charm. With its own Symphony and Playhouse, Long Beach theatre boasts stellar performances and high acclaim. The beautiful Queen Mary, docked in the Long Beach harbor, is a majestic site to behold. The Long Beach Aquarium is an interesting place to spend hours exploring sealife from around the world. In close proximity to Los Angeles, the area offers numerous local attractions for entertainment. From a relaxing stroll on the beach, beautiful ocean-front accommodations and fine dining to the excitement of Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood and Knotts Berry Farm which are all within driving distance, Long Beach is a convenient location to explore the area.
The city has been identified as one of the most diverse cities on the west coast with the different backgrounds of its residents. The diversity creates a wonderful melting pot which offers the opportunity to enjoy cuisine from around the world as well as to participate in cultural festivals throughout the year that share music, dancing and unique traditions along with colorful handmade crafts. From the Farmer's Markets held around the city to the high-end shopping, there is plenty to see and do in Long Beach.