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Our List of Top 5 Things to do in Long Beach

March 19th, 2019

Long Beach

Is it time for your Long Beach Vacation?

Long Beach is a fun place to travel. The weather is nice, the food is good and the locals are fun too. If you are traveling to Long Beach, there are a number of hotspots that are fun for everyone.

Before you take off on your adventure to Long Beach, nail down your transportation needs. This way you will have a ride waiting when you arrive at Long Beach Airport. SuperShuttle in Long Beach provides both Non-stop shuttle service and black car service through ExecuCar. Note: The shuttle and black car pick-up area is located directly across from the pick-up/drop-off area at the front of the terminal, with a check-in representative available to hail your shuttle or car upon arrival.

Once out of the car, check out our top 5 things to do in Long Beach:

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach

Whether traveling with kids or just adults, the Aquarium is a top attraction for travelers of all ages. This aquarium is home to penguins, jellyfish, and even sea lions. Several touch pools are featured throughout the exhibit, so you can interact with some of the animals. Feed the fish behind the scenes, go on a whale watching boat and much more at this adventurous aquarium!

The Queen Mary

Queen Mary ship in Long Beach

If you’re into old Hollywood glamour, this one is for you! The Queen Mary is an old ship that operated in the 1930’s that is now docked in Long Beach and doubles as a hotel, event venue, and lavish dining spot. Reserve your room, stay the night and experience what sea travel was like back in the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s. Fun Fact: If you decide to visit during October, they turn the boat into a haunted boat for a unique customer experience!

Alamitos Bay

Alamitos Bay in Long Beach

Admire the beauty of this marina, because it is one of a kind. Relax and watch the boats in the dock, take a stroll around the shops and dine at the restaurants that line the bay. If you’re looking for activity or sporting options, run the trail that lines the beach or take a stab at paddle-boarding and kayaking. You might even be able to paddle-board next to a dolphin!

Rosie’s Dog Beach

Dog Beach in Long Beach

Traveling with your pets? Let your doggies run free on this beach! Don’t have a dog? No problem, visit the beach and adopt one on the spot where they hold pet adoptions many days out of the year. Owners are required to clean up after their pets, so the beach can stay clean and enjoyable for everyone! Pro tip – SuperShuttle does allow dogs! Check out our Animal Policy for more info.

Gondola Rides

Gondola rides in Long Beach

Naples Island offers gondola rides, whether you are a happy couple or fun family, these rides can be fun for everyone! The Gondola Getaway is a company that serves the Long Beach area in Naples Island and has many different options when it comes to booking your ride. Hungry? You can book a larger gondola that will serve you tasty pizza and variety appetizers! Book in advance because they fill up quick.

Surprised to find out all the things to do in Long Beach? Many people never think about heading to this amazing destination until they dig around and realize what a gem it can be!

Whether you want to take a solo vacation or are looking for a place to travel with several households, consider Long Beach as a top destination. While prepping for your trip, be sure to download the SuperShuttle app onto your phone. That way, you can have one of our customer-centric drivers pick you up for a SuperShuttle ride from the airport terminal to your Long Beach hotel or rental.

Happy travels!

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