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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Trail
“A quaint walk through nature in the middle of the city. There are ponds with turtles and many areas canopied with trees (great trees for climbing if going with kiddos).”
  • 41 locals recommend
Garden
“The Japanese Garden is located at the CSULB campus and it is lovely and peaceful to walk around!”
  • 26 locals recommend
University
“Beautiful campus, Miller Japanese Gardens, Pyramid, Art Gallery. Grab lunch in the Student Union.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you have come to Long Beach craving some authentic Mexican food...go here! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Theatre
“Adjacent to "The Pyramid" on the Cal. State University campus, the Richard and Karen Carpenter Center hosts major acts throughout the year. carpenterarts.org”
  • 4 locals recommend
History Museum
“Rancho Los Alamitosis twice listed on the National Register of Historic Places - once as the sacred Tongva village of Povuu’ngna, the traditional birthplace of the native people of the Los Angeles Basin and, second, for the evolution of its significant historic landscape over time.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fun little sushi spot on the same block as the airbnb! Get there before 7pm for happy hour. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Theatre
“Established in 1929, this intimate performing arts venue showcases plays throughout the year.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Great burgers, great price and it's a legend to SoCal and a must-eat if you've never been there before. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“This giant park is where they held the Olympic Archery when the Olympics came to LA in '84 and they still have archery classes and gatherings here. There is a dog park and a duck pond and playground equipment. It costs $5 to drive your car into the park.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Fantastic seafood place with very reasonable prices! Within walking distance, altho the neighborhood is not the best.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Have your golf clubs? There are also clubs to rent available. Also there's a putting green and driving range if you're short on time. Near the studio.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Gay, lesbian & transgender nightclub with a chic lounge area, karaoke, pool & weekly drag shows.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Catering to the local Long Beach skater scene this is a lively spot on weekends and has good bar grub! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Barely a block away... great place for coffee, socializing, and free internet.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“I love the variety and "healthy" pizza options here...they even have gluten-free crusts available, along with very tasty salads! There is another location on 2nd St. as well.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“If you have come to Long Beach craving some authentic Mexican food...go here! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fun little sushi spot on the same block as the airbnb! Get there before 7pm for happy hour. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Great burgers, great price and it's a legend to SoCal and a must-eat if you've never been there before. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Fantastic seafood place with very reasonable prices! Within walking distance, altho the neighborhood is not the best.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Catering to the local Long Beach skater scene this is a lively spot on weekends and has good bar grub! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“I love the variety and "healthy" pizza options here...they even have gluten-free crusts available, along with very tasty salads! There is another location on 2nd St. as well.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great sushi bar, with awesome nightly happy hour specials and a very fun and festive vibe!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Noodle House
“Miles away from Orange County's Little Siagon, Pho Hong Phat holds down the pho front in Vietnamese-lacking Long Beach”
  • 4 locals recommend

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