California is known for being a state that has its very own state of mind. The traffic on the 101 is some of the worst in the nation, and the major cities are vast expanses of major epicenters. However, if you travel to the very edge of LA, you will find that it shares a border with Long Beach. Although Long Beach is one of the largest cities in the state, it has retained its small town feel. There are charming neighborhoods that stretch out from the bustling waterfront, and you will find yourself lost in the bucolic city feel in such a vast expanse of bustling urban life. Pristine Agency invites you to take a minute to enjoy the finer side of the California coast on your next trip to Long Beach.
If the name of the city has the word beach in it, you know that has to be a major part of the attraction. Long Beach beaches stretch out an expansive four miles along the ocean. The beaches are sheltered by breakwater so there are no waves, tough break for the avid surfers, but perfect for families to frolic in. You can also bike, skate, or just use your two feet as they were intended and stroll the beach path. For a great sunset vantage point head to Bluff Park, it’s the perfect place to catch a romantic stunning ocean sunset with your main squeeze.
For a little island feel close to the coast, head over to Naples Island in the bay right off of Long Beach. You can drive right onto the island. The main big island surrounds a smaller inner island. You can park your car and walk around checking out the very expensive real estate, check out the yachts, and cross romantic bridges.
After the day at the beach and exploring the island you are sure to be hungry. Head over to Pine Avenue. This is where you will find the best dining options in Long Beach. You won’t find your typical chain eateries here, but an abundance of casual and fine dining restaurants. After dinner this is also the perfect place to hit the club, or a live music venue.
Long Beach Beaches offer a variety of activities from playing in the sand and surf, to a little bit of island life, to the quaint downtown area. It is a unique experience to have that provincial feel in a big city, and especially in a city that is so close to the City of Angles.