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 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)

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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Long Beach?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,429 vacation rentals near Long Beach. From 427 flats & apartments to 714 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Long Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Long Beach:

  • Bluff Park: 53 vacation rentals
  • Waterfront: 85 vacation rentals
  • Bluff Heights: 56 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Long Beach: 107 vacation rentals
  • Bixby Knolls: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Long Beach?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Long Beach. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Naples Island: 2,501 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach Cruise Terminal: 2,511 vacation rentals
  • Shoreline Village: 2,528 vacation rentals
  • Bixby Village Golf Course: 2,873 vacation rentals
  • City Place Shopping Center: 2,614 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Flats in Long Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 427 Flats in Long Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Long Beach include:

  • Houses: 714 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 37 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 602 vacation rentals with pool available in Long Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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