Long Beach for Couples
Collected by Leo Johnson
A city that prides itself on standing out from the crowd, Long Beach, California, has upheld its reputation for individualism and unique experiences. Add to the list a new vibrant bar scene, upscale dining, family explorations, and a gateway to nearby adventures, and you're set!
450 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
The port at the Long Beach waterfront is more than 100 years old and well worth visiting. Take in views of the harbor and the epic Queen Mary by strolling through Shoreline Village. There are a multitude of restaurants to get your taste buds...
2300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
Long Beach has a flourishing art community with an established foundation based within the Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA). Come for the art exhibits. Come for the ambiance and view. Come for the special events. Claire’s Restaurant, located within...
5411 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
Explore nooks and crannies in the Naples district of Long Beach, where you can cruise by waterfront homes and through narrow inlets. The highlight of this kayak adventure—besides your wonderfully burning arms from all that upper body work—is the...
500 E First St, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
The menu at this farm-to-table restaurant changes based on the season to best showcase the local bounty from nearby land and sea. The hottest spot in the house is on the patio where diners enjoy the delicious SoCal weather. This is a modern,...
6272 E Pacific Coast Hwy # J, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
With a waterfront view, a unique ambience, and a solid happy hour, Tantalum is a great place to meet for drinks or dinner. The dishes and drinks match the exotic atmosphere and are Asian-influenced and sophisticated. Try the Citrus Basil...
102 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
Built more than 100 years ago, the historic building that now houses the newly designed Federal Bar has preserved its grandeur and rich bank-like ambiance. Locals come for the food and the happy hour (daily, 4:00–7:00 p.m.), but the opulent...
170 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
This whiskey bar may only be one year old, but it's well established in the fabric of Long Beach. Talk to Dexter at the bar, a native of the area, and he’ll fill you in on what's happening around town as well as on what's up-and-coming. The Stave...
4900 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
This one goes out to the ladies. From lovely to vintage to sultry, Laurenly is where you'll find high-end dresses, well priced tees, and designer jewelry. This is a popular spot for finding just that right piece to balance trendy with classic. One...
217 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740, USA
Seashells are a bit sparse on the beach these days, so head to Home by the Seashore. This small boutique has all the sandy and oceanic goods your heart desires, ranging from locally handmade wall decor to creative jewelry. Need some inspiration on...
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