Long Beach with Friends
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!
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...
2500 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
Sometimes a city doesn't allow for much open space to run free, but Bluff Park is the ideal spot to get outside and sweat. Running for about one mile, it takes you from the Long Beach Museum of Art southward to 36th Place. Want to get down to the...
25 39th Pl, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
The unpretentious Belmont Brewing Company is laid-back with a congenial vibe. Local beer, local crowd, and the best of the local view makes it my kind of spot to unwind. Rent a bike at the Bike Station on 1st Street in Downtown Long Beach, and...
140 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
The rumors are true: Long Beach has come alive at night, and the Spanish-themed Sevilla Café and Night Club is leading the charge. You can enjoy tapas with friends or make the most of a divine restaurant experience, check out the flamenco dancing...
223 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740, USA
It may not look like much, but this place is packed on the weekends, and rightly so: Nick’s breakfast burrito is the best around. Eggs, chorizo, and potatoes, all cooked up just the way we like it. Take your breakfast to go and enjoy a walk down...
201 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
The Congregation Ale House Chapter is a local favorite where you can have a proper confessional with your buddies inside or out on the covered patio. With dark wood accents and stained glass features, you may feel a little guilty for drinking in a...
5236 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
Created by LA Rams' Offensive Lineman Dennis Harrah and Long Beach businessman John Morris, Legends Sports Bar is touted as the first modern sports bar in the United States. The walls are packed with authentic sports memorabilia, even though the...
329 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740, USA
Making surfboards since 1959, Rich Harbour is an iconic name in the local surfboard industry. Expanding beyond the board, the Harbour Surfboards Surf Shop opened in 1962. Walk into this historic shop and you'll find the company's designer apparel...
Long Beach, CA, USA
There are plenty of farmers' markets in Long Beach and it can be hard to choose which one to visit. Certified, easily walkable, and welcoming, each market has a vibe dependent on its friendly neighborhood host. The Harvest Farmers' Market on...
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