About Long Beach


Let's have a look around into background of Long Beach
  • County: Los Angeles
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 33.792461
  • Longitude: -118.185005
  • Time zone: Pacific Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Long Beach

  • Climate: Mediterranean with Semi-Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to October

Location

Long Beach is the 7th most populous city in the US state of California. Long Beach has a total population of 492,969 (2015 Census).

Distance from Long Beach center to Airport

Long Beach Airport serves the city while Los Angeles International Airport is the main larger airport which provides international service. John Wayne Airport is an alternative to the airport.

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 30 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: : Long Beach Airport
  • Rail: Metro Blue Line
  • Road: Bus: American Transportation System, Taxi: Yellow Long Beach 

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Anaheim

Location

Home to the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim is located outside of Los Angeles in Southern California

Weather
  • Climate: Mediterranean climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April-May
Tourist Attractions
  • Anaheim GardenWalk
  • Disneyland Resort
  • Honda Centre




Los Angeles

Location

It is located in the state of Florida of the U.S.A. with a population of about 5.5 million • Geographical Borders: o North - Florida Bay o East – Biscayne Bay o South – Lake Okeechobee o West – Florida Everglades • Geological: o Eastern Time Zone following UTS – 05:00 o Located right on top of Tropic of Cancer

Weather
  • Climate:  Mediterranean climate 
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season).
Tourist Attractions
  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles
  • Universal CityWalk Hollywood
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk




Santa Ana

Location

Located in the State of California, Santa is the second most populous city in the Orange County.

Weather
  • Climate: Hot semi-arid climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Santa Ana Artist village
  • Kellogg House

Emergency Contact Numbers in Long Beach city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Taxi: 1 888 530 2359 (Yellow Long Beach)
  • Airport: +1 562 570 2600 (Long Beach Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 562 933 9000 (Community Hospital Long Beach)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Long Beach.

  • Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade & Festival
  • Long Beach Sea Festival
  • CSULB Wide Screen Film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • RMS Queens Mary
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Rancho Los Alamitos

Theatre & Concerts

  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • International City Theatre
  • The Garage Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Long Beach

  • Nick's on 2nd
  • George's Greek Cafe
  • Pier 76 Fish Grill

Top Shopping Centers in Long Beach

  • The Pike Outlets
  • Shoreline Village
  • Marina Pacifica Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
  • Hellada Gallery and Photography Studio

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes – Jongewaard's Bake 'n' Broil
  • Cilantro Salsa – Lola's Mexican Cuisine
  • Khao Soi - Thai District

Sports Club

  • 49ers – Baseball
  • Long Beach Armada – Baseball
  • Long Beach Ice Dogs – Ice Hockey

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 1.69
  • Taxi: $ 3 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2314.29
  • Cheap meal: $ 13
  • Gasoline: $ 0.75 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50

Information about Havana

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Santa Clara,
  • Miami,
  • Hialeah

Modes of transport

  • Airport: José Martí International Airport and Playa Baracoa Airport.
  • Rail: Ferrocarriles de Cuba – Railways of Cuba.
  • Road: Bus – Metrobús and Omnibus Metropolitanos (OM) ; Taxi – Cubataxi Cab Services

Airport

José Martí International Airport located about 11 km away from city center in southern direction. Secondary airport accessed is Playa Baracoa Airport

Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21km

Driving Time:  24 Minutes

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) per Day
    • Concierge: Between $1 (Cuban Dollar)
  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) 

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) per Day
    • Concierge: Between $1 (Cuban Dollar)
  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 (Cuban Dollar) 

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