Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Tour of Los Angeles from Long Beach and San Pedro

Staying in Long Beach and want to see the best of Los Angeles in one incredible day? Then this tour is for you! Tour famous Los Angeles landmarks and local institutions on this fun, action-packed day trip from Long Beach. See top Los Angeles area attractions including TCL Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Venice Beach, Santa Monica and the Hollywood Sign. Get a close-up view of famous movie locations, see the biggest ports in the US and explore Hollywood Boulevard on this tour that's a well-balanced mix of guided tours and free time.
8 hours
Transfers & Ground Transport

Catalina Island Ferry Ride from Long Beach or San Pedro

Climb aboard the ‘Catalina Express’ ferry at either Downtown Landing in Long Beach or Catalina Sea and Air Terminal in San Pedro for round-trip service to Catalina Island. No matter where you depart from, you can expect awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean on your trip. Torn between taking a day trip and doing an overnight stay? You can use your ticket anytime you like, making it easy to stay and explore what Catalina Island has to offer at your own pace!
1 hour
Day Trips & Excursions

Huntington and Long Beach, Venice, Santa Monica Tour from LA

Experience Southern California’s laid-back beach lifestyle, and see various Pacific coast beaches on this day trip from Los Angeles! Visit Huntington Beach, Long Beach, and climb aboard the Queen Mary, the famous ocean liner. See the colorful characters and performers of Venice Beach, and ride the roller coasters at Santa Monica Pier. An enthralling day at the beach awaits!
12 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Catalina Helicopter Flight, Long Beach to Avalon in 15 Minutes

A splendid, 15-minute flight is all that stands between you and paradise. IEX Helicopters offers per-seat-pricing to Catalina Island from Long Beach 364 days a year. Indulge in this thrilling helicopter flight from Long Beach to Catalina Island - the fastest, most glamorous way to reach the resort island off the coast of Los Angeles.
15 minutes
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Downtown Long Beach Food Walking Tour

Experience the dining scene of Downtown Long Beach like a local. With more than 150 restaurants, wine bars, and other venues, downtown Long Beach is known for its art community, nightlife, and food scene. This 3-hour food walking tour is the perfect way to try some of the best eats the city has to offer. You'll indulge in seven+ tastings, bites, and sips including a cold-pressed juice flight. Vendor demonstrations and the exclusive Long Beach Booklet — with maps and guest coupons — are included.
3 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Los Angeles and Long Beach 15-Minute Private Helicopter Tour

Cruise over downtown Long Beach and the historical Queen Mary on this private helicopter tour. You'll then soar over the port of Long Beach and Los Angeles while climbing up to get spectacular views of Catalina and the L.A. Basin.
15 minutes
Day Trips & Excursions

Catalina Island Day Excursion

Enjoy a day trip to Catalina Island from Santa Monica, LA, Venice or Marina Del Rey! Tour the island's wildlife, buffalo, vegetation and history. We will  collect you from select hotels and bring you to your morning ferry to Avalon. Enjoy the 1-hour ferry trip where dolphin, seal and sea lion sightings may occur, as well as the option to include on Island guided tours & activities. Check your options below.
12 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Downtown Los Angeles Private Helicopter Tour from Long Beach

Experience a spectacular private helicopter tour of Los Angeles with views of all of the famous landmarks. Starting from Long Beach airport, you will fly over LA Harbor and the Queen Mary around the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula with breathtaking views of Catalina Island. Traveling up the beach cities along the shoreline through LAX airport you will have views of the Santa Monica pier and Hollywood sign before soaring through downtown LA.
45 minutes
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Los Angeles Shoreline: Private Helicopter Tour from Long Beach

Soar over the Los Angeles beaches and LAX airport on this private helicopter experience. Fly in style from Long Beach over the LA suburbs to Redondo Beach, where you will turn northbound along the shoreline and pass LAX at 150 feet. Following that you will circle over Marina Del Ray with views of Santa Monica Pier and travel over the top of LAX, watching the action before cruising home.
30 minutes
Classes & Workshops

Small-Group Surf Lessons at Hermosa Beach

Take a ride on the beautiful waves of the Pacific Ocean in Hermosa Beach with this 2-hour small-group lesson. Get a full surfing experience from expert instructors that will cover safety, etiquette, technique, tides, ocean conditions and more. Lessons offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers.
2 hours