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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Long Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,507 holiday lettings around Long Beach. From 448 flats & apartments to 666 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Long Beach?

Inhaling clean ocean air, soaking up the sunshine and decidedly losing all sense of time. Now that's the type of dream vacay you deserve. HomeAway has 690 beachside getaway homes to check out. Searching for a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our options here include:

  • 509 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 500 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 427 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Long Beach?

If you want to live like a local and love having lots of room to move, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 1,326 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £22 per night. If that doesn't match your family's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Apartment: 415 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Condo: 368 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.
  • Hotel: 361 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.

Can I stay in Long Beach in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special getaway with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always loads of fun being in a new place together! The great news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. House holiday rentals are the favoured option for larger sized groups, with 233 listed here. Properties around here that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 569 properties perfect for that size. Book a night for as little as £56.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 8 people? We have 413 that will work well. You can get one for as low as £65 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 211 properties for rent that will suit. Prices start from £84 per night.

You and all your buddies will be in good hands when you book your Long Beach holiday through us!

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