Jun 23

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an aquarium in San Pedro which concentrates on the marine life of Southern California since 1935. It connects visitors from all ages in education, recreation and research to uphold information, admiration and conservation of the marine life. It was designed by famous architect Frank Gehry. The museum provides rich and varied opportunities to see and learn about the fascinating marine environment. The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium survives on funding and donations.

Hours: Tuesday – Friday – 12 noon to 5 pm, Saturday – Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Free (donation basis)

People can experience an ocean wonderland of gray whales and other marine mammals like jellyfish, lobster, and even sharks, with birds, native island plants, and marine biology at the museum. With multiple aquariums, touch tanks, and fascinating exhibits of local marine life and displays, visitors get close views of amazing underwater world. They also offer school, group programs and many events/tours are also held which enhance and add facilities for education, science, and learning.

While staying at the Comfort Inn & Suites Long Beach hotel, you’re only a few miles away from the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. For more details visit: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/

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Jun 17

Point Fermin Park is a beautiful park at the southern-most point of the city of Los Angeles which is located near San Pedro at the end of Gaffey Street. This 37 acre park marks an amphitheater, picnic and barbeque areas, a children’s playground and stunning vistas of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island.

The park features an awesome walking path right on top of the cliff which overlooks the ocean with spectacular views and the ability to watch sea life. The centerpiece of the park is the historic Point Fermin Lighthouse which was built in 1874. The best time to visit this place is at low tide, when most of the rocks and pools are exposed.  It is also one of the few places on the peninsula where Monarch butterflies spend their winters. It is a 4 mile out and back trail and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking & walking and is accessible year-round. Park is open at sunrise and closed at sunset.

In short, Point Fermin Park and its surrounding area is packed with spectacular views, geological wonders, and fascinating history.

Stay at the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel in Long Beach, very close to the Point Fermin Park and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/

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Jun 10

First Congregational Church Of Long Beach is a house of worship of the United Church of Christ located in downtown Long Beach and founded in 1888. Designated as a Long Beach Historic Landmark, the church occupies a historic red brick structure designed in the Italian Romanesque style built in 1914. The 110-foot tower is supported by a steel frame and features a belvedere with a low-pitched, pyramidal hip roof supported visually by a white terra cotta bracketed cornice.

The church’s main mission is to serve the people of the community, of all ages, races and economic levels. Offer Christian education, youth programming, a music ministry, parent’s night out, nursery care and more. Also host a wide range of community events including music performances and workshops.

Hours: 8:00am – 10:00pm (Open all days)

First Congregational Church Of Long Beach is also home to some wonderful works of art, stained glass windows and sculpture.  While staying at the Comfort Inn & Suites Long Beach hotel, you’re only minutes away from the First Congregational Church, Long Beach. Book directly on the Hotel’s Website for the lowest possible rate:  http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/reservations

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Jun 03

Skinny House Long Beach is a Tudor-style home which was built in 1932 by Nelson Rummond. This 860-square foot house is three stories tall, and stands as proof to all that amazing things can be done with a little creativity. It is a private residence, but you can drive by and view the exterior. It’s the skinniest house in North America!

The house was featured in the Guinness book of World Records, Ripley’s Believe-it-or-not, and many other magazines and TV shows. Walt Disney even visited the property at one of the many open houses the various owners have held.

The Skinny House Long Beach is located at the corner of Gladys Avenue and Seventh Street. It is close to the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel in Long Beach where you can get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/

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