Long Beach California is a charming Pacific Coast community with the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city. Long Beach is called the Aquatic Capital of America because of its climate, sailing waters, protected Marine Stadium competition zone, as well as numerous aquatic athletes and beachgoers. Water activities such as kayaking, jet-skiing, sailing and windsurfing are available year round. Long Beach is also the home of the Aquarium of the Pacific that exhibits inhabitants and seascapes of the Pacific,
Long Beach Harbor is one of California's busiest ports. The Queen Mary is a major attraction and boat cruises to catalina island are available daily.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) has become an alternative to LAX as an alternative for flights to the East Coast.