The 39th most populous city in the US, Long Beach is the third largest in Southern California behind Los Angeles and San Diego. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container in the US and is one of America's premier seaports and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship.
Los Angeles is a trend-setting global metropolis with an extraordinary history and a rich cultural heritage. "The Entertainment Capital of the World" is home to renowned museums, along with 75 miles of sunny coastline. With so much to see and do, the best way to discover L.A. is by exploring L.A.’s vibrant multicultural neighborhoods.
Santa Monica is one of L.A.’s most popular destinations for domestic and international visitors alike. The iconic Santa Monica Pier is a must-see, featuring an amusement park, historic carousel and numerous dining options.
Stretching for more than 32 miles along the Pacific, west of LA, Malibu is known for its celebrity homes and beaches, and is considered to have one of the most perfect waves anywhere. Malibu offers a wide range of real estate – from modest, canyon homes to lavish beachfront and mountaintop estates.
Huntington Beach has been long known for its long 8.5 miles of beautiful beach, mild climate, and excellent surfing, earning it the nickname of Surf City. Named the "Best City to Live in Orange County" by the Orange County Register readers, Huntington Beach offers residents a charming community with ideal weather, a diversified economy overflowing with good jobs, a wide variety of housing, and an excellent educational system.
Ten distinct neighborhoods make up Newport Beach, each with its own unique personality, natural beauty and story to share. With the largest recreational harbor on the west coast, there are ten miles of extraordinary fishing, swimming, surfing and other aquatic sports activities.
Laguna Beach is Southern California's premier coastal destination, nestled between seven miles of hidden coves and majestic canyons. A year-round retreat for art lovers, outdoor adventurers, beach-goers, and families, you'll enjoy all the town has to offer.
Dana Point is a city in Orange County, Southern California. Dana Point Harbor, with its marinas and eclectic boutiques, is a jumping off point for dolphin and whale-watching cruises. Trails wind through Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area, which has sweeping ocean views and an interpretive center.
From the famous pier and beaches, inland trails and hillsides, to the city's original architecture, this "Spanish Village by the Sea" celebrates all the special qualities that make San Clemente an outstanding place to live, work and play.
Located in scenic North County (San Diego C0.) and known as “The Village by the Sea," Carlsbad was named after a famous spa in Karlsbad, Bohemia, when in 1882 the water in Carlsbad was found to have similar mineral content. This quaint city boasts sandy beaches, three unique lagoons, outstanding shopping and world-class sporting events.
With near perfect weather year-round, 70 miles of spectacular coastline, world-class attractions and a thriving urban core complete with a sophisticated art, dining and nightlife scene, San Diego has earned the name California’s beach city.