Visit Long Beach - Best of Long Beach

Long Beach is the world’s largest shipping port and 36th most populous city in United States. The city of Long Beach is also known as the Aquatic capital of America as the Long Beach is home to a lot active athletes and premier water sports.

The city has local music and food festivals happening throughout the year, making it more alluring to the tourists. The Long Beach Opera which was found in 1979 is the oldest professional opera company, also the Long Beach Symphony plays classical and pop music concerts throughout the year at the terrace theatre in the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Centre. The hustle and bustle of the city makes the place the liveliest. In all the contemporary attractions, the city also holds on to the culture. Museum, parks and well-crafted islands are a part of the city beauty. Cultural events and theatrical performances are a part of the city’s culture.The city also maintains a progressively declining oil industry with minor wells located both directly beneath the city as well as offshore. Long Beach’s manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, automotive parts, electronic equipment, audio-visual equipment, petrochemicals, precision metals and home furnishings.

Long Beach is one of the best and popular in California, adding this nonconformist at heart city to your travel list is a must. 

Long Beach Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Long Beach tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Long Beach has the Pacific Standard
  • Currency: United States Dollar
  • Electricity and Internet: Internet and wi-fi availability is extremely good.
  • Electricity generation is from non-hydroelectric resources. The Plug type is A.
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Security: For any emergency call 911 and you will be connected to the required department.
  • Off-beaten Path: Interested in learning watercrafts? Then visit the Leeway Sailing & Aquatics Centre in Long Beach to learn wind surfing, kayaking and many more or just rent sail boards, kayaks and canoes. If you wish to bogart some Pizza the La Rizza’s Pizza house is your place. It is almost hidden in the midst ofthe hustle in the city.
  • Tipping: Tipping in Long Beach is the same like the other parts in USA. The tipping rate goes up to 20%. 

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Facts and Stats for Long Beach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Long Beach

    Know the pollution level of Long Beach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.14 (Low)
  • Long Beach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Long Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Long Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 61.11 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 58.82 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 56.94 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 63.89 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Long Beach - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Long Beach is 177.26 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.08 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 96.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.92 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.11 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 82.78 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.34 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.67 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Long Beach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Long Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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