Beach Biking California

DSC06738FA regular visit to California would not be complete without enjoying this beautiful bike ride along the beaches of Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Dockweller, El Porto, Manhattan, Hermosa, Redondo and Torrance…

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Long Beach Top Treats


I am always on the look out for a great dessert and vacations are an excellent time to really enjoy them.  In Long Beach we found an excellent Smores pie at the Made in Long Beach store. Another great stop is the Creamistry. Sure Ice cream can be found just about anywhere, but at the Creamistry, they actually make the ice cream right before your eyes with liquid nitrogen.  It is an absolute must to check out when you are in Long Beach…

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Long Beach CA


Long Beach boasts a busy cruise ship port, with a wide variety of shopping and restaurants close by. Make sure you visit The RMS Queen Mary where it is moored as a fully functional Hotel. It’s a fun place to stay or just to go take a tour. If you visit around Halloween you can also go Ghost hunting. The Pacific Aquarium is another noteworthy place to visit, go see Sharks, Penguins and other sea creatures, check out the Jellyfish exhibit and then go eat a cooked one at the cafe. Use the Aqualink where they will shuttle you around the shoreline. Catch the Catalina Express for a great Day trip to Catalina Island.

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