A Visitor’s Guide to Long Beach

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January 19, 2022

A Visitor’s Guide to Long Beach

Long Beach is nestled along the coast of Los Angeles County and boasts a true Southern California vibe. The city is known for its eclectic community, city beaches, and its highly walkable and bike-friendly nature. All of these factors make Long Beach an easy city to navigate and explore for both visitors and residents. 

At Chronic, we’re stoked to offer our customers the opportunity to spend a day getting to know our homebase of Long Beach. Next time you’re in our area, stop by our dispensary and choose some top quality cannabis products to bring along on your journey. Grab some premium weed and plan your day in Long Beach, California. 

Chronic Long Beach Dispensary 

The first stop on your itinerary is Chronic Long Beach Dispensary. At our dispensary you’ll find everything from flowers and edibles, to tinctures, topicals, vape pens, pre-rolls, and more. With a wide variety of offerings, our knowledgeable staff can guide you to find the right cannabis products for your needs.

In addition to offering solid weed products, Chronic Long Beach is a founding member of the Long Beach Collective Association (The LBCA). We’re proud to be a part of this association because The LBCA is committed to serving the greater cannabis community in Long Beach by working with cannabis-centered businesses.

We align with the LBCA’s mission to foster a safe, happy and healthy cannabis community, while following all local and state laws and guidelines.

Once you’ve made your selections at Chronic LB, head out the door and into the vibrant culture of Long Beach.

Belmont Shore, Downtown & The Long Beach Bike Trail

If you’re looking to explore some of the busier neighborhoods in town, check out Downtown Long Beach or Belmont Shore. These areas offer visitors a quaint stretch of coastline with many restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. If you’d prefer to do something more active than shopping or eating, Belmont Shore is home to the Long Beach Bike Trail, which runs along Alamitos Bay from Naples Island, taking riders through the sites and sounds of the greater Long Beach area.

Long Beach Museum of Art

For those of you that love art, make your way to the Long Beach Museum of Art. The museum is located on Ocean Boulevard in the Bluff Park neighborhood, and their collection boasts over 4,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, works on paper, and decorative arts objects from renowned artists from California and beyond. 

The Pike at Rainbow Harbor

What was once a bustling amusement park known as The Pike, this historic area is now home to a variety of restaurants and bars, making it a perfect place to grab a bite and people watch. The location also hosts a ton of special events throughout the year like concerts in the summertime or ice skating during winter.

There’s also a marina here where visitors can participate in watersports or rent boats, kayaks, and paddleboards. So if you want to soak up the Southern California sun and spend a day on the water, this is the spot for you.

The Queen Mary 

If you enjoy a taste of history, the Queen Mary is a must-see. The famed, historic ocean liner has been transformed into a hotel and museum. Once on the ship, there are tours available as well as a smattering of restaurants, bars, and shops. For those that want to truly immerse themselves in the experience, the ship offers guests the opportunity to stay onboard overnight.

The Aquarium of the Pacific 

One of the largest aquariums in California, the Aquarium of the Pacific is home to more than 11,000 animal exhibits and explores three distinct waters of the Pacific Ocean. Learning about the ocean’s habitats is a great way to truly appreciate our planet’s great natural diversity. It’s a colorful, sensory experience as the large tanks make visitors feel like they’re exploring the depths themselves. It's a perfect attraction for all ages and even has a special section for children.

Naples Island

Known as one of the most upscale neighborhoods in Long Beach, Naples Island is a small island in Alamitos Bay where you'll find the most expensive homes in the city. If you enjoy exploring local neighborhoods, the island is home to a lovely park, as well as restaurants, and a coffee shop. It's a great way to spend a leisurely day.

El Dorado East Regional Park

For nature lovers, a trip to El Dorado East Regional Park is essential. This huge park offers a plethora of recreational activities. Visitors can go fishing on the lake, play basketball, ride bike trails, or just relax under a shady tree at one of the park’s many greenspaces.

If you're looking for a place to have a picnic, go for a walk, or just relax, the shady trees and green lawns make the park a perfect spot to spend an afternoon. Plus, the park frequently hosts community events.

Long Beach is full of attractions that please a wide variety of interests, whether you're into art, history, gazing at real estate, or simply relaxing on the beach. The busy and colorful vibe in Long Beach is sure to make for a day of fun activities, so pack your bag with some pre-rolls, get out the door and spend your day in Long Beach guided by Chronic.