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Fun things to do in Long Beach

July 30th, 2018

Hello everyone! Now that we have become so familiar with the surrounding Baker Block area, it is time to discover what fun can be had outside of Costa Mesa. In particular, Long Beach.

Sights and Landmarks

Long Beach Waterfront

It is no surprise that there is a fantastic waterfront community here. While visiting, keep it mellow and head over for a nice walk with a beautiful view. With plenty of places to eat along the way, this waterfront on 54th Place and Ocean Blvd. is another great spot for a relaxing bike ride or jog. Also, be sure to take a stop at the iconic lighthouse.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Looking to learn and have fun? Then get yourself tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific. This gorgeous aquarium is a great way to learn more about California’s sea life. Highlights here include sea otters, penguins, and a touchable shark lagoon.

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Local Events

The Long Beach Antique Market

Located at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, this monthly flea market offers over 800 vendors selling all sorts of antiques, collectible goods, and vintage clothing. For those of you with an affinity for antique decor and still need to furnish your new Baker Block apartment, the Long Beach Antique Market is the place for you. It happens on the 3rd Sunday of every month and goes from 5:30 AM to 3 PM.

Southeast Farmers Market

In need of some fresh fruits and veggies? Then head on over to the local Famers Market. Encouraging community and healthy eating, this weekly farmers market happens every Sunday from 9 AM to 2 PM at 6602 E. Marina Drive.

 

As you can see, there is plenty to do in Long Beach. True that you will never get bored while living in Costa Mesa. Nonetheless, head on over to Long Beach for sun, fun, and good times. ENJOY!