Things to do in Near Long Beach Cruise Port

Venice Beach

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Venice Beach is famous for being the city’s center of eclectic–and sometimes bizarre–culture. This is where you can get a glimpse of what Los Angeles is really all about, with skaters, bodybuilders, street performers, and an endless stream of interesting characters providing an unforgettable tapestry of sights, sounds, colors, and experiences. Take a stroll down the Venice boardwalk or Ocean Front Walk and see what Venice Beach has to offer. Or better yet, learn to surf at one of California’s most famous beaches. Buy lessons online now.



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Many people visit Hollywood to get a glimpse of the celebrities and to experience celebrity culture, and few are disappointed. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is always a good place to start, with over 2,400 celebrity figures immortalized in gold letters on pink terrazzo. Nearby is Grauman’s Chinese Theatre with the sidewalk bedecked in the hand and footprints of dozens of celebrities. A great way to see the sights of L.A. and Hollywood is through a small-group city tour.  Buy tickets online now.


Getty Center

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Los Angeles also boasts of impressive cultural displays, with the Getty Center leading the city’s offerings. Featuring a wide array of impressive paintings and sculptures ranging from the Renaissance to the present day, the museum is highly recommended for art aficionados of all ages. The center also features a growing collection of photography with captivating images taken from all over the world, and an enchanting sculpture garden.


Beverly Hills / Rodeo Drive

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Welcome to the lifestyle of the rich and famous! Take a Beverly Hills tour to see where the stars live. See their extravagant mansions and fancy cars. Shopping in Los Angeles is always a good idea and Rodeo Drive is pretty hard to beat for this purpose. Even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend, the various shops and designer outlets in the area are well worth checking out. Check out the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel and have a drink at the Fountain Coffee Room. You never know who you might be seated next to! For a unique look at Beverly Hills, take a segway tour. Buy tickets online now!


Griffith Observatory

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Located in Griffith Park on Mt. Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory is open to the public as it is owned by the City of Los Angeles. The free admission provides entrance to the planetarium and exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, and hands-down the best view of the Los Angeles basin and famous Hollywood sign.


See Excursions in Los Angeles


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Top Excursions in Long Beach (Carnival Cruise Terminal)

L.A. in a Day Tour by Sunseeker Tours

See the most popular attractions around Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Venice Beach. On this small group tour, you'll travel in comfort and style in Mercedes-Benz buses, and still have lots of free time to experience the excitement of L.A. up close and personal!
Duration: 8 Hours
Activity Level: Low
Wheelchair Accessibility: No

Warner Bros. Studio and Movie Stars' Homes Tour

Explore Warner Bros. back lot where show like Friends and Big Bang Theory were filmed, then visit the current or one-time homes of today's biggest stars, all while seeing the city's top landmarks.
Duration: 4-5 hours
Activity Level: Medium
Wheelchair Accessibility: No

L.A. Hop-On-Hop-Off Double Decker Bus Tour

See the most popular sights of Los Angeles including Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica, at your leisure. Hop on or off at more than 50 stops throughout the city providing a comprehensive overview for first time visitors.
Duration: Unlimited for 24 or 48 hours
Activity Level: Low
Wheelchair Accessibility: On Lower Level of Bus

Dearly Departed: The Tragic History Tour of Los Angeles

See over 75 sites on this popular "death tour" of Hollywood on this multimedia bus tour where you will see where some of the most famous stars, including Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, took their final breaths.
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Activity Level: Low
Note: Not suitable for under 15 years of age due to subject matter and possible language.

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