Cheap car hire in Long Beach California
Long Beach is centrally located in the heart of Southern California and is approximately 25 miles south of the city of Los Angeles, on the Pacific Ocean. Long Beach is where the action begins and the fun never ends. From the regal Queen Mary and the spectacular Aquarium of the Pacific to stirring Broadway shows, live music venues and hundreds of exclusive dining destinations Long Beach has something for everyone.
Just in case you were wondering about the 'beach' beach part of Long Beach you'll be pleased to know that there is over 5 1/2 miles of clean sandy beaches to enjoy.
centrally located means that major amenities and attractions are pretty close by. The airport for instance is within 30 miles of the city Centre. Its also just a brief and pleasant cruise away from Catalina Island and a short distance from Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood.
Here are a few things to do in Long Beach
The Aquarium of the Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific (formerly the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific is an aquarium on a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach.You can meet 11,000 animals as you explore exhibits that represent sunny Southern California, Baja, Northern Pacific, and the reefs of the Tropical Pacific. You can actually touch sharks in the Shark Lagoon as well as an Animal-Vision 3-D film.
The Queen Mary (The Grey Ghost)
Visit the historic Queen Mary cruise Liner. In 1939, at the start of the World War II, the Queen Mary was drafted into service and outfitted as a troopship. Deemed the Grey Ghost due to her new camouflaged grey exterior, she joined the Allied Forces and played a crucial role. When the war ended, she was restored to her former glory and continued passenger service. In 1966, Queen Mary was for sale and winning bid was $3.45 million dollars and thus began the ship’s new journey to her new home in Long Beach.
Getting around. They say everyone drives in California and Long Beach is no exception. If you enjoy working from your own timetable and not the bus companies then a car hire is definitely the cheap way to get around. There are a vide range of rental cars on offer, simply search our rates and find a car that suits you.