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Long Beach Cruise Terminal Introduction

Long Beach Cruise Terminal offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the city skyline. Owned and operated by cruise giant Carnival Corporation, the pier has been home to Carnival Cruise Line ships and their subsidiaries since it opened in 2003. As part of the cruise terminal, the giant 75,000-square-foot white dome was once home to the famous 1947 Spruce Goose H-4 Hercules aircraft, owned by Texas businessman Howard Hughes. Long Beach Cruise Terminal is adjacent to the well-known 1930s RMS Queen Mary, now a historic hotel featuring art deco staterooms.

Hotels near Long Beach Cruise Terminal

There’s a wide range of accommodations available near Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Some of the nearby 3- and 4-star hotels have outdoor pools, water views and rooftop terraces, as well as bars and restaurants. But there are budget options offered too, including simple motels and inns. If you want to stay away from the crowds and higher hotel prices, try not to visit during July and August. Spring and fall offer more pleasant temperatures, and lower hotel costs. The best bargains will be in winter, especially in January and February, when the temperatures will be even lower.

Where to stay near Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Long Beach Cruise Terminal is in Long Beach’s Waterfront, a lively area known for its ocean views and shopping, as well as bars and restaurants. It’s also home to ShoreLine Aquatic Park On Queensway Bay, where you’ll find picnic areas and a lighthouse. One of the city’s most popular neighborhoods is Alamitos Beach. At its heart is East Broadway Street, where you’ll find shops, eateries and lounges, and a vibrant gay community. East Village is the cultural hub of the city, a bustling district full of specialty stores and galleries, along with coffeeshops and nightlife.

Things to see near Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Take in the amazing undersea world at Aquarium of the Pacific, where more than 11,000 animals are on exhibit. It’s only 1.9 miles from Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Just 3.7 miles away is Junipero Beach, where there’s a pathway and plenty of space to soak up the sun. On Naples Island, which is 6.1 miles away, you’ll find an upscale neighborhood with several ocean-view parks and plenty of gourmet dining. El Dorado Nature Center may be a good choice for outdoor lovers looking to enjoy birdwatching and walking along 2 miles of trails. It’s 11.5 miles from the terminal.

How to get to Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Long Beach Cruise Terminal is easily accessible from central areas of the city, including nearby Los Angeles. There’s a free network of buses, known as the red Passport, that connect the major tourist attractions, including the RMS Queen Mary and downtown hotels. The nearest stop is a block away. Amtrak has a station at Long Beach Transit Gallery, 2.2 miles away, where you can also hop on the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system for quick trips around the area. Long Beach Airport is 11.4 miles from the pier. There’s a 5-story parking garage at Long Beach Cruise Terminal.

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