Long Beach is a lovely city in California on the western coast of the USA. Located 36 kilometres south of Los Angeles, it is the fifth largest city in the state of California. Long Beach was first inhabited by Europeans in the 18th century, and was formally founded as a city in 1888 by a family of wealthy sheep herders.
It has long been one of the world's busiest port cities, but Long Beach is most famous for being one of the west's most alluring resort destinations. The neighborhood of Naples is particularly beautiful, and features gondoliers who can guide visitors to the islands amid Alamitos Bay. Long Beach is full of exciting spots to visit, so be sure you have the freedom to do so with a discount car hire from Auto Europe. Auto Europe offers Long Beach rental car pick up locations and a large car hire fleet for you to choose from.
While in Long Beach, be sure to pay a visit to the famous ship the RMS Queen Mary. The massive ocean liner, which made its maiden voyage in 1936, could carry over two thousand passengers in its prime, but has remained docked in Long Beach's harbour since its retirement in 1967.
Today the ship is firmly welded to the pier, but remains a popular tourist destination, and one of Long Beach's most fascinating historical sites. The former cabins have been converted to hotel rooms, and a large museum has been created on one of the ship's levels to document the its rich history. Make the most of your trip to Long Beach with a discount car hire from Auto Europe. With a dependable fleet, excellent customer service and the guaranteed lowest prices on Long Beach car rentals, Auto Europe is an easy choice for all of your transportation needs.
The East Village, located in downtown Long Beach, has long been a major cultural centre for the city. The area is full of a wide range of shops, including locally owned clothing stores and independent music boutiques. There are also a variety of coffee shops and restaurants serving everything from pizza to sushi.
The East Village has a vibrant art community, and is the site for the monthly Second Saturday Art Walk, an exiting evening walking tour of the Village's galleries. The Village is also home to a number of festivals including the Tour des Artists, an annual celebration of street performance held each June. Long Beach and the surrounding area have a rich culture full of delicious food and exiting events, be sure you can see everything you want to with a discount car hire from Auto Europe.
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