The Urban Waterfront Playground
Just Ahead’s GPS-guided audio tour of Long Beach, California, is a narrated guide to Southern California’s urban waterfront playground. Our tour takes you to and through a city that makes the most of its remarkable location, stretched along more than five miles of gorgeous California beaches. As with all of our audio guides, once you download it from the Apple App Store or Google Play, you don’t need an Internet connection or mobile-phone signal to use it. Just turn it on, drive, and enjoy. We narrate what you’re seeing, in real time.
Sample a few of the 200+ stories that play automatically as you drive through Long Beach:
We show you all the top attractions of Long Beach, its hidden gems, and its distinctive neighborhoods. Kids love Long Beach, as we suggest the best places for families to explore and to play. We also show you the city’s cultural core and its hip, vibrant districts. We suggest urban walks, nature walks, and even guide you along the city’s Shoreline bike and pedestrian path.
As you approach each sight, we tell you all about it. Highlights include:
Queen Mary • Aquarium of the Pacific • The Canals of Naples • Downtown’s Restaurant Row • East Village Arts District • Shoreline Village • Retro Row • Alamitos Bay Beach • Shoreline Pedestrian Bike Path • Rainbow Harbor • Belmont Pier • Shoreline Marina • Alamitos Bay Marina • Rancho Los Alamitos • Rancho Los Cerritos • Bixby Knolls • Museum of Latin American Art • Long Beach Museum of Art • Battleship USS Iowa • Bluff Park • Alamitos Peninsula • Catalina Island
As a waterfront playground, Long Beach is all about being active, and we steer you toward all the best places for:
Swimming • Bicycling • Jogging • Sailing • Kayaking • Stand-up Paddleboarding • Boating • Kiteboarding • Yoga • Dog Walking • Beach Volleyball • Walking • Gondola Ride
Just Ahead’s tour of Long Beach is more than selection of highlights. We also tell you about its fascinating history, architecture, and arts in a series of in-depth bonus stories that include
Art Deco Walking Tour • How the Queen Mary Came to Long Beach • Day Tripping to Catalina • Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach • The “Oil Islands” • The World’s Longest Breakwater • Two-Minute History of Long Beach • Art Deco Heritage
With Just Ahead, you get a full, rich, engaging, and entertaining experience of one of the most entertaining cities on the West Coast. It’s like having a friendly tour guide along for the ride!