Long Beach misses you and we can't wait to see you again when it's safe and you are ready to visit. Until then, here are some resources for staying inspired and loving Long Beach while you're at home.
1. Connect with Nature
The Aquarium of The Pacific offers amazing webcams of its penguins, sharks, jellyfish, and more! Parents looking for online educational resources will appreciate the aquarium's academy. Kids can engage with interactive content organized by grade level, from kindergarten all the way through grade 12.
2. Support Your Favorite Local Businesses
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance has a helpful list of the restaurants, retailers, and service providers who are open for business. Enjoy takeout from a favorite chef or signup for an online fitness or wellness class. You can also find a list of Bixby Knolls restaurants and boutiques open for businesses here.
3. Tour the Queen Mary
Go back in time and behind the scenes with The Queen Mary's archive of videos and tours on YouTube. Learn about the amazing history and hauntings of this iconic vessel.
4. Relax with A Long Beach-Themed Coloring Book
Coloring is for kids of all ages (even the young at heart). Click this link to download a coloring book full of sights from all over Long Beach. The Arts Council for Long Beach is also commissioning coloring book pages from local artists featuring portraits of essential workers. You may download your copies here.
5. Enjoy The Library's Digital Resources At Home
Tap into the digital resources from the Long Beach Library. From online learning for kids and adults, to ebooks, audiobooks, streaming movies, and more. Visit the library's "at home" page to start exploring.
6. Stay Inspired with MOLAA
The Museum of Latin American Art is offering a range of virtual activities and resources to keep you inspired at home. Explore digital exhibits, educational resources, and even a playlist in English and Spanish.