What's Open in Long Beach

Long Beach waterfront view

Help keep Long Beach safe as businesses welcome back guests.

Lucky for us, there are plenty of outdoor activities and tons of open space in town, making it the perfect spot to escape to. We’ve laid out what exactly you can expect to be open when you stay in Long Beach, CA. If you have any questions about local conditions, please get in touch with us through email or by calling (562) 436-3645.

What outdoor activities are available?

Long Beach is the perfect place for outdoor fun. With warm weather year-round, beautiful beaches, gorgeous scenery, and countless activities, you’ll never run out of things to do and see.

1. Hiking & Biking

Get out on the trails! Grab your running shoes or rent a bike and tear through Long Beach’s best routes. Whether you’re looking for a simple path to take a walk on with your kids or you want to get active and break a sweat, there are plenty of options. Just remember to keep your distance from other hikers, bikers, and pedestrians. For a list of trails and more information on bike rentals, check out our guide to biking in Long Beach.

2. Fishing

Looking for a quiet activity you can do alone? Long Beach’s waterfront environment is ideal for fishing and relaxing by the water. Between rocky areas and lively kelp beds, Long Beach’s fishing locations keep anglers hooked year-round. Fish for halibut, seabass, rockfish, and more when you head out. For more information, check out this list of the Best Fishing Spots in Long Beach, CA.

3. Kayaks & Boating

On warmer days, grab the people you live with and head out on the water together for a day of fun in the sun. Make sure to pack a picnic and plenty of water so you can make the most of your day! Don’t own a kayak or boat? Long Beach is home to a few boat rental locations. Check here for more information.

4. Capture the Moment

Did we mention how beautiful Long Beach is? Keep away from crowds on a tour of Long Beach’s most Instagram-worthy photo spots. Build your portfolio and make your social media shine with pictures of Rainbow Harbor, sunsets from Ballast Point, and more. Check out our complete guide here.

Are restaurants open?

Long Beach is home to many unique restaurants and bars that offer a wide variety of cuisines. Outdoor dining is now available at most food and drink spots to customers who follow local safety guidelines. Most restaurants also offer take-out and delivery options so you can enjoy your meal in the comfort of your own home! Not sure where to grab a bite? Check out Long Beach’s food and drink options here.

Where can I find lodging information?

There’s nothing quite like clean and cozy accommodations near the ocean. Long Beach offers a large selection of new and recently renovated rooms, unique inns, and affordable hotels. With more than 5,000 rooms citywide, you'll have no trouble finding a place to stay within walking distance of all your favorite trails, fishing spots, and restaurants. Most hotels and accommodations are open and operating under strict cleaning and social distancing protocols. For more information, check out our Long Beach lodging guide.

What local safety guidelines are in effect in Long Beach?

Long Beach’s Safer at Home order urges people to stay home as much as possible and to be extra cautious when traveling outside of their houses. Please make sure to:

  • Wear a mask or face covering every time you leave your house
  • Maintain at least six feet of physical distance from individuals outside of your household
  • Engage in activities outdoors instead of indoors whenever possible
  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least twenty seconds
  • Regularly clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Stay home when feeling ill or if you have a fever

For more information, you can find the entire Safer at Home Health Order here.

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