Downtown Long Beach

Getting Around: Your Guide to Downtown By Wheel or By Foot

Walk Downtown Long Beach

Downtown Long Beach is rich in architectural history, lively restaurants and bars, unique shops, and relaxing open spaces. Whether you want to take an evening stroll along yacht filled Rainbow Harbor or prefer to gaze upon the historic art deco landmarks of the East Village, Downtown Long Beach can easily be explored by foot. To get you started click on one or more of the following walking loop cards and get walking!

These walking loop cards produced by local nonprofit urban design studio City Fabrick highlight attractions and points of interest in four unique Downtown Long Beach neighborhoods. The walks range in length between 2.4 to 3 miles.

Pine Ave. & Promenade

The 2.4 mile walk in the Downtown core touches a number of distinct neighborhoods while going through the entertainment district of Long Beach. Experience some of the area’s best art and architecture as well as great food and beer.

East Village

The 2.6 mile walk through Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Arts District defines the neighborhood’s prominent place as the cultural focus for the city with many public art installations, engaging galleries, studios, and a renowned art museum.

Downtown Waterfront

This easy 3 mile stroll along the city’s urban waterfront combines the metropolitan comforts of Downtown dining, shopping, and entertaining with a deep appreciation for the local watershed and habitat.

This 2.6 mile ramble through one of the original neighborhoods in Long Beach showcases the historic structures of Willmore City and the vibrant Drake Park. Witness the rich culture of today superimposed over the city’s built heritage.

Willmore City

This 2.6 mile ramble through one of the original neighborhoods in Long Beach showcases the historic structures of Willmore City and the vibrant Drake Park. Witness the rich culture of today superimposed over the city’s built heritage.

Being the state’s sixth largest city, accessibility to our Downtown core is both convenient and progressive. Whether you have a car to explore with, use public transit to get around, or are an avid bicyclist or walker looking to explore within a smaller radius, DTLB accommodates you.