Spring Break in Long Beach, California is a tradition of long-standing. Young people travel from all over the United States to mingle on the beaches, soak in some sun, and improve their surfing skills during a well-deserved break from scholastic endeavors.

Long Beach has over five miles of waterfront open for pedestrians, bicyclist, and skaters, plus sandy beaches and the Pacific Ocean for jet-skiing, surfing, sailing, and swimming enthusiasts. Long Beach hotels include The Varden-A Boutique Hotel, Best Western Golden Sails, Days Inn City Center, Residence Inn, and Tower Motel. Many Long Beach hotels offer bars and facilities for parties.

Restaurants are plentiful offering American and International cuisines, The Belmont Brewing Company, Ambrosia, Trattoria Limone, and the Blue Cafe, round out your dietary choices.

The nightlife of Long Beach is filled with salsa, jazz, rock’n’roll, and hard rock in many bars and restaurants. East Village and Belmont Shore has the hottest dance floors for parties of all sizes. Mai Tai Bar, Sgt. Pepper’s Dueling Banjo Cafe, and The Laugh Factory, Hooters, 33 Degrees, and the Harborside Pub are always open for business.

Downtown Long Beach has eateries, boutiques, and value oriented shopping on their boardwalk in the East Village Arts District and Rainbow Harbor. Experience nightlife intrigue along the wooden boardwalk of downtown Long Beach.

A walk on the second longest wooden pier in California at Seal Beach to Ruby’s Diner, at the end of the pier, is well worth the trek. Seal Beach has great surfing and water polo tournaments, too.