If you are spending some time visiting Long Beach, and feel like a little seaside visit could be interesting, then be sure to stop by Shoreline Village.
On this popular waterfront boardwalk, you will find quirky shops and souvenir stores, restaurants, and entertainment. All this with gorgeous views of Long Beach city and incredible ocean sunsets.
Shoreline Village Dining
The Shoreline Village features dozens of tasty operations. Choose from snacks and treats to casual dining and bars, all the way up to fine dining.
Funnel cakes, frozen yogurt, and delicious candies are all options for those wanting a quick treat while walking the shoreline.
Casual dining options include Mexican, Irish and New Orleans cuisine, as well as classic burgers, pizzas and salads.
Shoreline Village Shopping
If you’re looking for some unique gift items or California souvenirs, then Shoreline Village is your perfect destination. Choose from women’s style outlets to beef jerky and Native American collectibles. Here are three great spots to stop by:
Long Beach Exotic Jerky is family owned and offers a huge range of exotic jerky. Choose from Alligator, Buffalo, Camel, Ostrich, Snapping Turtle, Wild Boar, Venison, even Salmon, Trout, Mushroom, Soy & Vegan Jerky. Pirates Cove is another local favorite, with a great selection of pirate clothing, pirate t-shirts, kids pirate outfits, ladies pirate clothing, pirate hats, and lots of cool pirate paraphernalia.
On the other hand, Hot Licks specializes in hot sauce and spicy foods from around the world. Browse the recipe section to find delicious ideas for the table or test out your heat tolerance in the store.
Shoreline Village Activities
For those visiting Long Beach with children, the Shoreline Village has some great ways to keep them entertained. Take a ride on the carousel, book a cruise on the harbor, or even settle in for some live entertainment.
If you want some fun on the move you can rent unique cycles at Wheel Fun Rentals, including Surreys, Choppers, Quad Sports, Deuce Coupes, electric bikes, tandems and cruisers. There is something for everyone of all ages with their extensive selection of fun and reliable transportation. You can also try a self-guided bicycle tour around Shoreline Village, Naples, Seal Beach, and other surrounding areas of Long Beach!
When in Long Beach, Shoreline Village is a great destination. Dine on the waterfront, take a walk along the decks, and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon or evening of shopping and fun. If you’re lucky you might even see seals frolicking in the water.
Getting to Shoreline Village
Shoreline Village rests at the south end of I-710 (Long Beach Freeway). If you have trouble finding it, follow the signs to the Aquarium of the Pacific and when you merge onto Shoreline Drive, keep straight. Finally, once you drive past the Aquarium and Pine Avenue, turn right onto Shoreline Village Drive. Parking rates come with a validation when you spend $10 or more at any Shoreline Village store. With validation, parking costs $2 per hour and there’s a $16 daily limit. Without validation, parking costs $2 every 20 minutes.
The Passport Shuttle
If you’re coming from downtown, The Passport is a free shuttle bus service that connects Shoreline Village to the downtown area in 12-minute intervals. The shuttle route links Shoreline Village to the Aquarium of the Pacific, most major hotels, The Queen Mary and even the Metro Blue Line.