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Santa Monica State Beach 14 miles to Los Angeles Convention Center The north portion of Santa Monica State Beach includes a broad sandy shore that stretches north from the Santa Monica Pier to Will Rogers State Beach. There are many parking lots, volleyball courts and an extended bike paths for bikers and skaters to enjoy…. Read more »

Catalina Island 35 minutes by car from Long Beach + 1 hour by ferry to Los Angeles Convention Center Also known as Santa Catalina, or just plain Catalina, Catalina Island lies off the coast of the state of California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. Located about 22 miles south-southwest of Los… Read more »

Annenberg Community Beach House 15 miles to Los Angeles Convention Center Located in beautiful Santa Monica State Beach, the Annenberg Community Beach House is five acres of beachfront property serving as a beach facility for the general public. It was built by William Randolph Hearst for Marion Davies.  As the years… Read more »