aquarium of the pacific visit
i had a very awesome day at the AOTP, sun was shining and the sea life was frolicky and mostly cooperative to the cameras. :) holidays and weekends tend to get crowded out here, but there are other things to see if you are a well planning traveler, not a seat-of-the-pants tourist like myself. there is a mall nearby to escape the heat/watch a movie, the beach to enjoy the heat, there are scenic boat tours varying in time and of course, the queen mary is right up the road, in all her haunted glory. also for a brief time, some of the titanic exhibits are on display there. am going to do a repeat trip to long beach, and soon!