The Queen Mary is one of the largest passenger liners ever built and is permanently anchored in Long Beach Harbor. Tours are available for your enjoyment. The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway and is 2.4 miles south of our Long Beach property.
The aquarium features 17 major habitats and 30 smaller exhibits with representations of the Pacific Ocean. There are over 550 species that can be seen such as sharks, harbor seals, sea stars, and spider crabs. Consider buying your tickets in advance as wait times can be up to an hour after the ticket is purchased. The Long Beach Aquarium is located at 100 Aquarium Way and is 1 mile southwest of our Long Beach property.
The Long Beach Museum of Art is built in a 1912 mansion which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It features permanent and changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture, video art, and photographs. The museum is located at 2300 East Ocean Blvd and is 1.2 miles east of our Long Beach property.
During your stay at Vagabond Inn Long Beach, stop by at the Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles restaurant, which is just across the street from the hotel. Roscoe's got its start as a soul food restaurant chain by Harlem native, Herb Hudson in 1975. Best known for their chicken and waffles, as stated in the restaurant's namesake, they offer more traditional menu items like mac and cheese and cornbread. Roscoe's has earned high praise from notable publications like The New York Times raving it as a "beloved soul food chain". The chain has a basketful of devoted celebrity fans such as Ludacris and Snoop Dogg. So if you ever find yourself in the neighborhood and want to visit a top Long Beach attraction, stop by for some infamous chicken and waffles.
Long Beach State University is located on 324 acres of land and features a traditional Japanese Garden named after Earl Burns Miller. The University is located at 1250 North Bellflower Blvd and is 4.4 miles east of our Long Beach property.