Long Beach is infused with great neighborhoods that make it an incredible city to live in. It’s filled with culture, great restaurants, shopping, and craft breweries. It has a laid back vibe that rivals any Southern California beach town. We love Long Beach for so many reasons and ranking the 10th most walkable city in the nation tops the list!
Long Beach has lots of neighborhoods with various personalities… It’s quirky, diverse, comfortable, and coastal. It’s vibe can’t be pigeonholed and its location is prime. If you want to go to the beach or a craft coffee shop, Long Beach has it. A rooftop lounge, got it. A quiet, suburban home or downtown urban loft, Long Beach has something for everyone!
These neighborhoods all contribute to Long Beach’s great walkability, which boasts an overall walk score of 72. According to Walk Score’s report, this makes Long Beach the second most walkable city in California behind San Francisco — making it the most walkable city in Southern California!
Check out some of Long Beach’s most walkable neighborhoods below:
- Downtown Long Beach (92)
- Belmont Shore (88)
- Belmont Heights (85)
- Bixby Park (84)
- California Heights (73)
- Bixby Knolls (71)
As part of the sprawling ecosystem of greater Los Angeles, Long Beach is located about 25 miles south of Los Angeles. It has the second largest port in the country and is home to the classic ocean liner, The Queen Mary, as well as The Aquarium of the Pacific. Long Beach offers good public transportation and is biker friendly — even offering a bike share program!
If you’re looking to buy a home in Long Beach or want to know more about this great city and its neighborhoods, The Oriana Shea Group is here to help! Give us a call at 562.270.1775 or email us here. We can help you find a neighborhood that’s perfect to call “home.”