Travel Tip for Long Beach, L.A. Cruise Traffic: Long Beach Map Shows the Way

November 20, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Once considered a little sister to Los Angeles, Long Beach is asserting its own identity as a travel destination, complete with big-name landmarks, urban and waterfront entertainment districts and accessibility to two cruise ports. Cruise travelers departing from Long Beach and Los Angeles ports who choose to stay an extra day in Long Beach now have access to a new resource that helps them explore and enjoy the city. Discovery Map of Greater Long Beach, an illustrated souvenir map and guide, is designed to enhance the Long Beach visitorís experience by providing the need-to-know information, including locations of restaurants, shops, landmarks, freeways, both cruise terminals, the airport and main thoroughfares. Discovery Map is available for free at major hotels and can be accessed online at

Locals know that Long Beach is characterized by an assortment of diverse shopping and entertainment districts. Because tourists often don't know much about the city beyond the Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific, Discovery Map visually depicts and labels regions like Shoreline Village, Belmont Shore and the East Village Arts District. Each district has an assortment of its shops and restaurants featured on the map. Discovery Map also shows the routes of the Passport roundabout, Aqua Link and Aqua Bus, which are managed by Long Beach Transit. Visitors who come to see the Queen Mary can quickly find activities to fill the rest of their day, allowing for a more efficient and more personalized experience.

Discovery Map of Greater Long Beach is published by Brock Communications, Inc. For more information, please see or