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Queen Mary: "Diana: Legacy of a Princess" Exhibit for One or Two (Up to 50% Off)

"Diana: Legacy of a Princess" Exhibit for One or Two (Up to 50% Off)

Queen Mary

Long Beach, CA

Explore a collection of Princess Diana’s gowns, letters, and other artifacts along with royal-family history aboard The Queen Mary

$27.95 $14

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Naples Walking Tours: Two-Hour Walking Tour of Naples for One or Two at Naples Walking Tours (Up to 42% Off)

Two-Hour Walking Tour of Naples for One or Two at Naples Walking Tours (Up to 42% Off)

Naples Walking Tours

Naples

Long Beach native talks history and tells stories as tour-goers take in the beautiful scenery on a morning, afternoon, or sunset tour

$25 $15

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Urban Dare: $45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

Auld Dubliner

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

$90 $45

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Children's Maritime Foundation: Sunset Dinner Cruise for Two or Four from Children's Maritime Foundation (50% Off)

Sunset Dinner Cruise for Two or Four from Children's Maritime Foundation (50% Off)

Children's Maritime Foundation

Long Beach

The three-hour tour cruises during sunset and includes a dinner with a vegetarian option

$140 $70

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Museum of Latin American Art: Basic, Family, or Friends Membership to the Museum of Latin American Art (Up to 53% Off)

Basic, Family, or Friends Membership to the Museum of Latin American Art (Up to 53% Off)

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Works from Latin America and the Caribbean fill the only museum in the country dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art

$60 $29

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Anthelion Helicopters: Helicopter Tour for Two or Three from Anthelion Helicopters (Up to 44% Off)

Helicopter Tour for Two or Three from Anthelion Helicopters (Up to 44% Off)

Anthelion Helicopters

Long Beach Municipal Airport

Helicopter tours offer breathtaking views for groups of two or three, led by an experienced pilot

$650 $369

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Harbor Breeze Corp: Harbor Tour for Two or Four Adults, or Two Adults and Two Kids from Harbor Breeze Cruises (Up to 50% Off)

Harbor Tour for Two or Four Adults, or Two Adults and Two Kids from Harbor Breeze Cruises (Up to 50% Off)

Harbor Breeze Corp

Harbor Breeze Cruises

Views of sea lions, the Queen Mary, and Long Beach’s coast and skyline

$24 $15

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Historical Society of Long Beach: One-Year Membership or Cemetery Walking Tour for One from Historical Society of Long Beach (Up to 41% Off)

One-Year Membership or Cemetery Walking Tour for One from Historical Society of Long Beach (Up to 41% Off)

Historical Society of Long Beach

Long Beach

Tour covers some of Long Beach’s most notable residents; history museum exhibits photographs, newspapers, documents, and other artifacts

$100 $59

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Long Beach Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals: Downtown or Extended Long Beach Segway Tour (Up to 51%Off)

Downtown or Extended Long Beach Segway Tour (Up to 51%Off)

Long Beach Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals

Shoreline Village

Knowledgable guides lead tours that cover Long Beach’s waterfront, scenic downtown area, and beyond

$85 $42

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Big Red Bus: Sunday Funday Four-Hour Double Decker Bus Pub Crawl for One or Two from Big Red Bus (Up to 63% Off)

Sunday Funday Four-Hour Double Decker Bus Pub Crawl for One or Two from Big Red Bus (Up to 63% Off)

Big Red Bus

Tilted Kilt Long Beach

Enjoy drinks and snacks with friends old and new as a double-decker bus ferries you down coastal highways to four Irish bars

$60 $22

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Montebello Barnyard Zoo: Admission with Pony, Train, and Merry-Go-Round Rides for Two or Four at Montebello Barnyard Zoo (Up to 50%)

Admission with Pony, Train, and Merry-Go-Round Rides for Two or Four at Montebello Barnyard Zoo (Up to 50%)

Montebello Barnyard Zoo

Montebello

A rustic farm setting features pony rides, a merry-go-round, and up-close interactions with zebras, llamas, cows, and various farm animals

$28 $15

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Great Food Tours: Drunk History Tour of Hollywood for One, Two, or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 65% Off)

Drunk History Tour of Hollywood for One, Two, or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 65% Off)

Great Food Tours

Hollywood

Two-hour walking tours take guests through the history of Hollywood, with stops for shots and beers at local pubs

$50 $22

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Out & About Tours: Gay LA Walking Tour with Snacks for Two or Four from Out & About Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Gay LA Walking Tour with Snacks for Two or Four from Out & About Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Out & About Tours

Los Angeles

Walking tour explores Los Angeles’ historic LGBT sites including Native American settlements and Golden Age hotels and bathhouses

$90 $39

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LA Club Crawl - NightClub Tour: 2, 4, or 10 General Tickets or Private Crawl for Up to 20 from LA Club Crawl - NightClub Tour (Up to 80% Off)

2, 4, or 10 General Tickets or Private Crawl for Up to 20 from LA Club Crawl - NightClub Tour (Up to 80% Off)

LA Club Crawl - NightClub Tour

LA Club Crawl

Instead of long lines and covers, patrons snag an all-access pass from the crawl and boogie at Hollywood clubs such as Cosmo and Playhouse

$40 $12

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Greenbar Craft Distillery: Tour with Tastings for Two or Four at Greenbar Craft Distillery (50% Off)

Tour with Tastings for Two or Four at Greenbar Craft Distillery (50% Off)

Greenbar Craft Distillery

Downtown Los Angeles

Every single spirit is made by hand with real ingredients, from the whiskey and tequila to the ever-popular gin

$24 $12

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Access Hollywood Tours: Celebrity Home Tour for One, Two, or Four Adults or Children from Access Hollywood Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Celebrity Home Tour for One, Two, or Four Adults or Children from Access Hollywood Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Access Hollywood Tours

Los Angeles

Narrated bus tour passes iconic Hollywood landmarks and stars’ homes

$49 $25

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Autry National Center of the American West: $24 for Admission for Four to Autry National Center ($40 Value)

$24 for Admission for Four to Autry National Center ($40 Value)

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American west at the Autry in Griffith Park

$40 $24

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Downtown LA Walking Tours: Downtown Walking Tour for Two or Four from Downtown LA Walking Tours (Up to 42% Off)

Downtown Walking Tour for Two or Four from Downtown LA Walking Tours (Up to 42% Off)

Downtown LA Walking Tours

Los Angeles

Stroll through areas such as Union Station and Grand Central Market while a guide shares the history of each spot

$30 $18

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Hollywood Dream Tours: Two-Hour Hollywood Tour in Open-Air Van for One, Two, or Four at Hollywood Dream Tours (Up to $ Off)

Two-Hour Hollywood Tour in Open-Air Van for One, Two, or Four at Hollywood Dream Tours (Up to $ Off)

Hollywood Dream Tours

Los Angeles

Open-top busses cart passengers past Hollywood streets, theaters, and celebrity homes during two-hour tour

$49.99 $22

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City Safari Hollywood: 24-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Passes for 2 or 4 Adults or 1 or 2 Kids from City Safari Hollywood (Up to 51% Off)

24-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Passes for 2 or 4 Adults or 1 or 2 Kids from City Safari Hollywood (Up to 51% Off)

City Safari Hollywood

Hollywood

Hit Hollywood hot spots such as the Sunset Strip, Chinese Theater, and Walk of Fame with easy-to-use, hop-on, hop-off bus pass

$35 $18

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Mrg Fine Art Gallery: $45 for $100 Worth of Gallery Visits — MRG Fine Art Gallery

$45 for $100 Worth of Gallery Visits — MRG Fine Art Gallery

Mrg Fine Art Gallery

Los Angeles

Exclusive after-hours docent tour features a special performance by artist Amy Arrow and a champagne party

$100 $45

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Museum of Tolerance: Single-Day Admission or Membership to Museum of Tolerance (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Single-Day Admission or Membership to Museum of Tolerance (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance

Los Angeles

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$31 $17

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Heritage Square Museum: Admission for Two or Four to Heritage Square Museum (Up to 42% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Heritage Square Museum (Up to 42% Off)

Heritage Square Museum

Montecito Heights

Museum recreates 19th century California with Victorian architecture, a post-WWI soda fountain, and guides dressed in period clothing

$20 $12

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City of Dark Angels Ghost Tours: Two or Four Admissions To Haunted Walking Tour at City of Dark Angels Ghost Tours (Up to 54% Off)

Two or Four Admissions To Haunted Walking Tour at City of Dark Angels Ghost Tours (Up to 54% Off)

City of Dark Angels Ghost Tours

Los Angeles

Visitors don paranormal-detecting equipment & attempt to capture footage of ghosts & other strange phenomenon during historical walking tour

$70 $35

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Hollywood Tourz: Hollywood Open Bus Tour for Two or Four, or 2-Hour Private Bus Tour at Hollywood Tourz (Up to 54% Off)

Hollywood Open Bus Tour for Two or Four, or 2-Hour Private Bus Tour at Hollywood Tourz (Up to 54% Off)

Hollywood Tourz

Los Angeles

Visit the Hollywood sign, the Walk of Fame, and go past the houses of dozens of celebrities with this star-seeing tour

$98 $45

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Dearly Departed Tours: Ticket for One to the G-G-G Ghost Tour or Tragical History Tour from Dearly Departed Tours (Up to 47% Off)

Ticket for One to the G-G-G Ghost Tour or Tragical History Tour from Dearly Departed Tours (Up to 47% Off)

Dearly Departed Tours

Hollywood

Tours from a company that has been featured on E! and American Horror Story introduce guests to Hollywood’s sinister past

$30 $16

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Travel Town Museum Foundation: Family or Individual Travel Town Museum Foundation Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Family or Individual Travel Town Museum Foundation Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Travel Town Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

Support educational outreach and restoration programs with a year of gift shop discounts, admission to members-only events, and souvenirs

$60 $30

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The Museum of Contemporary Art ( moca ): Admission for Two or Four with $10 or $20 Off at Gift Shop at The Museum of Contemporary Art (56% Off)

Admission for Two or Four with $10 or $20 Off at Gift Shop at The Museum of Contemporary Art (56% Off)

The Museum of Contemporary Art ( moca )

The Museum of Contemporary Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and other visual masters star in permanent collection at museum filled with post-1940 art

$34 $15

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LA Scene Tours: Up to 52% Off Celebrity Bus Tour at LA Scene Tours

Up to 52% Off Celebrity Bus Tour at LA Scene Tours

LA Scene Tours

Los Angeles

From the merchant: Get ready to have a great time with your Friends and Family! city tour of Hollywood & Beverly Hills

$50 $25

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BlueSky Tours: Half-Day Tour for Two or Four from BlueSky Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Half-Day Tour for Two or Four from BlueSky Tours (Up to 55% Off)

BlueSky Tours

Los Angeles

Knowledgeable guides lead sight-seers through LA’s eclectic neighborhoods, doling historical anecdotes and the city’s vibes

$130 $59

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Haunted City Ghost Tours: Haunted Sunset Hike to the Hollywood Sign for One, Two, or Four from Haunted City Ghost Tours (Up to 62% Off)

Haunted Sunset Hike to the Hollywood Sign for One, Two, or Four from Haunted City Ghost Tours (Up to 62% Off)

Haunted City Ghost Tours

Los Angeles

Visit the famous Hollywood sign to learn tales of celebrities who haunt various locales

$39 $19

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USS IOWA: General Admission for Two or Four Adults, or Dual or Family Membership at USS "IOWA" (Up to 39% Off)

General Admission for Two or Four Adults, or Dual or Family Membership at USS "IOWA" (Up to 39% Off)

USS IOWA

LA Waterfront / San Pedro

“Battleship of Presidents” provides a memorable experience for families and visitors as they venture through over years of history

$36 $25

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South Coast Botanic Garden : New Individual or New Family Membership for One Year to South Coast Botanic Garden (Up to 42% Off)

New Individual or New Family Membership for One Year to South Coast Botanic Garden (Up to 42% Off)

South Coast Botanic Garden

Palos Verdes Peninsula

Botanical garden’s 87 acres support more than 2,500 plant species, as well as family-friendly musical performances

$40 $24

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Marina Del Rey Sportfishing: Whale-Watching and Nature Cruise for One or Two from Marina Del Rey Sportfishing (Up to 50% Off)

Whale-Watching and Nature Cruise for One or Two from Marina Del Rey Sportfishing (Up to 50% Off)

Marina Del Rey Sportfishing

Marina Del Rey

For about three hours, a sightseeing boat searches the ocean for whales, porpoises, dolphins, seabirds, seals, and sea lions

$35 $18

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Rockin Hollywood Tours: Two-Hour Hollywood-Sights Tour for One or Five from Rockin Hollywood Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Two-Hour Hollywood-Sights Tour for One or Five from Rockin Hollywood Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Rockin Hollywood Tours

Hollywood

Knowledgeable guides lead guests on two-hour tours that visit over 70 famous Hollywood locations

$40 $20

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Entourage Tour: Guided "Entourage" Tour for One or Two from Entourage Tour (Up to 39% Off)

Guided "Entourage" Tour for One or Two from Entourage Tour (Up to 39% Off)

Entourage Tour

Hollywood

Hit the highlights and haunts as seen in the acclaimed HBO series, “Entourage”, in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Westwood

$69 $42

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Star Track Tours: Day or Night Video Tour for One, Two, or Four from Star Track Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Day or Night Video Tour for One, Two, or Four from Star Track Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Star Track Tours

Hollywood

Open-top stretch vehicles drive folks by the homes of stars such as Ellen Degeneres and Tom Cruise as 32” screens show the homes’ interiors

$50 $22

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Skyes Tours: Hollywood Tour for One or Two with Madame Tussauds Admission and Drop-Off from Skyes Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Hollywood Tour for One or Two with Madame Tussauds Admission and Drop-Off from Skyes Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Skyes Tours

West Hollywood

L.A. native Sky Delamey leads tours through Hollywood’s musical, glamorous, or spooky sides, then shuttles guests to Madame Tussauds

$97 $49

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MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center: Visit to "Cougars and Grizzlies" Exhibit at MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center (55% Off). Two Options Available.

Visit to "Cougars and Grizzlies" Exhibit at MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center (55% Off). Two Options Available.

MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center

Anaheim

Kids and adults learn about the extinction of the California grizzly bear and the efforts being made to protect the area’s mountain lions

$22 $10

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California Pub Crawls: $20 for Memorial Day Block Party for Two on May 24 from California Pub Crawls ($40 Value)

$20 for Memorial Day Block Party for Two on May 24 from California Pub Crawls ($40 Value)

California Pub Crawls

Multiple Locations

Circle Bar, Rick’s, Main on Main, Barcopa, Enterprise Fish Co., and O’Briens join together to celebrate Memorial Day with a block party

$40 $20

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Venice Beach Electric Bike Rentals: Electric-Bike Rental or Beach-Cruiser Rental from Venice Beach Electric Bike Rentals (Up to 66% Off)

Electric-Bike Rental or Beach-Cruiser Rental from Venice Beach Electric Bike Rentals (Up to 66% Off)

Venice Beach Electric Bike Rentals

Marina Del Ray

Electric bikes and beach cruisers allow riders to explore beachfront paths and see local sights

$35 $12

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Museum of Flying: Museum Visit for Two Adults or Seniors, or Two Adults and Two Children at Museum of Flying (Up to 50% Off)

Museum Visit for Two Adults or Seniors, or Two Adults and Two Children at Museum of Flying (Up to 50% Off)

Museum of Flying

Santa Monica

Nearly two dozen planes chronicle aviation from the Wright brothers through the jet age, with emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company

$20 $10

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Santa Monica Museum of Art: One-Year Individual, Partner, or Family Membership at Santa Monica Museum of Art (Up to 58% Off)

One-Year Individual, Partner, or Family Membership at Santa Monica Museum of Art (Up to 58% Off)

Santa Monica Museum of Art

Santa Monica

One year of museum admission and events such as members' previews, book-club meetings, and workshops

$55 $25

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Santa Monica Conservancy: Two-Hour Walking Tour of Santa Monica for Two or Four at Santa Monica Conservancy (50% Off)

Two-Hour Walking Tour of Santa Monica for Two or Four at Santa Monica Conservancy (50% Off)

Santa Monica Conservancy

Santa Monica

Under the guidance of a local expert, tourists soak up the rich history and architectural beauty of downtown Santa Monica

$20 $10

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Santa Monica History Museum: Admission for Two or Four to Santa Monica History Museum (55% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Santa Monica History Museum (55% Off)

Santa Monica History Museum

Downtown Santa Monica

Visitors can wander through a replica of a Douglas aircraft or digitally insert their photos onto historical front-page newspaper stories

$10 $4.50

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Pasadena Museum of California Art: Visit for Two or Four or Membership to Pasadena Museum of California Art (Up to 50% Off)

Visit for Two or Four or Membership to Pasadena Museum of California Art (Up to 50% Off)

Pasadena Museum of California Art

San Gabriel Valley

Art museum features rotating exhibitions of historical and contemporary California artists, designers, and architects

$14 $7

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Rose Bowl Stadium: Guided Tour for Two, Three, or Four at Rose Bowl Stadium (43% Off)

Guided Tour for Two, Three, or Four at Rose Bowl Stadium (43% Off)

Rose Bowl Stadium

Rose Bowl Stadium Tour

Led by experienced guides, walking tours hit all of the Rose Bowl Stadium’s key landmarks, from the field to the original 1922 locker room

$35 $20

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The Reptile Zoo: General Admission for Two or Four and Photos with a Snake at The Reptile Zoo (Up to 51% Off)

General Admission for Two or Four and Photos with a Snake at The Reptile Zoo (Up to 51% Off)

The Reptile Zoo

Fountain Valley

Discover the many animals the zoo has on display, participate in hands-on activities, and get a picture with one of the resident snakes

$34 $17

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Huntington Harbour Antiques & Art: $56 for $125 Worth of Art, Antiques, and Jewelry – Huntington Harbour Antiques & Art

$56 for $125 Worth of Art, Antiques, and Jewelry – Huntington Harbour Antiques & Art

Huntington Harbour Antiques & Art

Huntington Beach

From the merchant: Antique furniture, framed art, vintage collectibles, and sculptures from around the world

$125 $56

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  • Pacific Blue Air
    Reservations/Appointments: Required Staff Size: 2?10 people Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours Q&A with the Owner How is your approach different than that of other professionals in your field? Pacific Blue Air offers instructional flights along the scenic California coastline our state-of-the-art, open-cockpit REVO Evolution aircraft. ... Unlike helicopter rides, there are no doors to obstruct views and passengers actually get to control and steer the aircraft once in flight. And while our aircraft may look like something best suited for thrill seekers, it's actually remarkably safe. Should trouble ever arise with the legendary Rotax engine, our agile wing could simply glide the craft down to safety. In addition, our REVO is equipped with a ballistic deployed parachute. Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees? Henry the chief flight instructor is also a certified skydiving instructor, PADI scuba dive master, aerial cinematographer, and world-renowned base jumper. When and how did you first develop a passion for your work? My business partner and I took one flight with our friends in Hawaii (who run a light sport aircraft company called Paradise Air) and thought it was one of the most fun and exciting things we'd ever experienced.
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    12101 Crenshaw Blvd.
    Hawthorne, CA US
  • Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
    PIEAM houses a huge assortment of ethnic art from all over Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia, and Hypernesia. The museum was founded by the late medical doctor and Oceania enthusiast Robert Gumbiner, who wanted to preserve the various sculptures, paintings, jewelry, carvings, and tools forged by Pacific Islanders. Tour the facility for a day with a friend, significant other, or sentient shadow or opt for an ultimate membership, which gets two adults and any kids or grandkids under 18 a full year of access to the museum's chambers, as well as eight guest passes, a complimentary copy of The Birds of Yap, and recognition as a founding member in PIEAM promo materials. Click here for current and upcoming exhibitions.
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    695 Alamitos Ave
    Long Beach, CA US
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
    Aquarium of the Pacific Betty’s favorite foods are shrimp, clams, and squid. She’s a little over a year old. She has brown hair, and her nickname is “Banshee,” because she wails when she doesn’t get her way. Named for Aquarium of the Pacific sponsor and legendary actress Betty White, she’s a recent addition to the aquarium’s BP Sea Otter Habitat. Betty was discovered in early 2012, a mere pup, without a mother. The staff at Aquarium of the Pacific nursed her back to health until October, when she was well enough to join her friends in the otter habitat. The otter habitat is just one of 19 habitats at Aquarium of the Pacific, which also includes 32 focus exhibits celebrating the diverse wildlife of the Pacific Ocean. In the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, more than 12 tuxedo-clad Magellanic penguins waddle around a rocky beach where guests can spy them nesting, eating, and practicing dance routines with Dick van Dyke, and a crawl space below their swimming pool provides a closer look at the birds as they go for a dip. Outside in Shark Lagoon, some 150-plus sand tiger, zebra, and whitetip reef sharks bare their menacing grins. But in the shallow touch pools, gentle bamboo and epaulette sharks discredit stereotypes by allowing visitors to pet them. For those more interested in the science of the sea, the Ocean Science Center helps visitors explore oceanic trends through its Science on a Sphere exhibit. The globe, a creation of the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, measures six feet in diameter and displays films about subjects such as rising sea levels and the connection between ocean health and human health.
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    100 Aquarium Way
    Long Beach, CA US
  • Museum of Latin American Art
    While wandering the Museum of Latin American Art's permanent collection of works?from artists native to 20 Latin American countries?it might come as a surprise that the space was once home to a roller-skating rink and a silent-movie studio. Its transformation into one of the country's only museums dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art was the work of physician, philanthropist, and patron of the arts Dr. Robert Gumbiner. He acquired the properties and founded the museum in 1996, revamping the Hippodrome into galleries alive with Latin American music, paintings, and video. Since that time, the museum has doubled in size, adding a 15,000-square-foot sculpture garden and expanding its collection to include masters such as Rufino Tamayo, Roberto Sebasti?n Matta, Los Carpinteros, and Tunga. The site now serves as a beacon of Latin American culture, showcasing artists who made names for themselves in their own countries but may not be well known in the United States. Beyond the eye-catching exhibitions, which have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, the museum offers educational programs and events such as concerts, film showings, and children?s art camps. Each is an outgrowth of the museum?s mission to stimulate the intellect and cultivate an appreciation for Latin America?s contributions to the world of art.
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    628 Alamitos Ave.
    Long Beach, CA US
  • Rancho Los Alamitos Museum and Foundation
    Rancho Los Alamitos enjoys a spot on the National Register of Historic Places for a couple reasons—the site is the birthplace of the native Tongva people, and it has also played an important role in local history since 1790. That’s the year Manuel Nieto took control of a 300,000-acre parcel of land as a reward for serving the Spanish crown on an expedition to California. Over the years, the land saw subdivision—in 1833, it was divvied up among Nieto’s heirs into five ranchos, some 25,500 acres becoming Rancho Los Alamitos. Around this time, the Nietos erected a still standing adobe house, most likely for ranch staff and horses. Fast-forward nearly a hundred years and Florence Bixby is cultivating a lush garden. From native plants and cacti to geraniums and roses, her garden incorporated aspects of ranch life without fully relinquishing a European vibe. Along with that garden, vestiges of the Tongva Village and the homestead’s former inhabitants live on today next to a renovated Rancho Center and Barns Area. The ranch is still home to barnyard animals—chickens, rabbits, horses—and thanks to Bixby’s heirs, the 7.5 remaining acres of Nieto’s once-colossal estate now welcome the public with exhibits about its history and that of the Tongva tribe.
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    6400 E Bixby Hill Rd
    Long Beach, CA US
  • Historical Society of Long Beach
    In the early 1960s, the Long Beach Kiwanis Club realized their community's history was slipping away, unpreserved. So they took matters into their own collective hands by founding the Historical Society of Long Beach with a museum in Bixby Knolls. The organization's staff went to work collecting photographs, documents, and other artifacts that chronicle Long Beach's past. To date, society members past and present have assembled around 27,000 photographic prints, 3,000 slides, and 1,400 volumes of newspapers covering events from as far back as 1897. The society also maintains a collection with maps, artifacts, and even interviews of notable citizens. Rotating exhibits grant peeks into this historical collection. Historical Society of Long Beach also hosts special events, including an annual history tour of the city?s two oldest cemeteries, one of which is a favorite vacation spot for the world's richest ghosts, special conferences, and First Fridays.
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    4260 Atlantic Ave.
    Long Beach, CA US

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