Conference Hotel: Renaissance Hotel Long Beach
111 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
The Animal Care Conference has negotiated a discounted room rate of $179 single/double; $199 triple; $219 quad at the Renaissance Hotel Long Beach. The deadline to book a room at this discounted room rate is Friday, February 16, 2018.
To book a room at this room rate, please contact the Renaissance directly either toll-free 1-800-MARRIOTT or 562-437-5900 and mention the Animal Care Conference. A passkey link to book rooms online will be available shortly.
Onsite: Discounted rate $14 per car, per day
Valet: $28 daily
Map, Directions and Transportation
Enjoy Long Beach
Queen Mary | 1126 Queens Highway, 877-342-0738 | queenmary.com
One of the most recognized attractions in Long Beach is the Queen Mary, one of the world most luxurious ships that once sailed the Atlantic Ocean. The ocean liner features historical tours and several find restaurants. You can book Behind the Scenes guided tour of the history ocean liner and World War II troopship.
Aquarium of the Pacific | 100 Aquarium Way, 562-590-3100 | aquariumofpacific.org
The Aquarium of the Pacific is home to more than 11,000 inhabitants of the Pacific Ocean with numerous areas where visitors can touch stingrays, sharks and sea jellies. In addition to the new Molina Animal Care Center, which provides enhanced healthcare to its animals and allows guests to view veterinary medicine in action.
Shoreline Village | 401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, 562-435-2668 | shorelinevillage.com
Stroll down to Shoreline Village, a replica of an early California seaport that’s been in Long Beach for more than 25 years, with an array of shops featuring gifts, souvenirs, collectibles, hats, t-shirts, gourmet chocolates, candy and jewelry. You’ll also find restaurants for every taste and pocketbook.
Long Beach Museum of Art | 2300 East Ocean Blvd, 562-439-2119 | lbma.org
Features a collection of paintings and drawings of early 20th century European art and California Modernism.
The 5.5-mile beach path is ideal for biking, rollerblading, or running. Dive into a variety of water sports such as sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skiing, and deep-sea fishing. Other activities include whale watching, tennis, basketball, golf, and beach volleyball.
Shopping/Dining/Nightlife—100 Restaurants within Eight Blocks
4th Street Retro Row | 4thstreetlongbeach.com
Kitschy shops that sell vintage clothing and antiques as well as restaurants and wine bars. Adding to the retro vibe is the 1920’s Art Theater, which hosts art films, concerts, and other events.
Belmont Shore | belmontshore.org
The essence of Southern California beachfront lifestyle with boutiques and trendy restaurants.
Pine Avenue Restaurant Row
Taste food from around the world for every culinary appetite and budget. Nightspots feature music, entertainment, and LED displays illuminate the buildings.
The Pike at Rainbow Harbor | West Shoreline Drive, 562-432-8325 | thepikeatlongbeach.com
Long Beach’s dining, retail, and entertainment destination located on the waterfront includes a carousel and Ferris wheel.
Shoreline Village Boardwalk | 401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, 562-435-2668 | shorelinevillage.com
A replica of an early California seaport with an array of shops and restaurants.
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