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Private Helicopter Tour of Downtown Los Angeles Landmarks
"Enjoy fantastic aerial views of LA on this 45-minute private helicopter tour departing from Long Beach. These are the different sites you will see along your amazing trip:- The Queen Mary- Downtown Long Beach- The Port of Long Beach and L Hermosa and Manhattan beaches- Shoreline transition along LAX shoreline below 150 feet - really fun!- Marina Del Ray- Views of Santa Monica Pier- Downtown LA including the Ritz Carlton- Staples Center- University of Southern Calif"""Experience a spectacular private helicopter tour of Los Angeles with views of all of the famous landmarks. Starting from Long Beach airport you will fly over LA Harbor and the Queen Mary around the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula with breathtaking views of Catalina Island. Traveling up the beach cities along the shoreline through LAX airport you will have views of the Santa Monica pier and title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+45-minute+helicopter+tour+of+L.A.&2=See+the+city%27s+most+iconic+landmarks&3=Enjoy+a+fully-narrated+tour+of+downtown&4=Take+in+stunning+vistas+of+the+Pacific+coast&5=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included""
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Private Helicopter Tour over Long Beach and Los Angeles
"Enjoy the experience of a lifetime on a private helicopter tour over the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Your flight departs from Long Beach and live commentary is available on board. Some of the highlights you'll see from the air include Th Downtown Long Beach The Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles The Vincent Thomas Bridge The Battleship IOWA San Pedro and views of Catalina Island and the whole of the L.A. Basin as you climb to 2000 feet!"""
From $96.00
 
Private Helicopter Tour of Downtown Los Angeles Landmarks
"Enjoy fantastic aerial views of LA on this 45-minute private helicopter tour departing from Long Beach. These are the different sites you will see along your amazing trip:- The Queen Mary- Downtown Long Beach- The Port of Long Beach and L Hermosa and Manhattan beaches- Shoreline transition along LAX shoreline below 150 feet - really fun!- Marina Del Ray- Views of Santa Monica Pier- Downtown LA including the Ritz Carlton- Staples Center- University of Southern Calif"""Experience a spectacular private helicopter tour of Los Angeles with views of all of the famous landmarks. Starting from Long Beach airport you will fly over LA Harbor and the Queen Mary around the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula with breathtaking views of Catalina Island. Traveling up the beach cities along the shoreline through LAX airport you will have views of the Santa Monica pier and title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+45-minute+helicopter+tour+of+L.A.&2=See+the+city%27s+most+iconic+landmarks&3=Enjoy+a+fully-narrated+tour+of+downtown&4=Take+in+stunning+vistas+of+the+Pacific+coast&5=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included""
From $234.00

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Scorpion submarine

If you are visiting the Queen Mary, you can get a combination ticket that includes entrance to the Russian Foxtrot Submarine, the Scorpion, or if you just want to see the Scorpion there is a separate...
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Dabs
Mar 27, 2005

Spruce Goose

The Spruce Goose was built from an urgent national need to fly over the enemy submarines ravaging shipping lanes during World War II. Billionaire, Howard Hughes, responded to the call with his Hughes...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

The Trials and Tribulations

Along the course of being built, the Flying Boat’s development encountered tremendous design and engineering problems, from the testing of new concepts for large-scale hulls to the incorporation of...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

Russian Submarine

Russian submarine (code name: Scorpion) lies right under the Queen Mary’s bow which is ironic considering that the ship escape destruction from enemy submarines during World War II. Built in 1972, the...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

Inside the Submarine

Inside the sub it is spartan and cramped. There are steep ladders and small hatches for doorways between the compartments with narrow corridors. Not for those who suffer claustrophobia. Hard to...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

Howard Hughes Took Flight

On November 2, 1947, Howard Hughes and a small engineering crew cranked the engines up for a taxi test. Howard Hughes took the controls and the Flying Boat lifted 70 ft off the water over Long Beach...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

Wing Span

Engineers hung eight of the most powerful engines available on the huge wings (Wingspan: 319.92' (97.54m). They designed an enormous fuel storage and supply system to allow the long oceanic flights...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

The Largest Aircraft Ever Built

Now commonly known as the 'Spruce Goose' (which Hughes hated), the aircraft has gone on to become a popular cultural artifact which has a remarkable story of sacrifice, determination, and...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003

Scorpion

The Scorpion is a Soviet-built Foxtrot-class submarine from the Cold War period. She was powered by diesel engines. Operating on battery power, she could remain submerged for several days at a time....
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Tom_Fields
Oct 17, 2005

World War II tank

This World War II tank was in the Dome along with the Spruce Goose. One of the exhibits of World War II.
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Long Beach

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Shoreline Village

These are a blast for two or for the whole family. Any chance we get, we like to rent one of these to explore the shores. These bring smiles to the little ones and the big kids. Long Beach Area...
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Pine Avenue Pier

It is amazing how what was old was torn down and now those things have been missed and rebuilt. Long Beach has changed dramactically for me from the 1970's to now. I just cannot imagine how much it...
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Aquarium of the Pacific

This is the best aquarium in SOCAL and features the marine life of the Pacific. It features exhibits from all the major ocean ecosystems in the world with selective penguin and lorikeet exhibits. A...
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Museum of Latin American Art

MOLAA is the Museum of Latin American Art (1996) and it is a unique experience in Long Beach and in the entire southern California area. Various expressions on canvas and otherwise are on showcase,...
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Queen Mary

The Queen Mary and the area surrounding is a great place to visit. You have the Long Beach Aquarium just across the way. The boats that take you out to Catalina are also right there. I saw a Cirque Du...
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Queen Mary

Queen Mary is the most famous attraction of Long Beach. The ship, which was registered and docked in LB. in 1967, is experienced in multiple ways: as a hotel, boat tour spot, museum, haunted tour...
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Getting to Long Beach

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1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach.

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