Lots of Recreation

The San Pedro, Palos Verdes Peninsula, and Catalina region offers a range of recreational opportunities. Whether you’re looking for hands-on or something more sedate, you’ll find it here.

We’ve got many outstanding golf courses

There’s sailing with the Los Angeles Yacht Club and Buccaneer Yacht Club and on LA’s official tall ships


Terranea Resort has one of many fine public golf courses in the area

The San Pedro, Harbor, Palos Verdes Peninsula, and Catalina areas have a number of outstanding public golf venues with reasonable prices.

Play a course overlooking the Pacific Ocean--several from which to choose--or try the surprisingly competitive Harbor Park Municipal Course. It's all good.

The Links at Terranea
Dramatic oceanfront collection of nine championship-caliber par three holes course with stunning views of the Pacific and Catalina. Reasonable rates. Open daily 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Fun Attractions for Families*

*but don’t tell the children these places might be educational

Spirit Cruises
Hour-long harbor cruises, available in both Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors. Whale watching, private events, dinner cruises, wedding cruises. Call for schedules and information. Ports O’ Call Village, LA Waterfront. 310-548-8080, www.SpiritMarine.com
Fiesta Harbor Cruises at 11:30 a.m., Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Berth 79,

Catalina Island Is Just an Hour Away-And a World Apart

Catalina Express takes you to the island in just about an hour directly from San Pedro

Catalina Express takes you to Catalina Island in just an hour with year-round service and up to 30 daily departures. Boats depart from the super convenient Catalina Air and Sea Terminal in San Pedro, right off the Vincent Thomas Bridge and convenient to I110. There are also depatures from Long Beach Dana Point.

Catalina is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Catalina Express' fleet of high-speed ferries make for a quick, easy and fun getaway.