1) The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach
Opened in 1978, this place is known as a “Shrine to Comedy”. Such comics like Ray Romano, Jerry Seinfeld, and Daniel Tosh from Tosh.0 have all hosted and called this place home. Jay Leno is a frequent of The Comedy and Magic Club every Sunday night at 7pm.
2) Manhattan Beach Post Restaurant
World-renowned chef, David LeFevre, serves up some of the best-reviewed culinary cuisine in the area, located just one block from the Manhattan Beach Pier. The rustic menu consists of small-shared plates and handcrafted cocktails. From the Bacon Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits to the Truffle Honey Laced Fried Chicken you will not leave hungry or disappointed.
3) South Bay Farmers Markets
Purchase the freshest produce from local farmers six days out of the week. You can find farmers markets all over the South Bay area, check out which location is closest to you. Farmers Market Schedule
4) K1 Go Kart Racing
Located in the heart of South Bay, K1 Go Kart Racing offers you an adrenalin rush on their indoor racecourse. Compete head to head with family and friends on their electric go-karts taking you up to speeds of 60mph.
5) Abigaile Restaurant & Brewery
Once a church then turned rehearsal space for punk/hardcore bands, now restaurant and brewery. Abigaile is a communal gastropub in Hermosa. Offering up a unique and delicious cuisine with home brewed beer, this place still pays homage to its past with its eclectic rock n roll bar décor.
6) Point Vicente Lighthouse & Interpretive Center
The second Saturday of every month the Lighthouse is open to the public with free admission. Climb the Lighthouse for 360 views or pack a picnic to enjoy next to the ocean.
7) Hang Gliding at the Beach
At the Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo you can meet with Joe Greblo of Windsports to learn the art of hang gliding. Just after 20 min of instruction you will be airborne with an instructor at your side the whole time to see views of South Bay.
8) Terranea Resort
Whether it's just to feel like you are away from it all on this lush coastline resort setting, get a round of golf in on its oceanfront fairways or to take in the culinary variety at its numerous restaurants, Terranea Resort is a lovely place to spend the day.
9) Frascati Trail
Check out this fun easy hiking trail just off Palos Verdes Drive East. Get in touch with your adventurous side and explore the small waterfall just off the Frascati trail.
10) Catalina Island
Take the Catalina Express from Long Beach to Catalina Island for a fun day trip. With 30 daily departures, explore the shops and restaurants on this rocky island with just an hour long boat ride from Long Beach.