Torrance is a warm Californian city in Los Angeles County. Bathed by the Pacific Ocean, with mild temperatures all year-round, the city receives visitors with its chilled and warm energy. These are top 10 places to visit if you plan to stay in Torrance:
With Over 1.5 miles (2.4 Km) of pristine coastlines, a picnic, a bike ride, a yoga or surfing session, are just some of the things you can enjoy in these clean and empty beaches.
It is a bicycle beach path that starts at Torrance beach in the south and ends 22 miles (35 Km) north at Will Rogers State Beach in Malibu. Bike rentals are available from local hotels and Marina Bike Rentals.
The Torrance Art Museum
With a beautiful architectural structure, the TAM exposes the view of modern and contemporary artists in South California. The museum not only exhibits local artists but also involves the community in events that bring together people around the topics of art, beauty and the power of its influence in the community.
The Madrona Marsh is a wetland that accumulates water from rain falls during winter and spring. It is an urban oasis that provides valuable habitat for migrating and local animals. A perfect natural place for you to recharge from the energy of the south Californian natural environment.
The South Coast Botanic Garden
Known as the “Jewel of the Peninsula”, with 87 acres and more than 2,500 species of plants, the garden is full of powerful green magical energy. Among its diverse environment, the garden has a small lake, a mild weather Mediterranean Garden, a soothing Japanese Garden with a Koi Pond, an exuberant Desert Garden and a carefully grown Californian Native Plants garden.
The Aquarium of the Pacific
The place is a wealth of live knowledge that inspires and shares the wonders of the life in the Pacific Ocean. A variety of tours are designed for seniors, kids and anyone in between.
Celebrate Oktoberfest at the Alpine Village
The biggest celebration in South California celebrated at the Alpine Village; a slice of Bavaria in the Southern California Bay. Offers an exquisite selection of the German cuisine, a huge selection of imported and craft beers, and a nonstop selection of traditional German music.
With its wonderful mild weather, and chilled energy any of the Torrance spas will offer you single or couples package personalized for your needs and with specialized techniques will let your body relax and your skin glow.
The Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge
It is a double tracked arch bridge that was part of the North/South Pacific Electric Railway. The Railroad is not in use anymore, however, the bridge has become a symbol to the city due to its architectural beauty.
Antique Street Faire
Offers visitors objects from other times. From furniture, glassware, books, jewelry, to toys, and tools, the fair is surrounded by restaurants, bakeries and sports bars, and accompanied by local singers and the magnificent Torrance weather.