Long Beach is a sizable city of over 462,000 people on the California coast, just 23 miles south of Los Angeles. It is one of America's busiest ports as well a residential community with great beaches. The city is rated one of the most walkable cities in the country by Walkscore.com (Walk Score of 66.4). Long Beach State University is a large presence here. Photos courtesy of Wikipedia: Queen Mary a remix of a work by D Ramey Logan; Walter Pyramid at Cal State University Long Beach by Summum, and girl on beach by Carraroe1.