Located just 15 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Torrance, Calif. is home to some of Southern California’s best kept secrets. From the uncrowded beaches, to shopping in the sunshine, or tapping into an amazing craft brew scene, discover why Torrance is the true gem of the Los Angeles South Bay.
1.5 Miles of Pristine Beach
Have you ever been to a beach that feels like your own private hideaway? Welcome to Torrance Beach – a 1.5-mile stretch of pristine coastline neighboring Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan beaches. The friendly beach scene is also the starting point for “The Strand,” Southern California’s coastal bike path. Enjoy beautiful beach views without swarms of people. Torrance Beach is a true treasure and the perfect spot to take in the amazing SoCal sunshine.
2.7 Million Square Feet of Shopping Bliss
Have you ever been to a mall that had literally 2.7 million square feet of shopping? Say hello to Del Amo Fashion Center, the South Bay’s premier retail destination. The giant shopping mall is one of the top 10 largest malls in America, featuring three levels of luxury shopping, more than 200 stores, an outdoor village and numerous dining options – talk about shopping goals.
Torrance offers incredible cuisine and experiences around every corner, from eclectic bakeries to elegant restaurants, you’ll never run out of options with more than 400 eateries around town. Have you ever traveled to another city just for a bowl of ramen? If you haven’t, that is about to change. Torrance is home to a variety of cultures, with a slew of restaurants to match. Just call us the ramen empire of SoCal.
12 Craft Breweries
Torrance is known as a hub for Southern California’s craft beer scene with 12 breweries on tap. With customized beer tours and a brewery map, Torrance is proud to be home to award-winning brewmasters and beers alike.
212+ Acres of Natural Space to Explore
Torrance has many undiscovered scenic points that make it an urban socially distant oasis for visitors. You’ll be surprised to find a natural habitat hidden amongst the urban sprawl. Madrona Marsh Preserve & Nature Center is the only vernal freshwater marsh in LA County. Try your skills at bird-watching with a chance to see more than 325 species.
To learn more about Torrance lodging, craft breweries, restaurants and attractions, go to discovertorrance.com.