Long Beach is an oceanside port town located between Los Angeles and Orange County. This large vibrant coastal community which is culturally diverse, has an urban feel with a laid back vibe, a population of artists, and friendly beach culture.. Residents make visitors feel welcome as they all enjoy the wonderful elements that this wholesome and lively area offers. From pristine beaches, educational museums, happening bars, to waterfront sports this industrial coastline neighborhood has a quiet tone and slow pace. Home to California State University Long Beach this bustling seaport community also has many college students living in the area or commuting. Long Beach is on the map for having one of the largest and busiest shipping ports, the Port of Long Beach.