El Segundo

Travel Guide
El Segundo featuring heritage architecture and signage

An automobile driving museum and many other of Los Angeles’ famous attractions draw many to this beach city.

Visit El Segundo and relax on sandy beaches. The city is located on Santa Monica Bay and features a range of shopping, dining and recreational areas. Take a short drive to El Segundo’s neighboring beach, Manhattan Beach, and play volleyball or swim. Book a sport fishing charter and try to catch some of California’s biggest game fish.

Cycle along an oceanfront bikeway extending north to Santa Monica. Visit El Segundo’s Automobile Driving Museum and ride in a classic car. El Segundo also features a museum that focuses on Los Angeles’ modern art scene and its curators’ private collection.

Admire paintings, sculptures, installations and digital artworks at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA). Visit frequently to see alternating themed exhibits year-round showcasing the talents of contemporary artists. The collection also contains works from famous international artists, such as Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley.

The Automobile Driving Museum in the center of El Segundo aims to preserve the history of the automobile. Ride in one of the historic collector vehicles, including roadsters and convertibles from the mid-20th century. The museum also features special events, a gift store and a research library.

The Old Town Music Hall is a cultural landmark in El Segundo. See vintage silent and sound films in this historic building. Notice the Wurlitzer wind-powered pipe organ, played to accompany silent films. Check the official Old Town Music Hall website for film and concert schedules.

Drive to Marina del Rey from El Segundo in less than 20 minutes. This oceanfront community and harbor feature a wide range of boat charters. Book a sport fishing charter and catch a barracuda. Take a relaxing dinner charter and enjoy high-quality cuisine on a luxury vessel.

El Segundo is located about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. With its sandy beaches and proximity to many historic and educational attractions, El Segundo is a great place to stay while visiting LA.

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