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TorranceUnited States of America

A long sandy beach runs along the Pacific Ocean in this city known as one of the more peaceful areas near Santa Monica Bay.

Visit Torrance and shop in the historic downtown area. Enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities, including beach volleyball, cycling and surfing. This coastal city also has a museum of fine art and a historical society. Enjoy Japanese, Mexican and Italian cuisine in many excellent restaurants in the city’s center.

Shop for handmade jewelry, vintage items, antiques and crafts in a flea market in Downtown Torrance. Try fishing, surfing, scuba diving and swimming at Torrance Beach, a quieter alternative to Santa Monica Bay’s other beach areas.

Tour the Western Museum of Flight and learn about Southern California’s aviation heritage through aircraft displays. Torrance’s California Museum of Fine Arts gives educational workshops and lectures by renowned artists in Los Angeles County. This beach city also has a number of other art galleries and museums, including the Chen Art Gallery and the Toyota USA Automobile Museum.

At Charles H. Wilson Park, enjoy outdoor activities, such as tennis, basketball and volleyball. Relax in an outdoor amphitheater and admire the park’s pond. The park also includes designated areas for barbecuing and picnicking. Check the official website for information on the Torrance Certified Farmers Market, held in Wilson Park on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Take a short drive to popular Manhattan Beach and soak up the energetic atmosphere. Book a range of charters from Marina Del Ray near Venice Beach, including sport fishing and whale-watching charters. Rent a bicycle and ride north along the coast from Torrance to Venice Beach.

The city is located about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. With its proximity to Santa Monica Bay’s busier beaches and its cultural and historical attractions, Torrance is a great place to stay when visiting California.

Torrance is perfect for visitors looking for a quieter beach atmosphere, with a wide range of cultural and outdoor activities.

Where to stay in Torrance

Top Hotels in Torrance

Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach
Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach
3.5 out of 5
3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA
The price is NT$2,617 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Redondo Beach Pier and 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from Dignity Health Sports Park. RMS Queen Mary ...

4.2/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Nice staff.people were caring and friendly the room was quite,the view was nice. It was close to good shopping and food."…"

Reviewed on 2020/12/21

Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach
Extended Stay America Los Angeles - Torrance Del Amo Circle
Extended Stay America Los Angeles - Torrance Del Amo Circle
2.5 out of 5
3995 W Carson St, Torrance, CA
The price is NT$2,518 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Located in Southwood, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Del Amo Fashion Center and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Redondo Beach Pier. Absolution Brewing Company and Palos ...

3.3/5 (995 reviews)

"Safe environment. Respected space. Close parking."…"

Reviewed on 2021/1/12

Extended Stay America Los Angeles - Torrance Del Amo Circle
Torrance Inn and Suites
Torrance Inn and Suites
2.5 out of 5
4111 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA
The price is NT$2,142 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Located in Southwood Riviera, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Palos Verdes Peninsula and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Del Amo Fashion Center. South Coast Botanic Garden ...

2.7/5 (888 reviews)

"It was a decent room for me and my family. Clean and spacious"…"

Reviewed on 2021/1/21

Torrance Inn and Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Torrance

Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
3 out of 5
19901 Prairie Ave, Torrance, CA
The price is NT$3,610 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29

Situated in Torrance, this aparthotel is close to Del Amo Fashion Center, Redondo Beach Pier, and South Bay Galleria. Local attractions also include Wilson Park ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,259 reviews)

"It’s was nice and clean. Leo at the front desk was helpful"…"

Reviewed on 2020/11/8

Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
Tranquil Torrance - 1 Mile To Redondo Beach 4 Bedroom Home
Tranquil Torrance - 1 Mile To Redondo Beach 4 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
20933 Tomlee Ave, Torrance, CA

Situated in Torrance, this golf vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Redondo Beach Pier, Del Amo Fashion Center, and Hermosa Beach Pier. Redondo Beach State ...

Tranquil Torrance - 1 Mile To Redondo Beach 4 Bedroom Home
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Torrance

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Reviews of Torrance

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 3, 2020

Would definitely check in again

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 1, 2020

There was an unpleasant odor in the room’s bath area (like old dirty pipes); the glass bathroom door is awkward considering the door faces into the room.

4/5 - Good

Firsttimeguess

May 30, 2020

Not at this time

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 28, 2020

Quiet little town close to the beach.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 24, 2020

Torrance the city is a beautiful place

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Apr 5, 2020

The over all area is quit and peaceful but alot of traffic during the day.

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