|A typical street lined with
Spanish Revival homes on a quiet Monday morning in the
Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long
If you just gotta live in a
beach town, Belmont Shore is the place for
you. Spanish revival architecture dominates the Belmont
Shore neighborhood with single family, duplexes and
multi-family homes all packed in together within a few
blocks of the beach. There are also condos facing the
broad, long beach that gives the city its name.
||Second Street is the heart of
the Belmont Shore community and it is busy with locals
and tourists from dawn to the middle of the night. Lots
of great restaurants and unique shops! Second Street is
the busiest shopping street in Long Beach. And there
always seems to be a party or something else fun going
Second Street is also the dividing
line between Belmont Shore to the south of the street, and
Belmont Park, which lies to the north of Second. Even
further north of this area is the quiet neighborhood of
Alamitos Heights which faces onto the most inland part
of Alamitos Bay.
||Locals enjoy Sunday morning
brunch and shopping on busy Second Street in Belmont
You can also see public art at
every turn -- primarily painted murals and painted sidewalks
inspired by the beach life--in Belmont Shore.
kayaking are popular
and you can rent paddleboards and kayaks at the beach on
Alamitos Bay in Belmont Shore. In the background is
with its canals.
||As a resident of Belmont
Shore you won't need a fishing license to fish from
the Belmont Pier.
And in summer you can go to the annual
sand sculpture festival on
the beach near Belmont Pier. See