Sometimes overshadowed by its gigantic cousin in Long Beach, the Cabrillo Aquarium in San Pedro is a fantastic alternative for visitors who want to spend the majority of their day at an actual beach. Full of hand-painted displays and small-town charm, the Cabrillo Aquarium has a wide variety of marine species, some of which can be experienced firsthand in a touch tank. It's also home to the famous yearly grunion run, where the unique mating and reproductive habits of the small silverside fish attract curious human spectators.

—Molly Lambert

Location Details

3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro CA 90731


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