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San-Pedro dates back to the year 1542, and is located just south of Los Angeles. This city has breathtaking views of the ocean from its location atop the cliffs and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. With one of the busiest ports on the West Coast, San Padro is also home to the state's largest privately owned diving and fishing fleets. You can take half day or full day sport fishing, scuba/snorkeling or charter boat trips. Regular whale watching excursions are also available during the season. There is a very nice walking path along the harbor available for those who wish to hike, jog, or stroll along the oceanfront. There is an abundance of things to see and do in the area, starting with Cabrillo Beach. This mile-long beach is perfect for swimming, surfing, scuba diving and volleyball. You can rent a jet ski or go wind surfing, or fish off the pier. Picnic tables, a snack bar and a children's playground is available on the beach. Other places to visit in San Pedro include the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, the Maritime Museum, the Point Fermin Lighthouse, the Angels Gate Lighthouse and Recreation Center, and Bogdanovich Park. San Pedro is known for their restaurants, featuring foods from all over the world. Many restaurants and coffeehouses offer outdoor dining and spectacular views. Last, but not least, San Pedro is an easy drive to all the other well-known southern California attractions, making this town a wonderful base for your southern California vacation.

Surrounding areas: Rancho Palos Verdes, California (5.5 mi), Torrance, California (7.5 mi), Long Beach, California (9.1 mi), Redondo Beach, California (9.8 mi), Hermosa Beach, California (11.1 mi), Seal Beach, California (12.1 mi), Surfside, California (12.1 mi)

San Pedro Vacation Rentals

San Pedro Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Sunrise Hotel525 So HBR BlvdSan Pedro, CA (800) 356-9609
Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel601 S Palos Verdes StSan Pedro, CA (310) 519-8200
Holiday Inn111 S Gaffey StSan Pedro, CA (310) 514-1414
Marina Hotel San Pedro2800 Via Carrillo MarinaSan Pedro, CA (310) 514-3344
Searock Motel354 W 9TH StSan Pedro, CA (310) 548-4616
Vagabond Inn San Pedro215 S Gaffey StSan Pedro, CA (310) 831-8911
Ambassador Hotel817 N Fries AveWilmington, CA3.5 mi.(310) 549-1977
Harbor City Travelodge1665 W Pacific Coast HwyHarbor City, CA3.9 mi.(310) 326-9026
Best Western Eldorado Inn2037 Pacific Coast HwyLomita, CA4.1 mi.(310) 534-0700
Cove Motel1371 N Marine AveWilmington, CA4.2 mi.(310) 834-7523
Motel 6820 W Sepulveda BlvdHarbor City, CA5.2 mi.(310) 549-9560
The Coast Long Beach Hotel700 Queensway DrLong Beach, CA5.5 mi.(562) 435-7676
Hilton Long Beach701 W Ocean BlvdLong Beach, CA5.7 mi.(562) 983-3400
The Queen Mary1126 Queens HwyLong Beach, CA6.0 mi.(562) 435-3511
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel111 E Ocean BlvdLong Beach, CA6.1 mi.(562) 437-5900
Bellamar Apts225 W Third StLong Beach, CA6.3 mi.(800) 773-1500
Hyatt Regency Long Beach200 S Pne AveLong Beach, CA6.3 mi.(562) 491-1234
Long Beach Airport Marriott4700 Airport PLZ DrLong Beach, CA6.3 mi.(562) 425-5210
Westin Long Beach Hotel333 E Ocean BlvdLong Beach, CA6.3 mi.(562) 436-3000
Super 82360 Sepulveda BlvdTorrance, CA6.3 mi.(310) 534-4900
Torrance Travelodge2448 Sepulveda BlvdTorrance, CA6.4 mi.(310) 539-9888
Best Western At The Convention Center517 E 1st StLong Beach, CA6.5 mi.(562) 285-0281
Courtyard By Marriott500 East First StLong Beach, CA6.5 mi.(562) 435-8511
Rodeway50 Atlantic AveLong Beach, CA6.5 mi.(562) 435-8369
Travelodge80 Atlantic AveLong Beach, CA6.5 mi.(562) 435-2471
Courtyard By Marriott Torrance - Palos Verdes2633 Sepulveda BlvdTorrance, CA6.5 mi.(310) 533-8000
Carson Hilton Inn923 E Carson St # 2Carson, CA6.8 mi.(310) 830-9200
Beach Inn Motel823 E 3RD StLong Beach, CA6.8 mi.(562) 437-3464
Best Western Long Beach1725 N Long Beach BlvdLong Beach, CA6.9 mi.(562) 599-5555
Holiday Inn Downtown Long Beach1133 Atlantic AveLong Beach, CA6.9 mi.(562) 590-8858
Hilton Carson Civic Plaza2 Civic Plaza DrCarson, CA7.1 mi.(310) 830-9200
Econo Lodge1325 E Carson StCarson, CA7.2 mi.(310) 830-8044
Ramada Inn Torrance2880 Pacific Coast HwyTorrance, CA7.3 mi.(310) 325-0660
Comfort Inn & Suites200 E Willow StLong Beach, CA7.5 mi.(562) 426-7611
Quality Inn Carson888 E Dominguez StCarson, CA7.6 mi.(310) 715-6688
Ramada Inn South Bay850 E Dominguez StCarson, CA7.6 mi.(310) 538-5500
Best Western Redondo Beach Inn1850 S Pacific Coast HwyRedondo Beach, CA7.6 mi.(310) 540-3700
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel3995 Carson StTorrance, CA7.7 mi.(310) 543-0048
Torrance Marriott Hotel3635 Fashion WayTorrance, CA7.7 mi.(310) 316-3636
Days Inn City CTR1500 E Pacific Coast HwyLong Beach, CA7.8 mi.(562) 591-0088

San Pedro Weather & Climate

Southern California along the Pacific Coast enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year. As with most of the state of California, summers are dry due to a semi-permanent high pressure system that sits in the Pacific Ocean and holds storm tracks well to the north. Warm air moving over the cool ocean in summer creates fog that moves in during the evening and early morning hours but almost always dissipates by midday. The rainy season is November through early April, but this area receives only approximately 12 inches of precipitation per year. Some flash flooding can occur when large amounts of rain occur in winter over a period of one or two days, and in summertime, very dry conditions in the higher elevations means forest fires are always a threat.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 66°F 46°F 3.60 in. 57°F
February 67°F 47°F 3.22 in. 57°F
March 67°F 48°F 2.79 in. 58°F
April 70°F 51°F 0.73 in. 58°F
May 71°F 54°F 0.26 in. 60°F
June 74°F 57°F 0.08 in. 64°F
July 77°F 61°F 0.04 in. 66°F
August 78°F 62°F 0.13 in. 68°F
September 77°F 61°F 0.23 in. 66°F
October 75°F 56°F 0.48 in. 64°F
November 70°F 50°F 1.24 in. 61°F
December 66°F 46°F 1.99 in. 59°F

San Pedro Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Zamperini Field (TOA) located about 5 miles northwest of San Pedro in Torrance, California, the Long Beach airport (LGB) located approximately 9 miles northeast of San Pedro in Long Beach, California, Jack Northrop Field Hawthorne Municipal airport (HHR) located roughly 13 miles north of San Pedro in Hawthorne, California, and finally the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) located around 15 miles northwest of San Pedro in Los Angeles, California.

San Pedro Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Knott's Berry FarmBuena ParkCA19.3 mi.
Adventure CityAnaheimCA22.8 mi.
Disney's California AdventureAnaheimCA22.8 mi.
DisneylandAnaheimCA22.8 mi.
Pacific ParkSanta MonicaCA22.8 mi.
Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal CityCA28.2 mi.
Scandia Amusement ParkOntarioCA43.3 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterUplandCA44.7 mi.
Six Flags Magic MountainValenciaCA52.3 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA53.6 mi.
Legoland CaliforniaCarlsbadCA67.3 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA67.4 mi.
Water Parks
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA19.3 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA37.9 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborSanta ClaritaCA47.7 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA52.3 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA55.7 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA67.4 mi.
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA100.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Harbor Park Golf CourseWilmingtonCA3.6 mi.
Ocean Trails Golf ClubRancho Palos VerdesCA5.5 mi.
Los Verdes Golf CourseRancho Palos VerdesCA6.4 mi.
Dominguez Golf & Practice CenterCarsonCA6.7 mi.
Palos Verdes Golf ClubPalos Verdes EstatesCA6.8 mi.
Sea Aire Park Golf CourseTorranceCA7.5 mi.
El Dorado Park Golf ClubLong BeachCA9.1 mi.
Recreation Park American Golf ClubLong BeachCA9.1 mi.
Recreation Park SouthLong BeachCA9.1 mi.
Skylinks Golf CourseLong BeachCA9.1 mi.
Bixby Village Golf CourseLong BeachCA10.7 mi.
Compton Par 3 Golf CourseComptonCA11.8 mi.
Lakewood Country ClubLakewoodCA12.3 mi.
Marriott Golf CourseManhattan BeachCA12.6 mi.
Heartwell Golf CourseLong BeachCA12.8 mi.
Chester Washington Golf CourseLos AngelesCA12.9 mi.
Lakes at El SegundoEl SegundoCA13.9 mi.
Cypress Golf ClubLos AlamitosCA14.8 mi.
Cerritos IronWood Nine Golf CourseCerritosCA15.5 mi.
South Gate Municipal Golf CourseSouth GateCA15.7 mi.
Norwalk Golf CenterNorwalkCA16.7 mi.
Westchester Golf CourseLos AngelesCA16.9 mi.
Los Amigos Country ClubDowneyCA17.0 mi.
Rio Hondo Golf ClubDowneyCA17.0 mi.
Ford Park Golf CourseBell GardensCA17.2 mi.
David L Baker Memorial GolfFountain ValleyCA19.3 mi.
Buena Park Golf CenterBuena ParkCA19.4 mi.
Mile Square Golf CourseFountain ValleyCA19.8 mi.
La Mirada Golf ClubLa MiradaCA20.2 mi.
Riveridge Golf CoursePico RiveraCA20.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA57.5 mi.
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA75.3 mi.
State Parks
White Point State ParkCA2.0 mi. 
Redondo Beach State ParkCA7.8 mi. 
Alamitos Bay State ParkCA10.4 mi. 
Manhattan Beach State ParkCA12.2 mi. 
Bolsa Chica Beach State ParkCA14.8 mi. 
Dockweiler Beach State ParkCA15.1 mi. 
Huntington Beach State ParkCA19.8 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA22.5 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA22.5 mi. 
Will Rogers Beach State ParkCA24.3 mi. 
Will Rogers State ParkCA25.2 mi. 
Crystal Cove State ParkCA29.9 mi. 
Chino Hills State ParkCA35.5 mi. 
Malibu Creek State ParkCA35.7 mi. 
Long Beach Museum of ArtLong BeachCA6.3 mi.(Art)
Museum of Latin American ArtLong BeachCA6.3 mi.(Art)
Motts Miniatures MuseumBuena ParkCA19.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of ToleranceLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(History)
Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of MiniaturesLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Modern Fresco GalleryLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Web ArtLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Autry Museum of Western HeritageLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California African-American MuseumLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
J. Paul Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
L. RON HUBBARD LIFE EXHIBITION MUSEUMLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Reale-Rydell Computer MuseumLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Technology)
Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Art)
Korean American Museum of Art and Cultural CenterLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of ArtLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Art)
Museum of FredLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Art)
Western Museum of ScoutingLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.(Children's)
Angels AtticSanta MonicaCA22.8 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of FlyingSanta MonicaCA22.8 mi.(Technology)
California Heritage MuseumSanta MonicaCA22.8 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Los Angeles ZooLos AngelesCA22.2 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA24.4 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA25.4 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA93.4 mi.
San Diego Wild Animal ParkSan DiegoCA96.2 mi.
San Diego ZooSan DiegoCA96.2 mi.
Sea World of San DiegoSan DiegoCA96.2 mi.
The Living DesertPalm DesertCA110.2 mi.

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