Around Town: San Pedro and Wilmington


Maritime Museum

A truly unique slice of Los Angeles, the LA Waterfront has been undergoing a transformation over the last decade. Only 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, this emerging tourist destination has a variety of popular attractions. During LA Fleet Week®, make the most of your visit by planning some additional stops and activities. There’s so much to do! From museums to a giant craft warehouse, to war memorials and maritime history, the LA Waterfront is where the past meets the present at the doorstep of America’s largest trade gateway. Check out key attractions below, or visit for more details. You can find a complete map of all attractions here.

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22nd Street Park – This 18-acre park across from 22nd Street Landing at the Port offers walking and biking trails, shade trees, two bocce ball courts, and nearly four acres of grassy open space for recreation.

Battleship IOWA – This historic 1943 ship is now a living history museum, celebrating the American spirit and all who have served.

Brouwerji West – This production brewery and 14-tap system tasting room just opened this spring in Warehouse 9 across from the CRAFTED marketplace.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium – Providing families hands-on, interactive ocean discovery and fun for more than 75 years.

Cabrillo Way Marina – Visitors are invited to take a leisurely stroll along this completely transformed 700-slip marina covering 87 acres of land and water, located just south of 22nd and Miner Streets.

Conquer The Bridge 9 – a 5.3-mile race over the Vincent Thomas Bridge on Labor Day.

CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles – One of the nation’s largest indoor year-round craft marketplace and mecca for Southern California’s handcrafted movement.

Downtown Harbor – This modern town square and pedestrian promenade is ideal for strolling and taking in the waterside view of America’s Port®.

Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza – This welcoming landmark is the largest fountain and water feature spectacular in Los Angeles.

Historic Downtown San Pedro – Like a trip around the world, downtown San Pedro features a range of cuisine, from Hungarian to Mexican, Mediterranean to Italian, Japanese to California Fresh and more.

Los Angeles Maritime Museum – Housed in the historic 1941 Municipal Ferry Building, this museum celebrates the history of Los Angeles Harbor.

Ports O’ Call Village – Built in 1963, Ports O’ Call features an intriguing assortment of shops, restaurants and attractions waiting for discovery.

Wilmington Waterfront Park – Enjoy this 30-acre park spanning nine blocks and featuring a nautical-themed playground, walking trails and more.

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