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Things to Do and Areas to Explore in Torrance, California

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Discover our unique attractions and adventures.

Whether you're a beach bum, sports fan, nature lover or adrenaline junkie, Torrance and the Los Angeles area is guaranteed to inspire. Our Residence Inn offers easy access to all of the city's major freeways from I-405, getting to area attractions couldn't be simpler.

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Torrance Cultural Arts Center (0.5 miles away) - Known for its concerts, Broadway shows and dance performances, this venue is the ultimate destination for theater and music enthusiasts. 

Madrona Marsh Preserve & Nature Center (1 mile away) - Go on a nature walk at this beautifully preserved marshland and learn about native insects, reptiles and small mammals. 

LA Galaxy Soccer Center (1 mile away) - Participate in a pickup game or training camp at this ultramodern sporting and event venue. 

Redondo Beach Pier (2 miles away) - This scenic South Bay landmark offers spectacular oceanfront dining, seasonal whale watching and kayaking, unique shops and picturesque views. 

Torrance Certified Farmers Market (3 miles away) - From local produce to handmade baked goods to fresh flowers, the inventory at this farmers market is truly the cream of the crop.

Palos Verdes Peninsula (4 miles away) - Explore a wide variety of hiking trails, many of which feature spectacular views, native plants and wild flowers, fascinating geology, glimpses of the Peninsula's history, and animal sightings.

King Harbor Marina (3 miles away) - Home to upscale shops and several yacht clubs, King Harbor Marina is also the site of a variety of cultural festivals.

Torrance Beach (4 miles away) - Stroll, swim or simply lounge on this pristine and peaceful stretch of shore. 

Alpine Village (4 miles away) - Get a taste of Germany at this Bavarian-style shopping center, famous for its annual Oktoberfest celebration. 

Lomita Railroad Museum (4 miles away) - Both kids and kids at heart will find hours of entertainment at this fascinating museum in nearby Lomita.

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (5 miles away) - Attend a ballet performance or seminar at this state-of-the-art theater and conference center.

Palos Verdes Golf Club (5 miles away) - Perfect your swing at this gorgeous golf club, known for its striking mountain and ocean views.

South Coast Botanic Garden (5 miles away) - Spanning 87 acres, this botanic garden features a plethora of colorful native and exotic plant varieties. 

Dignity Health Sports Park (7 miles away) - Take the whole family to an MLS match at the home of the LA Galaxy during your stay in SoCal. 

Toyota Sports Center (8 miles away) - Hone your ice skating skills at the Toyota Sports Center, which is also the practice facility of the Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Lakers. 

Automobile Driving Museum (9 miles away) - Classic car aficionados will jump at the chance to tour this intriguing museum. 

Aquarium of the Pacific (16 miles away) - This sprawling Long Beach aquarium houses more than 500 diverse marine species.

The Queen Mary (16 miles away) - Marvel at dazzling art-deco interior design at this historic retired ocean liner.

The J. Paul Getty Museum (20 miles away) - Art and architecture buffs will enjoy a trip to this renowned museum and research institute. 

Downtown Los Angeles (21 miles away) - No Los Angeles trip is complete without an excursion to the city's vibrant downtown district, home to an enormous selection of shopping, nightlife and live entertainment. 

Knott's Berry Farm (25 miles away) - Get your adrenaline fix at this larger-than-life theme park, which offers dozens of roller coasters and water rides. 

Disneyland® (29 miles away) - Make memories that last a lifetime at this resort and theme park, one of the state's most celebrated attractions since it opened in 1955. 

Universal Studios Hollywood (29 miles away) - Explore movie-inspired attractions and restaurants at Universal Studios Hollywood, one of the area's most iconic and exciting destinations.