The Manhattan Beach Pier is an excellent attraction for people to visit when they are in Manhattan Beach, California. The pier is just over 900 feet long and is situated at the end of Manhattan Beach Boulevard.
At the end of the pier, the Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium is situated. This area is open to the public and includes a number of fantastic sea life to view. For example, you will find sharks, lobsters and many other brightly colored sea animals when you visit this aquarium.
Along with the aquarium, the views are a fantastic reason to visit the pier as well. This is one reason that the pier is so popular among artists and photographers. It is on this pier that you can capture some of the most beautiful images of the Pacific Ocean. You can also catch a glimpse of the surfers that frequent the area beyond the pier.
Fishing is also a popular pastime of those who frequent the Manhattan Beach Pier. Fishers are able to catch fish like guitarfish, croakers, small rays, and surfperch. These fish and many other species are available in huge numbers, and some fishermen are able to catch hundreds of fish within an hour.
Between the beautiful views and fantastic activities that are attached to this pier, the Manhattan Beach Pier is definitely a place you will want to visit when you are in this area. So, make sure you add this to your activity list when you are planning a vacation in the Manhattan Beach area.
WHERE TO STAY?
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The Sea View Inn at the Beach is centrally located to all South Bay (and Los Angeles) activities and makes the ideal and picturesque home-base while visiting Southern California!