Torrance is one of the city’s most up and coming neighborhoods, with plenty of amazing food and activities on offer to all ages.
The area was once the sleepy younger brother of some of the nearby neighborhoods; but now it is seen as a trendy escape from the hustle and bustle of busier areas.
The beach is stunning, the parks are gorgeous and the town itself is an absolute pleasure. Breweries, restaurants and coffee shops can be found in abundance as well as a cracking set of restaurants offering stunning Japanese cuisine.
Let’s take a look at the best of the best in Torrance.
Ride Bikes on the Strand
The Strand is the name given to the incredible coastal path which starts at Torrance and stretches all the way up to Malibu- an incredible 22 miles away!
It passes through some of the city’s most iconic neighborhoods, so you can just park up and explore whenever you like along the way.
Hit the Beach
Now the beach in this area is given a rather unfortunate name by the locals. The adjacent beaches to Torrance are Redondo and Torrance Beaches, which are combined to give you Rat Beach.
But don’t worry; there are no rodents here. Just glorious white sand, consistent surf and incredible skies. It is one of the most underrated beaches in the whole of LA- so try and keep it a secret!
One of the things that often surprises people about Torrance is the amazing amount of excellent food- not least the amazing Japanese foods on offer.
There is even an awesome Japanese market where you can find genuine and extremely hard to find Japanese foods and ingredients. Some say this is actually a better market for specific items than little Tokyo itself!
Sunset at Miramar Park
One of the things that LA as a whole is known for is its incredible sunsets- and Torrence is no exception.
Miramar Park is a little outcrop of ground that juts out onto the beach, where you can sit on grass and marvel at the sun setting directly in front of you- it really is a remarkable place to be.
Beer Tasting Heaven
Despite its small population of 145,000 people, Torrance is actually home to 11 breweries!
Each one offers a tasting and some really unique beers. You’ll also find gift shops, beer brewing classes and even a bus tour allowing you to link up the major breweries into one amazing day.
So there you have it, some of the best things to do in Torrance, LA.
It is one of the area’s best little neighborhoods, and has something to offer pretty much everyone. Make the most of your amazing California accommodation at the Miyako Hybrid Hotel, and explore this amazing area- and don’t forget you’ll be staying in one of the best breakfast places in Torrance, so fill up before you head out!