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The Last Frontier of Los Angeles


San Pedro is a leading cultural, historic, and tourist destination for new generations to rediscover.

Located just 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, San Pedro is home to North America's largest port at the LA Waterfront. This growing Southern California seaside town also won First Place in Curbed LA's "Best Neighborhood of 2017." With nationally recognized historic landmarks, a thriving arts and food scene, and ocean-based adventures, San Pedro is exploding as the next must-see destination in Southern California.


Located just 20 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles, San Pedro is home to North America's largest port at the LA Waterfront. This growing seaside town has nationally recognized landmarks, a thriving arts scene, and ocean-based adventures. There's no place like San Pedro.



With over 30 eateries located Downtown San Pedro, visitors and locals can enjoy a thriving food and beer scene. Choose from craft breweries, fresh seafood, and chef-inspired and award-winning concepts. Best known as a port town, San Pedro's cuisine is reflective of its unique cultural heritage.

Eat and Drink


Venture into California's leading harbor, and find hotels near top attractions! Whether you're planning to take a cruise overseas, visit Catalina Island, or explore the coastal cliffs of San Pedro, choose from our various hotels in the harbor of Los Angeles. Extend your trip and book a room for the night.

Book a Room


San Pedro is a family-friendly, recreational and tourist destination connecting the local community to the Los Angeles Waterfront. Enjoy windsurfing, fishing, sailing, and more! We also boast a variety of museums and art galleries and the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
What's will be your San Pedro adventure? 



With signature annual events including LA Fleet Week, Cars & Stripes, and Dia de los Muertos, San Pedro is home to some of Los Angele's largest cultural events. From Farmer's Markets to our First Thursdays Art Gallery tour, we invite you to come and join us to experience San Pedro this month!

Upcoming Events

Get around

You can easily walk, ride, or bike around our town! You can also hop on and off of San Pedro's famous red trolley to visit top landmarks and historic points of interest. If you're new to the area, we recommend you start in downtown and make your way around town. Trolley shuttles run daily and are free!

Ride, Walk, Bike

La Times

"San Pedro, with its steep hills and panoramic ocean views, reminds me of San Francisco,
one of my favorite cities."

Rosemary Mclure



"Like the prize at the bottom of your South Bay cereal box, San Pedro is one of those LA neighborhoods everyone totally forgets about, but then there it is, staring up at you in all of its secret decoder ring glory."



Timeout LA

"The coastal L.A. neighborhood has a lot going on"

Stephanie Morino



"Located in Angels Gate Park, it’s no coincidence that [the Korean friendship bell] representative of peace would be set against an idyllic backdrop."



Home of America's port

San Pedro is iconic, historic and everlasting in its seaside charm. Rediscover old Pedro & enjoy the new

Nestled at the southern end of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the San Pedro Bay, San Pedro was originally founded by Portugese explorer, Juan Rodrigues Cabrillo.

Today, San Pedro remains culturally diverse and is home to the largest Italian-American community Southern California and home to many Croatian and Greek families.

san pedro of tomorrow

Innovation is coming to our seaside town

The San Pedro Public Market project along LA's waterfront is slated to open in 2020. The Port of Los Angeles remains dedicated to improving the public areas of the LA Waterfront and has spent $600 million dollar in major public access infrastructure improvement projects. With emerging tech and aerospace innovation, the port is also home to AltaSea, a 35-acre ocean marine research campus and lab built on a historic pier with access to the deep ocean. Building on innovation, these developments are moving North America's busiest port towards a science and tech-focused future.

Get Around SAN PEDRO In VINTAGE style

San pedro Red Trolley


Hop on and Hop off!

Take a ride on the shuttle and visit local attractions including the Fanfare fountains, USS IOWA, Crafted at the Port of LA and the SS Lane Victory. For details on times and a full list of stops,

The Free Downtown San Pedro Trolley Service is operated by The San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement DistricT

Spring Hours

1st Thursdays 6pm-10pm
Saturdays 12pm-6pm
Sundays 12pm-6pm

Our Seaside Town

San Pedro Has a lot to offer