Booking a Hotel in Lomita, CA

Lomita, California is located in Los Angeles County and approximately eight miles west of Long Beach. The word "Lomita" is Spanish for little knoll. One of the most iconic landmarks is the Lomita Railroad Museum devoted to the steam engine period of Railroading. The museum is modeled after the Boston and Maine's Greenwood Station in Wakefield, Massachusetts. On display is a 1902 Baldwin Locomotive, 1910 Union Pacific caboose and a Southern Pacific tender. A small public park is featured on the property and a kid favorite play area is accommodating a Union Pacific Boxcar and Union Oil tank car. A short drive away in Long Beach is the famous RMS Queen Mary where the ship is permanently moored as a hotel, museum, event facility and tourist attraction. Stay the night at a California hotel like no other and then take a historical tour of the ship with its original 1930's Art Deco style and historical traditions.  

Another famous ship anchored nearby is the Battleship USS Iowa BB61. This unique museum is an interactive family experience highlighting life at sea over the past 70 years.  Be sure to use the interactive tour app for the best experience. 


Top Things to Do in Lomita, CA

  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Battleship USS Iowa Museum
  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  • Lomita Railroad Museum
  • Mulligan Family Fun Center
  • The Queen Mary
  • Vincent Thomas Bridge
  • Watts Towers

Hospitals Near Lomita, CA

  • Fresenius Medical Care at Torrance Memorial Med Ctr - Ap
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Airports Near Lomita, CA

  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • Torrance Airport

Military Bases Near Lomita, CA

  • Joint Forces Training Base
  • LA Air Force Base
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