Review: Long Beach Airport, a JetBlue hub

I got a lot of puzzled looks when I told people I was visiting Long Beach.

Thanks to JetBlue I got a weekend flight and a hotel for $80, so why not?

About 20 miles south of LA, it’s not exactly a great option when visiting there, but I enjoyed visiting Long Beach.

The airport is small, with about 80% of its flights operated by JetBlue.

Quick review:

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Barclaycard and JetBlue got me tipsy under the watchful eye of Alcatraz

I showed up to the industrial docks of Fort Mason a bit unsure. This part of Fort Mason looks abandoned but surprised me with refreshing establishments of all sorts. Museums, libraries, art galleries, restaurants, etc., all tucked inside rows of old warehouses on the water. Too bad most were closed by five, and it was now six. Continue reading