"A Mall Day (and more) in the South Bay near L.A." Top 5 Page for this destination Torrance by marinarena
Torrance Travel Guide: 37 reviews and 51 photos
Oh, Torry! She cannot be left out of the discussion of cities near L.A. She is ideal in that she is grand but not too flashy, and is close to the star of the region, L.A. The best thing about Torry? Her thriftness! She has many a retail delight, including Del Amo Mall, the indeed her most recognizable "birthmark"!
Here I am standing in front of the T91 Torrance city fire truck! Click the picture and it won't appear cut off!! (Taken in Jan 2005)
To note ... in the nearby South Bay beach cities of Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan, as well as Carson (Home Depot Center), there is much more to do. I'll be covering more of the South Bay, the beachy, normal and non-flashy part of greater LA!
Overall, Torrance is a small town entertainer compared to some of her counterparts.
Much more to come!
(Pictured here is sweet little niece Kaelyn, from Jan 05!)
- Pros:Del Amo area, has a charming beachside, retail shopping heaven, accomodations friendly, not spoiled by heavy touring so one gets to experience a normal side of the L.A. area
- Cons:may be too ordinary for a visitor
- In a nutshell:A convenient place to stay in the L.A !
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