Torrance, CATorrance, California is located on the state’s South Bay. With 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean, and a moderate year-round climate, people flock there to live in paradise. The cost of living, home and rental prices included, are almost twice the U.S. average, so if you want to move here, know the costs beforehand. Over 145,000 people call this coastal city home, and it is perfect if you want to live somewhere that is sunny and safe.
Torrance Transit offers bus services at a cheap cost around the city, but the main method of transportation among residents and visitors is driving. Torrance is also about 15 minutes from LAX airport, making it easy to fly in and out of the state.
In Torrance, you get a city vibe with a small-town feel. It is interconnected, but without pretension. Good vibes are ample there. Beer, shopping and good entertainment abounds. Entice your taste buds with whatever you fancy, from macarons to ramen to a burger (check out King’s Hawaiian for sweet rolls and everything from pancakes to the famous sliced bread). Explore the farmers’ market, and then wander to one of the many craft breweries. In fact, there are over 10 in the city! If shopping is more your vice, the Del Amo Fashion Center offers budget to boutique stores. Torrance Beach and The Strand offer up opportunities for beach walking, swimming, beach volleyball, biking and cycling, when you want to get your heart pumping.
Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim are close by when you want to go on an adventure. If you are into art, visit the Hollywood Bowl or the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Sports lovers will love attending an LA Dodgers game or watch basketball at the Staples Center. Stroll past the shops on Rodeo Drive, spot celebrities in Westwood or go for a leisurely drive on the Pacific Coast Highway for avocado toast, ocean views and beach vibes in ever-trendy Malibu. If Disney has your heart, Disneyland is close enough to go to for the day. Ride on the teacups, see ghosts in the Haunted Mansion, sip on a Mint Julep, nosh on a beignet and save room for the Monte Cristo. If you are lucky, you might spot Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Donald and the rest of the gang. San Diego is a true beach destination. Animal lovers will love visiting the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park. Fun can be had nearby or close to Torrance.
When you move to Torrance, you can be within easy access to the best Southern California has to offer. The sun is ample, the people are friendly and the living is easy. Enjoy it!