"All work and no play” make for a dull business trip, which is why business travelers are looking to add in some leisure time. This trend in bleisure travel makes Torrance a great place to stay and play.

Home to some of the best kept secrets of Southern California, Torrance is conveniently located only 15 minutes from LAX and only a hop, skip and a jump from other attractions like Disneyland and Dignity Health Sports Park – home of the LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Chargers. And with 1.5 miles of uncrowded, pristine coastline and a 22-mile bike path, you won’t miss out on any laid-back beach vibes either.

If you’re looking for a culinary bite or two, fear not, Torrance has more than 400 eateries and has been dubbed “The Ramen Capital of Southern California.” There’s also plenty to be “hoppy” about as you explore the city’s 11 craft breweries and cheers to a job well done. And if you need to bring back souvenirs, you’ve hit the shopping mother lode.

Torrance is also a shopper’s paradise with the world-class Del Amo Fashion Center (the third largest mall in America) as well as charming historic downtown storefronts. Overall, there are more than 250 stores to ensure you don’t go home empty handed.

With so many experiences to be had in and around Torrance, it’s an easy decision to stay awhile at one of the city’s exciting hotels.

Are you in? Visit DiscoverTorrance.com/LABJ to learn more about this Southern California hidden gem.

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