Torrance has incredible weather, stunning beaches, and great shopping. With 1.5 miles of pristine beach along the Pacific Ocean, 400+ restaurants, and the 5th largest shopping center in the United States, Torrance is a hidden gem in the Los Angeles South Bay.
Incorporated in May 1921, Torrance is known for its low crime rates. The city consistently ranks among the safest cities in Los Angeles County. This mixed residential and light high-tech industries city has 90,000 street trees and 30 city parks. Torrance enjoys a moderate year-round climate with warm temperatures, sea breezes, low humidity and an average rainfall of 12.55 inches per year.
Points of Interest
Old Town Torrance
Torrance Historical Society & Museum
Del Amo Fashion Center
Western Museum of Flight
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
Southern California Live Steamers Miniature Railroad
Charles H. Wilson Park
Los Arboles “Rocketship” Park
Torrance Beach and “RAT Beach”
View our South Bay Events Calendar for upcoming activities around town!