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Updated: November 24, 2020

  • Discover Torrance continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with guidance from local and state officials, along with tourism industry partners to ensure the most accurate and timely information is provided to visitors on this topic.FAQS

    CAN I TRAVEL TO TORRANCE?

    • Our hotels are open and ready to welcome you!
    • State officials urge caution and proper planning when traveling in California, but there is no statewide ban on travel.
    • California has issued a travel advisory that recommends visitors from out of state to quarantine for 14 days after arriving. It also recommends Californians quarantine upon returning from out of state.
    • Travel should occur with people from the same family/household. Travelers should practice proper physical distancing, follow face covering guidance, abide by California’s safe and responsible travel code, and follow all public health rules in the counties visited.

     

    WHAT HOTELS IN TORRANCE ARE OPEN?

    • Hotels associated with Discover Torrance are open and are accepting non-essential travel reservations.
    • Each property is taking precautions to ensure your safety and the safety of their staff. Please contact select lodging property for more details specific to their location.
    • Hotel stays should occur with people from the same family/household.

     

    HOW ARE DISCOVER TORRANCE HOTELS AND BUSINESSES ENSURING SAFETY?

    • Discover Torrance is committed to the highest safety standards to protect the health and welfare of employees, guests, and our community while providing excellent hospitality.
    • Hotels and local businesses adhere to requirements of public health officers and promote social distancing, indoor mask use, limited occupancies, among other advanced cleaning and health protocols.
    • We encourage you to contact hotels and businesses directly to learn more about the specific steps they’re taking.

    BE PREPARED:

    • Per state order, non-essential work and activities must stop between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. in counties in the widespread (purple) tier, which includes Los Angeles County.
    • Face coverings are required in indoor public spaces, healthcare settings, on public transportations and rideshare vehicles. Masks are also required outdoors where people can’t maintain a distance of six feet from each other.
      • The guidelines on face coverings exempt children under 2 and people with certain disabilities.
    • It is important to make and/or confirm reservations directly, as individual businesses will open on their own timeline and/or limit occupancy to maintain social distance.
    • Discover Torrance joins Visit California in its call for safe and responsible travel throughout the state this summer and beyond. We support the Responsible Travel Code launched earlier this month, which asks visitors to travel with RESPECT by committing to seven best practices when exploring the Golden State:
      • Roam Responsibly
      • Educate Myself
      • Safety First
      • Preserve California
      • Embrace Community
      • Celebrate Culture
      • Teach Others

    WHAT BUSINESSES ARE OPEN IN TORRANCE?

    • Restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars:
      • Takeout and delivery are open;
      • Indoor dine-in is not permitted;
      • Outdoor dine-in is not permitted effective Nov. 25 at 10 p.m.
    • Retail:
      • Outdoor retail and retail with outdoor access is open;
      • Indoor retail and shopping malls are open at 25% capacity.
    • Personal care services:
      • All personal care services including nail/hair salons, barbershops, massage, tattoos and piercing salons are open indoors with modifications.
    • Movie theaters and museums:
      • Open outdoors only with modifications.
    • Family entertainment centers:
    • Open outdoors only with modifications.
    • It is important to make and/or confirm reservations directly, as individual businesses will open on their own timeline.

     

    WHAT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ARE OPEN?

    • Outdoor exercise and recreation activities are allowed with proper social distancing.
    • Torrance Beach and Miramar Park are open. Restrictions apply.
    • Madrona Marsh Preserve is open with restrictions. Click here for hours and details.
    • All parks and community gardens are open.
    • All city-park tennis and pickleball courts are open under limited use.
    • Additional outdoor attractions in Torrance may be closed. Please contact select businesses for information specific to their location.

     

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    Additional Resources

     

    Media Contact

    • Jaime Hayden
    • Office: (916) 774-9600

    jhayden@augustineagency.com

Business Updates

For a full list of restaurants with takeout options, please visit this page.

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