When you stay at the dunes motel, you are in close distance to wide range of activities and entertainment. Queen Mary tours in Long Beach California is a perfect example. The Queen Mary was a luxury transatlantic ship that set sail in the late 1940s before being transformed into a troopship during WWII. Today, the retired ship is used as a hotel and event space and offers tours to the public. Whether you want to learn more about this history of the ship or enjoy hearing scary stories about hauntings, the Queen Mary can deliver.
There are a number of different types of tours that are offered by the Queen Mary. “The Glory Days” tour is a perfect opportunity to learn all about this history of the ship. You’ll learn about her past, her construction, her glory days as a luxury ocean liner and her time as WWII troopship. If you are interested in learning about the history of the ship and want to learn more, this is the tour for you. For a deeper look into the ship’s part during WWII, check out the tour, “Their Finest Hours: Winston Churchill and the Queen Mary” as you learn about the affinity that Churchill had for the Queen Mary. Click here for more tours and exhibits.
The Queen Mary also happens to be known as the world’s most haunted ship and was even declared a part of “America’s Top 10 Most Haunted” by Time Magazine. If you want to learn a little more about what lurks in the shadows of the ship, than the “Ghosts and Legends” tour is for you. Beware as you explore the old boiler room and areas that are known to be haunted. For the brave of heart, go on the “Paranormal Ship Walk” tour that takes place only in the evening once the sun goes down. You’ll explore all of the reportedly haunted areas of the ship. Click here to learn about the other night time experiences at the Queen Mary.