The Long Beach Waterfront is a popular destination for residents of the area and those in town on vacation. The developed waterfront area runs for miles along the Pacific Ccean and features a variety of activities, attractions, and nearby dining options. The area considered itself quintessentially California and does its best to preserve the waterfront area. One of the most popular destinations along the waterfront is The Pike at Rainbow Harbor. This community retail, dining and entertainment space features a number of great beachside restaurants that serve everything from pub-style American fare to elegant seafood dishes. Guests can enjoy shopping at a variety of great stores, riding the antique carousel, playing a few video games at GameWorks or catch a move at the onsite cinema. The Waterfront has grown into a popular convention destination and businesses from across the country head to Long Beach to learn and enjoy. The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center offers more than 300,000-square feet of exhibit and event space. The Long Beach Marina is another destination at the waterfront and features nearly 4,000 slips. The marina offers access to Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean and is home to several competitive sailing races. In addition to dining, boating, and shopping, visitors to the waterfront can enjoy a variety of recreational activities like biking, walking, sight-seeing, and rollerblading.