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Huntington Beach City Beach

Huntington Beach, California is only 16 miles from Disneyland, but a world apart. Why' Unlike the artificial world that Disney so masterfully creates, Huntington Beach is as REAL as life gets! Beautiful soft sand beaches, powerful ocean waves, a kiss of sunshine with a gentle breeze, and the world famous California beach boys and girls are part of this dream. Believe it or not, California dreamin'  immortalized in songs from the 60s is very much alive today in Huntington Beach. It is one of the finest California beaches to sunbathe, relax and just enjoy life.

The beach vibe-- laid-back, relaxed.

Beach bonfires, Huntington Beach Pier, riding bikes on the 8.5 mile path, hotels overlooking the ocean, Catalina Island in the distance, Main Street and its fragrant foods, drink concoctions, and bikini shops. Awesome!

The pier is a beautiful place to stroll, Main Street in Downtown Huntington Beach is filled with an amazing array of outdoor cafes and trendy clothing boutiques/surf shops, and surfers & swimsuit clad people wander by for your entertainment  and enjoyment. 

Events:
Surf City Nights Tuesdays - 5-9 p.m.
Peter's Landing Farmers Mkt Sat 9a-2p

Weddings - Huntington Beach,  includes 9.3 miles of sandy beaches stretching along the Pacific Ocean that are free for the public to use for outdoor recreation. Shorebreak Hotel overlooks the Huntington Beach Pier, offering great accommodations for your wedding guests.

Huntington Beach Pier shown in our photo gallery is a popular icon, where tourists love to walk and watch supreme surfing in the ocean below. It is the perfect place to take a photo. When summer comes and the U.S. Open of Surfing occurs each July, the pier is absolutely packed with standing room only on the final surfing Sunday when a winner is chosen.

Huntington Beach California USA is our favorite city and we've dedicated over 10 years to providing information about this destination to help you plan a visit, or relocate to our favorite California beach town. Beach sports, resorts and the old-fashioned Main Street nightlife is a bit funky and comfortably casual.

Main Street in Downtown Huntington Beach is the spot to shop and dine. There are hundreds of places within the city and nearby in Huntington Beach, which features warm, sandy beaches along the Pacific Ocean, beckoning tourists to play. One of the longest municipal piers in California,  9.3 miles of smooth sand, mild climate all year long and some of the best surfing waves in the United States. With natural beauty reminiscent of the Hawaiian Islands, over 11 million people are drawn each year to this Southern California location.

Those who love being outdoors can experience the waves, ride the skate parks and paths and lay on the sandy beach all year long. Adults, children and teens love to sit along Main Street, too, and dine on delicious foods while watching the parade of swim suits, surf boards and traffic pass through a five block stretch of shops and outdoor cafes. It's a casual place where the only suit you'll need is a swim suit or wet suit. Even the finest restaurants in town do not require neckties. 

Each year in Huntington Beach there are new events from the Downtown HB, plus more sun, more sand and more fun.

Huntington Beach, California features an incredible park system. There are approximately 70 parks that include almost 70 opportunities to hold a picnic or social event. From skate boarding to kayaking, baseball, softball, tennis and soccer to Frisbee golf, the choices are limitless. There's even a beautiful Huntington Beach Sports Complex for large sporting events. See photos and information about Huntington Beach Parks.

Conveniently located near major attractions and theme parks, Disneyland, California Adventure, Knotts Berry Farm, the Catalina Flyer to Catalina Island, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary Ship, Van's Skate Park at The Block and upscale South Coast Plaza Shopping Mall are all close by.

A 20-screen stadium-seating theater, Century Theatre in Huntington Beach, at Bella Terra mall is surrounded by a dozen restaurants, shops, and weekend entertainment in the courtyard. 

     
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Huntington Beach Ocean View Hotels:
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Huntington Beach Inn
Shorebreak Hotel Joie de Vivre

Beach hours: Huntington City Beach: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., State Beaches: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Huntington Beach Pier: 5 a.m. to Midnight. 

For over 100 years, California's finest bathing beach has been the place to meet for family gatherings, business meetings, events, corporate functions and weddings. The city's beautiful sand beaches, luxurious accommodations, ballrooms and conference facilities overlooking the Pacific Ocean provide the perfect setting for any event. Those who love sports find the city one of their favorite places to work out. In addition to the beach path, Central Park provides par course with exercise stations and the (Frisbee) disc golf course, as well as horseback riding. Water lovers can swim and surf in the ocean, plus, there are  skate parks nearby and skiing and sailing not far away.

A vibrant business environment includes Boeing's space division. Close to airports and freeways, many come for business and stay to have fun. You can spend your entire vacation or business trip enjoying Huntington Beach with its outdoor dining overlooking the ocean and Main Street action, shopping galore that includes unique shops with beach wear and tropical-themed gifts, a weekly outdoor craft and food market held at Pier Plaza, free summer concerts and swimming, surfing, skating, bicycling, jogging, volleyball, fishing, golf, bonfires and more.

FAQ's (Frequently answered questions) -
Dog Beach is between Golden West & Seapoint on Pacific Coast Highway.
RV camping numbers are: City Beach--Sunset Vista  714-536-5280   State Beach--Bolsa Chica 714-846-3460 or 800-444-7275 (call for reservations information). 
Not allowed: Tent camping, fireworks, glass containers and liquor are not permitted at the beach.