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Planning a Visit to Huntington Beach California

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One of the very best getaways for a beach vacation in California is sunny Huntington Beach. Also known as Surf City USA, Huntington Beach is almost 10 miles of wide opened sandy beaches making it a paradise for families, couples, dogs, and surfers. 

The endless summer weather offers both relaxation and outdoor activities year-round. With many diverse sports such as surfing, biking, boating, skateboarding, fishing, golf, tennis, and beach volleyball – everyone can get into the game and find something to enjoy.

Even after the sun goes down, you’ll find something to do on Huntington Beach.

What is Huntington Beach known for?

The seaside city of Huntington Beach is located in Orange County in Southern California. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is known for miles of beautiful beach, mild climate, and excellent surfing, earning it the nickname of Surf City.

Even the briefest of family beach vacations to Huntington Beach should include a visit to the International Surfing Museum, where some of the most treasured surfing artifacts are stored.

Other attractions in the area of Huntington Beach include the Huntington Beach Art Center, and the Surfers Hall of Fame.

There are plenty of other things to do here besides the beach, which is perfect for families who want more to do than swim.

Kids of all ages will enjoy a trip to Huntington Central Park, which is one of the largest city parks in Southern California. With picnic tables, barbeques, restaurants, sports complex, the Adventure Playground, and even a golf course, this is a great place to spend some time away from the beach.

Huntington Beach is home to a variety of delicious eateries. For food lovers, what you eat can be just as important as what you do on vacation. The Huntington Beach restaurant community delivers on authentic and memorable meals that will last you a lifetime.

From rooftop views and oceanfront dining you will definitely find what you’re looking for. To wash it all down, try Main Street Wine Company wine tasting or one of Huntington Beach’s many local breweries

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Pacific City, Huntington’s outdoor mall, offers oceanfront dining, shopping and entertainment. Located in the heart of Huntington Beach, Pacific City is where you can find one-of-a-kind artisanal eats and stylish boutiques—all with an ocean view.

Huntington Beach is also within a short traveling distance to many of Southern California’s most popular attractions and sights. Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Wild Rivers Waterpark, and the Aquarium of the Pacific are all less than 20 miles away from Huntington Beach.

After a fun day of exploring and riding rides, the beach is an ideal place to return to.

With a lot to offer you and a lot of things to do nearby, Huntington Beach is one of the best areas Southern California has to offer. There is always something to do for your entire family, even if your family is hard to please. Huntington Beach is that good – and your family will soon see that!

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