Huntington Beach Surf City California Information and Travel Guide

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Huntington Beach, California is Surf City


HUNTINGTON BEACH, California -- The

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA or SURF CITY, USA is California's beach paradise and favorite Orange County destination for overnight travel and extended vacations. Located close to Los Angeles and San Diego, Huntington Beach is perfect for family gatherings, business meetings, corporate functions and weddings. The city's beautiful sand beaches, hotels and resorts, ballroom and conference facilities overlooking the Pacific Ocean are the perfect location for any event. Those who love sports find the city one of their favorite places to work out. The 8.5 mile path is suited for jogging, walking and bicycle riding. Water lovers can swim and surf in the ocean and there are skate parks nearby and skiing and sailing not far away.

In Huntington Beach, days are warm and the beautiful sandy beaches and Pacific Ocean beckon tourists to play. This safe city has the longest municipal concrete pier in California,  8.5 miles of  sand beaches, 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 because of its easy, warm feeling and status as one of America's top ten safe cities.

Huntington Beach is close to airports, features beautiful hotels and resorts, offers sand beaches, hundreds of restaurants, many with outdoor dining overlooking the ocean and Main Street action, and shopping galore. Surf City's options include indoor and outdoor cafes, 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 and bonfires.

FAQ's (Frequently answered questions) - No tent camping is permitted in Huntington Beach, the 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). No liquor is allowed on Huntington Beaches (California legal drinking age is 21). Bonfires are allowed in fire pits at Bolsa Chica State Beach and State Beaches south of the pier (must bring own firewood). No fireworks are allowed in Huntington Beach.  Weddings are allowed by permit on the beach. To participate as a vendor in the Farmer's Market or Art-A-Faire, you can call these numbers:  Orange County Farm Bureau 714-573-0374 OR  Arts & Crafts call Pam Fellows 714-846-5509. 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.