About Huntington Beach
By Courtesy of Visit Huntington Beach – Surf City USA
Welcome to Huntington Beach, California - Surf City USA®! Located in Southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego, our 10 miles/16 kilometers of pristine coastline and endless summer weather takes your beach getaway to the next level. This year we were named one of “The Best Beaches of Southern California” by Travel + Leisure and here's why.
Surf City USA features luxurious oceanfront resorts along Pacific Coast Highway with relaxing amenities, indulgent coastal cuisine, and adventurous activities for its guests. In addition to the hotels and resorts, visitors can explore the historical downtown that offers a weekly farmers market, shopping and year-round al fresco dining with views of the Pacific Ocean. With over 100 years of surfing history in Huntington Beach, visitors can immerse themselves in the culture by visiting the International Surfing Museum, Surfing Walk of Fame and Surfers' Hall of Fame.
Those looking for fun in the sun, Surf City USA offers outdoor activities like surf lessons, stand up paddle boarding, biking, skateboarding, kayaking, pickleball, yoga on the beach, and much more. Huntington Beach is proud to host fan favorite annual events like the US Open of Surfing!
Where to Stay
Dotting Pacific Coast Highway are luxury resorts and affordable hotels in Huntington Beach, California.
Thing to do
There’s never a dull moment in Huntington Beach, this rings especially true during the 9 days of the Vans US Open of Surfing. In between catching your favorite surfers and riders do their thing on the sand, be sure to stop by the FREE daily Vans workshops, pop in the giant Vans retail store, and play games for some free swag in the Van Doren Village.
For a change of pace, check out these Community and After Dark events supported by Vans at this year’s US Open of Surfing.
Feel like diving a little deeper into Surf City USA’s surf history?
Swing by the International Surfing Museum for a cruise down memory lane with original surf exhibitions and artifacts. Plus, learn more about Duke Kahanamoku – the father of modern surfing.
Parking will be hard to come by, so plan ahead in order to find a spot.