Complimentary shuttle service offers two routes throughout Huntington Beach and special event service during the Fourth of July Celebration and the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.

Huntington Beach Best Beach

Huntington Beach, Calif. – Huntington Beach has got it going on! Surf City USA is named The Best California Beach by USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards. Huntington Beach's shoreline stretches for 10 uninterrupted miles of wide opened sandy beaches making it a paradise for families, couples, dogs, and surfers. Where perfect waves are born, Surf City USA attracts professional surfers and World Surf League contests. Our endless summer weather offers both relaxation and outdoor activities year-round. Some visitors favorites include: volleyball courtsbonfire pitsconcerts and movies on the sand, and of course the iconic Huntington Beach Pier spanning 1,850 feet in length. Our pier sits in the heart of Huntington Beach and allows visitors and locals alike to experience the breathtaking views amidst the sounds of crashing waves and the ocean breeze. We are a beach that creates memories and holds a special place in the hearts of both our locals and visitors. Thank you to everyone who voted, we are so grateful! We are Surf City USA, The Best California Beach. 

The top 10 winners in the category Best California Beach are as follows:

Huntington City Beach
Newport Municipal Beach
Hermosa Beach - Los Angeles
Manhattan Beach - Los Angeles
Carmel Beach - Carmel-by-the-Sea
Crystal Cove State Park - Newport Beach
Natural Bridges State Beach - Santa Cruz
McClures Beach - Marin County
Coronado Beach - San Diego
Santa Monica State Beach

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Congratulations to these 10 winning beaches! Read the full article here.

About Visit Huntington Beach
Visit Huntington Beach is the official destination marketing organization of Huntington Beach, Surf City USA®. One of Southern California’s premier coastal destinations, Huntington Beach is the ideal location for a California family vacation, active outdoor adventure trip or relaxing weekend getaway. With 10 miles of wide-open white sand California beaches, Huntington Beach is a destination of choice for vacationers and business travelers alike. To plan your Surf City USA® vacation, or to learn more about Huntington Beach, see the Visit Huntington Beach website at or call 1-800-729-6232 for a free Visitors Guide.


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