Huntington Beach, Surf City USA®

Sun, surf, and sand. Beach vibes and a laid-back lifestyle. If you want to put a pin in a city that best represents iconic California, all signs point to Huntington Beach, Surf City USA®. Here, you’ll find killer waves and sun-kissed beaches, along with all of the luxuries Orange County has to offer without pretense or attitude. But that’s just the start. Pack your bathing suits and board shorts, but don’t forget a pair of hiking shoes and a growler — you know, just in case you run into some surprises along the way.

Where We Are Located

With two daily non-stop flights from Vancouver into Orange County, and LAX only 45 minutes away, getting to Huntington Beach is an ocean breeze. Here in Surf City USA, life is enjoyed on your terms. Choose from luxury oceanfront resorts to boutique inns, an action-packed itinerary, a week of relaxation, or both. The closest beach to Disneyland and other top attractions just a short drive away, Huntington Beach is the perfect central hub to a Southern California vacation. 

Orange County Attractions

  • Disneyland (15 miles)
  • South Coast Plaza (8 miles)
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts (9 miles)
  • Anaheim Sports Stadiums (15 miles)

Huntington Beach Regional Map

Why Huntington Beach?

Ease of Access

Three nearby airports offer non-stop flights within a 45-minute transfer to Huntington Beach including Orange County/John Wayne Airport (SNA), Long Beach Airport (LGB), and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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SoCal's Hub

Huntington Beach is located along the Southern California coastline in Orange County. Staying at the region's most ideal beach setting means you're also at the hub for Southern California's other world-class attractions and shopping.

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Near-Perfect Weather

Sunny, dry and cool, Huntington Beach's near perfect weather makes it the ideal Southern California experience. Daytime temperatures rarely exceed 29℃ in the summer or fall below 16℃ in the winter.

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Relax and Unwind

Huntington Beach blends surfing's laid-back spirit with a relaxed, contemporary style. For a bit of pampering, unwind at one of several day spas. Enjoy fresh, regional offerings while dining under the stars, oceanfront or fireside. It's all within walking distance of your hotel.

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Ride Your Own Wave...

Huntington Beach is Surf City USA®. Here you’ll find 10 miles of uninterrupted, pristine coastline dotted with surfers 365 days a year. With over a century of surf history and the most consistent waves on the West Coast, Huntington Beach is the only place that can truly be called Surf City USA®.

With four luxury, oceanfront resorts, indulge yourself. Discover stunning Pacific views, exquisite California fare, and live entertainment at one of four luxury oceanfront resorts (link to hotels page), all within walking distance of the iconic Huntington Beach Pier, downtown shops and restaurants, and Pacific City. These four-star beachfront properties, along with many other hotel options, suit every traveler’s dream and welcome everyone from families and couples to business travelers and tour groups.

From wine festivals to airshows on the sand, you’ll always be entertained. Huntington Beach is host to a plethora of world-class events, like the Vans US Open of Surfing, a free week-long surfing competition that brings the pros from around the globe. Wind down at the California Wine Festival, or kick it up a notch at one of the many music festivals. Take it easy on the beach, romance in the embrace of Southern California’s unique culture, let loose with Downtown nightlife, browse the California chic boutiques, or indulge in one of the luxe spas.

Generally sunny, dry, and cool, Huntington Beach offers an ideal climate for travelers. In the summer, temperatures rarely exceed 85°F and in the winter, temperatures rarely fall below 55°F, even on clear nights.


Five distinct public beaches sprawl along the coast, each with its own amenities and charm.


Things to Do

Huntington Beach California is filled with free activities to experience Surf City USA.

Places to Eat

To locals favorites, oceanfront dining, and upscale restaurants, Huntington Beach offers up a variety of eateries.