Family Fun in Huntington Beach

You'll find plenty of fun for every member of the family in Surf City USA®. After checking in to one of our world-class oceanfront resorts, drop your bags and head out on a fun-filled family day in Huntington Beach! 

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Where to Stay

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Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa Huntington Beach

The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel

Pasea Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach

Shorebreak Games

  • Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
    • Three outdoor pool areas
    • Children's water playground
    • Complimentary beach amenities
    • A full slate of recreation activities from June through Labor Day, including Mermaid Magic, Cosmic Slides, Dive-In Movies, and more
  • The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
    • Two outdoor pool areas
    • Waterslides
    • Bicycle, surrey, boogie board, and beach gear rentals
  • Paséa Hotel & Spa
    • Ninth Island Pool
    • Beach toy rentals
  • Kimpton Shorebreak Resort
    • Giant chess and Jenga games in the outdoor courtyard
    • 40-foot climbing wall for ages 12 and up in the fitness center
    • Nightly fireside s'mores
    • Complimentary boogie boards, sand toys, and more

Surf Lessons in Surf City USA®

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Surfing Lessons in Huntington Beach

Cruise the Beach Path

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Huntington Beach Bike Path | Girl and Boy on their bike on the Huntington Beach Path

Where to Eat

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Pacific Hideaway BurgerWhether you're seeking kid-approved classics like burgers and fries, comfort foods like spaghetti, healthy grilled chicken and veggies, or a vacation treat to satisfy a sweet tooth, you'll find something on the menu in Surf City USA. A few family-friendly options include:

Places to Play

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Playgrounds - Huntington Central Park

New Central Park Playground

  • The recently built playground on the west side of Huntington Central Park is between the Disc Golf Course and Kathy May's Lakeview Cafe.
  • It features tall climbing structures, tunnels, bridges, a jungle gym, and even a zipline.
  • There's also a toddler-friendly area with a teeter-totter, small slide, and plenty of swings. 
Playgrounds - All-Inclusive Playground at the Beach

All-Inclusive Playground

  • This pirate-themed playground was designed to provide accessibility and promote interactive play among children of all abilities.
  • The entire playground is surfaced with rubber, as approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Accessible features include an AeroGlider, swings, monkey bars, slides, and a fake rock structure. There are also picnic benches available for a nice beachside picnic. 
  • The playground's official address is 913 Pacific Coast Highway - just north of the Huntington Beach Pier, and you can access it using the pathways from the parking areas and the beach bike path. 
The Playground at Pacific City
  • Discover a world of entertainment and excitement at this premier recreation center 
  • Unforgettable experiences for all ages, including:
    • Thrilling mini golf adventures
    • High-tech golf simulators
    • Pinball wizardry
    • And more!
  • Open Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Beach Bonfire & S'mores

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Beach bonfire family