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The Perfect Itinerary for First-Time Visitors
Published On June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018

Huntington Beach is called Surf City and rightfully so. It is a surfer’s paradise. But there is more to the seaside city in California than surfing. You will want to explore the sandy beach that stretches almost ten miles. The mild weather is ideal for beach front fun and the city has an amazing beach culture. It is a perennial favorite of Californians and many visitors from beyond the state. While a vacation at Huntington Beach can be fun, it can also be a misfire if you don’t plan well.

About Huntington Beach

Let us quickly run through the top attractions of Huntington Beach so you have a fair idea of what all you need to explore. Huntington Beach State Park, Bolsa Chica State Beach and Ecological Reserve, Central Library, Central Park, Pacific City, International Surfing Museum, the Wetlands, Old World Village, Four Sons Brewing, Best Friend Dog Park, Shipley Nature Center, Sunset Gondola and Bella Terra are the hotspots. There are special events at different times of the years, such as SoCal Film Fest, Volleyball Tournament and National Professional Paintball League’s Surf City Open.

One of the quintessential Huntington Beach travel tips is keep aside a day for all your beachfront fun. Surfing, sunbathing, biking, exploring Laguna Beach and Newport Beach if you want, the strolls on the beach and picnicking will certainly take one full day. Do not include downtown Huntington Beach or shopping and dining in this plan. Designate another full day for exploring the town. You can play laser tag at Fuzion or try your skills at paintball and that can be a few hours the next day.

You should plan to have at least one dinner in downtown Huntington Beach. You can enjoy a walk on the pier after dinner. Set aside one evening to enjoy the sunset at Huntington Beach and then you can indulge in bird watching at Bolsa Chica followed by a brunch at Sugar Shack Café and then you can check out the International Surfing Museum. Since you would be starting early this day there is plenty you can cover. You can shop in downtown Huntington Beach in the evening during the same day and catch a bonfire that evening.

Stay at Comfort Suites Huntington Beach

Comfort Suites is just off San Diego Freeway and around four and a half miles to downtown Huntington Beach. It is aptly located for you to conveniently explore everything that the city has to offer. Book your accommodation directly at to get the best rates.