Serving Huntington Beach, CA
Located in Orange County, Huntington Beach is a seaside city named after American businessman Henry E. Huntington. According to the 2010 census, the population of this city was about 189,900. In 2017 there were about 201, 800 people living in Huntington Beach. Seal Beach borders this city on the northwest, the Pacific Ocean on the southwest, Westminster on the north, Newport Beach on the southeast, Bolsa Chica Basin Marine Conservation Area on the west, Fountain Valley on the northeast and by Costa Mesa on the east. Huntington Beach covers a total of 32.12 sq mi (83.20 km2): With 26.94 sq mi (69.77 km2) being covered by land while 5.19 sq mi (13.43 km2) is covered by water.
Things To See
Huntington Beach is a popular destination for people who love surfing; hence the nickname Surf City, USA. It has a unique beach vibe that is exciting as well as laid-back, and most visitors fall in love with it. Here are a few things to look out for in Huntington Beach, California.
1. Huntington Beach Pier
This is one of the best Huntington Beach attractions. If you walk from Main Street and cross the beach and the Pacific Coast Highway, you’ll arrive at this place. Here, you’ll get to watch surfers or find your surfing buddies.
2. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
This reserve was created as a sanctuary for migratory wildlife and birds as well as the protection of the endangered species and coastal wetlands. The reserve has about 200 species of resident and migratory birds.
1. Downtown Huntington Beach
There is always something happening at this beach. However, during Surf City Nights (which happens on Tuesdays), this city really comes alive.
2. Huntington Beach State Park
This is a state beach that stretches two miles between the Santa Ana River and Beach Boulevard. It’s an excellent place for swimming, surfing, taking a stroll and fishing.
In addition to swimming and surfing, locals and visitors enjoy participating in sports such as Golf, Hockey, baseball, softball, racquet sports and much more.