Aside from gorgeous sands, great surfing and calm harbor waters, Huntington Beach has grown to have a multitude of shopping and restaurants available. There are delicious dining options, exquisite resorts and spas, and a unique downtown district to experience. According to USA Today, Huntington Beach was named “Best California Beach City.” With casual and high-end experiences available, this city truly has something for everyone. Whether you’re watching surfers from the beach, enjoying leisure window shopping, booking a charter ride with your friends, there are many amazing opportunities to choose from.
- Huntington State Beach:
Even before extensive residential development of the late 1900s, Huntington State Beach was already a Southern California surfing haven. Introduced in 1925 by the infamous Duke Kahanamoku, surfing quickly became a staple in the local culture. Popular for diverse swells in flat waters, the 3.5 mile shoreline is one of California’s most popular beach destinations for both swimmers and surfers– hosting swimming competitions and surfing championships yearly since 1959. It was even officially adopted as the home of the USA Surf Team in 2005. With over 16 million beach visitors annually, this beach remains a celebrated space for locals, tourists, and athletes alike.
- Pacific City Shopping & Restaurants:
Located near Huntington Beach Pier, Pacific City was constructed in 2015. With over 49 stores, this beachfront mall has high-end retail shops such as: Brandy Melville, Free People, Sephora, Lululemon, and West of Camden. For fine-dining, Pacific City offers american bites along with seafood; grab delicious burgers at The American Dream or fresh oysters at Bluegold. To satisfy any sweet cravings, they have gourmet gelato at Gelateria Zomolo and handcrafted ice cream at Hans’ Homemade Ice Cream. In addition to food and clothes, this mall hosts communal events for connection and entertainment. Currently, they have music classes, floral design workshops, and live music. Ultimately, Pacific City allows you to shop, dine, and connect while experiencing the natural oceanic beauty of Huntington Beach.
- Huntington Dog Beach:
Voted as the #1 Best Dog Park by local residents, Huntington Dog Beach offers 1.5 miles of off-leash beach terrain. With public restrooms, picnic areas, and doggie waste stations, this dog beach park has amenities for both people and dogs. Aside from daily usage, Huntington Dog Beach is also celebrated for their Corgi Beach Day– a free annual corgi meetup with family-friendly contests, photo ops, dog-themed vendors, food trucks, and more
Experience Huntington Beach From The Sea!
Looking to experience a luxurious boat cruise in one of the most beautiful beach cities in California? Look no further than Prince Charters, LLC. Located north of Huntington Dog Beach, in Huntington Harbour. There are three beautiful private charter rental options: 1) Charly More– a 15-passenger Duffy style Boat, 2) Alexandria– a 12-passenger classic wood boat, and 3) Journey– a 30-passenger luxury yacht. With various durations depending on the boat selection, rentals are available for anywhere from 1.5 to 4 hours. Book your next aquatic adventure with us at Prince Charters, LLC for amazing experiences onboard our luxurious Coast Guard inspected and captained vessels.