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Huntington Beach Things to Do Offer Oceans of Fun

This oceanfront city of nearly 200,000 people enjoys numerous water sports. By the numbers, the favorite ocean activity is surfing. Other water sports include swimming, body boarding, kite surfing, sailing, kayaking, fishing and hunting for seashells on the shoreline. RV camping is available at Huntington Beach, as well.

Things to Do in Huntington Beach

Shopping, jogging, walking, riding a bike, surfing, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, bodyboarding, sunbathing
Roller blading, Horseback riding, Skateboarding, Fishing, Volleyball, Frisbee Golf, Birding

1. Central Library on Golden West & Talbert from famed architect Dion Neutra offers gift shop, scenic park views and soothing fountains. 
2. Ride a bicycle. There are nearly 10 miles of coastal trails  and several locations to rent bicycles near the pier.
3. Rent a kayak. Paddle Huntington Harbour. 
4. Huntington Beach Central Park Equestrian Center features guided tours on horseback along paths overlooking the Pacific Ocean. 
5. Bonfires at fire rings on Huntington and Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington State Beach and Huntington City Beach are free, first come first serve.
6. Skateboarding at Murdy Park.
7. Boat tours available locally. 
8. Golf at Meadowlark Public Course, 16782 Graham. Open  every day, this par 70, 5750-yard course with driving range. 714- 846-4450
9. Fitness circuit in Central Park.
10. Skate - Skating and roller blading at the beach, the 8.5 mile path provides solid skate on cement with the ocean nearly always in view.  Skate rentals are available at Zack's Beach Resort next to HB Pier.


Huntington Beach Ocean View Hotels:
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Huntington Beach Inn
Shorebreak Hotel Joie de Vivre

Huntington Beach  Events:

Farmer's Market

4th of July

Huck Finn Fishing Derby 

Cultural activities include concerts, live music and dancing nightly in clubs, pubs and bars, plays, an art museum, an historic house museum, a library with a genealogy department, poetry readings, book discussions with guest author lectures and book signings and sculptures and murals throughout the City of Huntington Beach that depict various aspects of the unique beach community.

Finally, if your favorite activities include shopping and dining, there are three major shopping areas that include Huntington Beach Mall, 5 Points Plaza and Downtown Main Street. Many smaller shopping regions include unique stores. For dining, there are hundreds of restaurants with all types of food. Many offer al fresco outdoor table dining and on some, you can bring your pets to sit outside with you. If pets are your activity, then you can take canine friends to HB Dog Park, HB Dog Beach and doggy diners.