Holidaymakers looking for a fun area in the south west of the United States might like to stay at Huntington Beach. Visitors can enjoy many interesting things to do and see in this lovely part of the California coast. There are numerous different places for holidaymakers to stay at including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and condos.
Holidaymakers staying in this delightful coastal city can enjoy the wonderful sandy beaches and glorious sunshine. This is a great location for sunbathing, water sports and beach sports including swimming, snorkelling, diving, fishing, paddle boating, windsurfing, surfing, sailing and fishing. Golf fans will find numerous courses in the area including 18-holes at the Meadowlark Golf Course in Huntington Beach. This is also a lovely place for hikers and cyclists to explore with trails and paths along the coast and further inland. Other popular activities available here include tennis, horse riding, scenic driving and roller blading. Holidaymakers will find a great choice of restaurants and bars in the city serving local and international cuisine. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drink and other provisions from various stores in the resort.
Huntington Beach is not only a great place to enjoy activities and sports but there also a few places of interest here too. For example, holidaymakers will find many shops and casinos as well as the International Surfing Museum and the Public Library here. The library is located at Central Park, which is inhabited by native wildlife and surrounded by thick forests. Long Beach is less than half an hour away and features amongst other fine attractions the Aquarium of the Pacific. The amazing city of Los Angeles is just 50 minute’s drive from Huntington Beach. Here there are great landmarks such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Kodak Theatre. A huge number of museums and galleries are located here too such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The weather is hottest in July and August with average temperatures of about 76 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January and December when the average temperature is 45 degrees Fahrenheit. January is also the wettest month with 3.7 inches of rainfall on average. June through to August sees very little rainfall with an average of just 0.1 inches each month.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is approximately 45 minute’s drive from Huntington Beach. Flights arrive here from many other U.S cities as well as international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Beijing Capital (PEK), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others. Numerous car rental firms have desks at Los Angeles Airport including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty.