Huntington Beach

Suburban Southern California beach town located 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles; longtime home to the United States Surfing Championships, as well as America's densest cluster of surf shops; often referred to as "Surf City USA."

Although ridable two-way beachbreak peaks are found along the entire length of Huntington's nine-mile coastline, Huntington Pier—California's longest municipal pier at nearly 1,900 feet—has always been the area's surfing focal point. Huntington is one of the world'...