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Toddler in Tow Traveling with a toddler can be challenging, but it’s worth it! See the world through a toddler’s eyes via this fun-filled itinerary. BREAKFAST Enjoy a morning stroll down the Huntington Beach Pier, and when you hit the end, have breakfast at Ruby’s Diner. Try the French Toast or Original Malted Waffle combos, all served until 11:30 a.m. MORNING Pack some sand toys and baby powder, and build a sandcastle at Huntington City Beach next to the famous pier. Bonus— bathrooms and showers are located nearby. 3 2 • H U N T I N G T O N B E A C H 2 0 1 7/ 1 8

LUNCH Who wants pizza?! There’s plenty of pie to choose from in Downtown Huntington Beach, including BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Pizza Lounge, Imola, Thunder Burgerz & Pizza, and a quaint little joint called Zero Zero 39 Pizzeria, serving authentic Roman pizza. AFTERNOON Explore our many playgrounds! Try Lake Park in Downtown at the corner of Lake and 11th streets or Peter Green Park near Main Street and Garfield Avenue. Both feature colorful playgrounds with play structures for toddlers and bigger kids, swings, and picnic tables. Note—no restrooms at Peter Green Park.

By Marcie Taylor Blessed with 10 miles of sandy beach and a Mediterranean climate, Huntington Beach is the perfect playground for the whole family. Enjoy unplugged entertainment for toddlers, teens, and twenty-somethings. From laidback playdates and delicious dining options to action sports, we’ve got something for everyone.

DINNER Stroll on over to Pacific City, toddler in stroller, and watch the sunset as you dine at one of the many family-friendly restaurants like Simmzy’s, Lemonade, or Bear Flag Fish Co. Grab a cocktail, Mom and Dad, you deserve it! After all, you’ve just traveled all day with a toddler in tow. EVENING Zzzzzz

BREAKFAST At the corner of Sixth Street and Pacific Coast Highway, you’ll find Sancho’s Tacos, where teens love choosing between breakfast burritos or breakfast tacos. Sit outdoors and take in the ocean view. MORNING Sign your teen—and yourself if you’re feeling adventurous— up for a surfing lesson or go boogie boarding at Huntington (Continued on page 34)

Teen In Tow There’s so much to see and do here, especially for tweens and teens. Let them try something new, then gather back together for a meal to recap your day.

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HB Visitors Guide 2017  

Visit Surf City, USA | Plan your perfect day in Huntington Beach, CA

HB Visitors Guide 2017  

Visit Surf City, USA | Plan your perfect day in Huntington Beach, CA