20 miles from downtown Anaheim and just a little south of the much more famous Long Beach is the quaint coastal town of Seal Beach. Life here is simple and relaxing with less hustle, bustle and tourism. Most consider this gem the perfect getaway for visitors to Anaheim. The town is filled with quaint shops, dining venues and attractions. It is the northern gate to the 42 miles of Orange County coastline and a quiet community named after the seals that call this city their home.
Great Thing About the Seal Beach
Visitors will find huge open beaches and some of the best surfing around. The town is just 13 square miles and includes 1.8 miles of water areas. The beach is 1.5 miles long and this is where visitors can find the second-longest wooden pier in California. Seal Beach was established at the turn of the century and following a destructive storm in the 1980s saw the pier having extensive repairs performed on it.
Enjoy the Wild Side
Enjoy the waves and a fantastic sunset from the Seal Beach Pier. This is the perfect time to unwind and at the same time getting the most of what Seal Beach offers. Most visitors consider this the best escapade from the busy lifestyle in the surrounding cities. Enjoy or watch some kitesurfing, windsurfing and building sandcastles.
More About Seal Beach
Seal Beach is home to an impressive park system. Here visitors will find 18 parks and over 75 acres of nature stretching beyond the city limits. Seal Beach
also offers tennis courts, an indoor gym and an aquatics facility. Average daytime temperatures are 70 degrees during the summer months, and this is perfect for strolling, beach bumming and swimming.
Seal Beach is a true gem amidst a busy metro area with just under 25,000 residents.