Seal Beach, CA, USA

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Seal Beach, CA, USA

Seal Beach vacation rentals

Get stoked in this quintessential beachfront playground

With Pacific Ocean fun, including a gorgeous beach, and allegedly the second longest pier in the state, it’s no wonder Seal Beach vacation rentals tend to book up early. Travelers come to enjoy the full-on summertime experience, soaking up the rays, hitting the waves, and basking in those golden sunsets. You can also do nothing but relax and take in that sought-after, laid-back California dude vibe. Seal Beach offers oceanfront dining, a kite festival, and an annual pancake breakfast that's the bomb. Plus you may even a see a sea lion.

Enjoy the California beach vibe like a local

Seal Beach is a surfing mecca where you can take your very first lesson, hang ten with the locals, or check out the locally built longboards at popular Harbour Surfboards. Sip and savor your way through local award-winning restaurants on a food tour, or ride along the San Gabriel River Trail where you may even see a sea lion. During July and August, there's a summer concert series, plus a colorful Kite Festival every September. Be sure not to miss the Lions Club Fish Fry and Pancake breakfast that’s been happening every year since 1943, it's definitely the bomb, dude.

Seal Beach: History, fishing and beaches

There’s hella lot of things to see in Seal Beach. Just saying. Take a photo of the iconic Bay Theater dating from 1947, or visit the Red Car Museum, home to a 1925 Pacific Electric railway car. Stroll along the wooden pier, rumored to be the second longest in California, where you can try your hand at fishing or let your kids enjoy the beachfront play area. Many Seal Beach vacation rentals are centrally located, so you’ll be able to check out these local attractions, and you’ll have the added bonus of being only 20 miles from Disneyland Park.

Rock your Southern California vacation in Seal Beach

The perfect year-round, sunny California weather is hard to beat. With humid summer temperatures averaging 82°F, and balmy winters of 66°F, there’s really no bad time of year to come to Seal Beach. But having said that, spring and fall are the best times to visit as it’s less humid and slightly cooler, plus you’ll find lower prices when booking Seal Beach vacation rentals. The area gets the most rain during winter, but don’t worry, it only amounts to 13 inches per year, with no snowfall in the forecast. Ever. Don't you just love California?

Explore the beaches and wildlife habitats of Seal Beach

With a laid-back population of about 24,000 residents, Seal Beach is situated in Orange County - yes, that Orange County! It's right along the Pacific Coast Highway and the shores of the Pacific Ocean, where it’s sandwiched between Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Walk along the eucalyptus trees at Gum Grove Park, check out the adjacent Los Cerritos Wetlands, and then explore the natural wildlife habitats at Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, home to threatened and endangered species. But be forewarned, there's limited monthly access as this 965-acre park is part of an active military weapons station. It truly is the bomb!