INTRODUCING SURF CITY HUNTINGTON BEACH – Walking Tour of Downtown Huntington Beach, California.
Join world traveler and native Californian Lorraine Crawford for an insider’s introduction to Huntington Beach - Surf City USA. Meeting at the iconic pier, discover Huntington’s long, wide beaches and bike path, its historic Main Street packed with thriving surf shops, lively pubs and oceanview dining. Learn about the city’s transformation from Spanish ranchlands to oil town to vacation getaway. Watch some of California’s best surfers jockey for position north of the pier; beachside, catch the country’s best volleyball players showing off their ace serves and saves. Touch the handprints of the Surfers’ Hall of Fame, visit the International Surfing Museum (depending on schedule), and pose with the statue of Duke Kahanamoku, father of modern surfing. After your tour ends,* take a walk along the beach or rent a bike to cruise the strand at your leisure; or try the tastiest fish tacos ever at the locals’ favorite hangouts. Don’t forget your swimsuit!
*Please allow 12 hour advance notice for instant bookings to allow confirmation of your reservation. Don't forget to ask about all the ongoing events when you book your walk -- Tuesday Night or Friday afternoon marketplaces, monthly art walks, free concerts, the US Open of Surfing, AVP Volleyball, top surf contests and other popular events.
Born and raised in Southern California, Lorraine Crawford has always loved living and playing at the beach – biking, walking, snorkeling, photography and volleyball, just to name a few favorite pastimes. As a world traveler, Lorraine appreciates meeting the locals to get a better feel for the authentic culture and must-do’s of each destination. It’s no wonder that she’s so excited to welcome and give visitors the inside scoop on what’s happening in her home town of Huntington Beach and neighboring Newport and Laguna Beach. With past careers in both teaching and a travel marketing communications, Lorraine’s motto is: “Learn and share something new every day.” With all the exciting new restaurants, shopping and events going on all over Orange County’s beach towns, living the motto is easy. Whatever your interest during your visit – surf lessons, beach walks, bike rentals, dining, nightlife, nature, outdoor adventure – Lorraine is sure to have an answer. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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