Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Seal Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Seal Beach. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bird watching. RMS Queen Mary and Knott's Berry Farm are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Seal Beach

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Seal Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Disneyland® (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Medieval Times (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Seal Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Seal Beach

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Seal Beach. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Huntington State Beach (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mother's Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Rosie's Dog Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)

Traveling to and around Seal Beach

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Seal Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,960 holiday lettings near Seal Beach. From 1,030 Houses to 590 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Seal Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Seal Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Seal Beach:

  • Old Towne: 32 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 328 holiday homes
  • South Los Angeles: 3,134 holiday homes
  • Valle Lindo: 22 holiday homes
  • Anaheim Hills: 491 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Seal Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Seal Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Red Car Museum: 2,940 holiday lettings
  • Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge: 2,939 holiday lettings
  • Seal Beach Pier: 2,973 holiday lettings
  • Fountain Valley Recreation Center: 3,116 holiday lettings
  • Hawaiian Gardens Casino: 3,264 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Seal Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Seal Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,030 Houses in Seal Beach. Our other popular types of Seal Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 590 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 72 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Seal Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 305 holiday homes with pool available in Seal Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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