Seal Beach Journals

Seal Beach: A1 for toddlers, seniors, fishermen

A February 2005 trip to Seal Beach by VickiFunes

Seal Beach and pier Photo, Seal Beach, California More Photos
Quote: Seal Beach, in north Orange County, has a friendly family atmosphere and small waves, making it a good beach if you have young ones in tow. A 24-hour pier attracts fisherman from all over the area.
Seal Beach and pier Photo, Seal Beach, California
A person doesn't need to be athletic nor have the body of a surfer to fit in at Seal Beach. The small waves, large playground, and cozy setting attract families with young children. On the other end of the age spectrum, many Seal Beach visitors come from the nearby Leisure World retirement community. This is one beach where a senior citizen can enjoy the ocean without feeling like the only older visitor. There's an old-fashioned wooden pier for strolling--or fishing. The pier stays open 24 hours a day, making it a favorite for early bird fishermen. Plus, it's a safe beach--there's an oceanside police station here. For shoppers, there's an old-fashioned "main street" type shopping area across fr...Read More

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