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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Seal Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,954 house rentals around Seal Beach. From 1,043 Houses to 573 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Seal Beach is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Seal Beach:

  • Old Towne: 33 vacation rentals
  • Surfside: 18 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Village: 175 vacation rentals
  • Anaheim Resort: 418 vacation rentals
  • Balboa Peninsula: 847 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Seal Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Seal Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seal Beach Pier: 3,214 home rentals
  • Red Car Museum: 3,220 home rentals
  • Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge: 3,215 home rentals
  • Disneyland: 3,151 home rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,641 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Seal Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,043 Houses in Seal Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seal Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 573 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 66 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 66 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Seal Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 313 vacation homes with pool available in Seal Beach.

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