Huntington Beach Pier # 11- Huntington Beach

String things called bikinis

This pier rocks, but not because of earthquakes or tidal waves. It’s a happening scene every weekend. A people- watching paradise with peer pressure turned up to ten. There are drummers, street vendors selling art, surfers playing volleyball and women wearing string things they call bikinis. Huntington Beach really is world renowned. A pier has stood on this spot since 1903. In 1930, a 500 foot extension was added but unfortunately, it was built at an incline 4 feet lower. In the 1933 earthquake, the two sections broke apart. The 1,800 foot concrete pier replaced it.

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