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Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

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NewJersey
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Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

Looking to spend 5 days in OC to visit Chapman U. Torn between renting a place in Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula..having been to Huntington once for a day, I loved the beach and ability to ride your bike along the ocean..I also liked the vibe of Main Street. Visited Balboa ISLAND once, and while cute..found it a bit cramped and not thrilled about the idea of having to take a ferry everytime I wanted to go somewhere. Would appreciate any and all feedback!

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1. Re: Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

Balboa Peninsula is also "cramped." But there are cute restaurants and shopping. If you like the open space beach vibe of Huntington Beach, remember you will be just 10 minutes from Newport Beach. It is not hard to visit Newport Beach and come back to the slower pace in Huntington Beach.

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2. Re: Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

http://vtour.govtour.com/vtour.php?tid=9628#

Here is the HB Visitors' Bureau Pier area video (also posted in response to your NB post).

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3. Re: Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

Just in case you missed them, there are some HB rental homes on the TA Vacation Rentals link at the top left of this page. Most of those shown are in the "downtown" area near the beach. The second from the last is not.

tripadvisor.com/VacationRentals-g32513-Revie…

Edited: 4:44 pm, January 10, 2013
4. Re: Huntington Beach or Balboa Peninsula"?

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