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S.F. Bay Area — No. California
Half Moon Bay / Coastside

— Half Moon Bay Attractions
— Coastside Attractions
— Princeton-by-the-Sea


Fun Things To Do
in Half Moon Bay and Coastside
Half Moon Bay is one of our favorite places in the Bay Area — it makes a fun day trip and weekend getaway. There are so many things to do — picnic and walk on the beach, scenic oceanfront walking trails, hiking, surfing, fishing, whale-watching, shopping and browsing art galleries on Main Street, wine-tasting, horseback riding, golf, cozy cafes, seafood restaurant, and visiting fun coastside attractions.

Art Galleries & Shopping
Beaches & Beach Pictures
Blue Blanket Improv
Bluff Top Coastal Park & Pictures
Coastside Trail @ Ritz-Carlton
Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off
CoastFlight Scenic Air Tours
Deep-Sea Fishing & Charters
Farmer John's Pumpkin Farm
Giant Pumpkin Photos
Golf Courses
Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Half Moon Bay World Championship
Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Harbor Village Shoppes
Horseback Riding
The James Johnston House
Lemos Farm
(Kid's Train/Pony Rides/Petting Zoo)
Maverick's Waves / Surf Contest
Pastorino Farms - Pony Rides/Petting Zoo
Pillar Point Harbor
Pillar Point Marsh Beach Hiking Trail
Pillar Point Pier
Ritz-Carlton Coastside Walking Trail
Walking & Biking Coastside Trail
Whale-Watching Tours


Fun Events
Enjoy Wine-Tasting at Barterra Winery (Main St) and La Nebbia Winery (San Mateo Rd). Take your Team or Top Performers out for a day of Deep Sea Fishing or Whale-Watching. Hold your next Corporate Retreat at the upscale Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Resort and treat your Team to an exciting Golf Tournament.

Fun Coastside Attractions
Visit nearby Princeton-by-the-Sea, a picturesque harbor filled with fleets of fishing boats, seafood markets and fun restaurants, located about 4 miles north of Half Moon Bay.

See the historic town of Pescadero, located about 15 miles south of Half Moon Bay.

Drive out to Pigeon Point Lighthouse — one of the tallest lighthouses in the nation. Perched on a cliff, the lighthouse overlooks California's central Coast, about 20 miles south of Half Moon Bay.

Visit Año Nuevo State Reserve — it's the largest mainland breeding colony of Elephant Seals and the only Natural Seal Habitat in North America. The Reserve is located approximately 25 miles south of Half Moon Bay.

Costanoa (Eco Adventure Resort & Spa located between Ano Nuevo and Pigeon Point Lighthouse)

Pigeon Point Lighthouse on the California Pacific Coast


Ocean Beaches at Half Moon Bay

Horseback Riding on Half Moon Bay Beaches

Maverick Surfing at Half Moon Bay

Pillar Point Harbor at Princeton-by-the-Sea - Rent Great Ocean Fishing Boats from Here

Welcome to the World's Pumpkin Capital - Half Moon Bay, California

Pillar Point

Click here for more info and pictures of the Wild Elephant Seal at Ano Nuevo State Reserve

Pigeon Point Lighthouse on the Pacific Ocean Coast

Historic Pescadero, CA

Pillar Point North of Half Moon Bay

Main Street in Half Moon Bay

Pescadero Main Street in One Block Long

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