Things To Do

Half Moon Bay California Things To Do

When you plan your visit to Half Moon Bay in Northern California’s SF Bay Area, be sure to set aside a few days for your fun-filled adventure. You’ll want to plan enough time to explore all four regions: Half Moon Bay, North Coast, South Coast, and Redwood Region.

A coastal gem, Half Moon Bay boasts the best of SF Bay Area in Northern California all in one place. Spectacular outdoor attractions showcase the abundant beauty and bounty of this region.



Alena Jean

417 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Alvaros Adventures

Half Moon Bay, CA

Barterra Winery

643 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 712-1635

Beaches and Parks

Half Moon Bay, CA

Bike Works

520 Kelly Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-6708

Bongard’s Nursery

12460 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Coastal Repertory Theatre

1167 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Coastside Farmer’s Market

Shoreline Station, Hwy 1 @ Kelly Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Coastside Land Trust

788 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-5056

ENO Wine Tasting Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

One Miramontes Point Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Enterprise Rent a Car

213 San Mateo Rd. S
Half Moon Bay, CA

Farmer John

850 N. Cabrillo Hwy
Half Moon Bay, CA

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

California St., off Hwy 1
Moss Beach, CA

Green Oaks Creek Farm and Retreat

2060 Green Oaks Way
Pescadero, CA

Gulf of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary

991 Marine Drive
San Francisco, CA
(415) 561-6622

Half Moon Bay Coastside Tours

225 S. Cabrillo Highway
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Distillery

103 Harvard Ave., Ste 4
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Glass Blowing

12341-1 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

2 Miramontes Point Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Kayak

Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Library

620 Correas St.
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-2316

Half Moon Bay Nursery

11691 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Wine and Cheese

421 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay Yacht Club

2140 Princeton Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 728-2120

Harley Farms

205 North St.
Pescadero, CA

Horseback Riding on the Beach

1828 N. Cabrillo Hwy.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Huli Cat Sportfishing

Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay, CA

Johnson Pier

Half Moon Bay, CA

Johnston House

110 Higgins Purissima Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

La Nebbia Winery

12341 San Mateo Road
Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 728-2120

Lemos Farm

12320 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Mavericks Paddle Sports

214 Princeton Ave
Half Moon Bay, CA

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

330 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
(650) 69-1200

Moonspinner Sailing

1 Johnson Pier, Pillar Point Harbor
Half Moon Bay, CA

Moss Beach Ranch

1862 Etheldore
Moss Beach, CA
(650) 728-0700

Mountain Biking

Half Moon Bay, CA

Pescadero Marsh

4.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay
Pescadero, CA

Pigeon Pt. Lighthouse

Pigeon Point Road
Pescadero, CA
(650) 879-2120

Pigeon Pt. Lighthouse Hostel

Pigeon Point Road
Pescadero, CA
(650) 879-0633

Pillar Point Bird Refuge

Between Pillar Point Harbor & Mavericks
Half Moon Bay, CA

Point Montara Lighthouse

16th & Hwy 1
Montara, CA

Purissima Redwoods

Half Moon Bay, CA

Redwood Tree Scenic Drive

Half Moon Bay, CA

Repetto’s Greenhouse Florist

12331 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Riptide Charters

1 Johnson Pier
Half Moon Bay, CA

Santa’s Tree Farm

78 Pilarcitos Creek Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Thomas Fogarty Winery

9501 Skyline Blvd.
Woodside, CA
(650) 851-6777

Trojak Knier Winery

151A Harvard Avenue
Princeton-by-the-Sea, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 728-3613

World’s Rare Plants – Carnivorous Plants

12511 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

Yerba Buena Nursery

12511 San Mateo Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA

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Located approximately 35 minutes
south of San Francisco in the
Bay Area, this stunning slice of
the Golden State boasts an
unrivaled combination of
coastal town friendliness, charm
and natural beauty.

From romantic inns and luxurious coastal resorts
to budget-friendly brand hotels, the Half Moon Bay
area’s variety of lodging offers a perfect fit for
everyone visiting Northern California & the SF Bay Area.

There are four regions to explore in the Northern
California bay area of the San Mateo County Coastside.