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When it comes to dining, Half Moon Bay has something for everyone. You’ll find a wide range of options, from pub food to fine dining, to BBQ to pizza. Whether you are looking for a great spot for coffee in the morning or a romantic dinner for two, or elevated diner classics from a star chef, you can find it in and around Half Moon… Read more →
The Coastside is blessed with a variety of natural settings, from sandy ocean beaches to old ranch lands. Trails lead you along dramatic ocean bluffs, through wetlands teeming with wildlife, and under serene redwoods. On the Coastside, you can also stroll through three historic towns: Half Moon Bay, Princeton-by-the-Sea, and… Read more →
If you’re looking for the right destination for a multigenerational family group, you’ve found it. One of the great joys of Half Moon Bay is the myriad of outdoor activities that are easily accessible for everyone from kids to grandparents. Come for a few days to fully explore the easy trails, enticing beaches, educational farms and… Read more →
The tiny town of Pescadero, just a short drive from Half Moon Bay, is a unique rural environment where you can slow down the pace of your life. Just 14 miles south of Half Moon Bay and 2 miles from the Pacific Ocean, the town of Pescadero is part of the coast’s rural farming and ranching community. The town is small but offers… Read more →
One of the most dramatic and scenic stretches of the Pacific Coast Highway, full of winding curves on the edge of the cliffs overlooking the shoreline, was once known for landslides, hence the name “Devil’s Slide.” Today, Devil’s Slide is no longer so “devilish.” Instead it’s a serene and spectacular path for communing with nature,… Read more →
There’s a lot to be said for a change of scenery and the Half Moon Bay Coastside is famous for beautiful scenery. Anyone who has taken a day off work knows that just getting out of your usual routine can help to relieve stress, so when a true vacation is out of the question, consider the benefits of a workcation. It’s a great way to… Read more →
The Half Moon Bay Coastside is blessed with mild weather all year round. While in winter it can be rainy, cloudy and windy, the temperature rarely dips below about 40°F. The weather can also change quickly, from foggy in the morning to sunny in the afternoon, so it’s easy to take advantage of even the briefest dry moments to explore… Read more →
The secret to a quick and easy getaway is a midweek stay in Half Moon Bay. Visiting during the week has a number of advantages that will take your visit from good to great. A close destination for the greater Bay Area, Half Moon Bay is the perfect place for a night or two or even three. Here are five great reasons to visit during… Read more →
As most schools have transitioned to online learning and many adults will continue to work from home, this is a moment in time when people can work from anywhere, so why not be at the beach? The Half Moon Bay Coastside, a beautiful seaside hamlet located just 45 minutes south of San Francisco, is the perfect spot for getting the job… Read more →
Don’t let the diminutive size of Montara fool you. What it lacks in population, it makes up with grand-scale scenery. Engulfed by mountains and the Pacific, the cozy coastal community enjoys one of the most dramatically beautiful pockets along the Half Moon Bay Coastside. Set roughly 20 miles south of San Francisco, the quiet… Read more →