Waterfront dining and local ingredients highlight the region’s allure. Sam’s Chowder House sits steps from the shore with front row views of the Pacific—close enough to spy migrating whales leap from the water—and exceptional seafood that’s gained a loyal following and a shout-out on the Today Show. Yet, the family-owned and… Read more →
A picturesque route guides you through breathtaking scenery with numerous stops along the way. Highway 35 packs bucketloads of scenery as it winds along the forested ridge of the Santa Cruz Mountains with opportunities to explore redwood groves, chow down at historic eateries, and enjoy thrilling vistas of the Pacific and San Francisco Bay… Read more →
The Half Moon Bay area has something for everyone on New Year's Eve, whether you want to make it an early night or stay out until the cows come home. Here are a few of our favorite things to do. New Year's Eve Early Bird New Year's Eve at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. The BrewCo will feature live music from Aftershock from 5-9pm… Read more →
With comforting homemade dishes and heaps of old-fashion charm, the beloved 123-year old Duarte’s Tavern is a delight anytime of year, but it really shines during the holidays. In a cozy dining room strewn with wreaths, you can chase away winter chills with a steaming bowl of artichoke soup and a slice of pie fresh from the oven. Plus, from now until New Year’s Eve, you… Read more →
Half Moon Bay is crab central. You can fish for crab, buy directly from fishermen or indulge in crab specials at local restaurants. The recreational Dungeness crab season kicked off on November 4th and the commercial season is slated to open on November 15th, 2017 (check with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for… Read more →