Things To Do

The Pumpkin Capital of the World is priming itself for one of its most celebrated seasonal events, the 49th Annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. On October 19 and 20, the seaside town will brim with happy festival goers in this Epic autumnal celebration of the gourd, which spans historic Main Street and the surrounding coastal areas… Read more →
A former stop on the Ocean Shore Railroad, the quiet community of Moss Beach has lured visitors since its inception in the 1880s. Today, the railroad is long gone, but the magnificent coastal splendor remains. Though just 22 miles from the clamor of nearby San Francisco, Moss Beach’s undisturbed coastline feels worlds away. Here,… 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 →
Offering more than the usual surf and sand, Miramar Beach is a hidden gem within the Half Moon Bay Coastside. Here, you’ll discover a charming, tight-knit coastal community brimming with quaint beach homes, bohemian vibes, and plenty of activities to fill a weekend. WHAT TO DO Miramar Beach A popular destination on sunny days,… Read more →
A suspected haunted house, a jail for overindulgent saloon patrons, and a historic barn with a mysterious past. In a region chock full of mesmerizing historic structures, few capture the Coastside’s history and imagination like the Johnston House, former city jail, and what was previously known as the Thomas Johnston barn. Two of… Read more →