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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 →
Feeling cooped up at home for too long can make us all a little stir-crazy. Fortunately, the Half Moon Bay Coastside offers a plethora of outdoor activities that will get you out of the house and into the fresh coastal air. We want you to enjoy our Coastside safely, so be aware that many facilities are taking new precautions and… Read more →
“The ocean is known to have the power to improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being, which is what people desperately need at this time…” The Half Moon Bay Coastside has reopened for tourism, and we're thrilled to once again welcome travelers to our seaside escape. On June 17th, San Mateo County officials announced that… Read more →
Many of us have found ourselves working from home lately, and online video meetings have become a big part of that. But, let's face it, sometimes you'd rather be anywhere other than your home office. Someplace like Half Moon Bay, perhaps? Fortunately, some video conference software, like Zoom, let's you choose your own background… Read more →