Half Moon Bay, located along the stunning coast of California, offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are some top things to do in Half Moon Bay:

  1. Guided eBIKE Tour:
    Experience the beauty of Half Moon Bay like never before.
    • Book your Scenic Ocean and Historic Downtown Tour and pedal through breathtaking sights on state-of-the-art pedal-assist electric bikes.
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  2. Explore the Beaches:
    • Spend a relaxing day at Half Moon Bay State Beach, known for its long stretches of sandy shores and beautiful coastal views.
    • Visit Pillar Point Harbor Beach for tidepooling, beachcombing, and views of the iconic Pillar Point Bluff.

  3. Hike the Coastal Trails:
    Take a hike along the coastal trails, such as the Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail, which offers scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and coastal bluffs.

  4. Pumpkin Festival:
    If you visit in October, don't miss the annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival, one of the largest pumpkin festivals in the world.

  5. Visit the Historic Main Street:
    Explore the charming historic downtown area with its shops, galleries, and cafes. Main Street offers a laid-back atmosphere and a chance to discover local art and culture.

  6. Harbor Activities:
    Head to Pillar Point Harbor for a variety of water activities, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and boat tours.

  7. Wine Tasting:
    Discover the local wineries in the Half Moon Bay area. The coastal climate contributes to unique and flavorful wines.

  8. Mavericks Beach and Surfing:
    For surfing enthusiasts, Mavericks Beach is famous for its big wave surfing. Even if you're not a surfer, watching the waves can be awe-inspiring.

  9. Golf at Half Moon Bay Golf Links:
    Play a round of golf at the Half Moon Bay Golf Links, offering scenic ocean views on two championship courses.

  10. Horseback Riding:
    Enjoy horseback riding along the coastal trails or on the beach with guided tours available in the area.

  11. Visit Filoli Historic House & Garden:
    As mentioned before, Filoli is a short drive away. Explore the historic mansion and the meticulously manicured gardens for a journey through time and horticultural artistry.

  12. Coastside Farmers' Markets:
    Check out one of the local farmers' markets for fresh, seasonal produce, artisanal goods, and a taste of the region's culinary offerings.

  13. Pescadero State Beach:
    Venture a bit south to Pescadero State Beach, known for its rocky shoreline, tidepools, and the nearby Pigeon Point Lighthouse.