A coastal gem, Half Moon Bay boasts the best of SF Bay Area in Northern California all in one place. Spectacular outdoor attractions showcase the abundant beauty and bounty of this region. Half Moon Bay is located approximately 35 minutes south of San Francisco in the Bay Area, this stunning slice of the Golden State boasts an unrivaled combination of coastal town friendliness, charm and natural beauty. (http://www.visithalfmoonbay.org/)
Combining dramatic bluffs with ocean surf and mountain ridgelines, Devil’s Slide Coast is a great place to catch a view.
Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, the historic Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel is set against the dramatic and breathtaking scenery of the California coast.
The Pigeon Point Lighthouse has stood proud and (115 feet) tall since 1872, the year it began to guide mariners from its perch on a 35-foot cliff in Pescadero.
This short hike and bike excursion explores the spectacular San Mateo Coastline from Devil’s Slide to Pigeon Point Lighthouse. You’ll enjoy the quiet country back roads, coastal trails and beautiful beaches! There’s something for everyone!
- HMB: Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail-Pedro Point Headlands-Poplar Beach 4.6 Miles
- HMB: Pigeon Point Lighthouse-Lobitos Creek-Purisima Creek-Higgins Canyon 60 Miles
- HMB: Point Montara Lighthouse
Local Bike Shop: Bike Works at 520 Kelly Ave., Half Moon Bay, CA (650) 726-6708
We parked overnight at the local 24 hr Safeway parking lot at Strawflower Village in Half Moon Bay.
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