Archive for the ‘Half Moon Bay Activities’ Category

Pumpkin Festival

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

41st Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 15 & 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest with a fantastic lineup of  pumpkin patches, harvest-inspired crafts, home-style foods, expert pumpkin carvers, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling haunted house, a weigh-off […]

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Ecotourism in Half Moon Bay

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Eco Exploration   Summer is an ideal time to explore Half Moon Bay’s abundance of natural, historical and cultural wonders including rich marine reserves and wetlands, small farms, a working harbor and many parks, hiking trails and bird refuges. Visitors can pick up a four-color, two-sided Ecotourism Map that features hands-on Half Moon Bay adventures […]

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Activities in Half Moon Bay Whale Watching, Theater, Car Show

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Whale Watching   The annual migration of the gray whale is currently underway, and Half Moon Bay is the perfect spot for witnessing the journey of these spectacular creatures. Beginning in early December through the end of March, approximately 15,000 gray whales swim south from the icy waters of the Arctic to mate and nurse […]

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Beaches near our Inn

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

There are several beaches  in the Half Moon Bay coastside area including: Francis State Beach at the end of Kelly Avenue. This beach also has picnic and camping areas. Venice Beach at the end of Venice Boulevard, Dunes Beach at the end of Young Avenue, Roosevelt Beach has access from Young Avenue, Poplar Beach, Miramar […]

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Kayaking in Half Moon Bay

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Sea kayaking is very popular in Half Moon Bay. There’s no better place to experience it first hand than along the gorgeous Half Moon Bay coastline. In this dynamic and diverse environment, explorers can choose from many kayaking adventures including paddling among the harbor seals, seabirds and other marine sanctuary wildlife in protected Pillar Point […]

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Current events for June/July 2010

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

The Coastside Farmer’s Market is in full swing with approximately 30 booths overflowing with an abundance of locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, gourmet cheese, herbs and farm fresh eggs available for purchase. Local artisans, dancers, and musicians appear at the market each week, as well as a number of community groups. The market is held […]

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Hiking Trails Near Our Inn

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Burleigh-Murray Ranch State Park “Rolling grassland, eucalyptus grove windbreaks, an old barn and a bunkhouse—this is ranch country, not the redwood country more typically associated with the Santa Cruz Mountains. For the hiker, Burleigh-Murray State Park offers a distinct change of pace from the trail systems of other nearby parks, most of which travel to, […]

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Tour des Fleurs Half Moon Bay

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Tour des Fleurs – A Unique Experience Awaits You on the Coastside “… Tour des Fleurs offers the public a once-a-year opportunity to tour our local nurseries/greenhouses, wineries and farms. Many of these businesses are not ordinarily open to the public and during Tour des Fleurs they invite you for a “behind the scenes” tour […]

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Music venues in Half Moon Bay

Friday, May 14th, 2010

There are several music venues for you to enjoy near our Inn in the Half Moon Bay area. All different types of music are here in Half Moon Bay including jazz, blues, classical and rock. Listed below are some of the music locations. It is best to check with the individual locations for the type […]

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Lighthouses near our Inn

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Our Inn is near two historic lighthouses. One is the Point Montara lighthouse which is a historic fog signal and light station from 1875. It is located at 16th Street at Highway One in Montara, CA. The telephone number is 650-728-7177. The other one is a few miles south of our Inn called the Pigeon […]

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