Half Moon Bay Activities

January 1st, 2012

Mavericks: Everest of the Seas Art Exhibit January 14 – February 29, 2012 Champagne & Wine Reception at the Coastal Arts League in Half Moon Bay: Saturday, January 21st, 5 – 8 pm Coastal Arts League – 300 Main St., Half Moon Bay – 650-726-6335 Año Nuevo State Park Through March 31, 2012, guided Elephant […]

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Half Moon Bay Night of Lights

November 25th, 2011

by Charise Hale McHugh November 2011— Come walk amongst the promenade of trees all aglitter with beautiful lights on Main Street in downtown Half Moon Bay on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Night of Lights promises to be extra special this year because you can enjoy shopping in the stores, which will be open until 9 p.m., as well as […]

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Winery tours

November 13th, 2011

Passport to the Wineries November 19, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Passport to the Wineries is back again, including over 50 Santa Cruz Mountain wineries. Enjoy the scenery filled with mountain top vistas, or catch a glimpse at llamas while passing along the winding drive through the Santa Cruz Mountains, where the trail is half […]

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Pumpkin Festival

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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