The Coastside Trail is a six-mile paved road accessible to walkers, bikers and runners. The trail stretches from…More Pillar Point Harbor in Princeton-by-the-Sea to a block away from the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Railroad Avenue in Half Moon Bay. Among the most popular stretches of the trail is the segment that offers panoramic views from above the waves of Half Moon Bay State Beach.</p>
<p>But don't get too transfixed by the water — the trail is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna including California poppies, lupines, rabbits and mice. Sparrows and seagulls are also common.</p>
Burleigh H. Murray Ranch State Park 95 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Burleigh H. Murray Ranch State Park is a 1,000-plus-acre park in San Mateo County. The park and ranch property was…More bought by the State of California in 1983 an includes all types of trees and areas, including wildlife, as well as eucalyptus trees. There are various hiking trails, as well as great views of the surrounding areas. Dogs are not permitted and there is no water in the park.
The Coastside Land Trust is a nonprofit group working to preserve and protect what it calls "environmentally…More significant" land on the San Mateo County Coast. Projects range from hands-on beach and open space cleanups to working with state and local government agencies to acquire private land for preservation and public enjoyment, such as the areas surrounding the Coastside Trail, Pilarcitos Creek and Frenchman's Creek.</p>
Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach 407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach is a luxurious bed and breakfast inn, facing the ocean and immediately adjacent to the…More Coastal Trail. Guests can enjoy a gourmet breakfast, evening wine and appetizers and such in-room amenities as fire places, terracotta heated floors, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The inn offers special-rate packages, such as romantic getaways and weekday getaways. Please check the website for details on current specials.
The Inn At Mavericks 346 Princeton Ave, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Inn at Mavricks offers six unique rooms that rest right along the waterline of Pillar Point Harbor. Away from the…More highway and other worldly distractions, the Inn is in immediate proximity to the beach and numerous hiking trails but still only a few minutes from the rest of Princeton by the Sea. There are three rooms that accommodate pets, and the staff will provide you with knowledgeable advice on where to go in Half Moon Bay.