10 days in Half Moon Bay & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Half Moon Bay & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Half Moon Bay & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  45​min
1
Half Moon Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. On the 10th (Sat), look for gifts at Arcangeli Grocery Company, stroll through Bean Hollow State Beach, and then stroll through Half Moon Bay State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Spanish Town Historical Society, kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, then enjoy the sea views from Montara Point Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Miramar Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Half Moon Bay planner .

San Francisco to Half Moon Bay is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in March; daily highs in Half Moon Bay reach 59°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Half Moon Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pescadero, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Montara Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Computer History Museum, Camera Obscura, Walt Disney Family Museum, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello di Amorosa and Alcatraz Island. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Muscardini Cellars (in Kenwood), Wine Country Chocolates (in Glen Ellen) and HALL Rutherford (in Rutherford). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, indulge your taste buds at Woodhouse Chocolate, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Getting from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Half Moon Bay in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 50°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Calistoga, Napa, Woodhouse Chocolate, Petaluma Seed Bank, Wine Country Chocolates
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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