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Pillar Point Harbor: eating, boating, birding, exploring, buying seafood, and more.

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Things To Do - Half Moon Bay

Princeton By The Sea & Pillar Point Harbor is the center for a commercial fishing harbor, shops, eating establishments, wildlife, beautiful views, and world class surfing.

Pillar Point Harbor - Things To Do

Pillar Point Harbor Area Link
Start your visit walking on the pier looking at the boats or purchasing fresh fish from the dock. Then wander back to land for a range of activities:

    • Seafood dining
    • Italian dining
    • Renting a Kayak
    • Taking a whale watching tour
    • Outfitting for surfing
    • Shopping
    • Signing up for a sport fishing excursion

Harbor Village – Link
Walk across the street to Oceano Hotel & Spa, if  the center of Harbor Village. Along with the lodging and spa, there are 19 interesting shops and eateries in a casual, coastal environment. On Sunday’s there’s a Farmers Market with fresh foods and crafts.

Pillar Point Marsh Area
At the west end of the harbor,  park at the Pillar Point Marsh parking lot for a unique ocean experience:

  • Bird watching at the Marsh
  • Exploring the tide pools around Seal Rock
  • Hiking the bluffs for a unique vies of the ocean and the Mavericks surfing area.

Pillar Point Harbor is a fun place to tour for the guests attending your wedding, before or after the great event. Or book a tour of the area through HMB Coastside Tours. Maybe I’ll see you on the bluffs, I’m  there a couple of times a week with my wife and my dog.


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