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 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
- 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.