67 destinations along the West Coast
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Sunrise( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
29. Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay, known for big waves and big pumpkins every fall, is a popular weekend destination for Bay Area residents.
Distance: 389 miles
California coast trip, Day 6: From Nepenthe to Half Moon Bay, with stops to chat along the way
Half Moon Bay: sun, surf and serenity