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Address: Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA

Scenic beach on Half Moon Bay that features RV sites with hookups and tent...

Scenic beach on Half Moon Bay that features RV sites with hookups and tent sites.

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Great history and beautiful views. Must see!

We stayed in Half Moon Bay and drove the Pacific Coast Highway. Glad we stopped here to see the light house grounds and learned a little history. The views are amazing!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Half Moon Bay and drove the Pacific Coast Highway. Glad we stopped here to see the light house grounds and learned a little history. The views are amazing!!!

Thank kang952
Pine Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Seeing the lighthouse from the highway just tells you to turn and visit. Parking no problem on our visit. A short walk to the cliff side and a bench to sit and relax. The view of the lighthouse and rough shoreline is indescribable. Such beauty and strength in one spot. The freezing winds made it even more magnificent Maybe hot... More 

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

what lighthouse isnt worth the visit to see these beautiful monoliths looking out to the ocean,beautiful views down the coast where i manages to see several seals,its a shame the lighthouse is at the moment been restored and looks like it will take a few years to complete.there was a small gift shop that has the usual gifts and another... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The lighthouse and grounds are very well kept and a beautiful setting and views. There was docent there dressed as an old light-houseman telling stories of the history of the lighthouse. It was there during the civil war and soldiers from the south tried to sabotage the lighthouse so Northern ships would crash into the rocks. Believe me, he has... More 

Thank Dan C
Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The strangest thing is that we stopped at this beach specifically based on Trip Advisor reviews-- but we couldn't find the lighthouse at all. We ended up wandering around the paths that line the golf course and sat in the adirondack chairs outside of the Ritz for a while, but there was no lighthouse in sight. We were disappointed-- maybe... More 

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Council Bluffs, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stop at the lighthouse to wander for a bit. You'll get a brief lesson in history and some of the most beautiful views on the coast. I agree the hostel is a little odd here, and we would never stay, but it is worth the time to get some great photos and rejuvenate.

Thank LoveBNMommy
Novato, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Good stop for history buffs. A great spot for taking photos. On a nice day, take a lunch. All types of weather provide completely different perspectives

Thank psamuels
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We thought this would be a 5 or 10 minute stop. We stayed almost an hour. Lighthouse not operable, but makes for good photos. Beautiful scenery and coastline photo opportunities.

Thank William P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

This is a must stop if you are in the area. While the lighthouse is undergoing renovation, there are walking paths with sweeping views of the ocean. Pack a lunch and sit for a while to enjoy the view.

Thank legsbell
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We drive from Half Moon here and this is an odd place. Youth hostel sits right on what has to be some of the most beautiful and expensive real estate on the planet. Hostel looked pretty grungy. View amazing.

Thank intrepidtravelerfla

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