3 days

Half Moon Bay to Montara

Self-Guided Inn to Inn Walking Adventure from Half Moon Bay to Montara

Your coastal path is highlighted by a scenic harbor, coastal bluffs, quaint villages, beautiful beaches and abundant marine life, resting nightly in comfortable coastal lodges.

This is a 4 day / 3 night inn to inn hiking vacation. You will stay at unique coastal lodging each night from Half Moon Bay to Montara, as you walk the best coastline trails. The total distance will be 20 miles in 3 days. You may start this trip on any Monday or Tuesday during a non-holiday period.

DISTANCE 20-25 miles
DEPART Half Moon Bay
ARRIVE Pacifica
IINCLUDED Unique coastal lodging each night
Three breakfasts
Luggage transfers each day
Detailed maps and walking notes



Classic Self-Guided Leisurely Inn to Inn Coastal Adventure


Day 1

Monday or Tuesday – Arrive in Half Moon Bay. You will stay at the Half Moon Bay Lodge. You’ll have an excellent optional coastal walk upon your arrival.

Day 2

Tuesday or Wednesday – Walk begins after breakfast at your hotel. You can have a packed lunch delivered to the hotel in the morning. You’ll be walking along a remote section of the coast enjoying optional walks along the sand as you make your way 6 miles to the Half Moon Bay Inn in the historic downtown with numerous shops and restaurants.

Day 3

Wednesday or Thursday– Walk begins after breakfast at a popular local cafe. You’ll have many options along the walk to pick up lunch or dine at a coastal restaurant. Walk 5.5 miles to the Inn at Mavericks in Princeton-by-the-Sea. You’ll have a room on the water with a fireplace, deck, and wet bar.

Day 4

Thursday or Friday – Walk begins after breakfast at a local cafe. You can enjoy lunch at a historic beachfront inn along the route. Your 6 mile walk will take you through the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and along a coastal path to the Montara Lighthouse. Your car and luggage will be parked at the lighthouse so you can easily continue your list to this scenic and remote area.

The price for this trip is $995 per person for two people sharing a room; $1095 for 2 people sharing a room with separate beds; or, $1395 for a solo walker with their own room. The trip price includes three nights of lodging, luggage transport each day, car parking during the trip and delivery of the car to the finish, breakfast each day, taxes, tips, and service fees. In addition, each walker will be provided an extensive trip dossier with maps, narrative directions, historical notes, restaurant information, nature guides, and a memorable trip souvenir.

The lodging for this trip is extremely limited. No group can be larger than 10 persons. You must pay a $500 per person NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT. The balance will be due 60 days prior to your departure date. You will be sent a trip book with maps, instructions, packing list, historic notes, and luggage tags later as soon as your deposit is received.

Please call 831-332-7923 or email marie@getgone.com with any questions