Just 30 miles south of San Francisco and on the other side of the hills from Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay feels (delightfully) light-years away from these urban centers. If you want a coastal Northern California escape that's within incredibly easy striking distance, this trending beach community is your ticket.
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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Your biggest and closest option, just 20 miles from Half Moon Bay. More than 1,000 departures every day.
San Jose International Airport (SJC) Forty miles southeast of Half Moon Bay, serviced by 14 airlines, including United, Southwest, American Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta.
Oakland International Airport (OAK) Possibly overlooked because of its location in the East Bay, OAK is only 35 miles from HMB, with a dozen carriers and 120 daily departures on carriers, like JetBlue, Southwest, and American Airlines.
If you can't stand the heat but want weather warm enough for outdoor activity year-round, HMB's temperate coastal climate is for you.