It is my own personal belief that day trips are essential to happiness. Embarking on one in the middle of a drab work week makes them even sweeter. Rebecca and I decided to bolt to the coast a few days ago, and Half Moon Bay was our destination of choice.
I only recently realized how close this place is- just a hop, skip and a winding road from the bay area! We made it there in no time flat, and had a wonderful time wandering the streets of downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. We both stopped dead in our tracks a few times with “Oh my god, I feel like I’m in Arcata” moments. (Seriously, though. It’s like Arcata’s older sibling. Uncanny.)
We perused a few bookstores with creaky wooden floors, and I had a fun wishing every single adorable-as-heck house on the block was mine. Eventually, we made our way out to the ocean, then headed back home again.