Your Guide To the Bay

Free Things to Do in Pacifica, California

Quintessential Coastal Beauty

The Bay Area is packed with activity, and there are many nearby Pacifica attractions that don't cost a dime. Reference a few of our top picks: the best free things to do in Pacifica:

Golden Gate Bridge

The Bay Area's most famous attraction, The Golden Gate Bridge, is just 15 miles from our hotel.

Linda Mar Beach

5000 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 738-7381

Also known as Pacifica State Beach, this beach is famous for its surfing conditions. Enjoy great food like La Playa and relax by the beach.

McNee Ranch State Park

Montara, CA 94037
(650) 726-8819

From this park, you can see as far as San Francisco or The Farallon Islands. Savor the best panoramas in the region.

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

200 Nevada Ave
Moss Beach, CA 94038
(650) 728-3584

This marine reserve hosts an array of diverse wildlife, like sea urchins, sea stars, harbor seals, red octopi, and much more. Come here to see the California coast's most impressive collection of species.

Pacifica Pier

2100 Beach Blvd
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 738-3760

Dining, cafes, and, of course, the Pacific Ocean make Pacifica Pier a must visit during your stay at Best Western Plus Lighthouse Hotel.