Half Moon Bay, California is home to great beaches, culture and dining. Part of the charm of the town Mill Rose Inn calls home is the idyllic and historic Main Street. Within walking distance of the inn, Main Street has many places to shop as well. If you want to indulge in a bit of Half Moon Bay shopping during your stay, make sure to visit some of these stores.
Ellen Joseph Gallery and Studio
The Ellen Joseph Gallery is home to the work of local painter Ellen Joseph, who specializes in coastal paintings. Original paintings and reproductions are available for purchase. You may also catch Ellen there and be able to observe her working.
Hit this Half Moon Bay shopping spot toe experience the “West coast’s premier wood furniture gallery.” The gallery showcases hand-crafted custom wood furniture, art and accessories.
The Garden Gallery
The Garden Gallery shows the work of contemporary sculptors and painters. Paintings in acrylic, oil, watercolor as well as charcoal and pastel are on display along with bronze scuplture.
Cottage Industrties is great for those doing Half Moon Bay shopping for furniture. Their furniture is handcrafted using native sustainable woods such as cherry, maple, walnut, oak and white pine.
For an eclectic Half Moon Bay shopping experience, look no further than Tokenz. This Main Street shop has been around for more than 20 years and you can easily wile a day away wandering through the treasures. Wares include crystals and beads, incense, jewelry, Aboriginal items and much much more.
Posh Moon offers a selection of California made clothing and accessories. Also look out for their French jewelry.
Abode is a great Half Moon Bay shopping locale for those in the market for elegant yet unique home decor. This shop specializes in home accessories, furnishings and art. Their excellent selection has been described as “carefully curated.”
Luz Luna Imports
This Half Moon Bay shopping location offers unique handmade items with a purpose. Luz Luna Imports supports women’s cooperatives around the world and sells only fair trade products.
A new addition to the area, Goldworks on Main Street offers a large selection of jewelry and services. If you’re in the market for custom, designer or estate jewelry, Goldworks should be on your Half Moon Bay shopping destination list. They also offer repair and appraisal services.
The Paper Crane
This has become a Half Moon Bay shopping destination for letterpress and stationary enthusiasts. The Paper Crane has printing presses in the back of a shop full of cards, stationary and gifts.
Half Moon Bay Electric Company
Along with electric services, Half Moon Bay Electric Company has a large selection of unique light fixtures, lamps and decor.
Looking for Half Moon Bay shopping with an exotic flavor? Jungletraders specializes in handmade furniture using salvaged railroad wood dating back to the colonial era in Africa.
For those who want to take advantage of all historic main street has to offer, including the fabulous Half Moon Bay shopping, Mill Rose Inn is the perfect place to stay. Just minutes from downtown, our Half Moon Bay bed and breakfast has beautifully decorated rooms and suites that blend classic European elegance with modern day conveniences that will make your trip exceptional.
Photo courtesy Experience Half Moon Bay.