Eat at Sam’s Chowder House
The lobster roll ($24), deemed one of the top five sandwiches in America by NBC’s “Today Show,” is simple buttery goodness.
Stay at the Inn at Mavericks
This dog-friendly, six-suite inn right on the harbor is less than a mile from the famous big-wave surf spot.
Savor the Flavor
With a view of the harbor, Flavor restaurant features weekend breakfasts with a twist, such as the Dungeness crab cakes eggs benedict ($19).
Shop at Oddyssea
Located on Main Street, this “interactive retail shop” stocks terrarium kits and more. You also can join a drop-in class at its outdoor garden and craft center.
Stroll Pillar Point Harbor
Walk on the dock and buy just-caught crab right off the boats. Bring it to nearby Princeton Seafood Market and Restaurant to have it prepared for a nominal fee.