Moss Landing (formerly, Moss) is a census designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, California, United States. Moss Landing is located 15 miles (24 km) north-northeast of Monterey, at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m). It is located on the shore of Monterey Bay, at the mouth of Elkhorn Slough, and at the head of the Monterey Canyon. Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Moss Landing is United States's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, San Francisco also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Moss Landing and set some time aside to explore the San Francisco. Dotted with places like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Moss Landing, you'll have to take a flight to San Francisco; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Moss Landing are of 1 to 2 days duration.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Moss Landing.