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"Morro Bay: This is a good spot for a beach stroll and picnic lunch as you make your way from either Cambria or Paso Robles down to the Santa Ynez Valley."wayfaringviews.com
"Morro Bay is a charming seaside town with a bustling waterfront, charming old town, and an enormous landmark in the form of Morro Rock which sits in the harbor."independenttravelcats.com
"Morro Bay is a fun stop even if you can't stay for long, so anyone making the drive along Highway should at least stop and see the big rock."independenttravelcats.com
"Morro Bay is a great stop along Highway 1 and just a little further and you are in Los Osos and near all the mentioned parks and nature preserves!"independenttravelcats.com
"Morro Bay is a great weekend getaway town if you are traveling along California's Central Coast."independenttravelcats.com
"Morro Bay is a charming seaside town with a bustling waterfront, charming old town, numerous antique stores, and an enormous landmark in the form of Morro Rock which sits in the harbor."independenttravelcats.com

Middle United States

Morro Bays location

Morro Bay at a glance

Culture
Nature
Food
Coast
Shopping

10,600

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Morro Bay

Airports:

San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP)

Santa Maria Pub/Capt G Allan Hancock Field (SMX)

About Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a village with a population of 10,639. Also the nearest neighbour city is Santa Barbara. Morro Bay is located in center United States. Also it is located by the sea.

Things to do

When I have a visitor from out of town the first place they want to see is the Embarcadero for shopping, dining and water adventure, but I also take them to the Bayside Café in the Back Bay Marina for lunch and great views – for a more local, authentic experience. When I want to escape the tourists, my favorite place ...

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When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is Montaña de Oro State Park, but I also take them to check out Spooner’s Cove, and a short hike down the bluff trail to Corallina Cove for a more local, authentic experience. Baywood, a small community tucked in Los Osos on the most southern ...

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Morro Bay, California is a tiny coastal town along California's Central Coast and one of the best places to stop on a California road trip down Highway One/the Pacific Coast Highway! Here are all the best things to do in Morro Bay. Morro Bay, California is a tiny coastal town along California's Central Coast and ..

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Explore “Downtown”

Things to Do in Morro Bay

Which of these adorable things to do in Morro Bay piques your interest the most?

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This post discusses in detail things to do in Morro Bay, a unique beach town located along California’s Central Coast. I feel very blessed to live relatively close to places such as Santa Barbara and Big Sur. Those names seem to appear a lot of travel magazines and ..

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Things to Do in Morro Bay

Things to Do in Morro Bay: Gem of California’s Coast

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Eat & drink

CALIFORNIA, MORRO BAY WITH KIDS – Harbor seals, sea otters, and egrets aplenty await where the land meets Morro Bay on California’s scenic Central Coast. Just under 4 hours south of San Francisco by car, what was once a remote fishing village offers families an ideal combination of nature and recreation, and ..

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San Louis Obispo has a whole bunch of food to choose from, so I’ll try to be brief. ...

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Where to Eat in Los Osos

Where to Eat in Paso Robles

Where to Eat in Morro Bay

Where to Eat in Pismo Beach

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This 90-acre area along a one-mile boardwalk protects coastal dune scrub, pygmy oak woodland, and maritime chaparral. A pamphlet located at the different trailheads has details about the points of interest around the loop. ...

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Itinerary

Why? The rains bring the sun-drenched, golden California hills to life, covering them in a stunning carpet of lush green mixed with orange California poppies, white Cala lilies, yellow buttercups, and purple lupine. It is stunning. The annual wildflower bloom is not to be missed, especially during super-bloom ...

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Accommodation

Are you looking for the best hotel in Morro Bay, CA with ocean front views? I stayed at Salty Sister at Morro Rock. This new Morro Bay boutique hotel is ideal for family vacations or romantic beach holidays. This Salty Sister Morro Bay hotel review should answer all your questions for what to expect while vacationing ...

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Salty Sister Boutique Hotel

Salty Sister: Morro Bay, CA Hotel Review

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Morro Bay is located in California’s Central Coast, on scenic Highway One. Like, literally, the Pacific Coast Highway runs right through town. But if you’re on a California road trip, you might just blink and miss it! ...

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, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with extraordinary views of the bay. In fact, I snapped the lead photo from their dining patio before breakfast one morning. While they don’t offer a children’s menu, there are plenty of breakfast items so suit. Just be warned that an order of “pancakes” turned out to be three ...

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We love to check out Airbnbs to get a homely feel during our travels and there are some great Airbnbs in San Luis Obispo just 2 miles from Downtown in a quiet ‘green space’ neighborhood. Or there is this Historic Bungalow which is walking distance to the bars and restaurants Downtown.

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Where to Stay in Morro Bay

Where to Stay in Los Osos

Where to Stay in Pismo Beach

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