Morro Bay, CA

Travel Guide
Morro Bay
Observe the seals, gulls and falcons in this tranquil town with pristine beaches, a charming harbor and a state park.

Morro Bay is a charming coastal town centered on a harbor in an area of lush, green vegetation. Its pleasant climate and string of serene beaches make it an excellent year-round family destination. See western gulls and sea otters in this rustic marine area.

Enjoy a pleasant day at Morro Strand State Beach north of the town. Take advantage of the region’s warm summers and cool breezes by kite surfing on the ocean waves. The sand stretches for 3 miles (5 kilometers), featuring dunes, a playground and picnic tables.

Spot majestic Morro Rock at the southern point of the beach. Snap photos of the seals and rare birds nesting here. In addition to these real-life creatures, this town is also home to the fictional protagonist from the Pixar movie Finding Dory.

Much of this picturesque terrain is part of Morro Bay State Park, a protected area with a museum and a gift shop. Sail and hike around the jagged coastal area and wander through the saltwater marsh.

Find the lively Morro Marina near the town center. Imagine yourself at the helm of one of the colorful boats in the port. Have lunch at a restaurant in the elegant Marina Square complex that overlooks the bay. It contains the Gallery at Marina Square and several shops.

Walk north from Marina Square for a few minutes to reach quaint Anchor Memorial Park, commemorating sailors lost at sea. Note the three iconic chutes of the Dynegy Power Plant.

Morro Bay is 200 miles (320 kilometers) north of Los Angeles in the northwestern part of Southern California. Fly to the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport from San Francisco, Seattle and other western cities. Get around the coastal part of the city by trolley.

Visit the quiet and secluded Morro Bay to enjoy its excellent coastal views and serene lifestyle.

Morro Shores Inn And Suites
Morro Shores Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5
290 Atascadero Rd, Morro Bay, CA, 93442
The price is $89 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
Stay at this hotel in Morro Bay. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value in our reviews. ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,002 reviews)
"Proximity to event"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2022

Harbor House Inn Morro Bay
Harbor House Inn Morro Bay
2 out of 5
1095 Main St, Morro Bay, CA, 93442
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $96 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this hotel in Morro Bay. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,122 reviews)
"Love the location"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
456 Embarcadero Blvd, Morro Bay, CA, 93442
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $132 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Morro Bay. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"It is perfect, quiet spot, really friendly staff, close to the restaurants. The room was spotless, and really spacious. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

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Morro Rock View Bungalow
Morro Rock View Bungalow
Morro Bay, CA
Stay at this vacation home in Morro Bay. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions Morro Bay Skateboard Museum and The Giant Chessboard ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Summer 2022
"Wonderful location and clean and cute"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Pelican Place in Morro Bay
Pelican Place in Morro Bay
Morro Bay, CA
Stay at this vacation home in Morro Bay. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Our guests praise the WiFi in our reviews. Popular attractions The Giant Chessboard ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Great place
"Very comfortable downstairs apartment, comfortable for 1 or 2 adults."

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2022

New! Secret Sea Cave Getaway in Prime Location
New! Secret Sea Cave Getaway in Prime Location
Morro Bay, CA
Stay at this vacation home in Morro Bay. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Morro Bay Skateboard Museum and The Giant Chessboard are located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Super cute
"My wife and I stayed here for 3 night on our anniversary. The location was perfect for us because it was within walking distance to the downtown area. We will be staying here again for sure."

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2022

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