A visit to Morro Bay wouldn’t be complete without hitting the beach. Whether you’re here to surf the Rock or stroll the Strand, our beaches are breathtakingly beautiful, extremely accessible and always wonderful as windows on the natural marine environment. Enjoy watching the otters drifting in the kelp beds or thrill at the sight of pelicans diving headfirst into the sea. You can see migrating whales and playful dolphins pass by, as well as harbor seals lazing on rocky shores.
Morro Strand State Beach is a “walker’s paradise,” with Morro Rock providing a gorgeous backdrop and five miles of sandy shoreline to cover. Surfers of all ages and levels ride the waves at the Rock – fun to watch or even try. You could also rent a kayak, pack a picnic and paddle across the bay to the sandspit for another great beach and dunes adventure.
The Morro Bay Art Association hosts Art in the Park three holiday weekends a year — Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day — at City Park just past the Highway 1 exit on Morro Bay Boulevard. “It all started 55 years ago,” show director Alan Cook said. “All 17 members nailed their art to [...]
There’s Always Things To Do in Morro Bay, California
Enjoy ocean-side golf, kayaking, sailing, hiking, fishing, surfing, biking and miles of unspoiled beaches. Whatever you are looking for in the way of lodging and accommodations from hotels, motels, bed & breakfast inns to beach side cottages or camping, you will find it all here. Mix in our popular shopping districts, enticing restaurants, art galleries, museums, aquarium and warm, friendly atmosphere makes Morro Bay, California the perfect natural escape!