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Burn Away Your Holiday Calories Rain or Shine in Morro Bay


Burn Away Your Holiday Calories Rain or Shine in Morro Bay

The stress of expectations and the excess calories from eating our way through the holidays helps pack it on, and a getaway to Morro Bay can help take it off! According to, fitness and losing weight were the top two resolutions for 2015, and if the trends are accurate, 2016 won’t be much different. Morro Bay is chock-full of ways to help beat the after-holiday bulge and burn away those excess calories.

“Whether your taste for adventure runs extreme or serene, you will find lots of healthy activities in Morro Bay. You can shop it, bike it, climb it, row it, tour it, surf it or simply soak it all in,” explains Brent Haugen, Executive Director, Morro Bay Tourism Bureau. “We invite visitors to start 2016 off right with our Resolution Destination list of activities and so much more in this brand New Year.”

Resolution Destination: Get Active in Morro Bay!
Morro Bay is your resolution destination for 2016 and beyond! Why workout out within the walls of a gym when you can get out and explore nature, burn some calories and get in shape. Morro Bay offers many fun recreational activities on land and in the sea. Find out how many calories you can burn doing your favorite activity. You can also learn about other helpful information on local equipment rentals, maps, trails and MORE! Experts say that burning 2,500 calories a week can greatly reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. As such, it is easy to see how living a healthy lifestyle, even on vacation, can have many positive results.

Browsing and Touring Burns Calories, Too!
Morro Bay also offers browsing opportunities at galleries, local museums, and antique and thrift shops, not to mention all the fun activities they offer. Morro Bay has top rated antique stores such as Antiques Et Ceteria, and some of the best thrift shopping around at stores like Foxy’s Thrift Shop where you can meet the shop’s mascot, a 6-toed cat. Or visit one of the many glorious galleries throughout the city like the Full Moon Studio and Gallery where visitors can make their own ceramic impressions of their hands and feet thanks to the store’s original PawPrints experience, bringing families back again and again. The city has several marvelous museums such as the Museum of Natural History and the fun Skateboard Museum located within the city limits, not to mention Hearst Castle where you can find beautiful calorie burning tours to while away the hours. And, find some of the best calorie burning retail therapy at local boutiques like Lucia Apothecary, where visitors can soak up the coast with sulfate-free and paraben-free perfumes, crèmes and oils, all, inspired by the store’s favorite California locations.

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