Your seaside village, Morro Bay

Named for the crown-shaped, 576-foot-high volcanic rock that towers over its harbor, Morro Bay is a picture-perfect community with a beautiful, gentle bay and easy ocean access, so it’s perfect for all sorts of water sport—and you. Kayaking, sailing, paddleboarding, biking, fishing, surfing, beachcombing—it’s easy to start with one activity and switch to another with plenty of equipment rental places along the town’s bustling Embarcadero. In fact, this busy sidewalk serves as the hub of Morro Bay, with inviting boutiques, antique shops, galleries, wine bars, and oodles of popular seafood restaurants serving fresh-caught fish and locally raised oysters. Everything is delightfully easy: a walk up to Old Town to shop or out to Morro Rock to watch the surfers, a quiet paddle on the bay, a Trolley trip to the unspoiled beaches of North Morro Bay. Discover this sweet seaside village and escape for a while at a campground, a homey bed and breakfast, a budget-conscious motel, or an elegant waterfront suite.