MORRO BAY / CAYUCOS, CA
THE GIBRALTAR OF THE PACIFIC
Morro Bay remains a hotspot for fishing, seasonal fowl hunting, boating, and whale watching. It is also a great spot for hiking, camping and RV’ing, with several spots to choose from. Morro Bay has been dubbed the country’s best place to birdwatch. Every Martin Luther King Jr. weekend there is a birding festival that draws fun seekers from near and far. Come for the fairs and festivals. They have everything from Surfboard Art to kite festivals. Take an amazing cruise along the pristine bay and expect to see a variety of marine animals and sea birds. Don’t be surprised to see seals, sea lions, dolphins and whales. At The Bike Shop you can rent a bike to ride around this quaint quintessential beach town.
Morro Rock is a beautiful site to see. Morro Rock is an ancient volcanic rock that is within the Morro Bay State Park. This park is also home to many lagoons, hiking trails that lead up Black Hill, and a bird-rich saltwater marsh. The state park has their Museum of Natural History that features Native American culture and exhibits on the surrounding ecology.
Visitors love Morro Bay, walking around downtown enjoying the numerous galleries and small shops. You can find books, arts and crafts, coffee shops, and great restaurants. The Morro Bay Skateboard Museum is a great stop where you can take a picture with the world’s largest skateboard.
There are great places to eat fresh seafood or catch your own! Weather is typically gorgeous, even by Southern California’s standards. The Marina offers a location for sailing all different kinds and sizes of ocean vehicles. Be sure to make Morro Bay a stop on your vacation to the Central Coast.
By Gaby Mendoza Cayucos, California is the perfect place to get away, whether it’s just for the day or for an entire vacation. It has some of the best mom and pop restaurants in the area. Being right on the coast, seafood is one of the town’s specialty tastes. Schooner’s Wharf Restaurant is a favorite…
By Gaby Mendoza Are you in search of a modest beach town, with a classic vibe of old buildings, holding boutiques and restaurants? Look no further. Many consider Cayucos, California to be the Central Coast’s quintessential beach town. With its classic buildings and low population, how can you not agree? You will find surfers of…
By Gaby Mendoza Have you visited Morro Bay lately? If not, get ready for an adventure. It’s a magical place, where you can find sweet spots not only outdoors, but indoors, as well. First and foremost, Morro Rock is a spectacular site and the bay is gorgeous. Seagulls caw in the distances and seals bark…
Stax Wine Bar in beautiful Morro Bay is a cut above the rest. Whereas most wine clubs offer the same wines year after unoriginal year, Stax features over one hundred wines from local and international sources. They hunt high and low for the best from California and elsewhere. As if that wasn’t enough, they offer food and weekly specials.