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Morro Bay Travel Guide

For a relaxing vacation on the coast, head to Morro Bay. This waterfront city in California has a laidback vibe, with vacationers coming here to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. From admiring the picturesque harbor and sunbathing at the beach to visiting Morro Rock, Morro Bay has something that everyone will love. For some shopping, there are local boutiques, art galleries and other quaint shops in Morro Bay. What’s more, freshly-caught seafood is a favorite at the grills and restaurants in the city, as well as locally sourced California wine.

Things to Do in Morro Bay

The main attraction in Morro Bay is the volcano called Morro Rock. This is a spectacular feature and visitors can stand at the base, as well as spot falcons, regrets and blue herons here. For relaxation, vacationers head to Morro Strand State Beach. This is beautiful beach where visitors love to spend time with family, go beachcombing and take a dip in the sea. The views are unforgettable. For animal lovers, head to Morro Bay National Estuary to have the opportunity to enjoy some bird watching.

Best Time to Visit Morro Bay

The summer is a popular time to vacation in Morro Bay. For cheaper accommodation, head to this Californian city in spring or fall.

Price and Availability Index in Morro Bay

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Morro Bay is in July, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Morro Bay is in the high season in July. Morro Bay has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Morro Bay tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Morro Bay tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Morro Bay

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Morro Bay. The hottest month in Morro Bay is March, when temperatures peak at 101 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 38 ˚F. The wettest month in Morro Bay is January with 7.06 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.01 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Morro Bay

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Morro Bay has 3668 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Morro Bay comes in at $19.5 per night. On average, a place to stay in Morro Bay will cost you $231 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Morro Bay, then you can choose from over 752 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 48 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Morro Bay by car, be sure to choose from 704 accommodations that provide parking. 10 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 182 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Morro Bay accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 8 providers, including 426 places to stay from Airbnb, 268 accommodations from VRBO and 62 places to stay from Homeaway.

2284 of our places to stay in Morro Bay have been rated by previous guests. They rated 79% as excellent or good. 912 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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