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Morro Bay Vacation Rentals

Morro Bay Travel Guide

Enchanting Morro Bay is found in San Luis Obispo County and is most famous for Morro Rock, an ancient mound formed from volcanic magma. It's a bustling seaside fishing village set in a beautiful natural setting deep in the heart of unspoiled coastal California.

Things to Do in Morro Bay

Wandering the streets of Morro Bay is the best way to soak up some positive California vibes. Morro Bay State Park is perfect for long days outdoors jogging, windsurfing, and fishing. Visitors can also head out onto the bay in a canoe or kayak. Alternatively, head down to admire Morro Rock on the beach, the iconic formation makes a great photograph against the sea and sky.

Elsewhere, hikers can explore the Black Hill Trail, a climbing trail full of wildflowers and bird life. At the top, the reward is a wonderful view of the bay and of course Morro rock. Nature and wildlife lovers will also love the Morro Bay Estuary, with its acres of land and water for all species of birds and sea otters.

Downtown Morro Bay is full of museums and attractions with a creative vibe. Explore the artistic community through its many galleries such as Art Center Moro Bay, ArtEffects Gallery and By the Bay. After, head to the Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History and the the Morro Bay Skateboard Museum.

Best Time to Visit Morro Bay

Visit Morro Bay all year round for good weather.

A Local's Guide to Morro Bay

Located in San Luis Obispo county, the city of Morro Bay has a lot to offer the many visitors that come for a vacation home in the area. With a stunning stretch of central coast on one side, punctuated with the landmark Morro Rock, and the picturesque Californian landscape behind it, Morro Bay is the perfect location for a trip away.

The sea around the town is alive with activity, and you will likely be able to spot a range of sea creatures such as sea otters, seals and even dolphins all swimming in the bay. Take a walk along the bustling Embarcadero, which is lined with shops, galleries and eateries. You can see the fishermen hauling in their daily bounty, so you can rest assured your seafood will be as fresh as can be. Guests to the town can experience California’s distinctive wine scene along the Embarcadero. Visit the waterfront wine tasting rooms and sample some local wines while taking in stunning views of the ocean. A popular choice is getting a Morro Bay vacation rental nearby, so you only have a short walk home.

A Morro Bay vacation wouldn’t be the complete without taking part in some action-packed activities. With kayaking, kite-flying, biking, surfing, sailing, and surfing all very popular activities. You can also join an excursion for both whale and bird watching, as there is nothing more magical than seeing these creatures in their natural environment. Alternatively, simply enjoy spending some time on the scenic Morro Strand State Beach, taking in the sights and smells of the stretch of coastline.

For a truly unique attraction, the town is home to the Morrow Bay Skateboard Museum, which, as the name suggests, showcases a collection of over 200 skateboards from all eras, as well as having series of rotating exhibits from private collectors. Hearst Castle is a museum like no other. Built by William Randolph, the hilltop complex includes 127 acres of terraced gardens, three guesthouses, a huge main building and several pools. While visiting the museum, admire the collection of arts, take a castle tour and a walk around the garden.

When it comes to place to stay, there are a huge range of Morro Bay vacation rentals to choose from. If you are visiting the area for a vacation, or simply looking for a place to rest you head after the drive down Highway 1, then look no further than vacation rentals in Morro. The seaside town offers it all, with intimate B&Bs, small budget-friendly lodges, large hotels and elegant suites situated along the embarcadero -- there are hundreds of ways to enjoy the city. You won’t even struggle if you are looking for a pet-friendly vacation, as many hotels welcome animals and groups with open arms.

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 February, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 37 ˚F. The wettest month in Morro Bay is March with 5.47 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.33 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Morro Bay

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 964 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Morro Bay ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Morro Bay comes in at $24 per night. On average, a place to stay in Morro Bay will cost you $228 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 380 accommodations in Morro Bay that have WiFi. We have 20 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 10 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Morro Bay by car, be sure to choose from 365 accommodations that provide parking. 5 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 95 pet-friendly places to stay in Morro Bay, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Morro Bay, including 226 places to stay from Airbnb, 129 accommodations from VRBO and 25 places to stay from Homeaway

586 of our places to stay in Morro Bay have been rated by previous guests. They rated 78% as excellent or good. 245 accommodations allow instant booking.

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