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best day trips to morro bay
Ariana Sanchez
Ariana Sanchez
February 15, 2019

Morro Bay is a beautiful city off the coast of Central California. One of the good things about it, is that you are so close to other popular cities, making the best place to stay in morro bay nearly any place due it’s convenient location. If you’re looking to see what you can discover, read on to learn about some of the best day trips from morro bay that you and your family can enjoy!

Paso Robles

The nearby Paso Robles is a feasible location for a day trip from Monterey. If you love wine and are looking for something a little more laid back then the busy Napa area, than Paso Robles is the place to be. In recent years, Paso Robles has made its mark on the wine world. While the area is known for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, you’ll find a little something of everything here. Stop by at the relaxed tasting rooms and enjoy the wines that Paso Robles has to offer.

San Luis Obispo

The nearby San Luis Obispo wonderfully blends history with the present.  While you’re here, learn about early CA history by visiting the Mission San Luis Obispo, built in the 1790s, it’s the oldest building in the area. To enjoy the outdoors, take a bike ride along the San Luis Obispo Creek and take in beautiful sights along the way. If you bike to Avila Beach, you’ll be rewarded with a dog friendly beach, kayaking opportunities, the Central Coast Aquarium, restaurants, ice cream shops and more.

Pismo Beach

If you’re looking for a fun day trip with the whole family, Pismo Beach is the place for you. With wide, sandy beaches, there’s plenty of space for you and your family to lay out to tan or to build sand castles. Another fun activity is riding on the dunes with an ATV or take a guided tour in a Hummer vehicle. Camping along the beach is another fun and popular activity at Pismo Beach.

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