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Where is Morro Bay?

Morro Rock with starry sky
Deidra Legend
Deidra Legend
March 27, 2020

You have probably heard of Morro Bay, but if you have never visited California's central coast, you may not know how to find it. Have you ever found yourself wondering about this serene and charming city? If so, then you should consider a visit so you can experience the beauty and wonder of Morro Bay first-hand. But first, you need to know its location.

Morro Rock

What is Morro Bay?

Morro Bay refers to both the inlet and the city that rests on the shore. A natural embayment, Morro Bay is home to a stunning display of both flora and fauna. You can spend days on the beaches, the bays, and the harbor. Whether you plan to go for a boat ride or soak up the sun, you'll find the perfect spot at Morro Bay.

The beach town of Morro Bay is calm and quiet, yet always ready for fun. It is not uncommon to see residents and visitors alike biking down the Embarcadero or through the Morro Bay State Park trails. Coffee shops, beach-side cafes, fine-dining, and wine tastings are all part of the atmosphere that invites anyone from anywhere to relax and call Morro Bay their temporary home.

What is there to do in Morro Bay?

Visitors to Morro Bay fill their days by soaking up an atmosphere that can only be found on the Central Coast. You can bask in the serenity of the seaside, go sailing, take a hike, or people-watch along the shore.

The Blue Sail Inn location is ideal for all of this due to its easy walking distance to some of the area's most attractive destinations. The rooms overlook Morro Rock, a volcanic plug that is a reserve for birds like the peregrine falcon.

Aerial Photography of Morro Bay

Where is Morro Bay, California?

The question of where is Morro Bay California is simple to answer. Morro Bay is located in the heart of California's central coast. Out-of-state travelers can find their way to Morro Bay by flying into Los Angeles or San Francisco. The three-and-one-half hour commute to the central coast is a picturesque drive along Highway 1.

If coming from Los Angeles, plan to make a few stops along the way. Santa Barbara is a booming beach town with a rich history and beautiful architecture. The Danish village of Solvang is a top destination in its own right. Plan to spend some time strolling the streets and sampling some delicious food from one of the many small restaurants or bakeries.

The trip from San Francisco is just as lovely. You can stop at Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea for spectacular views and wine tastings.

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