Morro Bay's Morro Bay State Park is in a location known for being walkable, family-friendly, and inexpensive. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea and beaches. The area has hotels near Morro Bay State Park, and it makes a great base for sightseeing in and around Morro Bay.
More to see near Morro Bay State Park
While out visiting Morro Bay State Park, you can enjoy some other sightseeing in Morro Bay. Shopping and being pampered at a spa are a couple of popular activities in the area.
Soak up some sun at Morro Strand State Beach and Cayucos State Beach. Local parks like Morro Bay State Park, Elfin Forest Preserve, and Morro Coast Audubon Society Sweet Springs Nature Preserve are peaceful spots. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Morro Bay Golf Course, Bluff Trail, or Valencia Peak Trail.
Sights like Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, Museum of Natural History, and Performing Arts Center offer insight into the local culture. Morro Rock, Cayucos Pier, and Bishop Peak Trail are some local landmarks.
Morro Bay Aquarium, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, and Charles Paddock Zoo are family favorites. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. You can also visit Los Osos Oaks State Reserve, Cuesta College, and Montana De Oro State Park.
Getting to Morro Bay State Park
Take a plane to San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 14.7 miles (23.6 km) from Morro Bay. It's the closest major airport to Morro Bay State Park. The local port is another option if arriving by water.