"A place to take in the sights and smells!" Top 5 Page for this destination Morro Bay by Yaqui
Morro Bay Travel Guide: 98 reviews and 258 photos
This 576 foot rocky mound was first sighted by Cabrillo in 1542 and is now a famous landmark for the town of Morro Bay.
Morro Bay has many unique qualities compared to other Californian ocean side communities. It has a natural embayment, and the Army added to that by building breakwaters across the north end of the harbor to have access to the rock. This allowed a wonderful open area for day camping and fishing access to the ocean. Plus, the surfers like to launch into the breakwater end that allows them to swim to the waves. It also gave birdwatchers a unique access to watch many species of birds especially the Peregrine Falcons that live in their natural environment safely.
Although, the power plant does cast a shadowy figure (necessary evil) that is unappealing, the bay and the rock are still lovely to look at and enjoy. This area is also ideal for kayaking because of the breakwaters. So enjoy the shops, restaurants and outdoor activity. Just relax and have a good time.
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Morro Bay, California
We visited here during one of our anniversary trips. We just hit the road and ended up here. We had a wonderful time here.
Post cards rock I think! It brings back memories, especially if you forgot to take any pictures. At least you have a postcard to remind you of your travels.
- Pros:Lovely views and pleasant visit
- Cons:Not a whole lot to see after two days
- In a nutshell:A relaxing atmosphere, don't expect much excitement here:-)
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