Morro Bay

#1 Coffee First

Wink’s Coffee
Ste I 845, 2175 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442
https://winks-coffee.business.site/

The Vibe:
Cozy cafe with organic brews & gorgeous water views

TL Insider Note:
 The entrance is right on the boardwalk, not visible from the street

#2 Best Place to Stay

Embarcadero Street by the water

The Vibe:  Super inviting coastal city.

TL Insider Note:
If you can see Morro Rock from your window, you’re in the perfect spot

#3 Iconic Bite

Carousel Taffy
845 Embarcadero suite a
Morro Bay, CA 93442
https://carouseltaffy.com/

The Vibe:
A paradise of salt-water taffy
- over 70 different varieties served in buckets

TL Insider Note:

Ask about the new seasonal flavors

#4 Thrill Seeking Adventure

Sunset Kayak Tour
https://www.centralcoastoutdoors.com/kayak/morro-bay-sunset-tour.php

The Vibe: Unparalleled views of Morro Bay, an easy-exertion outdoor activity- sunset happy hour on the sand dunes

TL Insider Note:
Wear flip flops & clothing you don’t mind getting wet

#5 Romantic Excursion

By the Bay Gallery
2147, 895 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442
https://www.bythebaygallery.com/

The Vibe:
Unpretentious family-owned shop showcasing local artists

TL Insider Note:
Check out their newest pieces on their website before visiting

#6 Best Sightseeing

Hearst Castle
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452
http://hearstcastle.org/

The Vibe: The unforgettable tour of William Randolph Hearst’s insanely massive castle.

TL Insider Note:
Block out an extra 90 min for travel time to & from the castle

#7 Wild Card

Elephant Seals of San Simeon
250 San Simeon Ave., Suite 3B
San Simeon, CA 93452
http://www.elephantseal.org/

The Vibe:  Stunning coastline views with a beach full of mommy, daddy, and baby elephant seals

TL Insider Note:
Peak months for viewing: January, April & October

#8 The Happiest Hour

Libertine Brewing Company
801 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442
http://libertinebrewing.com/

The Vibe:
Unassuming, low-key, dive draft house on the waterfront

TL Insider Note:
Sour Sunday! $2 off all Libertine Beer & $3 Mimosas ALL DAY!

#9 Dinner with an Atmosphere

Windows on the Water
699 Embarcadero #10
Morro Bay, CA 93442
https://www.windowsmb.com/

The Vibe: Fine dining, fresh seafood & homemade desserts w/ white tablecloths and over 300 bottles on wine menu

TL Insider Note:
Must make a reservation, no matter the season

#10 Night Out Spot

The Siren
900 Main St
Morro Bay, CA 93442
http://thesirenmorrobay.com/

The Vibe: Dive bar turned concert venue.
Pool tables & ample bar seating.

TL Insider Note:
Check out the seasonal cocktail menu before ordering - so good!