Things To Do
Explore The Best Of Morro Bay, Around The Corner
California's Central Coast is an ideal place for rest and relaxation, but you'll also find a dynamic array of activities. Indulge in a day of wine tasting at any number of nearby wineries just around the corner from our hotel. Go on a guided tour of famous historical sites, including the renowned Hearst Castle and Piedras Blancas Lighthouse. Families will find plenty of things to do in Morro Bay, from miniature pony rides to the Morro Bay Aquarium. Visit the Elfin Forest to wander through an enchanting forest full of unique flora and fauna. Or travel just minutes and plan a day of paddle boarding on the water. For a change of pace, drive to the countryside and stop at the many wine tasting rooms along the way, or snap some photos of the Central Coast scenery.
Set out for a wine tasting adventure on the Morro Bay Wine Trail with tasting rooms at nearby Harmony Cellars, Cayucos Cellars, and Aaron Hill Vineyards. The region is well known for its Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay.
Tiny Trotters Horse Back Riding
Providing miniature pony rides for children, this family-friendly attraction also lets kids groom, saddle and walk the animals. You'll also find a petting zoo filled with farm animals that you can touch.
Discover the lavish mansion and estate of William Randolph Hearst, one of the top Morro Bay activities. Take a guided tour of the castle and its gorgeous gardens and visit the Hearst Castle Theater, then embark on a wine tasting adventure at a number of nearby wineries.
Morro Bay Maritime Museum
Managed and maintained by the Central Coast Maritime Museum Association, this museum features information and memorabilia celebrating the history of the maritime industry across the Central Coast.
Morro Bay State Park
Go sailing, fishing, hiking, or bird watching at this sprawling state park, located along the Morro Bay lagoon. Learn about the history of the area at the park's museum or explore Elfin Forest and its unique ecosystem and boardwalk trails.
Piedras Blancas Lighthouse
Piedras Blancas Light Station provides a glimpse into our nation's past when lighthouses served a vital role in maritime navigation. Today it is managed as a historic park and wildlife sanctuary.