Morro Bay

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Morro Bay

This charming fishing village is humming with excitement along its waterfront Embarcadero. It is home to Morro Rock, a distinctive landmark along the coastline that is visible from all directions. Nature beckons with miles of sandy beaches, seemingly endless trails, and a peaceful estuary.

Climate

On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in Morro Bay. The July high is around 65 degrees. The January low is 44.  The climate in Morro Bay is warm and temperate. The winter months are much rainier than the summer months in Morro Bay.

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Culture

Morro Bay offers lots of possibilities for recreation: paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, surfing, kite flying, biking, hiking, whale watching, and fishing charters. Annual festivals include the Surfboard Art Festival, Bird Festival, Kite Festival, Harbor Festival, Art in the Park, Taste of the Grove, and Family Fun Day 4th of July

Weekly Events include Farmer’s Market and Main Street Market. Shop the stores and galleries along the Embarcadero or take a cruise around the bay. There is even a small aquarium to visit.

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Schools

There are two public schools in Morro Bay and two private schools. Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University are within 15 miles of city limits.

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Market

The median home value in Morro Bay is $633,488. Morro Bay home values increased 8.2% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.9% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Morro Bay is $485, which is higher than the San Luis Obispo Metro average of $366.

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Lifestyle

The Embarcadero provides dozens of delicious choices for restaurants, and many of them boast spectacular views of the bay. Discover beautiful seabirds and kayakers just outside the windows as you enjoy your meal. You may even spot dolphins, seals, and sea otters. Freshly caught entrees are served including fish, crab, and oysters. Fresh fish is also sold on the docks as fisherman haul in their bounty daily. Consider a sunset dinner cruise for an evening on the water.

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Morro Bay Real Estate

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