4 days in Morro Bay & San Simeon Itinerary

4 days in Morro Bay & San Simeon Itinerary

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4 days in Morro Bay & San Simeon Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  5​h
1
Morro Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 14th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery, kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas, and then step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay trip planner .

Los Angeles to Morro Bay is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 56°F in Morro Bay. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to San Simeon.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Simeon
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hearst Castle Theater, Mission Plaza and Bubblegum Alley. On the 16th (Mon), catch a live performance at Hearst Castle Theater.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Simeon trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to San Simeon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Morro Bay in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Nightlife Nature

Side Trips

Big Sur, San Luis Obispo
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McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Bubblegum Alley ©
Bubblegum Alley
Mission Plaza ©
Mission Plaza

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