Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Santa Monica to Morro Bay. If you're planning a road trip to Morro Bay, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Santa Monica
drive for about 1 hour
11:05 am Oxnard
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:05 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
2:22 pm San Luis Obispo
stay for about 3 hours
and leave at 5:22 pm
drive for about 18 minutes
driving ≈ 3.5 hours
Oxnard (12 answers)
Downtown Ventura (2 mentions)
C Street (2 mentions)
questions about Oxnard:
What is your favorite restaurant in Oxnard?
San Luis Obispo (125 answers)
Bishop Peak (4 mentions)
San Luis Obispo Mission (3 mentions)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (3 mentions)
Edna Valley (2 mentions)
F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House (2 mentions)
restaurants around San Luis Obispo:
Novo Restaurant & Lounge
Avila Valley Barn
hotels around San Luis Obispo:
The Madonna Inn
Madonna Inn Resort & Spa
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
Seacrest Beach Resort
questions about San Luis Obispo:
What is your favorite restaurant in San Luis Obispo?
Exploring SLO in March to scout moving there - what should I check out?
Where to stay outside of San Luis Obispo for Cal Poly graduation
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Brown Butter Cookie Co, which was mentioned 2 times.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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