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Morro Bay Turns 50 and Leads the Way in Sustainable Fishing Practices

Morro Bay Turns 50 and Leads the Way in Sustainable Fishing Practices

This seaside fishing village with bustling waterfront offers a picture perfect getaway for travellers who seek food, wine and outdoor adventures in a gorgeous natural setting. Located along the Central California Coastline on California's scenic Highway 1, midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Morro Bay offers an unspoiled slice of California. Sitting pretty between the beach and the harbour is the most recognizable landmark - Morro Rock. This amazing landmark welcomes travellers as they approach the city from miles away and is unforgettable.

An ideal playground offering beaches, natural estuaries, kayaking, surfing, biking and hiking, fishing, golf and whale and bird watching, Morro Bay is an affordable destination for families, couples or groups. Located just minutes from world-renowned Hearst Castle, historic missions and breath-taking Montana de Oro State Park, Morro Bay also offers a myriad of year-round events including food, wine and music festivals, art fairs and car shows unique to the town.

Authentic food, wine, and adventure travel experiences abound in this seaside town, located just 30 minutes from Paso Robles, named Wine Enthusiasts 2013 Wine Region of the year, and 30 minutes from Edna Valley Wine Region. Of course, with great wine come great chefs! Agriculture and aquaculture are abundant in Morro Bay and serve the local restaurants, fish and farmers' markets well. Recently written up in the New York Times and National Geographic, Morro Bay is successfully leading the way in sustainable small fleet fishing practices nationwide, helping support this thriving fishing community. It's feel good seafood at its finest.

Morro Bay Is 50! The city of Morro Bay is currently celebrating a significant milestone in 2014, reaching 50 years of incorporation. The official Morro Bay 50th Anniversary Celebration invites the community and visitors to celebrate all year long by joining in a number of events and activities. From bike tours to food and music festivals, Morro Bay is celebrating in style. There are also special anniversary deals that can be found at local restaurants as well as hotels and shops where visitors can spend like it is 1964.

From the bustling waterfront, charming old town and North Bay beaches to the numerous special events and abundance of outdoor adventures on the bay, Morro Bay offers something for every adventurer.
 
For more details on what is happening in Morro Bay visit: http://www.morrobay.org/deals-more/news-media/.
Or for more information on Morro Bay in general, visit www.morrobay.org or the dedicated Facebook, twitter and Pinterest pages.

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