Top 8 trips from Santa Cruz to Morro Bay

Santa Cruz to Morro Bay
starting from Santa Cruz
5 minutes → Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
43 minutes → Salinas
59 minutes → Pinnacles National Park
1.5 hours → King City
45 minutes → Paso Robles
37 minutes → Morro Bay








3.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Cayucos
starting from Santa Cruz
14 minutes → Monterey
1.5 hours → King City
53 minutes → Hearst Castle Rd
45 minutes → Paso Robles
12 minutes → Cambria
26 minutes → Cayucos








4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Morro Bay via Pacific Grove
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
16 minutes → Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday
17 minutes → Moss Landing
27 minutes → Marina
14 minutes → Monterey
8 minutes → Pacific Grove
1.5 hours → King City
45 minutes → Paso Robles
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo
18 minutes → Morro Bay



4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Cayucos via Big Sur
starting from Santa Cruz
25 minutes → Watsonville
17 minutes → Moss Landing
27 minutes → Marina
36 minutes → Bixby Creek Bridge
17 minutes → Andrew Molera State Park
17 minutes → Big Sur
24 minutes → Esalen
20 minutes → Limekiln State Park
48 minutes → Treebones Resort
19 minutes → Ragged Point
18 minutes → Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery
23 minutes → Lombardi's Pasta Familia
30 minutes → Cayucos
4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Morro Bay via San Simeon
starting from Santa Cruz
14 minutes → Monterey
1.5 hours → King City
1 hour → Villicana Winery
36 minutes → Hearst Castle
5 minutes → San Simeon
12 minutes → Cambria
12 minutes → Harmony Cellars
17 minutes → Cayucos
13 minutes → Morro Bay
5 minutes → Morro Bay



4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Los Osos via Big Sur
starting from Santa Cruz
25 minutes → Watsonville
27 minutes → Marina
36 minutes → Bixby Creek Bridge
17 minutes → Big Sur
48 minutes → Treebones Resort
36 minutes → Hearst Castle
45 minutes → Paso Robles
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo
18 minutes → Los Osos




4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Morro Bay via Carmel
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
17 minutes → Moss Landing
27 minutes → Marina
14 minutes → Monterey
10 minutes → Carmel
59 minutes → Pinnacles National Park
1.5 hours → King City
1 hour → Villicana Winery
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo
18 minutes → Morro Bay



5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Morro Bay via Carmel By the Sea
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
25 minutes → Watsonville
17 minutes → Moss Landing
21 minutes → Seaside
20 minutes → Carmel By the Sea
59 minutes → Pinnacles National Park
1.5 hours → King City
1 hour → Villicana Winery
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo
18 minutes → Morro Bay



5 hours of driving

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Explore alternate routes from Santa Cruz to Morro Bay, or you can get reverse directions from Morro Bay to Santa Cruz. Don't forget to factor in the weather. You can check the road conditions from Santa Cruz to Morro Bay. Check out other stops like Big Sur, Monterey, Carmel, Carmel By the Sea, Cambria, San Simeon (California), Pacific Grove, San Juan Bautista, Moss Landing (California), Salinas, or Carmel By the Sea. Try starting your trip from Scotts Valley, Capitola, or Soquel (California). You can also change your destination to Cayucos, Los Osos (California), or Baywood-Los Osos.