Cayucos is a small, cutest little town on the coast of the Pacific, it has a distinct and unique identity and is the best place to go Surfing, take the delightful Mural Tour, hiking on the Coastal Cliffs, enjoy the Stroll along the Pier, and hang out with Pirates and many more fun activities.
For the perfect California road trip, stop at Cayucos for a wonderful and unforgettable experience. Visit Cayucos for a relaxing adventure is great for a romantic quiet escape weekend.
1. Go Surfing
Grab a surfboard at good clean fun in the sun, head straight to the splashy waters and enjoys the waves, play around with the dolphins in the water and have a blast in the magical California beach. If you are not yet experienced in surfing, don’t worry, Cayucos beach has lots of surfing instructors you can enroll for surfing lessons and kayak tours as well.
2. Whale Watching
Grey whales are usually spotted migrating in summer in the waters of Cayucos. Take a whale watching tour along the Estero Bluffs Park, get closer to the whales and get a chance to take a picture close to them. It is the most memorable personal experience.
3. Fresh Seafood
Cayucos is a hub for delicious seafood such as smoked fish tacos, enjoy a five-star ocean-to-table dining experience, and enjoy a platter of chowder or a plate of pan-seared scallops and more fresh seafood of any choice.
4. Brown Butter Cookies
This cookie company Cayucos town this is the best thing that any traveller should never miss. This awesome Brown butter sea salt cookie has been featured in the New York Times and also in Gourmet magazine. Try on these yummy cookies made by lightly browning the butter in flavors of cocoa mint, famous espresso, and coconut lime.
5. Local Wine
California is well known for its grapes, a trip to Cayucos cannot be complete without a stop at one of its wonderful wineries. Their red wines are so smooth and are finery made in the old traditional way using wild yeast. Tour the Cellars for wine tasting while enjoying the beautiful view of the vineyard enjoying and the ocean view at the full moon.
In January, Cayucos organizes the wine festival, come and enjoy the test of the local wine and cheese pairing in a very good environment with nice people while enjoying the live band. The wines are surprisingly cheap and quite affordable for everyone.
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6. Watch The Sunset At Ocean
After whale watching, travellers can visit Estero Bluffs State Park; watch the sun sink into the Pacific Ocean while sipping on a glass of wine. Enjoy a peaceful romantic moment with your loved ones on this breathtaking Park.
7. Hearst Castle
Enjoy lavish parties at Hearst Castle while waiting to watch spectacular views of elephant seals on the shores mating and others give birth to the young seals right there. What more adventure do you need? This is the most exciting adventure in the Cayucos beaches.
8. The Cayucos Pier
Short, simple and amazingly unpretentious, the Cayucos pier will take your breath away. Take a walk on the ocean, watch the surfers, fish out some sea creatures and enjoy the great view of the hills, the coast, the town of Cayucos and so many other fun activities. The food is cheap and very affordable, followed by the sweet wine from Cayucos wineries.
The pier has a children’s play area, very convenient for family time, enjoy the sunsets with your family and take lots of family pictures.
For International travellers especially the citizens from Visa Waiver Program states, planning to travel to the US, please apply for the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). Do I need an ESTA to travel? Do not risk and travel without this authorization to avoid inconveniences on your tour to the US.
9. The Small Museum
This museum has a lot of cool things to offer. Learn about marine life and the snowy plover birds, it is no doubt the great learning experience for both the young and old.
Check out the wonderful gift shop, read and learn about Morro history and take the great walks in the trails outside the museum while viewing the great Morro Rock and the Ocean. The Museum may be small but it is surely so much fun and lots of interesting facts.
10. Hunt For The Hidden Treasure
Cayucos has a lot of antique stores and wonderful gift shops brimming with locally made crafts and homemade goods. Grab yourself a souvenir of mermaids, driftwood, on our way to the beach.
The final stop should be at Schooner’s Wharf and enjoy the drinks with the pirates, order some fish and French fries. Pirates of Cayucos stand guard outside Schooner’s Wharf. Enjoy.