If you’re seeking quintessential California vibes, you found the right place. Pismo Beach is popping with unbelievable beaches, scenic hiking, classic car shows, and inviting family restaurants. Gorgeous warm weather means you can fish from the pier, enjoy horseback riding, whale watch, and dine on famous clam chowder outdoors all year long. When you want to relax in style by the sea, Pismo Beach and Shell Beach are for you.
Located only a few miles south of San Luis Obispo beyond scenic Highway 1, Pismo Beach and Shell Beach are home to stunning beaches and fun in the sun all year round. Soak up some rays as you spot dolphins leaping near shore or catch a wave of your own.
From strolling the boardwalk to kayaking, fishing, and scenic hiking—any adventure you can imagine is possible here—including the wine country kind. With waves to the west and vast vineyards inland, there’s plenty to do in the fresh air before it’s time to savor the sunset along the pier.
You can hike over 900 acres of protected coastal land at the Pismo Preserve while treating your eyes to wide ocean views. You’re also welcome to traverse trails by bike or on horseback.
For a peaceful retreat ( or family-friendly fun!) swing by one of the many cliffside parks along the coastline complete with palm trees, playground, and picnic tables. Not to mention the postcard worthy ocean views.
Pismo Beach and Shell Beach are also home to nviting wine bars, friendly taprooms, craft breweries, and historic watering holes where you can always find live music from local favorites. If you’re a fan of fresh clams, fish, and more seafood delights, you’ll especially enjoy living and dining here!
Inviting beach towns featured on magazine covers across the country, Pismo Beach and Shell Beach offer the very best of coastal California living.
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