Classic California is alive at Pismo Beach and Shell Beach, popular SLO CAL beach towns, each with their own energetic vibe. Just a few miles south of downtown San Luis Obispo, off scenic Highway 1, Pismo Beach offers year-round fun in the sun. Kayak the Dinosaur Caves. Surf the day away, or lounge on the sand. Venture downtown and find shops, wine tasting and famous clam chowder. In Shell Beach, discover dolphins, whales and seabird sightings heightened by the beautiful Central Coast sunset. Hiking, horseback riding and fishing are all part of the Pismo Beach experience, although many visitors simply come to relax and enjoy the fresh sea air. Stroll the award-winning boardwalk or Pismo Beach Pier, and you’ll understand why this quintessential California beach town has captivated vacationers’ imaginations for generations.
It's the perfect pairing of wine and waves, with tasting rooms in downtown Pismo Beach and nearly 30 wineries within ten miles of the water's edge.
Take your sweetie on a sunset stroll and enjoy all the beauty this area has to offer. The panoramic views are breathtaking.
Pismo Beach is home to one of the largest and finest classic car and street rod shows, held every June.
Pismo Beach Food
Enjoy classic beach food on every corner of the main streets of Pismo Beach.
From November through February, thousands of colorful Monarch butterflies migrate to the Eucalyptus tree grove in Pismo Beach.
Shop the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets
for discount pricing at 40 name-brand stores or visit the local surf shops downtown for all the surf brands you love.
where classic California sunsets and breathtaking views of the Pacific are enjoyed on a nightly basis.
From beginners to professionals, Pismo Beach has the perfect setting for surfing, kite boarding, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and more!
learn to boogie board or search for sand dollars along the water's edge for a fun family day at the beach.
Ride in style
as you coast down the streets in a bike or surrey rental. Enjoy the ocean view as you cycle with your friends and family.