Pismo Beach, CA, USA

Pismo Beach, CA, USA

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Enjoy the Charm of Your Pismo Beach Vacation Home

You cannot help but have a great time when you head to the central California coast to enjoy time at the beach, and Pismo Beach is the picture-perfect vacation destination to choose. While the beaches here are pristine, there is also plenty more to keep you busy while you are vacationing. Pismo Beach vacation homes provide the perfect accommodations for discerning travelers who expect the best from their travel experience. Some of the many home-like conveniences that you could find in your vacation home include a deck or a patio with amazing views, a barbecue grill, a large kitchen, separate sleeping areas with private bathrooms and more.


If you are looking for the perfect place to dip your toes into the cool waters of the Pacific Ocean while you are in Pismo Beach or staying elsewhere in the Central Coast California area, you will not be disappointed with the selection of options available. The Pismo Beach public beach is one option, or you could try out beaches at Seacliff Park, Eldwayen Ocean Park, Margo Dodd Park, South Palisades Park and Spyglass Park. There are other beaches located just outside the city limits as well that also are worth exploring while you are in the Pismo Beach area.


If you love to shop, you will want to spend a few hours or more shopping at the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets. This is one of the premier shopping destinations in the coastal region, and it is located close to your Monterey area home. Some of the many shops that you can find at this outlet shopping center include Abercrombie & Fitch, Hurley, Rag & Bone, Bass Factory Outlet, Greg Norman Factory, Facconable, Express Factory Outlet and dozens of others. This is a venue where you can truly shop till you drop because of the wide range of stores located here.


There are several other attractions located in Pismo Beach that are also well worth exploring during your vacation. The famous Dinosaur Cave Park features 11 acres with hiking trails overlooking oceanfront bluffs. If you love to golf, you may pack your clubs and head to the Avila Beach Golf Resort located just north of Pismo Beach or the Pismo Beach Golf Course. The beautiful Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve is also a fascinating destination to explore if time permits in your vacation schedule.


If you are planning a trip to the Pismo Beach area, you may be wondering what you need to pack in your suitcase to prepare for the weather. This area has short, mild winters with average highs in the upper 50s and 60s and average lows in the 40s. The warm weather season is equally as mild, and it has average highs in the upper 60s with average lows in the 50s. The area receives little rainfall each year, and there are more than 300 days per year without measurable rainfall. This means that Pismo Beach is a great area to visit almost year-round.

How to Get There

While there is a small airstrip located in southern Pismo Beach, the majority of people who will fly on a commercial airline on their trip will travel into nearby Los Angeles and will rent a car to travel the rest of the way into the area. Highway 101 connects Pismo Beach to Los Angeles in the south and to San Francisco in the north. The closest Interstate that you may travel on to reach the area is Interstate 5. Some will also take a bus or a train to San Francisco or Los Angeles and will rent a car to travel into Pismo Beach.

Attractions In and Around Pismo Beach

First time in Pismo Beach and looking for things to do? Some of the area's family-friendly draws for travelers include Monarch Butterfly Grove, Central Coast Aquarium and Mustang Waterpark. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at North Beach Campground or experience the natural beauty of Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and Margo Dodd Park.

You could easily spend a day shopping at Pismo Beach Prime Outlets. Activities around the area include Pacific Dunes Ranch Riding Stables, The Luffa Farm and Reservoir Canyon Trail. Also while in town, consider a visit to Pismo Beach Pier and Price Anniversary House.