Photo Courtesy of Gert Hochmuth/Shutterstock.comHiking at the Pismo Preserve Beach Cruising along the Pismo Beach BoardwalkWine tasting at Center of Effort in Edna Valley, just 10 minutes from Pismo Beach.View of the sea lionsPismo Beach pierClassic CaliforniaBeautiful Seaside Bluffs

Families will love:

  • Quiet Central California coastline
  • Massive dunes and off-roading adventures
  • Hiking and walks on oceanfront cliffs

Considered a classic California beach town and located on the state's mid-central coastline, Pismo Beach offers small-town charm, Mediterranean-like weather, and uncrowded dune and cliff-line beaches. Once upon a time, visitors would camp right on the beaches, digging for clams and enjoying the surf. Not much has changed in the last 100 years -- campers and surfers are ... more
Considered a classic California beach town and located on the state's mid-central coastline, Pismo Beach offers small-town charm, Mediterranean-like weather, and uncrowded dune and cliff-line beaches. Once upon a time, visitors would camp right on the beaches, digging for clams and enjoying the surf. Not much has changed in the last 100 years -- campers and surfers are still visiting, but family-friendly resorts are also aplenty so you can enjoy pools, spas, and great dining during your visit, as well as the beaches- and definitely clams and clam chowder!

Written by Lissa Poirot less

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