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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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