Community Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a classic California beach town with an unrivaled proximity to wine country, resulting in the perfect pairing of Wine & Waves.

Our nostalgic beachside community is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on Pacific Coast Highway and Highway 101. Pismo Beach is home to beautiful oceanfront accommodations, admired restaurants, miles of rolling sand dunes, local wineries and a plethora of outdoor activities.

  • Pismo Beach, where classic California sunsets and breathtaking views of the Pacific are enjoyed on a nightly basis.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • From November through February, thousands of colorful Monarch butterflies migrate to the Eucalyptus tree grove in Pismo Beach.
  • Take your sweetie on a sunset stroll and enjoy all the beauty this area has to offer. The panoramic views are breathtaking.
  • 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.
  • From beginners to professionals, Pismo Beach has the perfect setting for surfing, kite boarding, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and more!
  • Pismo Beach is home to one of the largest and finest classic car and street rod shows, held every June.
  • Build a sandcastle, learn to boogie board or search for sand dollars along the water's edge for a fun family day at the beach.
  • Enjoy classic beach food on every corner of the main streets of Pismo Beach.


From classic coastal dishes to locally grown, wine country inspired cuisine, your Pismo Beach dining possibilities are endless.

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Pamper yourself in an oceanfront hotel, enjoy the comforts of home in a vacation rental or become one with nature in our RV Parks and campgrounds.

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Explore the sand dunes, relax on the beach, catch a wave and savor the local wines - whatever you choose, we have something for everyone.

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Quick Facts

Thousands of Monarch Butterflies migrate annually to Pismo Beach, November - February. Pismo Beach was once known as the "Clam Capital of the World". The famous Pismo Pier is 1,200 feet long. Pismo Beach has miles of California's only drive-on beach.

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Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau

Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau

(805) 773-7034

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