If you’re looking to experience that classic beach town feel with your friends and family, look no further than beautiful Pismo Beach. Located on California’s famous central coast, half way between San Francisco and Los Angeles, there’s much more to Pismo Beach than long white sands and year-round warm weather.

If you’re looking for adventure, you’ve come to the right place — there are plenty of opportunities for excitement both on our fair shores and off. From hiking and biking to kayaking and paddle boarding, Pismo Beach offers an array of outdoor activities destined to satisfy any sports aficionado. Here, you’ll find four picturesque golf courses, fresh water lakes and salt water perfect for surfing, kite boarding, fishing and swimming.  If that weren’t enough, you can always ride the dunes in a four-wheel ATV, horseback ride along the shore, or take a leisurely walk at sunset along our award-winning boardwalk adjacent to the Pismo Beach pier.

In Pismo Beach, where the waves meet Central California farmland, delicious possibilities are also endless. Offering the perfect pairing of wine and waves in a warm and inviting atmosphere, Pismo Beach’s wine country offers a refreshing perspective on artisanal winemaking by some of the most respected winemakers in California. Visitors can learn about the local culture and discover new grape varieties produced here in the historic winemaking regions of Edna valley, Arroyo Grande and Avila Valley — all of which are located just 30 minutes outside of downtown Pismo Beach and local area attractions.

Additionally, Pismo Beach restaurants feature locally grown wine county inspired cuisine to be perfectly paired with their extensive wine lists and cellar collections. From family style dining to an exotic food experience, Pismo Beach’s restaurants satisfy a wide spectrum of culinary cravings including those of the discriminating foodie. Many Pismo Beach restaurants also feature coastal seafood dishes as well as casual California-style dining at a reasonable price.

Whatever you’re looking for in a vacation Pismo Beach has you covered. Envisioning an oceanfront beach hotel where you dream to the sounds of the ebb and flow of the tide? We’ve got it. Needing a little pampering at one of our luxurious resorts? You’re in luck. Hoping to shop to you drop?  Our premium outlets are sure to impress. Looking for a place where you, your kids and the family pet can make themselves at home? Welcome to Pismo Beach.

Alluring adventure, distinctive restaurants, a taste of California wine country and beautiful beaches all await your arrival. Visit to plan your getaway.