Pismo Beach is a small city on California's central coast. It is in San Luis Obispo County approximately 12 miles south of the city of San Luis Obispo. Pismo Beach residents can spend time on the beach, and they only need to travel a short distance to enjoy the attractions of a large city.
Most houses in Pismo Beach have between two and five bedrooms. Condos with one or two bedrooms are available. Ocean views, indoor pools and rooftop decks are some of the amenities homebuyers will find in Pismo Beach's luxury homes. There are luxury condos with three bedrooms in the downtown area. Houses on the beach are available.
The city's 6 miles of beaches have place for swimming, sunbathing, surfing and boating. There are some trails for walking and horseback riding near these beaches.
A playground, picnic areas and large grassy areas make Highland Park an ideal place for a family outing. There are ball fields at the Pismo Beach Sports Complex. History lovers can enjoy outdoor recreational opportunities and learn about the area's history when they visit Price Historical Park. They can bike or walk along the park's trails. The Price Anniversary House here was built in 1893 and is open for tours.
People who enjoy attending concerts and plays can visit the Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo or the Clark Center for the Performing Arts approximately 4 miles away in Arroyo Grande.
Those who want to explore the countryside can visit picturesque wineries in the area during a winery tour.
Shoppers can head to Pismo Beach Premium Outlets to look for bargains. Two malls in downtown San Luis Obispo have specialty stores. There are a few grocery stores in Pismo Beach.
Buses in Pismo Beach and nearby cities are operated by the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority. People who need to travel out of the area can fly to several cities from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport approximately 9 miles away. Flights to a number of cities in the United States depart from Santa Barbara Airport approximately 83 miles away. Those who enjoy train travel can take Amtrak from the station in San Luis Obispo.
Pismo Beach's public schools belong to the Lucia Mar Unified School District. Shell Beach Elementary and Judkins Middle School are in Pismo Beach. The closest high school is a few miles away in Arroyo Grande.