The City of Pismo Beach was founded in 1891 and incorporated in 1946. It is located mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco with a population of 8600. Pismo Beach is a recreation and tourism-oriented town with over 65 restaurants and more than 30 hotels, motels, inns and RV parks.
Visitors enjoy a myriad of activities including golfing, bicycling, walking through the Monarch Butterfly Grove, tennis, horseback riding, scuba diving, bowling, hiking, miles of beautiful and clean beaches, exploring tide pools, coves, and caves. Enjoy the 1200-foot Pismo Pier for sightseeing, walking, fishing and seeing the great sunset.
Pismo Beach holds a variety of special events including the 4th of July Fireworks Show, Clam Festival, Band Review, Car Show and Jubilee-by-the-Sea Dixieland Jazz Festival.
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