Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. The highest average temperatures are in the month of September. December is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 5°. Bring your umbrella in December, the rainiest month of the year!
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Popular Rental Amenities in Pismo Beach
Many vacationers spend more time comparing the vacation rentals with a pool. Nearly half of the accommodations have one there. Hotel rooms with pools in Pismo Beach are a excellent choice for groups of 3 and have an average cost of $447 a night. Among these rentals, 93 of them are located within 2 kilometres of water.
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Discover California with a Pismo Beach vacation rental
In this prime Californian destination, you'll find a wide range of activities along the coast to enjoy. From wine tasting at family run wineries, to horseback riding along sand dunes while watching spectacular sunsets, there is a lot to see and do at Pismo Beach. Those looking for active sports on the water can go surfing or sailing, while on-land adventures include riding four-wheel ATV’s, hiking in the countryside, and exploring the coast. Best of all, your Pismo Beach vacation rental is set up to guarantee fun and relaxation for the whole family. With easy access to the city and the beach, you will definitely enjoy your California vacation.
Getting to your vacation home on Pismo Beach
Where ever you stay, it will be easy to get to your Pismo beach vacation home. The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is the nearest airport, with regular domestic flights to San Luis Obispo, California, only 12 miles from all the action in Pismo Beach. Or, you could fly in from the Santa Maria Public Airport, which has domestic flights from all over California. From the airport, it would be easiest to rent a car and drive to your Pismo Beach vacation rental.
Eating your way around Pismo Beach
Look out for the best seafood dishes here in Pismo Beach, but also the All-American classics like BBQ, burgers, and crispy fries served in generous portions.
Besides the usual local food, you’ll find an array of mixed international cuisines. Visitors can look forward to Italian, Chinese, Mediterranean restaurants, as well as Mexican, and Asian cuisines available.
The local California wine-tasting tours near Pismo Beach also make great day trips from your Pismo Beach vacation rental. Learn about the different grape varieties, how they are locally harvested and produced for international export.
What to see and do while staying in Pismo Beach
This is the ultimate beach destination where you can enjoy a wide range of water sports and beach activities! Try boogie-boarding or surfing, and if you don’t have gear, there are a lot of rentals available for visitors.
If you like horseback riding, why not spend a day in wild nature, then you’ll be able to enjoy all the exciting trails all over Pismo Beach. Or try your hand at golfing, one of the most popular activities in the area. The two main resorts include Black Lake Golf Resort and the Avila Beach Golf Resort, plus Pismo State Park also has its own large golf range.
A popular hobby for locals is fishing down on the pier, where you might just catch a hefty red snapper. At Pismo Beach, you can fish without a license, and you can rent all the necessary fishing gear at the pier.
Kitesurfing is an exciting water sport here at Pismo Beach, and most of the kiteboarders come in spring, when the conditions are best. Skydiving is another option for extreme sports lovers here on Pismo Beach. The newly-built 8,000 foot tandem jump is also a thrilling experience. Stand-up Paddleboarding is a great leisure sport to try all year round, and you’ll find rental shops lining the beach with adequate gear like boards and wetsuits. From the coast, you'll enjoy some of the best, most spectacular views of California.
Take the whole family and rent a kayak to explore the many caves, rocks and natural formations near the water’s edge. Your kids can even try the many All-Terrain-Vehicle tours, exploring coastal areas for the best vacation experience. Incidentally, the 3,600 acre off-road area of Pismo beach/Ocean Dunes is the only California State Park where ATV's are allowed to roam.
Best activities to enjoy with kids in Pismo Beach
Families with kids on vacation renting a Pismo Beach vacation home can head to the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum for both education and fun. Get your children inspired and enjoy a choice of over 30 interactive exhibits. The Children's Museum is best for kids up to 10 years old. The Monarch Butterfly Grove is another fun nature park to take the kids while staying at your Pismo Beach vacation rental.
Check our options for the best Pismo Beach vacation homes and find your preferred place to stay. We cater to families, groups of friends, and every kind of traveler.
Pismo Beach: Butterflies, beaches and parks
Eldwayen Ocean Park
Visit this peaceful ocean park for gentle walks, serene sunsets and possible whale sightings. Note that steps lead to the beach below, and adjacent parking spaces are available.
Margo Dodd Park
Offering stunning views, this pristine park is home to rugged coastal terrain, whilst the beach below is a favourite with snorkellers. Visitors can also avail of the picnic areas.
Dinosaur Caves Park
A hit with families, Dinosaur Caves Park features an excellent dinosaur-themed playground that will keep little ones amused.
This award-winning beach is the ideal spot for taking in sublime sunsets or for leisurely fishing. Watch the surfers carve the waves, before heading over to one of the restaurants by the beach.
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Each year thousands of Monarch Butterflies fly over 1500 miles to this grove in a bid to escape northern winters. A guided tour is a good idea, whilst Pismo Beach can be accessed via a path.
What is the typical price of a vacation home in Pismo Beach?
Accommodation prices in Pismo Beach start at $95 per night.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Pismo Beach?
Many travellers are searching for internet, TVs, and pools when booking a vacation home in Pismo Beach.
How many Hotel rooms and House rentals can I find in Pismo Beach?
Pismo Beach has 560 Hotel rooms and House rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Pismo Beach?
Yes, there are 89 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Pismo Beach, with an average nightly price of $432.
What's the best month to visit Pismo Beach?
When booking accommodation in Pismo Beach, remember that the rainiest months are usually December and March, with August often being the sunniest.
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