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Pismo Beach Attractions

It isn't hard to find fun things to see and do in Pismo Beach. Educate yourself on the local history and check out the top attractions in this delightful city. Sort out your itinerary now so you can hit the deck running when you arrive.

Find out what makes Pismo Beach tick with some of the most popular tours & day trips. Browse through our top 11 fun activities in Pismo Beach, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Free Things to Do in Pismo Beach

An escape to Pismo Beach doesn't have to break the bank. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Pismo Beach Pier - If you're eager to check out some of the more important or interesting places in the community, it's worth visiting this place.

Monarch Butterfly Grove - No matter if you know your peonies from poppies, you're sure to find beauty in this spectacular display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Pismo Beach

Shell Beach

Visitors to Shell Beach enjoy its beaches, and if you want to do some exploring, Margo Dodd Park is worth a stop.

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Downtown Pismo Beach

While visiting Downtown Pismo Beach, you might make a stop by sights like Pismo Beach Pier and Pismo State Beach.

Motel District

While Motel District might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly Grove.

South Palisades

South Palisades might not have many top sights, but Avila Hot Springs and Margo Dodd Park are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Sunset Palisades

While Sunset Palisades might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Avila Hot Springs and Avila Beach Community Center.

Pismo Heights

While Pismo Heights isn't home to many top sights, Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly Grove are some notable places to visit nearby.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Pismo Beach on a sunny day?

Are there cheap things to do in Pismo Beach?

A City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of California guarantees a great time without breaking the bank.

What can you do in Pismo Beach for free?

Your vacation in Pismo Beach won't cost a fortune with free attractions like these to keep you on the go:

  • Pismo Beach Pier
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove
  • Pismo Beach Prime Outlets
  • Pismo Beach Surf Shop