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Pismo Pier

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Address: Pismo Beach, CA
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A Great Walk Enhanced

Pismo Pier is the iconic image of Pismo Beach, CA, a longtime sandy getaway halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Walk out on the pier and watch surfers; look for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Pismo Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pismo Pier is the iconic image of Pismo Beach, CA, a longtime sandy getaway halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Walk out on the pier and watch surfers; look for sharks; cast a line; take photos; look back at the city (a town, really) nestled up against the hills (where a new hiking trail with fabulous views will open... More 

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Emeryville CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've walked out to the end of this pier many times. Great for people-watching, amazing sunsets, and watching the surfer dudes catch the waves below you. The pier, along with Pomeroy Street, which is the heart of beach-town life in Pismo. Can you hear the Beach Boys singing "California Dreamin'"?

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Travelled here by the free shuttle from Shell Beach that runs every 30 mins. Pismo is clean & a delight. If you're driving down the PCH then this place is worth a visit, even if you only stop for an hour or so.

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La Habra
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is primarily a fishing pier which has been here for many years! It's at the end of the Main Street in Pismo and is a great place for a stroll any time of day! Lots of pelicans and seagulls, used to humans, make subjects for up-close photos. And there are many shops to explore on the street leading to... More 

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CA Central Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Pismo, you have to walk the pier. It's a only a several minute stroll to the end. Great location from which to watch surfers, fisherman, waves and sometimes whales and dolphins. Worth it to note that dogs are not technically allowed (although sometimes seen) on the pier. Flat shoes are recommended. Toward the foot of the... More 

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Markdale, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to walk the pier out over the surf, watch the fishermen and surfers in the strong waves of this fabulous California coastal beach. We've driven past it a lot, definitely worth the stop.

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Thank KateJourney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pier is very pretty, great place to catch the sunset. There's shops & restaurants at the foot of the pier, but nothing on the pier itself.

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always fun to explore an ocean pier. The tide was low, so we even went under it for a few photo opps.

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Ceres, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Pismo Beach with the family to visit friends. We went to the pier and walked it about half way and sat on a bench to enjoy the scenery. I love the ocean and found it very relaxing to sit and just enjoy the view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you surf, then this is your paradise. If you enjoy watching surfers then you have a full day of activities.

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