- TripBuzz found 102 things to do with kids in or near Pismo Beach, California, including 80 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Santa Maria.
- From Sandbar Surf School to Pismo State Beach, the Pismo Beach area offers 59 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Beaches, Surfing Lessons and Bowling.
- A California beach town, Pismo Beach was once a popular place for clamming. Because of its history in clamming, it is sometimes referred to as 'the Clam Capital of the World'. Further, the town hosts an annual Clam Festival with chowders and other clam recipes. Other attractions in the area include beaches, wineries and various boutiques and specialty shops along the boardwalk.
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696 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 MoreLess Info
The History Center and Museum houses two galleries highlighting stories from San Luis Obispo county's past, a gift shop, and a 'Kid's Room' with child friendly activities. Docents are available.
86% 781 votes
751 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 MoreLess Info
Currently the flagship parish of the Roman Catholic Church in San Luis Obispo, California, the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa was the fifth Catholic mission established in California. It endured uneasy relationships with local Native Americans and at one point was nearly destroyed by their flaming arrows.
There are two different trails available at the outdoor recreational area known as Cerro San Luis which is located just outside the city of San Luis Obispo. They are the Lemon Grove Loop and the 'M' Trail which features a large M created by the Mission Prep High School class of 1966.
The first solar-powered movie theater in the United States, Palm Theatre features mostly independent and foreign films along with some mainstream movies. The theater offers digital projection, Dolby digital sound and a snack bar with food and drinks.
93% 395 votes
1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 MoreLess Info
San Luis Obispo is home to the California Polytechnic University, a leading research university. 'Cal Poly' is most renowned for its engineering, physics and mathematics programs. It is also a center of computer science and innovation.
San Luis Obispo features many hiking trails. Bishop Peak is one of the most strenuous due to its steep incline. The trail is four miles long and takes physically fit hikers roughly two hours to complete its circular route.
84% 45 votes
2990 Dairy Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 MoreLess Info
Besides the scenic beauty of the place, El Chorro Regional Park is also popular for its annual Renaissance Fair, the beautiful Botanical Gardens, many hiking trails, well-maintained campsites, nearby golf course, club houses and more.