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Monarch Butterfly Grove
  The "Butterfly Trees" of Pismo Beach are one of our most beloved attractions From late October through February, thousands of colorful Monarch butterflies cluster in the limbs of Eucalyptus and Monterey Pines in the area, giving the appearance of yellow and orange leaves. They travel over the Sierra Mountains and west of the Rockies.  Some come from as far away as Canada to escape the colder temperatures of the north.

Wine Tasting
  A short drive East on Price Canyon Road takes you to more than a dozen picturesque  wineries, tasting rooms and winery gift shops in Edna and Arroyo Grande Valleys   Travel along beautiful scenic coastal roads and enjoy and tour 25 wineries. Talley Vineyards, Laetitia Vineyard & Winery in Arroyo Grande are the closest to Pismo Beach.

Golf
 
Try out a new set of woods on one of area's world-class golf courses.Cypress Ridge, Black Lake and the Avila Beach Golf Resort are within minutes of Pismo Beach. Pismo Beach even has it's own 9 hole executive course at Pismo State Park.

Hearst Castle
  This premiere "must see" visitor attraction is one of the most popular destinations in  California. There are four tours daily and the 55 mile drive from Pismo Beach alone  is worth the trip. Tour Reservations: 800-444-4445.

Pismo Dunes
  A thrill-a-minute ride along the beach and through the dunes in a genuine Hummer.   Pacific Adventure Tours:(805) 481-9330 or 471-0175

Whale Watching
 
You can see grey whales, humpback whales, killer whales, dolphins, sea otters, sea lions, pelicans, seagulls, and much more.

Sport Fishing
 
Charter the boat for your family and friends. Private charters are great for large groups.

 Surfing
  Year round board and boogie-board surfing at the pier. Board and wet suit rentals available.

Sea Kayaking
  Pismo and Shell Beaches offer spectacular rocks, caves, cliffs, beaches  and coves that are perfect for kayaks.

Horseback Riding
  Ride private trails through the spectacular Ocean Dunes and Beach  The Livery Stable: (805) 489-8100

Pismo Beach Pier Fishing
  Fishing from the Pier generally results in some good catches of red snapper and ling cod. No license is required for pier fishing, but is required for deep sea or surf fishing. Bait,  tackle and rental gear are available on the pier.

Mineral Springs
  At nearby Avila Beach there are naturally heated mineral springs where you can swim in the pool or take a hot mineral bath. Sycamore and Avila Hot Springs are two of the  best mineral springs still operating in California.

Guided Nature Hikes
  Guided hikes to ancient Chumash Indian sites in the dunes and elsewhere, are offered regularly by State Park Docents and the Natural History Association.  The Dunes Center : (805) 343-2455

Historic San Luis Obispo
 
San Luis Obispo County is on the beautiful California Central Coast halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Nestled among lush rolling hills and shadowed  by ancient volcanic peaks San Luis Obispo is rich in history, architecture and small town friendliness. Founded in 1772, the town began as Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa,  the fifth in a family of 21 California missions.