Pismo Beach Other Activities

Other Activity Guide

We could not classify these, but they are a very integral part of the Pismo Beach experience. Take some time and check them out. Click on the links below to explore our Other Activities!

Nearby Attractions

Pismo Beach is centrally located to all of the regions main attractions

The Oceano sand dune area is recognized by scientists, conservationists, government agencies, and the public as the finest, most extensive coastal dunes remaining in California.

A short driving distance away is the charming Danish town of Solvang and the historic communities of Santa Ynez, Ballard, Buellton, Los Olivos, and the old village of Arroyo Grande.

More information on central coast attractions can be found at CentralCoast-Tourism.com

Pismo Bowl

Visit our downtown classic bowing alley. Located right in the heart of everything.

Pismo Bowl
Pismo Bowl
(805) 773-2482


Pismo Bowl is the place for affordable family fun! It has been family owned and operated since 1939 and is an original Pismo Beach experience. As one of the oldest continually running bowling alleys in California we offer a unique bowling experience that's fun for all ages. Daily 10 am-10 pm. Fri-Sat until midnight

Live Theater

Year round venues for the perfoming arts are a short drive from Pismo Beach.

Live Theater
San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center
(805) 756-ARTS


The magnificent performing arts center is the result of a partnership and a true spirit of cooperation between California Polytechnic State University, the City of San Luis Obispo and the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center. Information and schedule of performances visit website.

Great American Melodrama
(805) 489-2499


Family-oriented theater featuring musicals, comedies and audience participation. Beer, wine, desserts and dining at the in-house pub.

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
(805) 489-9444


Enjoy a wide variety of professional, community and cultural productions in an intimate setting.

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.

Mineral Springs
Avila Hot Springs
(805) 595-2359 or (800) 332-2359


Sycamore Mineral Springs
(805) 595-7302

Price Historical Park

Historic Ranch and 1893 Price Anniversary House.

Price Historical Park
Price Historical Park
(805) 773-4854


This 7-acre city park features the rancho home of city founder John Price.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as a California Point of Historical Interest, as a Pismo Beach Historic Landmark, and designated by the Department of Interior National Park Service as a Juan Bautista de Anza Trail Interpretive Site, it is planned to become a ranch museum with Indian village and adobe ruins. Trails and replica Chumash Village are open daily to the public for hiking and picnicking.  The 1893 historic Price Anniversary House is undergoing restoration and is open for tours by appointment year round or at 1:00pm 1 st & 3 rd Sundays May through October except holidays. Take the trail at the end of Frady Lane 2 blocks south of 7-11 on Hwy 1, or drive to 100 Rancho Pismo Drive via Highland Drive. Info and tours.

Pismo Beach Athletic Club

Pismo Beach Athletic Club
Pismo Beach Athletic Club
(805) 773-3011


25 yard indoor lap pool and retractable ceiling, large selection of free weights and exercise machines, court sports and fitness training.

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum

Children's Museum
The San Luis Obispo Children�s Museum
(805) 773-3011


The Children's Museum inspires learning through play by offering a rich environment of more than 30 interactive exhibits. Guests are able to actively explore, investigate and create through educational exhibits, programs and outdoor learning environments. The Children's Museum is perfect for children ages 2-10 years of age and is conveniently located in the heart of d owntown San Luis Obispo at 1010 Nipomo Street.

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