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Pismo Pier

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Address: Pismo Beach, CA
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A Walk on the Pier

This is a typical small beach town fishing pier, but is extremely well-kept and very clean. It's a beautiful addition to a lovely walk along the beach, particularly at night when... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Menifee, California
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Take a leisurely stroll down the street; grab some fudge, shop the souvenir stores, and stop and have a drink and watch the sunset. No need to hurry. Relax and enjoy.

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Menifee, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a typical small beach town fishing pier, but is extremely well-kept and very clean. It's a beautiful addition to a lovely walk along the beach, particularly at night when the lights from town glow in the distance. I would give five stars, but I have one complaint. The boards of the pier have knots that rise and catch... More 

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Fresno
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very clean, sturdy. Was too rainy to get into sea/ beach, but clean sand, beautiful photos possible. Wonderful to just sit and stare at water.

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Kensington, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good parking nearby so it was convenient. Nice place to view a sunset and watch surfers and fishermen/women. There is a nice view of the pier from the beach in the morning and includes reflections of the pier.

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Pismo Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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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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 3 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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