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Pismo Pier

Pismo Beach, CA
805 773 4382
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: Fishing
Traveler Description:   The Pismo Pier is lots of fun to visit while in Pismo Beach. It is the largest pier in San Luis Obispo County and has beautiful diamond-shaped... more »
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The pier - or rather just below it, when the sun goes down of an evening is beautiful. And there's the surfers to watch too.

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Fresno, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Based on all the nice things people wrote about Pismo beach and pier we decided to make a trip down there. We got there fairly early in the morning and couldnt figure out where did the "nice place" from the reviews go. :) The pier was so filthy, totally covered with bird poopoos. We couldnt even sit on a bench... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The good news is it's up pretty high so even if the big tsunami hits, you're probably okay. It's got fairly wide planks of wood, but you won't want to walk on it in heels or anything. It's just okay, frankly (I live where there are piers, so I wasn't that impressed.) Plus the area nearby isn't all that great... More

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Lawndale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I visited the pier at night you can see a lot of stars in the sky, it is safe and has good facilities near, also places to take dinner and a couple of drinks

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Doncaster
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75 reviews 75 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Like stepping into a 1950s time warp but watch out for seals and make friends with the pelicans! The fisherman don't catch much and there isn't much to see but a nice bracing walkway.

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San Diego, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
37 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

As piers go, this is a nice one. Lots of "turn-outs" as opposed to just a straight pier. The boards on this pier are definitely uneven so it's not a great place to be walking in bare feet or in heels with your gal after dinner. There were a lot of people walking the pier at 9pm at night -... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Somewhat dirty, but because of the birds. Nice view of the beach. Lively with lots of people. Relaxing.

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Visalia, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Love walking and watching the surfers. It's a very romantic way to spend your evening. Great shops and places to eat.

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somewhere in Ontario
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Restaurants close very early in Pismo Beach, nothing to do after 9:30 pm. We tried to buy an ice cream and could not find any.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Heaps of fisherman everywhere on the pier but great to walk and have a look into the ocean. Sea lions everywhere.

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