230 Five Cities Drive
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Phone: (805) 773-1841
Fax: (805) 773-1944
A non-profit public benefit facility where families can enjoy revolving exhibits, interactive displays, and after school and weekly activities, all designed to meet the specific needs of the youths in the community.
A must-see museum at the The Village of Arroyo Grande is the IOOF Hall. The meeting place for The International Order of Fun Fellows in 1985, this building is now listed on the National Register of Historical Places. One of the tallest buildings in downtown Arroyo Grande, this two-and-a-half-story structure was built from native sandstone that came from a quarry south of Arroyo Grande, and features a Romanesque design style complete with segmentally-arched windows and doors. The IOOF Hall is opens to the public only on Fridays and Saturdays between 1:00p to 5:00p.
Situated within the perfect climate thanks to its east-west orientation, this vineyard benefits from marine winds that produce a desirable form of "natural air conditioning" that flows from nearby Morro Bay and Pismo Beach. These conditions and excellent soil make Edna Valley the ideal climate for premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir production.
The successful joint venture of Southcorp Wines of Australia and the Niven family of California's Central Coast, this vineyard is very proud of their selections of Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Shiraz, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Dedicated to healing and renewal, Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
This is a hillside estate devoted to crafting premium Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Blanc wines. The winery is also noted for its limited production of French inspired Methode Champenoise sparkling wines. Tours and tastings are always available.
More popularly known as the San Luis Opisbo Light Station, the Point San Luis Light is a distinguished lighthouse. It stands to a great deal of monumental value. It is located on the West coast of the United States. The lighthouse building was constructed and first lit in the year 1890. It was constructed at a time when a lighthouse was most needed in the vicinity. Occupying a cover of 30 acres (12 hectares), it stands stern even today. It has been registered on the National Register of Historic Places. It finely depicts the Stick/Eastlake style of architecture.
Standing solitary inside the San Luis Cemetery is the Dorn family tomb, a pyramid that marks the graves of Fred Adolphus Dorn's family. Dorn was a lawyer who built this memorial in memory of his wife and child. Built of stone, the pyramid grabs once attention due to its sheer size of 25 feet (7.62 meters). It is also believed to haunted especially on Halloween nights.
Visitors can pick apples in September and pumpkins in October while at this farm which also offers a market, hay-bale maze, hot roasted corn harvested from its fields, and fresh-baked pies, including olallieberry and pumpkin. Open seasonally from May through December.
Watch the habits of the Elephant Seals along the beach areas during daylight hours during February and March.
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is the largest remaining of its kind in southern San Francisco and is a complex full of endangered species. Spread across 22,000 acres (8903.08 hectares) it consists of many distinct regions. The Dunes are owned by a number of agencies and individuals including the state, federal and local organizations. The epic sets of The Ten Commandments were buried here in 1923. The Dunes shift every year by a few feet. Some of the interesting sites worth visiting are the Pismo State Beach-North Beach Campgrounds, Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, The Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area and Dunes Center. There is a lot to do when you are here.
Considered a tourist landmark today, The Bubblegum Alley is a 70 foot long (21 meters) alley, on the walls of which passers by stick their chewed gum. The two walls are 15 foot (4.6 meters) high, and have often been referred to as an 'eyesore'. However, others have considered this alley as a work of art, and used this location to post different fraternity and sorority letters. The venue begun as a class graduating event between schools, which eventually turned into a competition, giving birth to this alley. Despite the opposing perspectives on this venue, Bubblegum Alley continues to be one of the most unique attractions in California.