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Ready for an Excursion?

Discover Exciting Things to Do Near Pismo Beach

We love a good outdoor adventure just as much as the next, check out all these local excursions.

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Pismo Preserve

At 880 acres, the Pismo Preserve offers truly exceptional and diverse recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors will enjoy over 11 miles of trail traversing serene oak woodlands and coastal ridgelines with stunning panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean stretching from the Irish Hills to Point Sal.

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Vista Lago Adventure Park

Come and enjoy the 50+ elements we have to offer varying in difficulty from our lower first timer’s course to our upper black level course. Feel the rush of air and excitement on any of our 3 zip lines totaling over 1,800’, including 2 high-speed zip lines that end on Vista Lago Point.  Lose your stomach on The Ledge, a 45 free fall Quick Jump.

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Golf Courses

Whichever course you play, you’ll discover spectacular landscapes that enhance your game. A golf resort in Avila Beach is nestled in a bird sanctuary and provides estuary and beach views. A Nipomo golf course boasts coastal hill views and three 9-hole courses just off Highway 1. In Paso Robles, enjoy the wine country scenery that circles nearby golf courses.

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Breakaway Wine Tours

Put their knowledge, connections & reputation to work for you with a tailor-made Private Wine Tour. Beginners-Enthusiasts. In-depth Wine Experience Options. Large Corporate/Leisure groups are their specialty for anything off the property. Shared Group Wine Tours are an amazing value for 2-6 guests! Spend a great day in wine country with others of like mind!

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Margarita Adventures

At Margarita Adventures at Santa Margarita Lake, zip line tours include six different zip lines that span more than 7,500 feet (450 meters). You’ll soar over valleys, oaks, mountainsides, and vineyards. Relax after the zip line excitement by tasting wines from the vines you just zipped over—an iconic boutique winery is located just across the street.

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Balloons Over Paso

Enjoy sunrise while floating above the beautiful countryside and vineyards of Paso Robles, which is located just 24 miles from California’s central coast. This budding wine region is well known for its homely character and friendly community. We offer small intimate flights, while many other balloon companies fly up to 20 people at a time.

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Hop On Beer Tours

Hop On Beer Tours offers Private Tours for your personal party or Social Tours for fun gatherings. You'll learn all about local breweries or cideries and the goodness that they're brewing while traveling in a pub-styled limo bus to the best beer destinations in the county.

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Pacific Adventure Tours

This is a "hold onto your seat" thrill, packed adventure from start to finish. Your tour will take you down the Oceano Beach to the famous Oceano Dunes SVRA. Experience the ride of your life as our expert drivers show you the capabilities of our military Humvee's. Climb dunes that most 4-wheel vehicles would never attempt. Experience going sideways around a "Dune Bowl" and blasting steep inclines. 

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Biplane Rides

Take a fun scenic flight over the blue Pacific Ocean. Fly north to view Pismo Beach’s diamond-shaped pier which extends 1,100 feet out into the ocean. Watch surfers ride the waves near the pier. A nice, fun, scenic flight for all ages, young or old.

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