The City of Grover Beach covers 2.25 square miles and is located along the Central Coast of California 92 miles north of Santa Barbara and 150 miles south of Monterey. Grover Beach provides for a unique quality of life for over 13,000 residents and draws tourists with its moderate coastal climate, drive-on beach and countless recreational opportunities. Grover Beach residents and visitors enjoy a mild, Mediterranean climate with cool summers and mild winters. Recreation opportunity abounds with golfing, wine tasting, hiking in the dunes, walking, clamming and fishing on the beach, and off-road vehicle riding. Special activities promoted by the city and chamber of commerce are available all year long.
City of Grover Beach: www.grover.org
Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce: www.groverchamber.com
San Luis Obispo County Visitors and Conference Bureau: www.sanluisobispocounty.com
It's time to leave the subtlety behind when you drive into town at the Central Coast city of Oceano. Funky, dated and so authentic, you can take a breath of fresh air and be glad you discovered the real deal along the coast, just a few miles from the boutique wineries and cultural amenities. between Pismo Beach and Santa Maria. Oceano, as the name indicates, does enjoy ocean frontage. The city is, in fact, home to one of the few remaining recreational vehicular beaches in California where you can drive ATV's (all terrain vehicles) along the shoreline and into the sand dunes. Much of the surrounding streets and regional features take on the sandy, wind-blown appearance from the constant, thin veil of sand that's blown inland from the coastal winds. . You'll see agriculture, businesses and tourists when visiting the beach town which has gained a reputation for its wonderful weather and beach recreation. Highlights of the small region on the ocean include Oceano Airport, a small craft airport near the beach and a cute Rock and Roll Diner made out of a train car which is decorated in the theme of the 1950s. The city is, in fact, home to one of the few remaining recreational vehicular beaches in California where you can drive ATV's (all terrain vehicles) along the shoreline and into the sand dunes. Driving on the beach is simply unheard of in Southern California but on the Central Coast it is a sporting adventure. Oceano, Grover Beach and Pismo are several locations where you can take campers, cars and all terrain vehicles for an excursion on the sand in the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. Whether visiting or living in Oceano, one can enjoy the unique charm and friendliness of this tight knit community with it’s proximity to the sand and surf as well as the shopping, educational and cultural benefits of being part of San Luis Obispo County and the California Central Coast!
More About Oceano
Unincorporated Area of San Luis Obispo County
Oceano Community Services District: www.oceanocsd.org
San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conference Bureau: www.sanluisobispocounty.com
Lucia Mar Unified School District: http://www.luciamar.k12.ca.us/