PISMO BEACH PREMIUM OUTLETS®
Shop & Stay
Pismo Beach Premium Outlets is located mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco, on California's scenic Central Coast. The mall is conveniently off Highway 101 and is only two short miles to the beach where you can stroll along the beach boardwalk. Enjoy shopping at 40 designer and name brand outlet stores featuring Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess Factory and many more. For all of your travel and tourism needs, stop in the California Welcome Center located inside the Mall. The California Welcome Center is stocked with complimentary maps and brochures on local attractions and things to see and do.
The City of Pismo Beach provides a seasonal free Trolley ride that stops and picks up right in front of the Mall taking you to Avila Beach and back. The many stops along the way include the Avila Valley Barn, Bob Jones Bike Trail, Avila Hot Springs and more. The Central Coast is known for its many outdoor activities such as riding the dunes in a four-wheel ATV, horseback riding, surfing, paddle boarding, and hiking. When traveling here you can discover many local attractions such as the Monarch Butterfly Grove and Dinosaur Caves Park. Pismo Beach and surrounding towns offer award- winning Breweries and Wineries and farm-to-table restaurants. Whether you are coming for a quick day-trip, weekend, or an extended stay, you are sure to have a memorable experience at Pismo Beach.
Cruise the over the Oceano sand dunes with over 70 miles of drivable beach coastline. Visit iconic Hearst Castle, see the impressive elephant seals, eat a sweet treat at the whimsical Madonna Inn, watch a Great American Melodrama, browse the San Luis Obispo Farmers Market and Historic Spanish Mission. Meander under our unique butterfly eucalyptus grove and see thousands of Monarchs cover the tree branches on their annual migration. Paddle, kayak, or surfboard to point San Luis Lighthouse and Morro Rock. Shop for treasures in art galleries in funky-fun Cambria. Dig clams in Pismo Beach, or soak in mineral hot springs in the town of Avila Beach.
At Pismo Beach Premium Outlets, there are many nearby dining establishments to choose from. Brooks Burgers, featuring gourmet hamburgers, is the perfect midday pit stop. Other nearby restaurants within walking distance include Huckleberry's, Gino's Pizza, Thai Elephant and Sushi Kokku. Downtown Pismo Beach, just a short drive from the mall, has many fine dining options. Head to Rosa's Italian Ristorante for classic Italian dishes and highly acclaimed specialties. For dining with the best view of the Pacific Ocean, perched on a coastal bluff, Ventana Grill offers a unique coastal fusion cuisine. The Spoon Trade and Ember are two hip restaurants you won't want to miss out on located in our neighboring towns of Grover Beach and Arroyo Grande.
Pismo Beach has an exciting Nightlife and Entertainment scene. Downtown Pismo Beach has a bowling alley and a billiards hall, with live music playing in various locations most evenings. Popular evening hangouts include The Cliffs, The Boardroom Surf Pub, Harry's, F. McLintocks, Shell Beach Brewhouse and Wooly's Beach Bar and Grill. Catch a live show at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts or the Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville. Mongo's Saloon in Grover Beach has Karaoke on Sunday nights and live music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night. Nearby in the Village of Arroyo Grande, there are many great hot spots like Figueroa Mountain Brewing, Mason Bar and Rooster Creek Tavern.
If you're interested in making Pismo Beach Premium Outlets your next vacation destination, there are a wide variety of accommodation options to choose from for everyone, including the leisure traveling family, the girls for a weekend of fun and even business travelers. From hotels to charming inns, economical motels and more, you're sure to find the perfect place to stay that meets your individual needs, comfort and budget. There are plenty of options to choose from, and staying near the shopping center has never been easier. If you're planning on staying in the area, check out Oxford Suites Pismo Beach, Hampton Inn and Suites, SeaCrest Ocean Front Hotel and Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa and more. Enjoy your time at the mall and stay as long as you need!
Noteworthy Attractions Near The Center
Directions & Transportation
- By Car
Enterprise Car Rental
From the North Highway 101: Take the Five Cities Drive exit.
From the South Highway 101: Take the 4th Street exit.
12 miles South of San Luis Obispo
20 miles North of Santa Maria
75 miles North of Santa Barbara
From Cal Poly University
Driving directions to center:
14.3 mi - about 14 mins
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
1. Head northwest on Grand Ave toward Garfield St - 0.2 mi
2. Turn left to merge onto US-101 S - 13.8 mi
3. Take the exit toward Five Cities Drive - 0.2 mi
4. Turn right at Five Cities Drive - Destination will be on the right 0.1 mi
- By Bus
From Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria
- By Train
From points North and South to Grover Beach station. Taxi 1 mile to Pismo Beach Premium Outlets.
- By Limousine
Breakaway Tours and Event Planning
Private luxury shopping excursions to Pismo Beach Premium Outlets