You don't have to be brimming with local knowledge to really experience Shell Beach, but you will need to know a few essential facts before you jet off.
A neighborhood in the fabulous city of San Luis Obispo, Shell Beach is 9 miles (14 kilometers) south of the center.
Forget the attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. Here in San Luis Obispo, there are 45,000 of them.
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If you have your sights set on staying a walk away from the center of Shell Beach, Travelocity has what you're searching for. With that said, we only have 5 accommodations available, so it's a good idea to book early. Lock in a cozy room and then start looking forward to the fun stuff!
Clip your seatbelt on, turn off the in-flight film, and get ready to hit the tarmac at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP). The best part? You'll be just 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the north of Shell Beach.
Getting off the beaten path is an excellent way to discover a new place. So, why don't you do it from behind a steering wheel? Organize a rental vehicle via Travelocity and get set to turn up your road trip playlist in Shell Beach.
Got a flight booked? Pick up your car at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. A couple of the most reliable options include Avis and Enterprise.
Why bother navigating a busy city landscape when you can just rent a car from a nearby neighborhood outlet? Hertz at 901 5 San Luis Obispo - Airport Drive Suite12 in San Luis Obispo is a superb choice. You could also check out Enterprise, which is located at 2989 Broad Street.
Hear the sound of the waves swelling around you as sailboats bob on by at Pismo Beach Pier. If you're the romantic type, it's an unsurpassable for a lazy afternoon walk with your special someone! Need more? Watch water bubble away beneath a blanket of steam at Avila Hot Springs. This geothermal attraction, a result of heated water rising from the earth's crust, is undisputedly one of the area's hottest spots! But that's not all. Margo Dodd Park is a welcoming place to relax in if you're exhausted from walking around town. Find a bench, plop yourself down and rest your weary bones.
Situated 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Shell Beach is Pismo Beach. This is a good place to visit while you are in the area, so why not make the trip and see what's happening.
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Located in Shell Beach, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Margo Dodd Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets and Monarch Butterfly Grove are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in Shell Beach, this golf cottage is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Margo Dodd Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs. North Beach Campground and Pismo Beach Prime Outlets are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Shell Beach, this romantic vacation home is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Margo Dodd Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets and Monarch Butterfly Grove are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Pismo Beach Pier. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets and Grover Heights Park are also within 1 mi (2 km). Grover Beach Station is 27 minutes by foot.
Nestled on the beach, this Motel District hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and California Polytechnic State University are also within 16 mi (25 km).
Situated in Santa Maria, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Boomers! Santa Maria and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Santa Maria Speedway. Santa Maria Fairpark and Santa Maria Country Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated in San Luis Obispo, this spa hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Laguna Lake Park and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Cerro San Luis Obispo and Emerson Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Situated in San Luis Obispo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Rosa Park and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. California Polytechnic State University is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away. San Luis Obispo Station is 24 minutes by foot.
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