If you’re visiting Central California, there’s no doubt you’re eager to visit some of the area’s best beaches. Well, you’re in luck! This portion of California, spanning from Big Sur down through Oceano, is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the state. Here, we’ll take a look at the best beaches in Central California, some highlights of each, and when you should consider visiting. Apple Farm Inn is your perfect home base for your getaway with modern amenities to make you feel right at home.
With sunshine nearly 362 days a year, every day is a great day to visit! Temperatures will fluctuate from lows in the 60s to highs in the 80s. During the summer months, Avila Beach comes to life with fun beach activities, making it an exciting place to visit.
You can comfortably enjoy it here year-round, but it’s best to visit Pismo Beach from September to November. The fall temperatures still hover between the 70s and 80s without the fog that rolls in during the summer.
With tropical weather year-round, Morro Bay is worth visiting during any season. In the summer, you’ll catch the height of the excitement and sun. However, the tail-end of summer and the beginning of fall offers milder weather but fewer crowds.
This state park is a naturalist's paradise, renowned for its seaside cliffs, hidden beaches, and endless trails. Nicknamed the “Mountain of Gold” due to its golden wildflowers, this park is overflowing with vibrant colors in the springtime.
Although Cambria offers extremely nice weather throughout the year, visiting in spring through fall is an ideal time. You’ll successfully be avoiding the rain that comes through in the wintertime.
As one of the more natural stretches of beach along the central Californian coast, you don’t have to worry about avoiding crowds of tourists, making summer the best time to visit Cayucos. However, the weather is inviting all the way from April through October.