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Discover a relaxed central coast vibe in Pismo Beach, home to one of California’s largest clam species and several exciting surf competitions. Fly into nearby San Luis Obispo airport or arrive on the scenic coastal drive along legendary US Route 101, then amire the rocky bluffs of Margo Dodd Park, take a stroll along the boardwalk, and settle in for local wine and seafood. The beach pier, originally constructed in 1924, is being transformed to expand public usage. Visit during the annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival, celebrated for more than 70 years, and throughout the seasons to experience these must-do activities.    Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.