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Arroyo-Grande is located on the central coast of California, about midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. This historic village offers a unique turn-of-the-century downtown area that is filled with antique shops, specialty shops and restaurants. The town is known for its many annual festivals and a weekly Farmer's Market that is held every Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Other things to do include taking the town's Historic Walking Tour or a wine tasting tour of the area's fine wineries. There are dozens of recreational activities available within minutes of the village, such as rock climbing, hiking, biking, surfing, fishing and golf. The annual Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande features the area's most famous crop. Called "The Premiere Festival of the Central Coast," this special event has been held on Memorial Day Weekend since 1983. Other festivals include an old-fashioned Fourth of July in the Village celebration, the Arroyo Grande Valley Car Show, which is the largest car show on the Central Coast and the Annual Book & Author Festival in August. An annual Harvest Festival & Parade has been an annual event in Arroyo Grande since 1937. Usually held the last weekend in September, the Harvest Festival features arts, crafts, games, lots of good food and entertainment and agricultural exhibits. The holiday season is welcomed on the last weekend of November with a Christmas Concert and Parade. In addition, during the month of December, the village is transformed into a fairyland of lights where Santa strolls through the streets daily.

Surrounding areas: Grover Beach, California (11.7 mi), Nipomo, California (11.9 mi), Oceano, California (12.0 mi), Pismo Beach, California (12.6 mi), San Luis Obispo, California (14.1 mi), Avila Beach, California (16.8 mi), Atascadero, California (22.7 mi)

Arroyo Grande Vacation Rentals




Arroyo Grande Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Casa Grande Inn850 Oak Park RdArroyo Grande, CA (805) 481-7398
E Z 8 Motels Inc555 Camino MercadoArroyo Grande, CA (805) 481-4774
Holiday Inn Express775 N Oak ParkGrover Beach, CA7.6 mi.(805) 481-4448
Mission Inn Of Pismo Beach601 James WayPismo Beach, CA11.5 mi.(805) 773-6020
Motel 6 #270860 4TH StPismo Beach, CA11.5 mi.(805) 773-2665
Oxford Suites651 Five Cities DrPismo Beach, CA11.5 mi.(800) 982-7848
Shell Beach Motel653 Shell BCH RdPismo Beach, CA12.3 mi.(805) 773-4373
Sandcastle Inn100 Stimson AvePismo Beach, CA12.4 mi.(805) 773-2422
Kon Tiki Inn1621 Price StPismo Beach, CA12.5 mi.(805) 773-4833
Pacific Plaza Resort444 Pier AveOceano, CA12.6 mi.(805) 473-6989
Cottage Inn By The Sea2351 Price StPismo Beach, CA12.7 mi.(805) 773-4617
Pismo Lighthouse Suites2411 Price StPismo Beach, CA12.7 mi.(805) 245-2411
Best Western Shore Cliff Lodge2555 Price StPismo Beach, CA12.8 mi.(805) 773-4671
Apple Farm Inn2015 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.8 mi.(805) 544-1317
La Cuesta Motor Inn2074 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.8 mi.(805) 543-2777
Best Western Somerset Inn1895 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 544-0973
Comfort Inn & Suites Lamplighter1604 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 547-7777
Days Inn2050 Garfield StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 549-9911
Holiday Inn Express1800 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 544-8600
Quality Suites1631 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 541-5001
Sands Suites & Motel1930 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 544-0500
Super 8 Motel1951 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 544-7895
Travelodge1825 Monterey StSan Luis Obispo, CA13.9 mi.(805) 543-5110
Motel 6 #1381433 Calle JoaquinSan Luis Obispo, CA14.4 mi.(805) 549-9595
Travelodge Downtown345 Marsh StSan Luis Obispo, CA14.4 mi.(805) 543-6443
Best Western Royal Oak Motor Hotel214 Madonna RdSan Luis Obispo, CA14.5 mi.(805) 544-4410
Econo Lodge950 Olive StSan Luis Obispo, CA14.5 mi.(805) 544-8886
Motel 61625 Calle JoaquinSan Luis Obispo, CA14.5 mi.(805) 541-6992
Ramada Inn-San Luis Obispo1000 Olive StSan Luis Obispo, CA14.5 mi.(800) 777-5847
Embassy Suites Hotel San Luis Obispo333 Madonna RdSan Luis Obispo, CA14.6 mi.(805) 549-0800
Cliffs Resort At Shell Beach2757 Shell Beach RdShell Beach, CA14.6 mi.(805) 773-5000
Spyglass Inn2705 Spyglass DrShell Beach, CA14.6 mi.(805) 773-4855
Holiday In Hotel & Suites2100 N BroadwaySanta Maria, CA15.2 mi.(805) 928-6000
Best Western Big America1725 N BroadwaySanta Maria, CA15.6 mi.(805) 922-5200
Town Center Hotel215 N BroadwaySanta Maria, CA16.7 mi.(805) 925-6163
Motel 6 #6752040 N Preisler LnSanta Maria, CA16.8 mi.(805) 928-8111
Radisson Hotel Santa Maria3455 Skwy DrSanta Maria, CA16.8 mi.(805) 928-8000
Comfort Inn210 Nicholson AveSanta Maria, CA16.9 mi.(805) 922-5891
Santa Maria Inn801 S BroadwaySanta Maria, CA17.4 mi.(805) 928-7777
Travelodge1514 S BroadwaySanta Maria, CA18.1 mi.(805) 922-2123

Arroyo Grande Weather & Climate

A Mild, Mediterranean climate describes the central coast of California that lies between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The area near San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year and very pleasant temperatures year round. The terrain is made up of sandy beaches, gently rolling hills and sand dunes, lush foliage and vineyards. Cool ocean breezes keep temperatures from becoming too hot in the summertime. Low clouds and patchy fog are common on summer days, but it almost always burns off by midday. Conditions are very dry, and the occasional summer thunderstorm produces so little precipitation that range and forest fires often result from lightening strikes. In winter, the semi-permanent Pacific Ocean high retreats bringing rain into the area from November through March. These storms are widespread and at times heavy.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 64°F 42°F 4.68 in. 55°F
February 65°F 44°F 4.97 in. 56°F
March 66°F 44°F 4.48 in. 55°F
April 69°F 45°F 1.35 in. 54°F
May 69°F 47°F 0.43 in. 55°F
June 71°F 50°F 0.04 in. 56°F
July 71°F 52°F 0.01 in. 58°F
August 72°F 53°F 0.07 in. 60°F
September 73°F 53°F 0.41 in. 60°F
October 72°F 50°F 0.90 in. 59°F
November 68°F 45°F 1.99 in. 57°F
December 65°F 42°F 3.29 in. 55°F

Arroyo Grande Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the San Luis County Regional airport (SBP) located about 12 miles west of Arroyo Grande in San Luis Obispo, California, the Santa Maria Pub Cpt G Allan Hancock airport (SMX) located approximately 20 miles south of Arroyo Grande in Santa Maria, California, the Paso Robles Municipal airport (PRB) located roughly 34 miles northwest of Arroyo Grande in Paso Robles, California, the Santa Barbara Municipal airport (SBA) located around 62 miles southeast of Arroyo Grande in Santa Barbara, California, and finally the New Coalinga Municipal airport (C80) located about 67 miles north of Arroyo Grande in Coalinga, California.

Arroyo Grande Attractions

 
Water Parks
The Island Waterpark and Family Fun VillageFresnoCA113.4 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA115.8 mi.
Wild Water AdventuresClovisCA119.8 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Cypress RidgeArroyo GrandeCA 
Blacklake Golf CourseNipomoCA11.9 mi.
Pismo State Beach Golf CourseGrover BeachCA12.3 mi.
Dairy Creek Golf CourseSan Luis ObispoCA14.1 mi.
Laguna Lake Golf CourseSan Luis ObispoCA14.1 mi.
Chalk Mountain Golf CourseAtascaderoCA22.4 mi.
Eagle Creek Golf CourseAtascaderoCA23.4 mi.
Morro Bay Golf CourseMorro BayCA26.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Point Sal Beach State ParkCA23.6 mi. 
Montana de Oro State ParkCA24.5 mi. 
Morro Bay State ParkCA24.8 mi. 
 
Museums
Hearst San Simeon State Historical MonumentSan SimeonCA52.6 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Charles Paddock ZooAtascaderoCA24.3 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA67.9 mi.
Chaffee Zoological GardensFresnoCA113.4 mi.


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