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Oceano

Coastal Sand Dune Paradise

This ocean town is part of the Five Cities area of South County and is the location of the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area.

With a population of 7,260 people, Oceano features the only beach in California that you can drive a vehicle onto along with an off road recreational vehicle highway.

Along with the dunes, Oceano also features horseback riding along the coast, a small craft airport, and the Great American Melodrama, a small vaudeville theater that features performances from professional thespians.

Oceano is part of the Lucia Mar Unified School District which features 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools.