The suburban central of the Five Cities, Grover Beach is a known as the Gateway to the Dunes. Established as a city in 1867, the name Grover Beach was chosen over the former Grover City in 1992. A great resource for visitors Grover Beach has one of the primary beach accesses onto the State Beach, with an Amtrak train station. Bordered by Pismo Beach and Oceano beaches to the north and south and Arroyo Grande to the east Grover Beach is central in the Five Cities. With a warm-summer Mediterranean climate Grover Beach has dry summers with low summer highs and warm mild winters, great for bicycling and playing outside year-round.