Pets Magazine

California Dog Friendly

By Ciciwriter @suemagic has announced its 2013 list of the Top 200 Dog-Friendly Places in the United States.  The list is broken down by state.

…California has more dog-friendly destinations than any other state, with more than 21 destinations on its list,  according to the list published by

(Cici and I wonder what Dogfriendly’s criteria is… there are some other cities that should be on this list… and other inns that are truly dog welcoming not just dog tolerant)…




Carmel City Beach   Carmel, CA

Cypress Inn   Carmel, CA

PortaBella   Carmel, CA

Lake Tahoe

The Village At Squaw Valley   Olympic Valley, CA

Los Angeles

Runyon Canyon Park   Los Angeles, CA


Stanford Inn by the Sea and Spa   Mendocino, CA

Napa Valley

Old Faithful Geyser   Calistoga, CA

Orange County Beaches

Huntington Dog Beach   Huntington Beach, CA

Fashion Island Mall   Newport Beach, CA

Fun Zone Boat Tours   Newport Beach, CA

Placerville – Highway 50 Corridor

High Hill Ranch   Placerville, CA


Old Sacramento Historic Area   Sacramento, CA

San Diego

Otay Ranch Town Center   Chula Vista, CA

Loews Coronado Bay Resort   Coronado, CA

San Diego Dog Beach   Ocean Beach, CA

San Francisco

Baker Beach   San Francisco, CA

San Jose

Santana Row   San Jose, CA


Solvang Village   Solvang, CA

Sonoma Wine Country

Russian River Adventures Canoe Rentals   Healdsburg, CA


Yosemite National Park   Yosemite National Park, CA

Hotels, Inns and Resorts on’s Top 200 List:

Westward Look Resort: Tucson, Ariz.

Cypress Inn:   Carmel, Calif.

Stanford Inn by the Sea and Spa: Mendocino, Calif.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort: Coronado, Calif.

Dog Bark Park Inn: Cottonwood, Idaho

Paris Las Vegas: Las Vegas

(Vegas is not that pet friendly according to Cici and me… more dog tolerant and only if the dog is under 50 pounds)…

PetStay Luxury rooms come with a welcome treat and a dog food/water bowl. Guests traveling with their dog will be asked to fill out a waiver form accepting responsibility for any damage and/or cleaning charges that may be incurred. Up to 2 dogs per room are permitted and each dog must weigh less than 50 pounds.

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