California is one of the most pet-friendly destinations there is.
Coupled with nearby Carmel,
this place is not to be beat as a dog-friendly vacation haven. Carmel
provides the quaint village, one of the nation's best dog-friendly
beaches and Monterey provides long ocean beaches, walking trails,
larger hotels and more selection in city amenities. Monterey, named for
the Count of Monterrey, was first explored by Europeans in 1602. It
served as the Spanish Colonial capital of California until the gold
rush when the capital moved to San Francisco temporarily. It is
primarily a fishing town. To see it's Spanish heritage you can walk in
the center of town at the Monterey State Historic Park.
Carmel, there are many chain hotels
in Monterey, many of them are
pet-friendly hotels. From the
large Hyatt Regency, the Best Western
Plus Victorian Inn and the Best Western Plus Beach Resort to smaller
hotels like Monterey Fireside Lodge or Old Monterey Inn there are a
number of pet-friendly choices. The Marina Dunes RV Park, a stone's
throw from the beach, is a great RV park for people with motor homes or
love the Monterey
Recreation Trail, which provides
beautiful scenery with beach and
shopping on either side of you. The trail extends for miles along the
bay. Monterey State Beach, which extends from town to a number of miles
north of town is pet-friendly, but dogs must be on leash. You can shop
with your dog at Del Monte Shopping Center and at the shops and stores
downtown and at the wharf.
are a lot of dog-friendly
restaurants in Monterey.
Abalonetti Seafood, Cafe Fina and
Domenico's on Fisherman's Wharf all have a special dog menu and water
for your dog. There are many other dog-friendly restaurants in town as
well. A number of the boat harbor and whale watching tours and even
fishing trips may take
your dog on some of their cruises
out of Fisherman's Wharf. The Ag
Venture Tours will allow dogs on
the van tours of nearby
dog-friendly trips from Monterey
include next door Carmel,
Cruz, and the Bay
Spacious Suites, Cozy Studios all with fireplaces and most with whirlpool tubs where we serve a scrumptious breakfast buffet daily.
Western - The Beach Resort
Beautiful Hotel on a dog-friendly
beach overlooking Monterey Bay. Walk out of the hotel and walk your
dog on the beach.
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