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A delicate floral nose...
Sometimes a lovely May day beckons with a leisurely stroll, rather than a full-on hike. For DogTrekkers who enjoy spring blooms, few places bring richer rewards than the UC Davis Arboretum, 100 acres of meticulously curated botanical gardens bordering a paved path that runs for almost two miles along Putah Creek, a scenic stream burbling through the university campus on the edge of dog-friendly Davis. With so many plants in flower, you’ll have as many aromas to sniff as your dog, whose nose will naturally gravitate to places yours doesn’t. more »
Yolo County - Photo: Robert Couse-Baker (CC)
You can’t know what you’re missing if you don’t pull off the highway, and for DogTrekkers speeding through Yolo County
on Interstate 80, there are myriad reasons to put on the brakes and clip on the leash. Youthful Davis
and historic downtown Winters
have been undergoing a renaissance of late, with dog-friendly patio dining and winery tasting rooms providing new excuses to explore and linger with your four-legged friend. Dog-friendly Woodland
is all about history and fun. more »
Not all botanical gardens are dog-friendly, but we know some that are—and if you’re into tulips and other early-blooming florals, now’s the time for the two of you to watch spring springing into action. more »
The drive east on Interstate 80 from the San Francisco Bay Area to points beyond can hardly be described asscenic, but you don’t have to go far off the road to immerse yourself in an oasis of cool, leafy beauty. more »