Dog-friendly Road Trips
The Placer County Wine Trail is a rustic wine escape within a stone’s throw to city life. With a diverse collection of boutique wineries in the Auburn, Lincoln, Loomis, Newcastle, Rocklin Circle and Meadow Vista, these winemakers are here for a warm greeting and are eager to share the knowledge and passion of their craft and award-winning appellation with all levels of enthusiasts. Fall in love with the beauty and bounty with a day or weekend trip to The Placer County Wine Trail.
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While not the conventional wine tasting experience, Oakland’s Urban Wine Trail is charming in its own right. Easily accessible by foot or bike and welcoming dogs, many of these tasting rooms are housed in renovated warehouses in close proximity to the city’s vibrant (and dog-friendly) food and shopping scene giving you and your pooch a variety of fun to explore together.
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The Tri-Valley may be known for its world-famous wines, but these days, vino isn’t the only beverage drawing crowds here. That’s where the “Tri-Valley Beer Trail” comes in: a growing collection of 18 microbreweries, taprooms and restaurants (14 of these dog-friendly) from Danville to Livermore.
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Heading north along highway 101, about 90 miles from San Francisco, you'll reach the beginning of Mendocino County's wine country. The quaint and quiet historic town of Hopland is your starting point and as you continue to Ukiah and then to the Redwood and Potter Valleys, you will discover small family-owned tasting rooms where pets are considered part of the family.
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The Santa Cruz Mountains appellation is one of the oldest in the state, known primarily for producing pinot noir, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Dog-friendly wineries and tasting rooms are sprinkled through the county’s hills and towns.
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Known for its incredibly rich soil, warm days and mild Delta breezes, the wine country of Yolo County
yields unforgettable wines of great character and diversity. Here you’ll find outstanding Syrah, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Tempranillo and Cabernet Souvignon, but also lesser-grown varietals such as Viognier, Malbec, Primitivo, and Albarino, plus Sparkling and Port.
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The California Coast is one of the most dog-friendly places on earth, from Mendocino County in the north to Huntington Beach, aka 'Surf City USA' in the south. We've fetched up dozens of dog-friendly options along this 600 mile corridor. Drive it in a week, or spend that week exploring one or more destinations. Either way, you and your best friends will be rewarded with plenty of wine, waves, wilderness and woof!
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San Luis Obispo's beautiful wine region is so dog-gone dog-friendly that DogTrekker put together a wine tour highlighting the wineries and tasting rooms that you and your pooch can enjoy together.
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Experience expansive blue skies, stunning scenery and awarding winning wines, all with your best four-legged friend by your side. What's not to love about Livermore wine county? Plan your next glorious get-away with our Livermore wine country itinerary.
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