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Photo by Visit Greater Palm Springs/@visitgreaterps.
If your vision of a perfect Southern California vacation includes endless blue skies, awe-inspiring mountains, sparkling pools, swaying palm trees, and lots of tail-wagging fun in the sun, you've come to the right place.
Tenaya Lodge in Winter. Photo by Tenaya Lodge.
Winter in Yosemite National Park means quiet landscapes and five-star fun for four-pawed travelers and their human companions. Leashed dogs are welcome on most fully paved roads and paths within the park (at many park campgrounds, too), so there’s lots of room to roam.
Maya at Paséa Hotel. Photo by Dave Kendrick.
Paséa brings winter magic to Southern California as their annual Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa returns November 25 - December 31.
Robbins unpacking. Photo by The Redwoods In Yosemite.
While Yosemite Valley headliners like Half Dome, El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall attract many visitors, Wawona is a lesser-traveled gem that promises one-of-a-kind experiences
Photo by The Redwoods In Yosemite.
Imagine waking up with Yosemite on your doorstep. That’s what happens at The Redwoods In Yosemite, a jewel within the national park’s boundaries.
Holiday welcome at Stanford Inn. Photo by Stanford Inn.
Fall is a wonderful time to travel, especially to the North Coast of California. This holiday season, the Stanford Inn in scenic Mendocino is your “natural” choice for the entire family—including dogs, of course.
Dogs welcome at Tenaya Lodge Explorer Cabins. Photo by Tenaya Lodge.
As the season changes, an entire new world opens up in and around Yosemite National Park. It is a great time of the year to hike, explore, relax and enjoy the fall foliage. Now is the perfect time to plan your fall getaway at Tenaya Lodge with family and friends, including your four-legged ones.
Bodie at Mono Lake. Photo by Cathy Crnkovich.
Oh, so many dog-friendly overnight choices! The town of Bridgeport, about 100 miles south of Carson City in Mono County, offers multiple options: The historic Bridgeport Inn (dog-friendly rooms are in a motel-style building out back, but you can both enjoy dinner on the porch); the Ruby Inn, Big Meadow Lodge and Walker River Lodge.