8 of the Best Dog-Friendly Places to Go in Arroyo Grande

You’ve come (or, perhaps, are coming) to the right place if you’re looking for dog-friendly places to go in Arroyo Grande.

Not only is Arroyo Grande a charming city with plenty to see and do for dog lovers, but it also serves as an amazing gateway to several other pet-inclusive destinations in neighboring areas.

Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, looking for fun within the city limits, or eager to explore the surrounding region with your pal, you’ll find something to scratch that itch nearby.

So, pack a bag, collapse that collapsable water dish, and grab an itinerary. Here are just 8 of the best dog-friendly places to go in and around Arroyo Grande:

  1. Bay Cruisers in Morro Bay: This dog-friendly boat rental offers a unique blend of bonding and adventure as you explore the picturesque Morro Bay with your four-legged first mate.
  2. Sunset Drive-In in San Luis Obispo: Well-behaved dogs are welcome at this pet-friendly drive-in theater, which offers a nostalgic experience for you and a relaxing evening for your pal. Enjoy a movie under the stars, and don’t forget the popcorn.
  3. Pismo State Beach in Oceano: Leash-friendly policies allow you and your dog to enjoy the sun, sand, and waves together. Grab your sandals and sunglasses and prepare for a perfect day at the shore.
  4. Bob Jones City to the Sea Trail: Located in nearby San Luis Obispo, this dog-friendly trail is known for its serene environment and breathtaking landscapes. A perfect fit for a nature-loving duo.
  5. Toro Creek Dog Beach: Back to the beach already? It’s hard to keep our paws off the sand when there are so many amazing spots just a short drive from Arroyo Grande, where you and your dog can enjoy the sun and the surf – even in January.
  6. Nearby restaurants and pubs: Establishments like San Luis Obispo County’s SLO Brew Rock and Apogee Brewery are dog-friendly and filled with flavorful food, drink, and/or craft beers (note: Apogee does not serve food).
  7. Primetime on the Patio: Many shops in the Arroyo Grande Village have outdoor patios where dogs are welcome: Cafe Andreini, Mule Bakery, Villa Cantina, Sidewalk Cafe, Old Village Grill, Rooster Creek Tavern, Jaffa Cafe, and Gina’s Italian Cuisine just to name a few. Some stores and restaurants even put out water bowls for the dogs.
  8. Springdale Pet Ranch: Regularly chosen by pet parents who seek only the best for their furry family members, Springdale Pet Ranch delivers a blend of professional care, loving attention, and top-notch amenities. Whether you’re looking for a safe and enjoyable place for your dog to stay while you visit other attractions in the area, or you simply want to provide your pet with a day of pampering, the Springdale Pet Ranch team will provide peace of mind with our expert services. Our ranch prides itself on its spacious accommodations, personalized care, and a range of activities that keep dogs engaged and happy.

Enjoy your time in Arroyo Grande knowing your best pal is in the best hands. Reach out to our team today to schedule a visit.