Sometimes it’s not a true family vacation without your furry, four-legged friend. Fortunately, California is more than happy to pamper those with paws. There are 916 dog-friendly cities in the states that feature dog beaches, parks, and outdoor restaurants. San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Carmel are some of the most accepting of Fido and numerous hotels and resorts allow all kinds of pets. Come pamper your pups at Cambria Pines Lodge, Sea Otter Inn, Carmel Lodge, and numerous other stays that roll out the red carpet for Fido.

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