Dog Friendly Monterey, CA

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Monterey, CA? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Monterey, CA below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Monterey, CA now.


Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Monterey, CA? No problem. There are 21 pet friendly hotels in Monterey, CA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Monterey, CA below.

Monterey Tides Resort

Monterey Tides Resort welcomes two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per night, and two pets over 50 lbs for $75 per night. All rooms are pet friendly. A daily resort fee will be charged per day, which includes parking.

Zen Spa & Cozy Cottage

Two pets of any size are allowed with prior approval for no additional fee at this 3-bedroom Airbnb rental in Monterey. Pets should not be left unattended at any time.

Monterey County Fairgrounds RV Camping

Dogs are allowed at Monterey County Fairgrounds RV Camping, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. Other restrictions may apply. Please see website for more details.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 48 dog friendly restaurants in Monterey, CA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Monterey, CA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 12 dog friendly activities in Monterey, CA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

El Estero Dog Park

This off-leash Monterey dog park has all the trimmings -- shade, benches, mulched ground, separate small dog area, and even a fire hydrant.

Monterey State Beach

Your pet will jump for joy at the chance to play at this dog-friendly beach. Dogs are supposed to be leashed, but many regulars will let their dogs play off leash. Dogs are not at all permitted on Monterey State Beach north of the Monterey Beach Hotel resort.

Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

The Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Monterey! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href=""></a>.

Monterey Bay Sailing

In addition to sailing lessons and bareboat rentals, Monterey Bay Sailing offers one, two and three hour guided cruises on Monterey Bay. Prices range from $39/person for a one hour bay cruise to $700 for a full day private bay cruise for up to six passengers. Dogs are welcome for no additional fee, and tours are available seven days a week throughout the year.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 5 pet services in Monterey, CA that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Monterey, CA below.

PETCO Monterey

PETCO is a leading retailer of premium pet food and supplies with more than 850 stores in 49 states. At this location, you'll find more than 10,000 high-quality pet products, as well as professional dog training, pet photography, and a full-service grooming salon.

The Central Coast Pet Sitter

The Central Coast Pet Sitter offers in-home pet care as well as dog walking adventures. They provide physical exercise, mental fitness, and good times!" Serving Carmel, Marina, Monterey, Moss Landing, Pebble Beach, Prunedale, Salinas & Seaside.

Mighty Bites

We are a mobile non-anesthetic teeth cleaning service for dogs and cats traveling throughout the United States and parts of Canada. The process takes about 45 minutes depending on the pet, every surface of each tooth is hand scaled and finished with a polishing. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of pet teeth cleanings in a friendly, relaxed setting.

Traveler Photos

Want to feature your creature? Upload a photo of your pet at Monterey below! You can also share by using the hashtag #bringfido on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

Alan Berling Submitted Sep 04, 2017
Alan Berling Submitted Sep 04, 2017

Lady by the Sea

This photo was taken in Monterey, CA. Carmel (pet friendliest place ever) and Monterey trip.

Ann Submitted May 22, 2017
Ann Submitted May 22, 2017

Pooches enjoying Casa Munras

This photo was taken in Monterey, CA. Sydney and Nancy checking out the accommodations. They approve!

Betsy N Submitted May 04, 2017
Betsy N Submitted May 04, 2017

Lilly and the lions

This photo was taken at Monterey Bay Whale Watch in Monterey, CA. Checking out the Sea Lions on the way to see humpbacks and killer whales!!

Lisa Submitted Jun 30, 2016
Lisa Submitted Jun 30, 2016

Casa Munrus Doggie area

This photo was taken at Casa Munras Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA. Decent sized grassy area to stretch Fido's legs!

Casey Submitted Jan 01, 2016
Casey Submitted Jan 01, 2016

drinking some Irish coffee

This photo was taken in Monterey, CA.

Dani Submitted May 02, 2015
Dani Submitted May 02, 2015

pippa jumps

This photo was taken in Monterey, CA. Pippa jumps

DD Submitted Apr 11, 2015
DD Submitted Apr 11, 2015

Walking around down town.

This photo was taken in Monterey, CA. Walking around in town town Monterey.