Pet-Friendly Trip to Cambria

Bring Fido to Our Favorite Pet-Approved Spots!

Exploring the Central Coast with your beloved pet in tow? Look no further for the ultimate itinerary, covering everything from accommodations to dining to breathtaking sights. Here's a roundup of pet-friendly spots in Cambria, California!

1. Lodging: Check out our pet-friendly hotels, where your furry family members are our guests too!

  • Sea Otter Inn: Sea Otter Inn is in a prime Central Coast location, only steps from Moonstone Beach and moments from attractions and outdoor activities to ensure an unforgettable experience. Sea Otter Inn is pleased to welcome dogs at their pet-friendly hotel. The Sea Otter Inn features five pet-friendly rooms and welcomes well-behaved animals for an additional $25 per night (limit two pets). Please call the hotel directly at 805-927-5888 to book a pet-friendly room.
  • Cambria Pines Lodge: Nestled amidst the magical landscape of Cambria, California, Cambria Pines Lodge provides a tranquil coastal getaway in a picturesque setting only minutes from Moonstone Beach and the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. At Cambria Pines Lodge, your four-legged friends are considered family. They welcome dogs and cats in a variety of pet-friendly hotel rooms and suites, which can be booked only by phone at 800-966-6490. Please note that they do not take pet reservations online. Your furry friend will revel in the welcoming atmosphere of Cambria Pines Lodge, where pets are treated like family. From exploring the forested grounds to indulging in gourmet treats, every moment will be filled with tail-wagging joy. With pet-friendly accommodations and a private on-property dog park, your dog will have the ultimate vacation experience alongside you.

2. Restaurants: In compliance with California law, many outdoor dining venues warmly welcome your furry companions, ensuring they can accompany you during meal times! Below, we've curated a selection of our top pet-friendly restaurants for you to enjoy. Don't forget to explore their websites for additional details on operating hours and delicious menus!

  • Cambria Pines Lodge Restaurant: Located inside Cambria Pines Lodge, their restaurant has a casual elegant ambiance, complete with several pet-friendly outdoor garden patio tables for the hotel and non-hotel pet guests. Dinner entrees include steaks, seafood, pasta, vegetarian selections and nightly specials. Complemented by an extensive wine list and delightful desserts, it's no wonder that Cambria Pines Lodge Restaurant is renowned locally for its exceptional culinary offerings.
  • Robin’s Restaurant: At Robin’s Restaurant, savor handcrafted global cuisine, featuring fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers' markets and a diverse selection of international fare. With a dog-friendly outdoor garden seating area, it's the perfect spot to dine with your furry companion. Voted multiple times as the "Best North Coast Restaurant" in the San Luis Obispo New Times "Best of SLO County" reader's poll, Robin's is a must-visit destination renowned for delivering exceptional dining experiences to its guests. 

3. Sightseeing

  • Moonstone Beach Boardwalk:Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk, where your furry friend is invited to join you on a mesmerizing stroll along the picturesque 1-mile path. While dogs may not roam the beach, they're free to explore the boardwalk's enchanting views of the ocean alongside you. Immerse yourself in unforgettable moments as you wander hand in paw with your beloved companion.
  • Fiscalini Ranch Preserve: The Fiscalini Ranch Preserve offers miles of walking trails, featuring dramatic coastline, coastal prairie, seasonal wetlands, and majestic pine and oak forests, perfect for bringing Fido along for a hike!

No California Coastal adventure is truly fulfilled without your beloved furry companion by your side. From accommodations to dining and exploring, we've got every aspect of your trip seamlessly covered. And don't miss out on a visit to the Cambria Dog Park, where you and your canine friend can mingle with fellow pups in a delightful off-leash area conveniently located just off Main Street!