The Best Road Trip Spots to Visit with Your Top Dog – #1: The Original Dog Beach

Earlier this summer, we compiled the list of America’s top dog-friendly road trip spots. At any of the 50 landmarks that made the list, pet parents could expect open outdoor spaces, lots of doggy love, and a dash of American history — but what sets one destination on the list apart from the next? Stay tuned for the skinny on our top 10 spots, starting with…

#1: The Original Dog Beach (San Diego, California)

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As one of the first official off-leash play areas for pups in the United States, the Original Dog Beach has a cult following of laid back pet parents. It’s also a popular surf spot—though if you do enter the fray, do so at your own risk, as human beginners are likely to be upstaged by surfing dogs.

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