Back to the Beach!
The best beaches in America for dogs and their people
By Tamra Bolton
What says summer better than an early morning run on an open stretch of beach with your furry friend? No beaches near you? No problem...FIDO Friendly has scouted out the best beaches in America for dogs and their people. We found beaches from coast to coast, even an entire island for you to explore with your friend. These are all off-leash destinations and doggy heaven to your pup. Before going on vacation, check out this list to find the best beaches near your destination. You might even want to plan your trip around some of these beach hot spots and make your vacation as much fun for Fido as it is for you.
HUNTINGTON DOG BEACH – HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Official site of Surf City USA, the Dog Beach portion is a stretch of shore between Goldenwest Street and Seashore Drive, which has been open officially since 1997. The Preservation Society for Huntington Dog Beach has an information and gift booth at either end of the beach and provides free plastic bags for pet cleanup. Winner of Dog Fancy’s magazine’s “Dogtown USA” award and FIDO Friendly’s Top Ten dog-friendly beaches in the nation, Huntington Dog Beach is a dream destination.