Coastal Pet Guide

Hit the shores with your furry friend in tow. We've collected our favorite pet products, dog-friendly beaches, beach tips, and even a few puppies who dare to catch a wave.

Our Favorite Dog-Friendly Beaches

Lap up the fun at one of these six sandy spots.

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Best Dog-Friendly Beaches: Pacific City, Oregon

For Solitude

Pacific City, Oregon

Locals head here for sparse crowds, scenic views, and the opportunity to race their dogs up the 400-foot-tall sand dune. At the beachfront Pelican Pub & Brewery, owners can tie leashed dogs to the patio edge while they eat.

Get there: Take Highway 101 toward Pacific City to Cape Kiwanda Drive. Stop across the street from the dog-friendly Inn at Cape Kiwanda.

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