Pet owners will find the Banfield Pet Hospital here to provide veterinary services and several chain and independent pet supply shops to stock up on dog food and goodies. Dog-friendly restaurants in the area include Naked Cafe, L & L Hawaiian Barbecue, Georgia’s Greek Cuisine, Pick Up Stix, Native Foods Cafe, and Einstein Bros Bagels where your pup can join you in outdoor seating areas for a bite to eat.
San Diego enjoys beautiful warm weather most of the time and regular walks are not hampered by inclement weather. While winters are cool, they are still mild, and icy conditions and frigid temperatures are almost unheard of.
Midway District is a highly developed urban area with light industrial and commercial activity and some housing complexes. It is located at the north end of the Point Loma Peninsula and bordered by the San Diego River and Interstate 8 on the north side, Laurel Street on the south, Interstate 5 on the east, and Lytton Street on the west. The area occupies about 800 acres.
Midway District has many freeways and thoroughfares running through it, connecting the peninsula with the main part of San Diego. As such, it is heavily trafficked and known for congestion and vehicle accidents.
The terrain is flat and climbing up steep hills is not necessary in the area. There is not a lot of landscaping, as this is a mostly commercial and industrial area. Some housing developments in the area provide dwellings for residents and have some vegetation and trees associated with their properties.
Midway District is not known for its greenways, however, there are some excellent options nearby. A short drive to the northwest will take you and your canine companion to the Ocean Beach Dog Area where local pups can play in the surf to their heart's content! The dog park provides is a unique opportunity as few beaches allow access by dogs.
You and your pup can also drive a few minutes to reach the Fiesta Island leash-free dog area. This unique greenway has dunes and beaches accessible to pups. There are also hiking trails on the island to enjoy with your leashed pet. The greenway is surrounded by water and enjoys great views of the ocean, sunsets, and cool breezes off the water.
Residents of Midway District that want a small greenway they can walk to can visit Plumosa Park to the southwest. This is a grassy, passive use park within easy walking distance of Midway.