Located in the Coachella Valley, Desert Hot Springs, CA is sometimes referred to as the Desert Empire. As its name suggests, Desert Hot Springs is home to lush natural springs and breathtaking mountain views, which make it a furrific vacation destination for pet owners. Desert Hot Springs is one of a limited number of places in the whole world where you can find naturally occurring mineral springs, both hot and cold!
Like many places in California, the climate is desert, which means that the winters are very warm and the summers are hot. The probability of heat waves with temperatures over 110 °F is high, so make sure you bring plenty of water along for all your adventures here. Desert Hot Springs even has a veterinary hospital in town that will come in handy if you have any emergencies related to your pup's health.
This scenic city is very dog-friendly and offers plenty of lodging accommodations that welcome pets. Desert Hot Springs Inn and The Spring Resort & Spa both allow canine guests, but have different pet fees and restrictions. If you and Fido pre-fur camping, you can head to Sands RV & Golf Resort or Desert Springs Spa RV Park.
Desert Hot Springs doesn't have any dog parks and only has one dog-friendly restaurant, but what it lacks in dog-friendly amenities, it makes up for in natural beauty and gorgeous weather!