Millbrae is located just west of San Francisco Bay, in San Mateo County, California. This moderately populated city is the perfect place for people that have doggos in their family, because there are a lot of things in and around Millbrae that are totally dog-friendly.
If you're looking for a place to stay, you can visit some of the following dog-friendly accommodations: La Quinta Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport West, Westin San Francisco Airport, Aloft San Francisco Airport, or the Millbrae Airbnb Rentals. Be sure to check the pet policies when booking your room.
There are also a lot of Fido-friendly eateries that you can visit if you want to grab a bite to eat or maybe a cup of coffee. These include Big Mouth, Wonderful, Panera Bread, Baskin-Robbins, Peet's Coffee & Tea, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue, just to name a few. If you are in need of a veterinarian, Millbrae has its own pet hospital that you can visit.
While you're in Millbrae, you can visit Bayfront Park which is a park on the waterfront and one of the most beautiful parks in the area. Don't fur-get to check out Spur Trail, which is completely dog-friendly as long as your pup stays on a leash; just make sure to clean up after your pooch.
What's better than a sunny day at the beach with your pup by your side? If you want to make some new memories, you should visit the Baker Beach located in Presidio, San Francisco. The beach is around 18 miles away from Millbrae, and it's pretty easy to find. The beach is located just 1 mile from the Golden Gate Bridge, which makes the view mesmerizing. Dogs can be off-leash north of Lobos. In the vicinity of the beach, there is a free parking and restrooms too. At the end of the beach, you'll find a section dedicated to nudists. Make sure to bring poop bags and water for your pooch. You can also visit Crissy Field nearby, which welcomes leashed dogs.
Another great beach that you can visit with your pup is Poplar Beach, which is located in the small city of Half Moon Bay. This beach is around 16 miles away from Millbrae. Although dogs are officially only allowed on-leash here, many dog owners let their dogs run and swim off-leash. Do bring water, poop bags and some toys to make some wonderful memories for your pooch! Looking for an ordinary dog park rather than a beach? Half Moon Bay has got you covered! Check out Half Moon Bay Dog Park, which is a small off-leash park.
One of the most dog-friendly dog parks in the area is the Golden Gate Park located in Outer Sunset, San Francisco. The park is approximately 16 miles away from Millbrae and has four different off-leash areas. The park is enriched with lots of tennis balls and other toys, making it a doggie heaven! The one fenced area is at Fulton & 38th. Make sure you are mindful of the low poison oak that can be found in the park. Bring your own waste bags to clean up after your pooch. In some of the areas of the park, your dog has to be on-leash, so be sure to follow the leash policy when visiting.