The Palos Verdes Peninsula describes the area where Frederick Olmstead Jr. designed the Palos Verdes Estates. The city was intentionally planned to dazzle and inspire. If you find yourself visiting this gorgeous waterside town, you will be amazed by the landscape. Those looking for residential neighborhoods with great schools will find this city worth considering. Palos Verdes Estates is considered the 81st richest place in the United States based on the most recent census. If you are visiting or moving to the area with your dog, you will find many animal hospitals in the surrounding cities. The closest is found in nearby Rolling Hills.
Dog owners love the canine friendly atmosphere found in Palos Verdes Estates. There are five dog-friendly restaurants so that you can enjoy an edible adventure without leaving your pup at home. La Rive Gauche is a pupperific French restaurant with four outdoor tables where Spot can join you. The Lunada Canyon Trail is a dog-friendly outdoor adventure where you can spend the morning hiking and exploring with your leashed pet to your heart’s content. The city is only a short drive from Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach, California if you are looking for that California sun with your best friend.
Malaga Cove is a snifferific place to visit for a weekend getaway or just take a day trip. If you are looking for a tranquil and inviting place to spend some quality time with your pup, this part of Palos Verdes will leave you in awe and wonder. You will find beautiful residential homes in this area that are literally a stick’s throw away from the water. You can take your dog out on leash for a stunningly beautiful walk right out next to the cove, depending on your comfort level and your dog’s ability to traverse rocky terrain. Make sure you being some clean-up bags so you can help keep the cove gorgeous for years to come.
Rolling Hills Estates is another planned community located in the Palos Verdes area. About 15 minutes from the coast, this community is full of pawtiful, sweeping lawns covered in manicured shrubs and perfectly spaced trees. The neighborhood is home to many dog owners who can be seen taking their breeds of all sizes out for morning and evening walks throughout the week. Your dog will be sure to make new friends as you make your way through the residential streets in Rolling Hills. Be sure to stop at the Linden Chandler Preserve during your walks for a scenic stroll any time of year before you continue your travels.
West Palos Verdes encompasses much of the breathtaking coast line. There are so many tail-wagging outdoor adventures to have in this part of the city, your dog will be all tired out after a full day of exploring! Keeping your dog on leash is a necessary safety precaution, but she won’t mind once she gets a sniff of the exhilarating sea air as you make your way closer to the water. Christmas Tree Cove is one pawfect spot where you can stop for a picnic or just relax and watch the clouds go by. Just pack up your picnic blanket and some snacks and be on your way to coastal bliss!
North Palos Verdes is another outdoor haven for nature lovers. If you find yourself in this part of town with your dog, be sure to take her to the Malaga Dunes for an afternoon of fun and sun. There are sandy trails here, so be sure to where comfortable shoes and be mindful of extra hot temperatures that could make walking on sand too dangerous for your dog. Roessler Point is a cool and refreshing spot in this part of town where you can take a break from the heat in style and enjoy the ocean from a beach chair, or even walk right through the waves with your brave canine!
South Palos Verdes is home to several nature preserves and golf courses. Whether you are looking to admire and respect nature or explore some of the recreational activities available here, you will be as excited as your dog to find yourself in South Palos Verdes. Vincente Bluffs Reserve is an oceanside reserve if you are looking for a spot with cool waters to take a dip in. Mind the posted signs, as access for humans and dogs may be limited to certain trails during various times of the year. Make sure you keep your dog on leash and clean up after yourselves regardless of where you choose to spend your day while in the neighborhood.