San Ysidro is a part of the city of San Diego, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. This beautiful town is full of sunshine and great people who love dogs! There are three local parks located inside of San Ysidro. Being right at the center of four major state highways and just minutes from Tijuana, Mexico, the town of San Ysidro has a unique blend of cultures that visitors enjoy widely. Those traveling with dogs will appreciate the wagtastic landscape found in and around San Ysidro. Dog owners will find many green areas and unique canyon spaces to explore in the surrounding neighborhoods.
Dog owners living in San Ysidro enjoy visiting Moody Canyon, which makes for a lovely scenic walk in any weather with your energetic pup. Your dog will love a quick stroll or an entire afternoon here with you. There are no animal hospitals directly in San Ysidro, but there are seven of them just north of the town in the surrounding neighborhoods in San Diego. If you are looking for somewhere greener or warmer to spend some time with your pooch, pack your bags and head to San Ysidro for a unique experience that will have both of your tails wagging!
Central San Ysidro is a pawesome place to enjoy some time with your dog. If you are looking for a sweet treat, Ghirardelli Chocolate and Ice Cream welcomes dogs on leashes at their outdoor tables. If you're looking to get out and get some exercise with your pooch, you can visit any of the three local parks found in San Ysidro for a warm and grassy experience. Larsen Field is found to the south of town. Vista Terrace Park and Howard Lane Park are both family-friendly green spaces located in the northern part of San Ysidro for your dog’s enjoyment.
Riviera Del Sol is a small, split neighborhood to the north, about ten minutes from San Ysidro. This neighborhood is a great place to drive through if you are thinking of moving to the area. The gorgeous greenery seems to cover every inch of this residential paradise. Dog owners live on every street here with both large and small breeds widely accepted. Your dog will love to visit this neighborhood with you whether you are in the market or just looking for a dog-friendly neighborhood to take a walk in on your way out of town. Be ready for those wail wags when you encounter the neighborhood pack!
Pacific Gateway is a unique area just a few minutes to the east of San Ysidro. This area is small, but a large portion of it is taken up by the Pacific Gateway Park. This huge outdoor area is almost the size of the entire town of San Ysidro and is the perfect place for a pawfect getaway with your pup. Pack a bag full of tennis balls, water, waste bags, and treats for your visit to this amazing park. You will see other dog owners here enjoying the sun, as well as many families picnicking or watching local sports teams playing games on the field.
Just twelve minutes away from San Ysidro you will find the small neighborhood of Spinnaker Point. This residential area is another up and coming real estate spot if you are looking for a neighborhood that has it all, including a love for its furry residents! Spinnaker Point is just minutes from the SeaWorld Water Park and the Pacific Gateway Park if you are looking for family fun. While your dog will have to wait at home for you if you venture north to the water park, you can make it up to him with a tail waggin’ walk through the neighborhood when you get home.
If you drive ten minutes southwest of San Ysidro, you will encounter the charming town of Tijuana River Valley. This town has the flavor of its counterpart over the border, without having to whip out your passport! Your dog will love spending time in this small border town with you. If you have been on the road a while, this is a great place to spend a day or two recharging for the next leg of your journey. You can take your dog with you on walks through this open neighborhood; just bring plenty of waste bags to keep your other neighbors happy!