Play: Hike with your dog at Fiscalini Ranch Preserve (bluff trail on-leash; others off-leash). Maps at ffrpcambria.org
Stay: At Cambria Shores Inn, happy hour in the motor lodge–style courtyard is like Best in Show come to life, with dog-owner characters snacking on comp hors d’oeuvres—pooches in arm or by their side—as they chat and watch the ocean from Adirondack chairs on the lawn. From $249; dogs $15/night; cambriashores.com
Eat: Linn's Easy-as-Pie Café is a local institution. No shocker here, try the pie. $; 4251 Bridge St.; 805/924-3050.