To explore the redwood forest, take into consideration the dramatic beauty of the desert surf and then enjoy Hollywood’s musical productions. California is everything to everyone.

I’m partial as a native California girl, but even after traveling the world over there is no place like home.

I can confirm that California is better with a furry friend at your side. If you want to know where you can find dog-friend accommodations, I have the answer.

On the hunt for the perfect place? Bring your four-legged friend and check out the best pet-friendly Airbnb properties in California.

Tuscan cottage blocks from the beach.

Santa Cruz, California

This apartment in Santa Cruz is perfectly located between the beach and the best restaurants in the city.

Lounge on the private balcony and watch the free fruits in the courtyard below while you sip a brew from one of the local coffeehouses.

Pet-Friendly Beach Cottage

Carlsbad, California

This cottage is a ten-minute walk from downtown Carlsbad. This one-bedroom cottage is perfect for exploring the Carlsbad Outlet Legoland and beyond.

After a long day of exploring, relax by the fire pit grill with outdoor showers and play area for kids.

The Lodge at Uli Pines

Mariposa, California

This lodge accommodates eight guests. It has a total living area of 2800 square feet.

It’s a great place to explore while home, but it’s also a great pond for a vacation. It has a spacious backyard with an outdoor grill and hot tub.

Lake Tahoe Chalet

South Lake Tahoe, California

Just beside the Tahoe Paradise Golf Course this spacious chalet for eight has stunning views and plenty of space to spread out for cozy nights in front of the fire.

The Rock Loft

Paso Robles, California

This one-bedroom loft is located in Paso Robles, California. Its location along the famous Adelaida Road Wine Trail allows wine enthusiasts to sip their way down the famous road.

Planning Tip: You still don’t know where to go? See my guide on the top things to see and do in Northern California.

Mid Century A-Frame Cabin

Palm Springs, California

This stylish Twin Peaks cabin for four is a dream home for travelers with kids or furry babies in tow. But you could also say, “This stylish Twin Peaks cabin for four is a dream home for travelers with kids or furry babies in tow.”

While the kids play in the backyard, the adults can enjoy two large decks and a spacious interior.

Joshua Tree Wilder Cabin

Joshua Tree, California

The one-bedroom cabin is nestled on five acres just outside of Joshua Tree. It has all the creature comforts along with unforgettable views of the sunrise and sunset right from the front porch.

Mountain Cabin with Modern Amenities

Big Bear Lake, California

This newly remodeled cabin has a perfect location in Bear Lake. It is two-bedroom and includes all of the amenities one would need.

Joshua Tree Campover Cabin

Joshua Tree, California

This cute cabin is located on more than 22 acres. It has everything you need to get away from the world and disconnect completely (while still enjoying all of the comforts of home).

Country Luxe Barn

Geyserville, California

This little one-bedroom cottage overlooks the beautiful Alexander Valley. Meet the locals on the host’s six-acre farm, then stroll into town for world-class wine.

Luxury Escape on Sunset Strip

Los Angeles, California

This home has a sweeping view of Los Angeles. It can accommodate seven people.

A Villa in Miami, Florida that was used during Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Los Angeles, California

This magical house for six overlooking the Hollywood hills is a secluded paradise in one of the city’s most sought-after areas.

Have a morning coffee while you sit in the garden and enjoy the view. Then curl up by the fireplace while you read a book.

The villa is all glass. It has a salt water pool.

Yucca Valley, California

This stylish villa holds eight people. There is plenty of room in this villa for eight people.

You can spend a weekend admiring the space, or you can take a 15-minute drive to Joshua Tree National Park or a ten-minute drive to Pioneertown.

Plan to visit Joshua Tree when you have time. The guide has so many things for you to do and places to explore.

Luxe Converted Horse Stable

San Luis Obispo, California

Enjoy the 360-degree views from the tranquil deck, mingle with the local four-legged animals roaming among the fruit trees, then gather around a fire pit for an evening under the stars.

Beautiful Mediterranean-Style House

Venice, California

This charming beach house will steal your heart from the moment you turn the key. With room for eight, this charming beach house will steal your heart from the moment you turn the key.

This place has en-suite bathrooms and patios that are perfect for big groups who want to be able to spread out and share a bit of private space.

Planning Tip: Want to make the most of every moment in Venice Beach? Grab my insider’s guide to the best of the best.

Cliffside Villa with Stunning Sea Views

Malibu, California

Soak in the Malibu Glamour for ten guests. Admire the Pacific sunset views while you take a breath of fresh sea air in this legendary neighborhood.

The Lodge at Willow Camp

Stinson Beach, California

The Stinson Beach Hotel has room for fourteen people. It has a Bechstein piano, a hidden speakeasy, and two turtles named Tom and Jerry.

A beautiful dilapidated Edwardian residence has been transformed into a vibrant modern home with large rooftop patio.

San Francisco, California

This home in San Francisco has been lovingly preserved with its original interior design features still intact along with all of the modern conveniences that will make you feel right at home in this city.

In San Francisco, there are so many things to do that this is a good base for exploring.