Springtime is a time to get to get outside and start exploring San Diego with your pets. If you are looking for a mini get-away with your pets, here are some campsites across San Diego that are pet-friendly. Located at a close distance to the beach and family-friendly outdoor recreational areas, these destinations will make your trip fun and memorable.


Chula Vista RV Resort
Experience camping right on the San Diego Bay on 17 acres of beautiful, landscaped grounds for guests to enjoy. There is an array of amenities such as a swimming pool and spa area, clubhouse, picnic, and pet-friendly areas. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. www.sunrvresorts.com


Campland On the Bay
Located on the shores of Mission Bay, Campland is dog-friendly and it welcomes up to three dogs of any size. Dogwood Park at Campland is a landscaped, off-leash paradise for your pets. Meet fellow campers and dog-lovers at Dogwood Park and watch the friendly dogs play. www.campland.com


Mission Bay RV Resort
Join the fun and come experience Mission Bay RV Resort, San Diego’s iconic RV campground overlooking the shores of De Anza Cove, these scenic RV sites allow guests to enjoy the beautiful sandy beach and frolic in the water. A maximum three pets per site and pets must be always leashed. www.missionbayrvresort.com


Padre Dam Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
This award-winning Campground is nestled in the foothills of Santee, just 20 minutes from many of San Diego’s big attractions. Santee Lakes Campground is pet friendly! Up to 3 dogs per site are welcome in the Campground and must always be accompanied by their owner. www.santeelakes.com


Silver Strand Campground
Enjoy the beautiful beaches of San Diego by camping at Silver Strand State Beach. This campground offers the best of ocean front living with your pet. It also offers a 1.5-mile nature preserve on the water. Dogs are allowed but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle and in the camping area parking lots. www.parks.ca.gov