By Hannah Stein
Fall has finally begun in San Luis Obispo! Mornings are cold, the leaves are falling, the sun is setting earlier in the evening, and everything is pumpkin flavored. Are you having trouble deciding what to do with your pup now that autumn is here? Then check out some of the most recommended activities to do in San Luis Obispo this fall!
1. Bring your dog to the pumpkin patch
There are a few farms in San Luis Obispo County that allow pups. First, Avila Valley Barn permits dogs in their outdoor areas. Sit on the picnic tables and enjoy freshly baked goods or delicious locally grown produce. Walk your dog around to say hello to some friendly farm animals. The locals recommend to make sure your dog is politely on leash in this busy atmosphere. Additionally, Brookshire Farms permits leashed pups on weekdays during during the day to join you as you pick your favorite pumpkin or gourd. Lastly, The Pumpkin Patch allows dogs as long as your pup is on leash and leaves nothing behind.
2. Take a fall hike
The crisp air, stunning sunsets, and changing leaves make hikes in San Luis Obispo more beautiful than ever. Check out our previous article here to find some dog friendly hikes in San Luis Obispo.
3. Tune into a Halloween movie marathon
Want to enjoy a night in? Turn on some of your favorite Halloween movies and curl up with your pup for a spooky evening. If the latest horror movie gets too scary, no need to worry because your dog will protect you from the monsters!
4. Challenge your dog to a football game
Fall means football! Practice for the NFL with your dog by teaching them how to play football. Read about some tips here. Do you have a mellow pup? Chill out by turning on the TV and enjoy cheering on the game together.
It may not be as warm anymore in San Luis Obispo, but it does not mean you cannot enjoy fall with your dog! Share the colorful season with your pup this autumn by enjoying these fall activities.