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Bring Your Dog to Conejo Valley

Ready to take a vacation but can’t find a pet-sitter? Just bring your pup with you! Conejo Valley is brimming with pet-friendly places – including several hotels and restaurants. Check out these dog-loving establishments during your next trip, and remember to ask the locals about other spots you can bring your four-legged friend.

Eat

From casual chains to hip cafés, pets are welcome at several restaurants in the Conejo Valley.

  • Lazy Dog Café, Thousand Oaks – This restaurant is a favorite among both locals and visitors for their seriously pet-friendly vibe. Comfortable patio seating is available for people and pups along with great food menus for both humans and Bonus points for the dog-loving staff!
  • Kristy’s Wood Oven and Wine Bar, Malibu – With views of Zuma Beach, both Fido and his or her humans will be thrilled with the experience at this upscale restaurant in Malibu. The dining room is reservation-only, but dogs are welcome on one of the restaurant’s gorgeous outdoor terraces.

Sleep

Whether you’re looking for luxury or something more low-key and centrally located, there are numerous pet-friendly properties in Conejo Valley. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Thousand Oaks – Whether you’re in town for a short visit or looking for a longer stay, the TownePlace is a conveniently located, wallet-friendly hotel in Thousand Oaks that will welcome both you and your furry friend. There are sure to be some equally pet-friendly restaurants nearby!
  • Sheraton Agoura Hills – Nestled in the scenic foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, this hotel is a great location for exploring all that the region has to offer. With a fitness center, pool and beautiful scenery, this pet-loving property has all the amenities you’ll need.

These are just some of the many pet-friendly spots you’ll find in Conejo Valley. Book your stay, pack your bags and bring along your doggies for a memorable family trip!

Mingle with Locals in Conejo Valley

There’s no better way to explore a new place than checking out the best local hangouts. Conejo Valley is no exception. While you can experience a number of fun tourist attractions, there are also some great places to mingle with locals. Plus, with a roster of celebrities residing in Conejo Valley to get away from the hustle and bustle of neighboring Los Angeles, you may even see a member of the Hollywood elite when you’re in town!

The Oaks in Thousand Oaks – With fashion and food galore, this indoor-outdoor mall is a premier shopping destination in Thousand Oaks, frequented by many Conejo Valley residents. According to locals, celebs drop in here regularly for their own shopping sprees, too.

Old Place Restaurant in Agoura Hills – Reviews say this restaurant is one of Agoura Hills’ best kept secrets. Make reservations for a memorable dining experience, and check out Cornell Winery & Tasting room next door while you wait for your table.

The Dudes’ Brewing Company in Thousand Oaks – Beer lovers in town know that The Dudes’ tasting room in Thousand Oaks is a prime location for some of the best craft brew in the region. Grab a CalifornIPA or a Blood Orange Amber to get a true taste of SoCal’s local brewing scene.

Thousand Oaks Farmers Market – With the popularity of local farmers markets, it’s no surprise that Conejo Valley is home to a few. The Thousand Oaks Farmers Market is one of the best in town, and has been around since 1991, providing local bounty every Thursday all year long. Grab some fresh, local produce to have on hand as a healthy snack during your vacation.

Ready to plan your trip to Conejo Valley? A few local spots will make a welcome addition to your itinerary while you’re here. See you when you get here!

Fill the Bins in Conejo Valley

We’re approaching the last few months of the year, a time where many in our community give back to those in need. We at the Conejo Valley Tourism also think it is a great time to give back to those in the Conejo Valley community that make it unique and we want to encourage locals and visitors to fill the bins and give back to the community.

This year, we are partnering with the Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank to increase non-perishable food donations. Founded in 1971 by a group of people who felt that no person should ever go hungry in the Conejo Valley, the Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank has been providing food assistance to friends and neighbors in need for more than 40 years. Through this partnership, Conejo Valley Tourism has provided donation bins to hospitality businesses that are part of the tourism district.

The food bank will accept non-perishable food items including canned vegetables, stews, beans and chilies; dry pastas such as spaghetti and macaroni and cheese; additional boxed items including potatoes, cold cereals, crackers and cookies. Visitors and locals alike can donate non-perishable food items from October 2 until November 17 to the following 14 donation locations:

  • America’s Best Value Inn (Thousand Oaks)
  • Best Western Plus Thousand Oaks Inn (Thousand Oaks)
  • Courtyard by Marriott (Thousand Oaks)
  • Hampton Inn & Suites (Agoura Hills)
  • Hampton Inn & Suites (Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park)
  • Homewood Suites (Agoura Hills)
  • Hyatt Regency Westlake (Westlake Village)
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites (Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park)
  • Motel 6 (Thousand Oaks)
  • Palm Garden Hotel (Thousand Oaks)
  • Premier Inn (Thousand Oaks)
  • Quality Inn (Thousand Oaks)
  • Sheraton Agoura Hills (Agoura Hills)
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott (Thousand Oaks)

If you are visiting Conejo Valley between now and November 17, we encourage you to fill the bins with food for the Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank! To learn more about the Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank, please visit http://mannaconejo.org/.