Top 10 Dog-Friendly Vacation Cities
Looking for a vacation the entire family can enjoy? See DogFriendly’s list of places to travel with your pup in 2011.
Posted: July 27, 2011, 3 a.m. EDT
Chosen for their pet-friendly accommodations, transportation, beaches, parks, attractions, stores, dining and more, DogFriendly’s top 10 dog-friendly cities are must see locations for you and your four-legged friend:
- Portland, Ore.
Home to the famous and dog-friendly Rose Gardens and the Lucky Labrador Brewing Company, Portland takes the number one spot for best city to visit with your pet.
Visit the Navy Pier, dine in elegance, cruise on a pet-friendly tour boat or walk the parks of the city.
- San Diego
Home to some of the country's best dog beaches and trails, San Diego offers fun for the whole family including excellent pet-friendly shopping centers.
Take public transportation with your leashed dog and visit the many pet-friendly venues in this dog-friendly city.
Get a famous cheese steak, see historic early American sites and stay in a downtown luxurious hotel with your dog.
Great hiking trails and parks, pet-friendly dining – a pet-friendly atmosphere throughout.
- Austin, Texas
Visit the dog-friendly parks, outdoor cafes, take tours and see the sites. Make sure to stop at the Zilker Gardens and see the Congress Street bats.
See the capital's sites, walk in charming Old Town or take a dog cruise on the Potomac.
- New York
Luxury hotels welcome dogs, Central Park beckons and there are off-leash parks everywhere. Shop the famous stores with your dog in tow.
Historical sites, nature preserves, trails, parks and more, share many of the city’s top tourist sites with your dog.
Honorable mentions include Charlotte, N.C., Dallas, Texas, Nashville, Tenn., Orlando, Fla. and Raleigh, N.C.
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