5 Dog-Friendly Travel Destinations

Canines get in on the family fun at these dog-friendly vacation spots.

Canines get in on the family fun at these dog-friendly vacation spots.

By Christina Vercelletto, FamilyCircle

Albuquerque, NM

Stay Hotel Parq Central’s pet-friendly rooms are within walking distance of the trendy EDo neighborhood (think NYC’s SoHo).

[post_ads]Fetch Fun The city offers more than 140 miles of paved family and pet trails and 14 dog parks.

Fun Fact Travelin’ Jack is the Roving Bulldog Reporter—he rides ziplines and tries out other local attractions, to the delight of his loyal Facebook followers.

Sit Three Dog Bakery whips up flavored biscuits and Cinna-Mutt Dolce Latte, among other doggie delicacies. They also offer a head-to-paw grooming treatment, ending with a pupcake.

Myrtle Beach, SC

Stay Ocean Park Resort lives up to the name—it’s oceanfront—and is next door to a dog park. There’s a potty area on the first floor deck stocked with pick-up bags and lined with antibacterial synthetic grass. The front desk team is happy to play canine concierge.

Fetch Fun Dogs can learn to hang 20 (paddleboard!) along with you at Island Inspired Board Company and play caddie on the Hawaiian Rumble mini golf course.

Sit At Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, your best bud will be wagging his tail for the vanilla ice cream cup topped with a mini Milk-Bone.

Pearce, AZ

Fetch Fun Tucson Botanical Gardens opens its gates to dogs from June to September. At Pima Air & Space Museum, leashed pets can join the family in checking out the air- and spacecraft.

Sit Bookmans, a book–video game–musical instrument emporium, is a pet hangout. At Red’s Smokehouse + Tap Room in Tuscon, housemade dog fare is on the menu.

St. Augustine, FL

Stay The homey Beacher’s Lodge offers clean-up bags, a dog walk area and a guide to animal-loving attractions.

Fetch Fun The St. Augustine Pet Walk Pup Crawl is a historic pub tour of downtown. Pets can explore Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park as well as the Colonial Quarter, and ride along on Ripley’s Red Train Tours and the St. Augustine Scenic Cruise.

Sit Meehan’s Irish Pub & Seafood House’s garden courtyard is welcoming to dogs and owners alike. Pet Paradise doggie resort has a bone-shaped pool.

Sun Valley, ID

Stay The cozy Knob Hill Inn doles out a travel bowl, canine first-aid kit, Ruff Bar, waste bags and an ID collar for use during your stay.

Fetch Fun Dogs are allowed on all hiking trails in Sun Valley. Two easygoing options are Shadyside and Sunnyside at Adams Gulch in Ketchum. Families with dogs can also be found splashing around in Big Wood River and the scenic lakes near the Sawtooth Mountains, about 50 miles north of Ketchum.


Sit Galena Lodge has a doggie deck with bowls and picnic tables for taking a break or enjoying lunch. In the mood for Italian? Rico’s Authentic Italian on Ketchum’s Main Street offers discounts to doggie parents.

See Also


|Featured Content_$type=three$c=3$l=0$m=0$s=hide$rm=0

Made with in NYC

Abu Dhabi,2,Adventure,32,Adventure Travel,642,Advice,73,Africa,26,Air Travel,150,Alabama,5,Alaska,21,Alberta,1,America,77,Amsterdam,2,Anguilla,3,Antarctica,7,Antigua,3,Argentina,15,Arizona,20,Arkansas,2,Armenia,1,Asia Travel,47,Athens,3,Austin,8,Australia,92,Austria,14,Azerbaijan,1,Bahamas,13,Bangladesh,8,Beach Travel,58,Belarus,1,Belgium,10,Belize,15,Bermuda,5,Bhutan,10,Blue Lagoon,2,Bolivia,3,Botswana,3,Brazil,38,Brunei,1,Budget Travel,97,California,110,Cambodia,4,Canada,83,Caribbean,45,Caribbean & Mexico,5,Chicago,7,Chile,7,China,21,Christmas Travel,14,Clothes,1,Coliseum,1,Colombia,18,Colorado,33,Columbia,3,Connecticut,4,Corporate Travel,2,Costa Rica,13,Country Travel,248,Croatia,16,Cruiser Travel,16,Cuba,18,Cultural Travel,66,Czech Republic,6,D.C.,2,Delaware,1,Denmark,12,Desert Travel,1,Dubai,15,East Africa,4,Easter Island,1,Easter Travel,1,Eco Travel,18,Ecuador,7,Egypt,4,Emirates,1,England,13,Estonia,2,Eswatini,1,Ethiopia,2,Europe,110,Fall Travel,44,Family Travel,128,Faroe Island,1,Father's Day Travel,1,Featured,22,Features,406,Festival Travel,24,Fiji,6,Finland,16,Florida,69,Food,8,Food and Drink,4,France,38,Free Travel,3,French,6,French Polynesia,5,Galapagos,3,Georgia,14,Germany,18,Ghana,2,Greece,37,Greenland,1,Guatemala,2,Halloween Travel,9,Hawaii,53,Hayden Panettiere,1,Hiking Travel,63,Holiday Travel,28,Holland,1,Honeymoon Travel,128,Hong Kong,14,Hotels,71,Hungary,3,Iceland,41,Idaho,5,Ideas,11,Illinois,13,Independence Day Travel,1,India,36,Indiana,5,Indonesia,13,Iraq,1,Ireland,39,Island,60,islands,2,Israel,9,Italy,58,Jamaica,8,Japan,46,Jordan,6,Kansas,6,Kentucky,2,Kenya,2,Korea,2,Kyrgyzstan,1,Latin America,3,Latvia,1,Lithuania,2,London,24,Louisiana,10,Lowa,4,Luxembourg,1,Luxury Travel,35,Maine,6,Malaysia,1,Maldives,15,Malta,2,Maryland,6,Massachusetts,10,Mauritius,6,Mexico,74,Miami,13,Michigan,6,Mississippi,2,Missouri,7,Moldova,1,Monaco,1,Montana,12,Morocco,20,Mother's Day Travel,1,Myanmar,9,Namibia,4,Nature,4,Nature Travel,103,Nepal,6,Netherlands,11,Nevada,24,Nevis,1,New England,5,New Jersey,2,New Mexico,7,New Year's Day Travel,6,New York,55,New York City,21,New Zealand,47,Newfoundland,1,Nicaragua,2,North America,11,North Carolina,6,North Dakota,1,North Ireland,1,Northern Ireland,1,Norway,20,Occasional Travel,9,Oceania,1,Ohio,6,Oman,5,Oregon,11,Pakistan,2,Panama,5,Paraguay,1,Paris,23,Pennsylvania,10,Peru,21,Phoenix,1,Photo Feature,1,Poland,3,Portugal,21,Prague,1,Puerto Rico,7,Qatar,6,Quebec,1,Resort,11,Rhode Island,2,River Travel,2,Road Trips,49,Romania,5,Romantic Getaways,15,Rome,5,Russia,16,Saint Lucia,1,Saint Patrick's Day Travel,1,San Miguel de Allende,1,Scotland,10,Seasonal,56,Seasonal Travel,60,Sightseeing Tours,2,Singapore,18,Ski Resorts,10,Slovenia,6,Solo Travel,24,Solomon Islands,1,Somoa,1,Soth Africa,1,South Africa,14,South America,3,South Carolina,4,South Dakota,6,South Korea,3,South Pacific,2,Space Travel,14,Spain,33,Special,24,Special Features,315,Spring Travel,23,Sri Lanka,6,Student Travel,1,Summer Travel,53,Summer Vacation,8,Sweden,20,Swiss Alps,1,Switzerland,20,Tahiti,1,Taiwan,3,Tanzania,1,Tennessee,6,Texas,57,Thailand,31,Thanksgiving Travel,5,Things to Do,165,Tibet,2,Tips,119,Train Travel,23,Transportation,22,Travel,188,Travel Advice,64,Travel Apps,1,Travel Guide,40,Travel Tips,150,Tunisia,2,Turkey,10,Turkish,1,Tuscany,1,UAE,10,UK,40,Ukrine,1,Urban Travel,48,Uruguary,1,USA,632,Utah,13,Uzbekistan,1,Vacation Travel,247,Valentine's Day Travel,1,Vehicle Travel,2,Venezuela,1,Vermont,4,Victoria Falls,1,Vietnam,5,Virginia,5,Wales,1,Washington,15,Washington DC,20,Weddings Travel,4,West Indies,2,Wildlife Travel,13,Winter Travel,56,Wisconsin,6,Worldwide,155,Wyoming,3,xxx,1,Yemen,1,Zadar,2,Zambia,3,Zimbabwe,4,
Travel Magazine: 5 Dog-Friendly Travel Destinations
5 Dog-Friendly Travel Destinations
Canines get in on the family fun at these dog-friendly vacation spots.
Travel Magazine
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy