10 Amazing Places To Vacation With Your Dog
With more hotels becoming dog-friendly, pet parents are now able to explore every corner of the globe with their furry companions. Here are some of our favourite destinations.
Choosing the right vacation can be tough to narrow down. To help you out, we’ve put together the best places to travel with your dog.
1. Cape San Blas, Florida, USA
For those who love the beach, Cape San Blas offers sunny skies, off-leash dog beaches and plenty of opportunities to make new furry friends. It’s the ideal vacation spot for dog owners looking to relax.
2. Mutt Lynch Winery: Sonoma County, California, USA
This unique winery offers more than just a nice bottle of Merlot. You can take part in “Yappy Hour” where dog parents can enjoy a night out with their beloved pets.
3. Banff, Alberta, Canada
If you love mountains and fresh air, Banff is the place for you! There’s plenty of snow and great skiing in the winter, but the best part is the dog-friendly trails. Who wouldn’t want to explore the great outdoors with their pooch?
Check out the Fairmont Banff for a paw-some pet-friendly stay!
4. Disney’s Campsites at Fort Wilderness Resort: Florida, USA
If you’re into camping with your dog—or just want an escape from the city—you’ll love this pet-friendly spot. Spend the night under millions of stars on these grounds located near Disney World.
5. The Resort Canino Can Jane: Roca Del Valles, Spain
Can you believe it? A water park resort for dogs—it actually exists! Roca del Valles (Barcelona), Spain has won over dog lovers across the globe with this water park designed just for pup. They even have flotation devices and life jackets for dogs.
6. Honolulu, Oahu: Hawaii, USA
Hawaii offers tons of dog-friendly accommodations and adventures, and cities like Honolulu are the perfect place to spend your days in the sun. The Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head is a hot spot for dog lovers travelling with their furry companions.
7. Surf Dog Competition: Huntington Beach, California
The annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog Competition in Huntington Beach, California, is quite possibly the greatest dog-centric event of all time. The founders have created a safe space for dog lovers, surf nuts and beach bums to spend three whole days enjoying this fabulous event. The entry fee is a $1 donation and they offer surf lessons for pups, complete with a super cool prize pack for the winner of the Surf Dog Competition.
And $10 from each $60 registration fee for competitors is donated to a dog-related cause of your choice.
8. Lake Louise: Alberta, Canada
Crystal blue water, picturesque mountains…what more could you want? Make Lake Louise one of the must-see destinations on your next cross-country trip. It’s always been a favourite among travellers, but now pet lovers are starting to get in on the action.
Special shout out goes to the Fairmont Chateau for being voted the number one pet-friendly hotel in Canada!
9. Utah, USA
We know it’s a big state, so we couldn’t narrow it down to just one trail! Utah is filled with dozens of amazing hiking trails, campsites and swimming holes. From exploring natural rock formations to motoring around downtown Salt Lake City, it’s is a haven for dog loving adventurists.
10. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Of course Vancouver had to make the list! From shopping on Robson Street to hiking the hills of North Vancouver, this West Coast metropolis is your dream destination. All you need for the adventure of a lifetime is some snazzy day attire, hiking boots and your beloved pup.
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