Best Vacations for Dogs
the Adirondacks, Lake Placid is a gorgeous four-season vacation destination and one of the most dog-friendly spots in America. In summer, big dogs will enjoy the nearly three-mile hiking trail around Mirror Lake , and small dogs will love to splash at the doggie beach. There’s also lots of snow in the winter, and dogs who like the snow will love running through the fresh powder.
lorida’s gorgeous Gulf Coast near Naples, Sanibel is one of the best beaches to bring your dog. Book a beachside cottage, and spend your days combing the famous beaches for seashells, while your dog runs, splashes, and chases scurrying crabs. Algiers Beach is a great dog area right next to the island’s nature preserve. Dogs who love waves will love the safe and gentle surf of the Gulf of Mexico.
Branson is also one of the best vacation spots for dogs, as there are miles and miles of wonderful hiking trails in Table Rock State Park , where they can go off leash and splash in a few lakes along the way. Dogs who like having their picture taken will love Busters Old Time Photos , where the whole family can get an old-time Wild West photo with Fido.
dog-friendly vacation condo in Los Angeles, and take your buddy to all the great city parks so he or she can smell new things and meet new friends. For a true party evening Los Angeles style, head to SkyBark , a trendy downtown bar with an incredible view of the L.A. skyline, where you are welcome to dance the night away with your dog. Dogs who love travelling in a tiny carrier will enjoy feeling right at home as you shop ‘til you drop.
Barc Parc , where dogs even have their own lake to play in and separate areas for big dogs and small dogs. Thirsty dogs will love the doggie drinking fountain at the North-End Dog Park at Grand Strand.
gorgeous Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, the Gatlinburg Sky Lift lets you bring your dog with you on the ride to the top of the mountain, so you can hike together back to the bottom through pretty forests and by rushing streams. Active dogs will love the freedom of a wilderness hike, where they can be free.
Gatlinburg also happens to be one of the more affordable and family-friendly destinations for booking a vacation rental!
Lazy Dog Kayak is happy to help you go paddling with your pooches out to a private dog park sandbar where they can run free and play to their—and your—heart’s content. Dogs that like water will also love playing all day at the Key West Dog Beach .
Dogs that love riding in the car will love the picturesque Seventeen Mile Drive down the California coastline as much as you do.
Alexandria is the hometown of George Washington, and it has lots of pretty parks and places to explore. Dogs that are happy to walk on a leash will enjoy a historic walking tour with Alexandria's Footsteps of the Past Walking Tours .
Leavenworth, the Iron Goat Trail follows the path of the old Great Northern Railway through the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest and past waterfalls. Dogs are welcome. Dogs that love fast water will love a tubing adventure on the Wenatchee River with Let's Go Tubing , a tubing company that welcomes dogs with open arms.
The best vacations for dogs are ones where your furry friend can be a part of all the action. So, no matter where you go, book a pet-friendly vacation rental where your pet has plenty of room to run around.