Best pet destinationsGoing on a vacation with your pet, or perhaps just looking to move to a more pet-friendly place, you may benefit from knowing what places treat pets as part of the family. To promote safe & simple family travel we have collected an assortment of destinations that are renowned for their pet-friendliness.
USA, Colorado – Recently, Forbes ranked Colorado Springs as the most pet friendly city in the USA. The city has more than 10,000 acres of public park space, or almost a tenth of an acre for every pet. It also features seven dog parks and 113 veterinarians.
In addition, Hotel Aspen, in Aspen, Colorado, was named over and over as one of the most pet-friendly hotels. Some rooms have porches for canine romping, and there’s a hiking trail nearby for pets and their owners.
United Kingdom, the Lake District – MSN recently published its Best dog-friendly destinations in Britain. Lake Windermere and the Lake District were ranked first with their pet friendly hotels and pubs. The smooth expanses of water and rolling hills will probably appeal more to you than to your dog! On the other hand, there are virtually endless riverbanks for your furry friend to run along, barking.
After a long day of hiking, grab a pint with your pooch at The Watermill Inn in North Windermere.
USA, San Francisco, California – Topping the Animal Planet list of most dog-friendly locations San Francisco is not only one of America's best-loved tourist destinations — it's also a great getaway destination for dogs and their human companions. "The City by the Bay" has some of the best urban dog playgrounds in the United States, including Golden Gate Park, with its more than 1,000 acres of green space and four off-leash dog areas. There are even several off-leash beaches in San Francisco, including Baker Beach, Ocean Beach and Fort Funston.
There are also a variety of pet-friendly attractions for visitors to San Francisco, including the Embarcadero, Coit Tower and Fisherman's Wharf. And if that doesn't have you planning a San Francisco getaway with your pet, consider that all of these sites are accessible by cable car, which allows dogs of all sizes.
There is no shortage of pet-friendly hotels in San Francisco, such as the Palomar, the Holiday Inn Civic Center and the Four Seasons. You'll also find countless options for outdoor doggie dining, including Ristorante Mona Lisa on Columbus Avenue in North Beach. Considering all the great things you can do with your pet in San Francisco, it's no wonder that it tops our list as the most dog-friendly destination in the United States."