Whether you’re planning to stay in a luxury hotel or exploring campgrounds in a National Park, our list of dog-friendly vacations will help you find the right destination for you and your furry friend.
- Beverly Hills, California
Looking for a luxury summer getaway? You and Fido can get pampered in style at the Beverly Hills Peninsula. This hotel and spa offers complimentary walks and in-room massages for dog up to 100 pounds. Personalized towels and a special doggy treat menu will add a special touch to your vacation.
- Bruges, Belgium
If you’re ready to relax and unwind on a vacation with dogs, Bruges may be just the place for you. You can explore European charm from the comfort of a quaint bed and breakfast that caters to canine travelers and their people, The Doghouse. While there, indulge in a chocolate tour or shop the famous Market Square.
- Ashville, North Carolina
If you’re looking for best vacations with dogs, Ashville is well-known for its arts and cultural events and is great for dog friendly vacations. While there, treat your special friend to a dog biscuit at Three Dog Bakery and explore one of the town’s many dog parks.
- Barcelona, Spain
From famed cathedrals like Sagrada Familia, to shopping the Avinguda Diagonal, Barcelona has a lot to see and a number of dog-friendly restaurants for your pup. During the summer, visit Spain’s Resort Canino Can Jane, a five-star dog resort complete with a water park specially designed for your four-legged friend. No trip to Barcelona is complete without a tour of the Picasso Museum.
- Queen Mary 2 – New York, New York to Southampton, England Cruise lovers will swoon over the luxury ocean liner, Queen Mary 2. It includes a special dog kennel with White Glove service to feed and pamper Fido. Plus, dogs have an indoor and outdoor off-leash areas where they can exercise in style.
- Avon, Colorado
Beaver Creek Mountain is not just a skier’s paradise, it’s also home to the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch. Take a guided tour with your pet or treat your pet to a hand prepared menu. Whether you’re looking for some of the best summer hiking trails, riding winter’s fresh powder, or teeing up on the golf course, you will find it in Avon.
- Hakone, Japan
Nature lovers will love Hakone’s tranquil views. The mountainous town is home to a number of dog-friendly hotels including the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa. Dog sitting is included in your stay so you can climb nearby Mount Fuji or enjoy the onsite spa without worry. Visiting in the fall? Lake Ashi’s colorful forest calls for a sightseeing tour.
- Outer Banks, North Carolina
For those planning beach vacations with dogs, the Outer Banks has a number of options for on and off leash beaches. Rules can vary from beach to beach and beaches may require leashes during the busy season. Be sure to check beach regulations before you go.
- Bar Harbor, Maine
Hit the trails in Acadia National Park or smell the flowers in Asticou Azalea Garden. For those in need of a scenic beach getaway, Hadley Point Beach is known for its scenic coastline and stunning sunsets. Dogs are permitted on-leash and visitors enjoy access the picnic tables, boating and more.
- Venice, Italy
Enjoy some homemade tiramisu at the dog-friendly, Barcarretto or sip a smoothie at 60/40 Venezia. Touring through Europe with your four-legged friend may be the vacation you have dreamed about.