Archive for August, 2012

Top 200 Places: Cape May – Lewes Ferry

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Sandman Blvd. & Lincoln Drive
N Cape May,
New Jersey 08204
609-889-7200

This ferry service provides transportation for vehicles and passengers between Cape May, New Jersey and Lewes, Delaware. The ferry cuts miles off of driving along the Atlantic coast. Pets are welcome but the following rules apply. For the M.V. Cape May, M.V. Delaware and M.V. Twin Cape ferries, pets are welcome on the ferry on exterior decks and any lounge areas where food is not being made, served or eaten. Pets are not allowed in the lounge area whenever there is a private party being hosted. For the M.V. Cape Henlopen and M.V. New Jersey ferries, pets are not allowed in any interior space but are allowed on all exterior decks. For all ferries, dogs of all sizes are allowed but need to be kept under control at all times and leashed or in a carrier. People need to clean up after their pets. Pets are not allowed in the shuttles. Rates start at $20 to $25 for a vehicle and driver. For a foot passenger with no car, rates start at $6 to $8 per person. Larger vehicles can be accommodated but there is an extra charge. The Cape May Terminal is located at Sandman Blvd. and Lincoln Drive in North Cape May, New Jersey. The Lewes Terminal is located at 43 Henlopen Drive in Lewes, Delaware. Rates are subject to change. For reservations or to check rates, call the ferry line toll free at 1-800-643-3779.


Top 200 Places

DogFriendly.com, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at http://www.dogfriendly.com. Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at email@dogfriendly.com. You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

The blog entries can be found at http://dogfriendly.com/dognews/?cat=243, our Facebook page, or Twitter.

Top 200 Places: Bear Country South Dakota

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Bear Country U.S.A.
13820 South Highway 16
Rapid City,
South Dakota
605-343-2290

This wildlife drive-thru park allows dogs to accompany you inside your car as you drive to view the animals. You and your pet must remain in your car once you are inside the wildlife park and all of the windows must stay closed. The park offers a variety of North American wildlife including black bears, grizzly bears, mountain lions, wolves, elk, big horn sheep, buffalo and more. Pets are also allowed at the outdoor picnic tables near the snack bar which is located at the end of the wildlife drive-thru. Pets are not allowed inside buildings including the gift shop, and they are also not allowed in the walk-around area where you can view and pet other types of animals. Bear Country is located on Highway 16, south of Rapid City, heading towards Mt. Rushmore. Well-behaved leashed pets are welcome.


Top 200 Places

DogFriendly.com, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at http://www.dogfriendly.com. Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at email@dogfriendly.com. You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

The blog entries can be found at http://dogfriendly.com/dognews/?cat=243, our Facebook page, or Twitter.

Top 200 Places: Paris Las Vegas

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Paris Las Vegas
3655 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas,
Nevada 89109

In addition to offering a number of in-house amenities for all level of travelers, this casino hotel resort is a major fun destination offering guests a variety of wining, dining, shopping, and around-the-clock entertainment opportunities – including the romantic ambiance of one of Europe’s most notable cities. Dogs up to 50 pounds are allowed with a credit card on file and a $100 per night refundable deposit. A contact cell number is required and dogs must be crated when left alone in the room. Their PetStay program also includes food and water bowls, doggy treats, and a pet mat.


Top 200 Places

DogFriendly.com, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at http://www.dogfriendly.com. Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at email@dogfriendly.com. You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

The blog entries can be found at http://dogfriendly.com/dognews/?cat=243, our Facebook page, or Twitter.