Posts Tagged ‘Dog-Friendly’

Portland Oregon – One of the Most Pet-Friendly Cities in America

Monday, August 26th, 2013

When you mention the Portland Oregon dog-friendly scene to any self-respecting well traveled local dog they will immediately think of The Lucky Labrador. There are actually four of them throughout the area. The Lucky Lab is a brewery with a, you guessed it, a Labrador Retreiver mascot on their beer labels. But you don’t have to like beer to go here. They have a menu of salads and deli sandwiches as well. Your dog can accompany you to the outside areas of each of the locations. But Portland is not a one “Lab” town. Also try out the Tin Shed Garden Cafe which comes complete with a dog menu alongside its natural, organic and healthy people foods.

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Black Hills of South Dakota – It’s worth the drive with your dog

Monday, August 26th, 2013

When you think of the most pet-friendly states places like California, Oregon or Florida may come to mind. You may not think of South Dakota. However, the Black Hills Region of South Dakota takes a back seat to no one as far as a vacation paradise for your four legged friend. The main catch is it’s far from most places. If you are driving cross country on Interstate 90 you will pass right through the region. You should stop and spend a few days.
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A Dog-Friendly Tour Guide to Maine’s Bar Harbor – Acadia

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

National Parks have a somewhat well-deserved reputation as not very dog-friendly. After all, there is a list of restrictions at most parks about where your dog can’t go. Usually it includes “all backcountry trails”, hiking trails, and major tourist sites. There are, however, some National Parks where this is not the case. Acadia National Park, in Bar Harbor, Maine is certainly one of the them.

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