Posts Tagged ‘dog-friendly beach’

St. Augustine Florida – Fountain of Youth and Dog-Friendly

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

St. Augustine Florida is America’s oldest continuously occupied European settlement. It was founded by Spaniard Pedor Menendez de Aviles in 1565. In 1702 most of St. Augustine burnt down and was rebuilt next to the fortress Castillo de San Marcos. This fortress dominates the downtown next to the harbor. St. Augustine today has the old town area, 40 miles of beaches and a population of about 16,000. It is one of the most pet-friendly destinations in Florida. Also, being on the north end of Florida just a bit south of Jacksonville it doesn’t get as hot as further south. For a dog with a lot of hair this is a good thing.

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Top 200 Places: Jupiter Beach Florida

Sunday, May 13th, 2012


Jupiter Off-leash Dog Beach
A1A/Ocean Blvd
Jupiter,
Florida 33477
561-746-5134

Although dogs are not allowed at any of the city parks, they are allowed at this 2 1/2 mile long beach off-leash site. According to the parks department, take Highway 1 to Highway 706/E Indiantown Road East to old A1A (the beach road) and go South; dogs are allowed on the beach after passing Carlin Park and the lifeguards. Dogs must be under their owner’s control at all times and cleaned up after promptly.


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.