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San Antonio Texas is the state’s most popular tourist destination. And why not? It’s the city with the most history in the state. It is also beautiful. The Riverwalk is a not to be missed tourist site. The Alamo? Enough said. This territory was controlled by the Comanche Indians before Mission San Antonio de Valero was founded in 1718. This mission was converted into a military outpost named The Alamo. During the Texas Revolution the Alamo played a historic role. The center of modern San Antonio is the Riverwalk, in downtown. The historic sites are within a few blocks of the Riverwalk as are most of the large downtown hotels. Over the last ten years, San Antonio has grown more and more dog-friendly and is now a top dog-friendly destination in the nation.
Key West is the southernmost settlement in the U.S. It is at the end of the Florida Keys, which stretch out into the Gulf Of Mexico like a chain of islands. These are coral islands. The Keys have been, since the 1500s, home to settlers, explorers and many pirates. The jumping off point on a drive to the Keys is usually Miami. The main Islands in the Keys are Key Largo or Long Island, Islamorade, Marathon Key, Big Pine Key and of course Key West. The total length of the Overseas Highway which jumps from island to island in the Keys is 110 miles. Locations along the highway are identified my Mile Markers (or MM in directions). Key West, with population 28,000, is the main attraction for most visitors with dogs and is very dog-friendly. It is at the southern end of the highway.
Lake Tahoe is a beautiful Alpine Lake that sits at just over 6,000 foot altitude in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California and Nevada. The lake is a year round recreational destination with skiing in Winter and water sports, hiking and camping in Summer. The lake stradles the California and Nevada border, and in Stateline Nevada there are casino hotels. The road that circles Lake Tahoe is the main street here, it is Highway 50 on the South and East and Highway 89 on the West side of the Lake. It is about 70 miles on the road to circle the lake. Lake Tahoe is a truly dog-friendly destination year round.