Posts Tagged ‘pet friendly’

Dog-Friendly Fun at 7000 feet

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

With Pikes Peak looming above Colorado Springs it is hard to believe the city sits at 7000 feet. But it does. Keep that in mind when planning outdoor activities as you and your dog will need to take it a bit easier than usual. You can choose a hotel from most of the major hotel chains in the city from the Crowne Plaza to a pet friendly La Quinta, or a number of other choices. If you want to stay near Manitou Springs in the shadow of Pikes Peak and near many attractions there is the Best Western Executive Inn or the Red Wing Motel. If planning to stay a while you can select an extended stay hotel such as Staybridge Suites, Towneplace Suites or Residence Inn. If you are arriving in a recreational vehicle then the Garden of the Gods Campground is near the beautiful park, there is a KOA and Fountain Creek RV Park. There are a number of vacation rentals as well.

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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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A Dog-Friendly Tour Guide to Carmel California

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

You can be certain of few things always being true. One of those things is that Carmel California will rank at or very near the top of any national pet-friendly city list. It has been in DogFriendly.com’s Top 3 resort cities to visit with a dog every year, and has held the number one spot about half the time. Carmel is made for a vacation with a dog. It is not too hot, with moderate summertime temperatures and the ocean fog cooling things off. It is not too cold in winter, so you can do the outdoor activities that make up much of a great dog-friendly vacation. But if weather was the only factor, there could be lots of other places like Carmel. There are not.

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