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VACATIONING WITH YOUR DOG?
-- DOGFRIENDLY.COM ANNOUNCES ITS 2004 LIST OF THE TOP 10
DOG-FRIENDLY CITIES TO VISIT IN NORTH AMERICA
Cod-Nantucket and Chicago top the annual list of
dog-friendly destinations. Why not take your dog to
visit one of them?
PLACERVILLE, California -- March 30, 2004 --
announced its 2004 list of the
Top 10 dog-friendly destinations in the United States
and Canada. DogFriendly.com annually compiles this list for people
who want to take their dogs with them on
vacation. The rankings are determined by the
DogFriendly.com staff and
take into account the number and quality of
dog-friendly accommodations, availability of interesting things to do with your dog,
outdoor restaurants that allow dogs and public
transportation that allows both small and large dogs. The 2003
rankings are shown in parenthesis.
1. Monterey-Carmel (7) Has a very dog-friendly
attitude. Many dog-friendly accommodations, fine
outdoor restaurants, dog-friendly beaches, a 5 mile
coastal trail and boat tours that welcome dogs. Bonus
points for not needing a car once in town.
Cape Cod-Nantucket (Not Ranked) Small and large
dogs can fly in the cabin on the local airplanes, and
are welcome on the ferries and shuttle buses. Also
offers many dog-friendly inns and beaches.
top large city in the list with dog-friendly upscale
hotels, boat and carriage tours and outdoor dining. Many
establishments cater to dogs. An
annual "Dog Day" White Sox Baseball game.
Seattle (Not Ranked): Your dog is welcome
on public transportation like ferries, buses, street
cars and a local airline. Nice dog-friendly hotels, outdoor
restaurants and attractions.
5. Key West (2) Resort town has quaint pet-friendly inns, shopping district,
outdoor dining and an aquarium that welcomes dogs
6. Lake Tahoe (1) Great year-round mountain getaway with dog-friendly hikes,
cross-country skiing and
cabin rentals. Bonus points for having a dog-friendly
river rafting adventure.
7. Toronto (Not Ranked) Dogs can
ride the subways,
buses and street cars in non-rush hours. Many dog-friendly places to
visit and an amusement park where you can
bring your pooch.
8. New York (8) Many pet-friendly upscale hotels, attractions, restaurants and
even a dog painting gallery. Plus beautiful Central
Park, a haven for city dogs.
9. Washington (6) Offers great opportunities for dog-friendly walks and sightseeing at the nation's
capitol including monuments and memorials.
10. San Francisco (Not Ranked) Take part in some of
the city's major tourist attractions like the Golden
Gate Bridge walk and shopping at Union Square with your
dog. Bonus points for the annual Dog Days of
Summer Giants game.
DogFriendly.com, founded in 1998,
offers a free website and publishes paperback books. The books are available at http://www.dogfriendly.com, at BarnesandNoble.com
or by special order at any Barnes
and Noble or Borders bookstore.