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DOGFRIENDLY.COM ANNOUNCES ITS 2006 LIST OF THE TOP 10
DOG-FRIENDLY VACATION DESTINATION CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND
These cities have great
attractions, parks and beaches. Visit these cities with
your dog for an unforgettable vacation.
POLLOCK PINES, California -- April 5, 2006 --
announced its 2006 list of the
Top 10 dog-friendly vacation destination cities in North
America. DogFriendly.com compiles this list annually for people who want to take their
dogs with them on vacation. The rankings are determined by
DogFriendly.com researchers and
take into account the number and quality of
dog-friendly accommodations, transportation,
beaches, parks, attractions, stores, dining and other things to
do with your dog.
1. Vancouver - Stroll and shop from Historic Gastown
to Granville Island. Take your dog for a ferry ride and
visit nearby Victoria and beautiful Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island.
San Francisco - Many dog-friendly hotels to choose from. Ride the cable
cars and street cars with leashed dogs,
stroll through the Wharf area. Dog-friendly
beaches, parks and outdoor dining.
Chicago - Take a boat tour on the Chicago River or Lake
Michigan, visit Navy Pier and Buckingham Fountain. Walk
the 18 mile Lakefront Trail with your leashed pup.
Boston - Take the Boston T with your leashed dog. Visit
Historical sites - walk the Freedom Trail, take a ferry
to Cape Cod or Martha's Vineyard. Visit Salem for spooky
5. Austin - Visit the Botanical Gardens,
take a carriage ride, dine in outdoor cafes. See the
bats leave the Congress St Bridge each evening and use
the city's excellent parks and dog parks.
Seattle - Take the ferry to Bainbridge Island. Ride
public transportation with your leashed dog. Visit Sand
Point Magnuson Park off-leash beach. Ride a carriage
through Pioneer Square.
7. New York - Get
around by Taxi, Limo or Pet Taxi. Take a walking tour.
Visit famous stores, ride the horse and carriages,
visit the 30 off-leash parks and the Prospect park
8. Long Beach, CA - Visit L.A. County's
only off-leash dog beach. Catch one of the many annual events
such as the Haute Dog Easter Parade. Visit nearby
attractions in Orange County and L.A.
Louis - Visit the AKC Museum of the Dog, Purina Farms,
many local wineries and a riverboat ride. Take a walking
tour and visit nearby historical parks throughout
10. Northern Virginia - Cruise the
Potomac on a Canine Cruise. Visit outdoor attractions at
Mount Vernon and Roosevelt Island. Visit a
Doggy Happy Hour in Old Town Alexandria.
For more details on these places, including more
information about the ranking, please
DogFriendly.com, founded in 1998 to provide dog travel
offers a free website and publishes paperback books.
DogFriendly.com's United States and Canada Dog Travel
Guide is available at
bookstores everywhere and at http://www.dogfriendly.com