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DOGFRIENDLY.COM ANNOUNCES ITS FIFTH
ANNUAL LIST OF THE TOP 10
DOG-FRIENDLY VACATION DESTINATION CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND
These cities have great
attractions, parks, beaches, shopping and dining. Visit these cities with
your dog for an unforgettable vacation.
POLLOCK PINES, California -- May 23, 2007 --
announced its 2007 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. Boston - Take a boat or whale watching cruise.
Walk the Freedom Trail, visit Salem and explore history
at Minute Man Park. Your leashed dog is also welcome on the
2. Vancouver - Walk the Capilano Suspension
Bridge and park. Take a walking tour of Historic Gastown.
Take the ferry and
visit nearby Victoria and beautiful Butchart Gardens.
New York - Stay in luxury at many fine hotels. Walk the
Brooklyn Bridge. Take a walking tour of lower Manhattan.
Ride the carriages. Watch a morning show. Shop in many
4. San Francisco - Luxurious
hotels, outdoor dining, the Golden Gate Bridge, Baker
Beach and many off-leash areas. Ride the cable car to
the Fisherman's Wharf area and stroll with your dog.
5. Austin - Visit
Zilker Botanical Gardens, catch a horse and carriage ride, dine in outdoor cafes. See the
bats leave the Congress St Bridge at dusk. Use
the city's many parks.
6. Portland - Enjoy over
20 off-leash areas, an amusement park and the famous
Rose Gardens. Dine at the Lucky Lab. Visit the Saturday
Outdoor Market and hike in the Colombia River Gorge.
Northern Virginia - Dine or enjoy happy hour in
dog-friendly Alexandria. Take the Canine Cruise on the
Potomac. Visit outdoor monuments in Washington and
8. Orlando - Stay at resorts such as
the Portofino Bay and Sheraton World. Take a boat
cruise, shop Winter Park, and dine at Sam Snead's where
Jeb Bush signed the doggy dining law.
San Diego - Off-leash dog beaches. Stay at Loews
Coronado Resort. Shop at dog-friendly Otay Ranch
Shopping Center complete with a dog park. Dine outdoors.
Visit nearby Julian.
10. Dallas/Fort Worth -
Ride a carriage, visit Pioneer Plaza, take a walking
tour. Visit Fort Woof dog park and the Stockyard in Fort
Worth. Dine on Texas BBQ at outdoor restaurants.
Honorable Mentions: Chicago, Indianapolis,
Philadelphia, Salt Lake, Seattle
For more details on these places, including more
information about the rankings, 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 and other books are available at stores everywhere and at http://www.dogfriendly.com