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DOGFRIENDLY.COM ANNOUNCES ITS 2007 LIST OF THE TOP 10
DOG-FRIENDLY RESORTS TO VISIT IN THE UNITED STATES
resort regions and tourist areas welcome your dog
along with the rest of the family.
POLLOCK PINES, California -- June 27, 2007 --
announced its 2007 list of the
Top 10 dog-friendly resort regions in the United
States. The rankings are determined by the DogFriendly.com staff and take into
account the number and quality of dog-friendly accommodations, interesting things to do with your dog,
beaches, parks, nearby attractions and outdoor
restaurants that allow dogs.
1. Portland ME - This dog-friendly town has it all. Walking tours, cruises, beaches, parks and islands to visit. A number of off-leash dog parks. Nearby Boothbay is
also worth a visit.
2. Carmel / Monterey CA - Dog-Friendly Carmel City Beach, trails, shopping, outdoor restaurants and quaint lodging. Carmel and Monterey are easy areas to walk around.
3. Asheville / Blue Ridge NC - Walk the Asheville Urban Trail. Visit the grounds of the Biltmore Estate or shop at Biltmore Village. Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway.
4. Key West FL - Quaint B&B's, lots of outdoor dining. Charter a boat, walk the charming village streets.
5. Charlottesville VA - Visit Monticello and Red Hill Estates grounds, dog-friendly wineries, shop at the historic downtown mall. Visit dog-friendly Shenandoah park nearby.
6. Black Hills SD - You can see Mt. Rushmore from the pet area. A number of other attractions, hiking trails and parks. If you have kids visit the Flintstones Campground.
7. Lake Tahoe CA/NV - Visit the dog-friendly village and gondola at Squaw Valley. Rent a boat on the lake, swim at one of four beaches for dogs. Cross country skiing in Winter.
8. Cape May NJ - Visit Historic Cold Spring Village. Whale watch or charter boats. Visit wineries, parks, beaches and take the ferry to Lewes, DE.
9. Grand Canyon AZ - Dogs can walk along the rim and view the canyon with you. If you and your dog are up to hiking down the canyon try the Havasupai Reservation.
10. Hocking Hills OH - Dog-friendly accommodations and dog-friendly parks. Don't miss the caves and scenic hikes of Hocking Hills State Park. Rent a canoe or two.
Honorable Mentions - The following five places are also excellent vacation spots to visit with your dog -
- Bar Harbor/Acadia, ME
- Cape Cod, MA
- Pennsylvania Dutch Country, PA
- Mendocino, CA
- St Augustine, FL
For more details on these places 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 DogFriendly.com's Campground and RV Park Guide
are available at
bookstores everywhere and at http://www.dogfriendly.com