2005 Top 10 Dog-Friendly Destination Cities in Canada
and the U.S.
announced its 2005 list of the Top 10 dog-friendly destination
cities in the United States and Canada. The list, compiled
annually for people who want to take their dogs with
them on vacation. names dog loving larger cities and
resort areas. The rankings are determined by the DogFriendly
staff. To obtain these results they take into account
the number and quality of accommodations allowing dogs,
transportation, availability of interesting things to
do with your canine friend and outdoor restaurants that
allow pets. So go ahead and start your vacation planning...
- Stay in an upscale hotel, take a boat tour, visit
Navy Pier, enjoy the parks. Chicago has lots to do
with your four-legged pal.
Vancouver - Visit Historic Gastown and Granville Island.
Take your leashed dog on the local trains and buses.
Visit nearby Victoria.
Boston - Walk the freedom trail, visit the Faneuil
Hall marketplace and ride in a carriage. Your dog
may ride the city subways with you. Visit nearby Cape
Cod or Bar Harbour.
San Francisco - Excellent lodging and dog-friendly
parks, ride the famous cable cars, visit the Fisherman's
Wharf area for some shopping. The cities trains and
buses allow your dog. Visit nearby dog-friendly Carmel
or Lake Tahoe.
Seattle - Take a carriage ride through Pioneer Square
or visit the Sculpture Garden. Your pet can ride the
beautiful ferries and the city buses and trains.
Salt Lake City - Beautiful parks that welcome leashed
dogs. Visit a small amusement park in Liberty Park
or hike Ensign Peak Trail for a view of the city below.
Visit Park City for the day.
San Diego - Dogs love the off-leash parks and especially
the beaches. Try Dog Beach or Fiesta Island. Many
dog-friendly outdoor restaurants. Visit nearby Julian
- Stay at one of the many nice dog-friendly hotels.
Take your dog to Old Tucson Studios or the Pima Air
and Space Museum. Visit Tombstone for a day.
Toronto - Visit Black Creek Pioneer Village, Centreville
Amusement Park or the Toronto Islands Park. Take your
dog on the cities subways and buses. View magnificent
Niagara Falls nearby.
San Antonio - View the Alamo from outside with your
dog, stroll the Riverwalk and visit Market Square
marketplace for some shopping and a meal.
more details on these places please visit dogfriendly.com/top10.
Founded in 1998, they provide dog travel information,
offer a free website and publish paperback books. Their
United States and Canada Dog Travel Guide is available
at bookstores everywhere and at dogfriendly.com. Also,
check out our list of dog