Tag Archives: pet-friendly travel

Part II: Mackinac Island, Michigan – Dog-friendly Horse-drawn Experience

If you haven’t ridden through tree-lined paths and along slopped streets in a horse-drawn carriage, then my dog Victor has one on you. Yes, horse-drawn carriage is the primary method of transportation on Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan where cars can’t go but many, many people do, especially in the summer. Many people and their […]

dog in cafe Balboa Park, San Diego, California

Dog-Friendly San Diego: Liberty Station and Balboa Park … with fries

Liberty Station and NTC Park If you’re pup isn’t bothered by the sound of low flying jet planes – about every five minutes – then Liberty Station is a great place in San Diego to run the dog. One advantage of San Diego is the airport is minutes from downtown, hotels and the marina. One […]

dog shopping at Bridge Street Town Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Travel Huntsville, AL: Where can I shop with my dog? (Part II)

To say the Bridge Street Town Center in Huntsville, Alabama is dog friendly shortchanges the dog his bone. Not only does the property welcome pups, they encourage them with festivals throughout the year including Dog Fest on May 5, 2017. Clean and pristine, this sculpted open-air shopping emporium hints of Las Vegas. No slot machines, of […]

dog with stuffed toy

Travel Erie, PA: Showing my dog some love with a visit to Presque Isle State Park (Part II)

(Thank you to our sponsor Red Roof Inn for providing accommodations on this trip!) Day two and I’m ‘showing my dog Victor some love this February’ by taking him on a road trip to Erie, Pennsylvania. Today we head to why we’re here: Presque Isle State Park. It’s an incredible site with almost every outdoor […]

Victor a black dog at Red Roof Inn for Valentines Day

Travel Erie, PA: Show Your Dog Some Love in February Getaway (Part I)

(Thank you to our sponsor Red Roof Inn for providing accommodations on this trip!) Show your dog some love this month. Take him/her on a road trip, even for a weekend. February, the month of hearts and flowers, is also ‘Love Your Pet Month’ (aren’t the all?). I’m all over it. Valentine’s Day can be […]

schnauzer on a boat

Travel: Door County, Wisconsin (Part 1). Getting Doggie Sea Legs on a Fireboat

Boats aren’t usually my thing (despite spending four days on a houseboat earlier this year). But when I saw Maggie May and Maddy on the Chicago Fireboat Legend Cruise in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, I knew this one was going to be ok. The Chicago Fireboat tour is dog friendly

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Saskatoon: Pooches, Hooches, and a soon-to-be framed Shih Tzu dog

This week, I will get this image framed. I found it in a pile of stuff in my office and remembered I purchased this irresistible photo card – of a wind-blown Shih Tzu looking like a movie star – at the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan farmers market a couple of years ago when I was visiting the […]