Pet Friendly Vacations

July 1, 2016

The summer season is also vacation season – time to get away from it all, take some time and relax. You know what isn’t relaxing? Scrambling to find care for your pet. Finding care for your pet while you’re away is not only a hassle; it’s stressful to have to leave your pet behind. For this reason, we found some great pet friendly vacation spots to check out with the entire family.

Whistler Summit Lodge

Located in beautiful British Columbia, Whistler Summit Lodge in the heart of Whistler Village has just as much to offer in the summer as it does in the winter. In addition to the natural beauty and extensive hiking trails to enjoy with your pup, visitors can enjoy activities such as canoe tours, bungee jumping, ziplining through the canyons of Whistler, and ATV tours. Be sure to also spend some time relaxing is the Scandinave spa.

The best part? Your dog stays for free. Summit Lodge Hotel staff will prepare your room in advance with appropriate pet supplies, such as food bowls, a dog bed and treats. The hotel offers pet sitting and walking services, including adventure hikes for dogs. Enjoy several dog parks nearby with off leash hours. Learn more here.

Camp Gone to the Dogs

Located in Vermont, U.S., Camp Gone to the Dogs offers a “dream vacation with your dog.” Operating for 27 years, the camp offers a wide range of sessions and seminars to explore new activities with your dog. Activities are divided into classes, such as agility and obedience, workshops such as yoga, lectures such as biology of dogs, and just plain fun activities such as leash making and doggie costume parties. Where does your pup sleep at night? With you! Learn more here.

Woodhaven Country Lodge

Located on Sandy Lake in the Kawartha’s of Ontario, Woodhaven is a full-service lodge with a bed-and-breakfast hospitality. The atmosphere is quiet and peaceful – a wonderful place to relax lakeside with your family. Accommodations include cottages and suites. Pets are free to roam off leash wherever they please in the resort and on the grounds, including the docks and the beach. Learn more here.

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