Before booking your accommodations, research hotels, resorts, or vacation rentals that welcome pets. Look for places that offer pet-friendly amenities such as designated pet areas.
Review the pet policies and any restrictions imposed by the destination or accommodation.
Look for destinations that offer plenty of outdoor activities and attractions suitable for pets. National parks, beaches, hiking trails.
Some cities are known for being especially pet-friendly, with a range of pet-friendly establishments and activities.
Research attractions and activities that allow pets. Many outdoor markets, festivals, and even some museums or historic sites have pet-friendly policies.
Make a checklist of essential items for your pet, including food, water, bowls, medication, leash, collar, identification tags, waste bags, and a comfortable bed or crate.
Ensure your pet's safety during travel by using a secure pet carrier or harness. If you're traveling by car, use a pet seatbelt or a pet travel crate.
Make small cuts into a tennis ball and stuff it with your dog's favorite treats or kibble. Your dog will have a blast rolling the ball around and figuring out how to get the treats out through the openings.