Summer Jet Set: Pet-Friendly Travel

Pamper your pooch with a pet-friendly vacation!

Vacation getaways can be bittersweet when you have to leave your beloved pet at home. Fortunately pet hotels and pet-friendly hotels are growing in popular vacation destinations.  So whether you want to take your pet with you or have it pampered while you are out of town these hotels will make sure your pet has a great vacation too!

Cypress Inn

Bring your pet with you to sunny California!  At the Cypress Inn in Carmel, Cali. you and your pet can enjoy an intimate getaway in a Mediterranean environment.  At this boutique hotel you can find off leash beaches, pet-friendly dining areas and pet sitters.

Cypress Inn | $30 pet fee

The Pooch Hotel

The Pooch Hotel has two locations one in Sunnyvale, Cali and the other in Chicago. This hotel is meant to be a boarding hotel for dogs whose parents want peace of mind when leaving their pets behind. All pet suites include cable television and webcam so owners can check in with their pets while traveling. Other luxurious amenities include a limo service for pick-up and drop-off, a swimming pool, treadmills, and a Spaw with aromatherapy baths, facials, pawdicures, and fur coloring.

The Pooch Hotel | $75-100


Escape with your pet to southwestern Colorado for mountain skiing and recreation.  At the Mountain Lodge at Telluride you and your pet will experience a private and active getaway amongst the San Juan Mountains.  At this resort your pet is greeted with welcome snacks, a Frisbee and is allowed off leash on resort grounds which include the hiking and biking trails.

Mountain Lodge at Telluride | $50 pet fee

 Sniff Dog Hotel

The Sniff Dog Hotel is located in Portland, Oreg. and makes sure your dog is well taken care of while you are out of town.  Its clean interior and high technology webcams ensure your animal is getting prime service.  Some of the amenities your pet can enjoy at Sniff include snacks, a feeding ball, 20 minute stroll or play session and spa amenities such as grooming, bubble baths and of course a pawdicure.

Sniff Dog Hotel | $37-75