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Best pet-friendly travel destinations
If you're taking your family on a road trip this summer, consider including the pet to make it a more memorable occasion. There are certain destinations that might make it easier for you to care for your four-legged pal and have fun at the same time.
Topping Dogfriendly.com's 2011 list of locations welcoming to pets, this remarkable Oregon city is home to several prominent gardens and parks suitable for dogs, and it's surrounded by spectacular natural wonders.
This old-fashioned western city paints a vibrant picture of Texas, providing plenty of dog-friendly parks, outdoor cafes and gardens for you and your furry companion to explore.
The Indiana capital is rich in tradition and culture, as it's dotted with historical sites, nature preserves and trails. Even some of the city's most popular tourist attractions can be viewed with your family's pet.
Other cities that are known for pet-friendliness include Charlotte, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Orlando, Florida. Following these car travel tips might just make your family trip more enjoyable and encourage you to explore the great outdoors.