Pet Friendly Travel Blog

TripsWithPets Blog

Taking a road trip with your pet? Have a cat that hates the car? Thinking about flying the friendly skies with Rover? Looking for tips for staying at pet friendly accommodations? We invite you to peruse our blog where you'll find informative posts on these topics and many others.

We'll give you tips, tricks, and inspiration on all things pet travel! Plus, we've thrown in some posts that will help when you're hanging out at home with your best friend, like pet health and safety, dog training & behavior, and even yummy dog treat recipes.

Not all "pet friendly" hotels are created equal.  While some just allow pets, others set themselves apart by really putting "friendly" in pet friendly. We've done some digging to uncover the best of the best for pet friendly hotels in North Carolina.  Among the things we looked at were pet fees,...
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas that make up the Triangle are places that many pet parents and their furkids call "home".  They are also a big hit with pet travelers, with multiple pet friendly accommodations to choose from, as well as activities, breweries and restaurants to...
With so many hotels to choose from, how do pet parents decide where to stay with their pet?  No worries, we can help!  We've determined the top 5 most popular hotel chains when traveling with your pet -- based on the overall number of hotel bookings we receive. 1. La Quinta Inns & Suites This...
They say, “Virginia is for Lovers,” but when people plan a weekend getaway to this great state with their pups, they often say, “Virginia is for Dog Lovers!” With plenty of pet friendly things to do, from hiking and biking to shopping and pampering, pups and their peeps can take a quick weekend...
The beauty and splendor of the North Carolina mountains entice visitors from all over the state and beyond! With scenic surroundings and spectacular views, majestic waterfalls, and an abundance of outdoor activities, many pet parents flock to western North Carolina with their furry sidekicks for...
The beautiful North Carolina coastline is a hot pick for vacations, and not just for local families but for those nationwide! From the diverse beaches, unique lighthouses and history of the northern Outer Banks, all the way down south to the quaint and charming Oak Island beach areas, it’s easy to...
Hey everyone, Tucker here! My parents just told me we’re about to start planning a new trip. They aren’t sure where yet, but I want to look at some great pet friendly hotel chains so they have some options - any place is a great place with my pet parents! I felt like I was chasing my own tail in...
Whether you're moving with your pet and need a place to stay "in-between" homes, planning a long getaway, or getting your floors redone and need to "move-out" of your house for awhile - extended stay lodging is a great option! Staying at an extended stay hotel is particularly popular when you are...
Guess what?! My pet parents just told me they’re planning a trip to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast! The thought of my paws sinking in the sand and splashing about in the cool water sure gets my tail waggin’! I can hardly contain my excitement, so instead of waiting for Mom to figure out where we’re...
Pet parents are changing the way they make travel plans!  Rather than just bringing their pet along, a growing number of pet parents are planning their trips around their pets. The pet-human bond is stronger than it's ever been.  A testament to this is the record number of American households that...

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