Pet Friendly Travel Blog: Pet Friendly Hotels

At some pet friendly hotel chains, pampering goes to the dogs - but in a good way!  These accommodations offer pet programs that feature a wide variety of pet amenities and services for four-legged guests, to make them feel pampered and right at home! Aloft Hotels For pet parents looking for...
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,...
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...
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...
With all the spending variables that can come about when traveling, it's always good to dig a bit and find out how and where you can save. Everyone loves a deal!  Besides, if you can save a little "here" then you can spend it a little more "there." As pet parents, we love to take our pets with us...
“One thing about Basin Harbor”, says 4th generation manager and co-owner Pennie Beach,“ is that it’s really hard to get it before you get here.” I think what she meant is that you don’t get a true feeling of the place until you arrive. What started out as a working farm in the 1800’s has been...
More and more pet parents are deciding to bring their pets along when they travel.  For many, this means staying at a pet friendly hotel or other type of pet friendly accommodation. It's important to make sure that you and your pet are prepared. Following some simple tips will help to ensure that...
By Yvonne Cantrell  | We are a boating family. Waterskiing, houseboating, wakeboarding, surfboarding, or hanging out on the tube, we love to do it all. Naturally, we encouraged our Papillion, PeeWee, to enjoy it along with us from the time he was a puppy.  He’s hooked now like the rest of us....
Barkwells Vacation Retreat is located in Mills River, North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains --- just outside of Asheville.  This resort is the ultimate pet friendly vacation spot for you, your family and your dog.  This dog-centric retreat is truly heaven on earth for your dog.  Eight acres of...
It’s 6:00 a.m., the third Saturday in July, the car is packed and filled with gas and through some miraculous intervention, everyone manages to stumble to the car ready to begin their Outer Banks family vacation. Except for Max, the half beagle, half-who-knows-what who is sleeping in the local dog...

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