August 26 is National Dog Day, and at Sonesta, we love dogs! Recent research shows that the majority of pet owners (54%) plan to travel with their cat or dog in the next year. Good news for those traveling with a furry best friend. . . most of our hotels are pet-friendly! As we honor our canine companions this National Dog Day, we share below a few dog-friendly destinations to #StaySonesta with your pup.
Dogs love Austin, and Austin loves dogs! Sonesta Simply Suites Austin South is ideally located for exploring spots like Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park, and Barton Creek Greenbelt, all perfect spots for a long walk. Dogs are also welcome on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol. Enjoy a picnic and a stroll, and don’t forget to take a photo in front of this iconic building with your dog.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Head to the mountains of Colorado to enjoy all of the beauty Colorado Springs has to offer, along with a warm welcome for your dog. Garden of the Gods is just a few miles away from Sonesta ES Suites Colorado Springs and offers dog-friendly hiking and a café where your dog can join you for a snack. Colorado Springs is also home to Pub Dog, where you can dine with your dog, or let him off leash in their 3,000 square foot dog park.
Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Town Lake are both dog-friendly, and they are perfect for the dog who loves the outdoors. Take a hike or head out on the water on a dog-friendly paddle boat. If you and your dog need a little retail therapy, Tempe Marketplace is the place to go. Leashed dogs are welcome in this outdoor market, which features shopping, dining, entertainment, and more.
The Portland – Vancouver area is filled with opportunities to take in natural beauty and history. #StaySonesta at Sonesta ES Suites Portland Vancouver 41st Street and plan a visit for you and your dog to nearby Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, where you can enjoy time on the trails together. They’ve even offered a “Bark Ranger” program in the past! Portland offers a variety of spots to eat and drink with your dog in tow, like Java Hound Coffee, where you can order a puppacino, and Cycle Dog, an indoor/outdoor dog park and dog-friendly tavern.