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Top 5 Beaches To Vacation With Your Dog

It's the peak of summertime, and if you haven't already, there's still time to plan that coveted beach vacation. Lisa and I love going to...

Horst Hoefinger  |  Aug 6th 2008


It’s the peak of summertime, and if you haven’t already, there’s still time to plan that coveted beach vacation. Lisa and I love going to the beach but, like many of you, hate having to leave “the kids” behind. I took a look at five different beaches and based on the following criteria I came up with five great places to vacation with the whole family, two and four legged. I took at look all of the following based upon if Fido was allowed to join you: vacation rentals, beach, restaurants, parks,

1. Outer Banks, North Carolina

The beaches in the Outer Banks area spectacular and supposed to be some of the nicest in the country. The great thing is you and your dog will have a great vacation because of all the opportunities that are availble.

There are 10 great things to do: the beach, Currituck Heritage Park,The Wright Brothers National Memorial, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Nags Head Woods Preserve, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Outer Barks (pet boutique), Salty Paws (pet bakery), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and Roanoke Island Festival Park.

2. Long Beach, CA

Travel to Long Beach in Southern California and bring Fido or Fifi along to enjoy the sunny beach front community. Pet friendly hotels allow dogs and cats.

Long Beach in Southern California is a seaside community popular for sunshine and beachfront recreation. Pet friendly hotels welcome the family dog or cat to travel along on vacation to this Pacific Ocean coastal paradise. There are numerous store, restaurants, and parks that are welcome in this dog loving community.

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