Austin, TX has recently almost cracked the top 10 cities list, ranking in at number 11 of the most populated cities in the United States. Being the top 5 most populated cities in Austin, Austin is known for its live music, clean air, safety, and violet glow of the cities. What’s surprising is Austin is also known for its incredible array of pet-friendly attractions that are available within the city limits.
Consider hiking? St. Edwards Park is surrounded by vast forest with several natural water features, including a creek, waterfall and breathtaking high elevation views. Clocking in at around 2 - 4 miles, depending on the route you decide to take, St. Edwards Park makes the perfect retreat for you and your pup.
Interested in something a little more low-key? You’d be letting your furry friend down if you didn’t make a stop by Zilker Park. This park is every dog's dream, including 350 acres of preserve, places to splash around including a pool and creek, and to top it off, two separate areas, one with leash required and one with leash optional, your dog will never want to leave.
Austin is home to dozens of pet-friendly hotels, including the Hotel Ella, Omni Austin Downtown, and W Austin. Hotels in Austin understand how much pet lovers want their pets in their lives. Whether you’re visiting, living, or passing through, Austin has a vast array of hikes, hotels, restaurants, and parks to visit. Austin is one of the most dog-friendly towns in our list!