Best Dog-Friendly Christmas Vacation Spots


It can be nice to get away during the holidays, whether it be to the sand and surf or the sun and snow. While the hustle and bustle of Christmas at home is a nice atmosphere, it can also be exciting to go somewhere far away and relax with your dog. Choose a vacation to remember with your best buddy by your side. We have compiled a list of the top dog-friendly vacation spots for you and your dog (and anyone else you'd like to invite)! Take a look and start planning!

Sanibel Island, Florida

Looking for a warm getaway with your pup this holiday season? Sanibel Island is the ideal place to get just that. With beautiful sunsets and many beaches that are pup-friendly, you can leave those winter blues at home and enjoy the warm sunshine with your pup. Pack your bags and get ready to make some memories!

Stowe, Vermont

If you want to enjoy the crisp air of a wintery wonderland this Christmas, then Stowe Vermont is the perfect destination for you. With dog-friendly cabins, plenty of hiking trails and a village that just exudes Christmas cheer, you will have an incredible time visiting Stowe with your dog. Head off and dash through the snow!

Block Island, Rhode Island

If you want a secluded Christmas away from the world yet still full of wintertime magic, take a ride on the Block Island ferry with your dog in tow and stay at this remote, pup-friendly island. There are plenty of hotels and rentals available that welcome four-legged friends of any size allowing you to celebrate Christmas together with your dog.
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Huntington Beach, CA

If you want to join your dog and run in the warm sand this Christmas, Huntington Beach is the perfect place to visit. You can let your dog run free and play with other pups and then take them to the nearby doggy spa in Seacliff Village - a special Christmas treat for your pup!

Portland, Oregon

With lots of dog-friendly cafes and restaurants, you and your dog can find a cozy place to have a Christmas dinner together (without having to clean up afterward)! Together with your pup, explore the dog parks, hiking trails and shops this holiday season. There is plenty to do and see here that will keep you entertained and busy!

Florida Keys

The small, private islands of the gorgeous Florida Keys will let you and your furry best friend relax together in a tropical setting despite it being Christmastime. There are several beachfront dog parks where your dog can play in the water by your side - who said Christmas had to be cold?