Sometimes we need to get away, and the mere thought of leaving our precious pooch behind is one we just can’t bear. If that’s the case, you might want to look for a great vacation spot that you can take your German Shepherd with you to! There are a lot of pet-friendly places that you can go for a great vacation, depending on your budget and will to travel.
Most dogs also enjoy going for car rides, so if you plan on driving, even better for your dog! Give your German Shepherd the chance to get out there and see the world, one vacation at a time! You’ll be happy you didn’t leave your dog at home with a dog sitter or at a boarding kennel!
Camping – Various Locations In Your State or Out of State
Probably the most simple type of vacation for those who are interested in getting out and enjoying the fresh air and wilderness is to go camping. A lot of state parks will have camping areas, and many of them even have special sections for families with pets.
This can be great for your dog – plenty of new places to explore, being outside with nature, and maybe even a swim, depending on whether or not the area you go camping at has a safe pond or lake area – and only if its policy allows for dogs to swim there. Otherwise, your dog would be more than happy to curl up at your feet and enjoy the warm sunshine with you.
Beaches – Various Locations Around the Country
If you’re craving a beach vacation – from Ocean City, Maryland to San Diego, California, there are places you can go and take your dog along with you! Many of these beaches have dog friendly hotels, dog parks, events for dogs, and even delicious dog restaurants where you can get your German Shepherd a delicious bite to eat, prepared just for them. While most beaches do have “No Dogs Allowed” policies, some areas are usually sectioned off for dog lovers to come and spend time with their pets.
The Grand Canyon National Park
Yes, your dog is even welcome at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Along with dog friendly hotels, there are hiking trails for those who bring dogs to the park with them. As long as your dog is on a leash at all times, there are no problems bringing them here, and who knows – maybe they would really enjoy that view, too!
Bed and Breakfast Inns – Various Locations
Many Bed and Breakfast style inns will allow dogs to come and stay, as well! Sometimes you just need a night off with your significant other – or dog, and a lot of Bed and Breakfasts will be more than happy to open their doors to you and your furry companions! For an additional fee, many Bed and Breakfasts will offer pet sitting services.
See, you can definitely take your pets on vacation with you when you go! If you are tired of the mundane, same old boring weekends, feel free to take a vacation – your dog will love to travel and see the world with you!