National Pet Month is coming to a close, but you have plenty of summer left to enjoy a vacation with your pet. Here are three destinations across the country with great dog parks and attractions your pet is sure to enjoy.
A stroll through Central Park is a must for New York in the summertime. Visitors who bring pooches have 23 dog-friendly areas to explore, in addition to 21 dog fountains for them to keep cool (drinking from human fountains is prohibited). Off-leash hours are before 9 a.m. and after 9 p.m., and there are some area,s like Shakespeare Garden and Strawberry Fields, where it is always required.
There are plenty of dog parks in Chicago, but the most popular is Montrose Beach, sitting on the edge of Lake Michigan. There are plenty of amenities like food stands, volleyball rentals and showers. If your dog has a taste for adrenaline, consider a ride on Seadog Cruises, which has free seating for dogs who want to feel a 45 mph breeze.
LA is one of the best city destinations for your dog to explore. There are several great, dog-friendly hiking trails around the area, some of which even let your dog run free without a leash. Elysian Park is a hidden gem located close to downtown, and if you want to do some celebrity spotting head to Runyon Canyon in the Hollywood Hills.,
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Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
In food capitals like New York City, foodie crazes seem to rise and set as quickly as the sun, but one trend that has endured for awhile now is the city’s penchant for regional Chinese cuisine, and the East Village is home to some of the city’s top spots for sampling your way through several of these regions.
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Some places appear better to visit in the winter. For example, anywhere known for winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, will be less visited in the summer because those same people are going to spend their time at the beach or another destination. However, visiting these destinations during the off-seasons can show a side of the city or town that can’t be seen under piles of snow. It’s worth checking out a couple of these favorite winter destinations.