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Want to cuddle up someplace really special with your sweetheart during February, the Month of Love? Your dog is welcome to join you at these romantic winter retreats.
Kayla welcomes guests
You don’t have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy Lake Tahoe
in winter: this year’s abundant snowfall has created a snowy wonderland for all, four-legged family members included. For five-paw treatment, book a room at the mid-mountain Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
at the Northstar California
mountain resort. more »
Dixie and Lili at Limantour Beach. Photo Credit: Chelsie Lesinski
Something about salt air is both invigorating and intoxicating, especially to those who don’t visit the coast very often. Hibernate in a waterfront cabin at Nick’s Cove
on Tomales Bay, and you may only emerge to go for a walk or pause at a patio restaurant table to fill up on an order of oysters with a side of crab mac-n-cheese. more »
Eden Vale Inn
Not interested in snow? You, your significant other and the four-legged tagalong who can’t be left behind will find walkable serenity coupled with luxurious accommodations at dog-friendly Eden Vale Inn
near Placerville in El Dorado County
. more »
Charlie at Cavallo Point Lodge
Once the Super Bowl is over, San Francisco can breathe deeply again (and hotel rates revert to normal, too). For true romantics who like to share their splurges with canine companions, we have two dog-welcoming suggestions: Inn at the Presidio
and Cavallo Point Lodge
. more »
Dog in the desert
If your vision of a California winter vacation with dogs in tow includes blue sky, purple mountains, turquoise pools and nodding palm trees, Palm Springs
is the place. Outdoor living is what it’s all about, and even in mid-winter, dog-friendly patio dining is a given. more »
We want to thank all DogTrekkers who completed our annual newsletter survey. The DogTrekker.com staff was doggone amazed at the response, especially your ideas for new dog-friendly destinations and activities that you’d like to see covered in 2016. We also loved the great comments.
One of the top suggestions (after hikes and beaches) was for us to provide more lodging specials from our partners. More... more »
The good folks at Helen Woodward Animal Center
have seen quite a few surprising things in their decades of providing resources and support to the San Diego area's animals and their people. more »