As summer slowly comes to a close, many of us have already cashed in those vacations days to spend time with family and friends. Most, however, felt the need to leave their furry-friends behind.
If you’re looking to celebrate National Dog Day (Aug. 26), with a trip both you and your canine will swoon over, check out these 10 destinations. From customized treats to personal pet massages, these dog-friendly properties welcome you with open paws.
The Brazilian Court Hotel – Palm Beach, FL
This Palm Beach treasure is known just as much for its extravagant pet-pampering services as it is for its A-list clientele. The property easily satisfies your human needs, with an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, salon, spa and French restaurant all located on the boutique property, located just over a mile from the beach. Here, fur babies are not only welcome, but accustomed to the same five-star treatment as their owners. For those willing to splurge on their pup, the “Bark Butler” package available now through the end of the year, provides over-the-top amenities that are sure to impress both you and your pooch, including:
- Welcome BarkBox upon arrival, special in-room monogrammed bowls and designer doggie bed
- Daily dog walking services, provided by Four Paws of Palm Beach
- Spa services at the local OnBlonde Pet Salon & Boutique, including: Blueberry facial + Dead sea salt scrub + Milk thistle paw soak
- One-hour photo session for owner and pooch provided by Capehart Photography, including a take-home 8×11 photo book with up to 40 images
- $500 Worth Avenue shopping spree with personal shopper
- Bark Boat adventure with 5 hours aboard the “The Casablanca,” courtesy of Lots of Yachts
- Nightly turndown services with hand-delivered treats
- 5 percent of each package sold will be donated to the Humane Society of Broward County in hopes of helping local animals find forever homes
“Bark Butler” is available now through the end of the year, starting at $9,300. Check out www.thebraziliancourt.co
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa – Denver, Colo.
Affectionately known as Denver’s “Grand Dame,” The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa beautifully combines it’s rich historic heritage with modern-day flare and amenities. Fido can look forward to their own memory foam dog bed, stainless steel water and food bowls, biodegradable waste collection bags and dog treats on-demand. Property concierge will also direct visitors to nearby dog parks, a dog spa and dog-friendly bars and restaurants, ensuring you and your buddy have a well-rounded vacay together.
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa visit www.brownpalace.com or call (303)-297-3111.
Crescent Canines at Hotel Crescent Court – Dallas, TX
Home to some of the best dining establishments in Dallas, Hotel Crescent Court recently expanded their menu to include four-legged-foodies as well, introducing its Crescent Canines program May 2019. Its Gourmet Doggie Delights Menu include a “Bag O’ Bones” assortment of crunchy treats; Mighty Mutt diced chicken with farm yard vegetables and rice; a Puppy Patty packed full with chopped beef, the Hot Diggity Dawg 100% beef hot dog with sweet potatoes and more! Other perks include:
- Plush doggie bed
- In-room food/water bowls
- Take home collapsible water bowl
- Complimentary toy
- Branded doggy bandanna
- “Do the business” bags
- “S-paw” service menu with services provided by a local groomer
Check out https://www.crescentcourt.com/ for more.
HOTEL DU PONT — Wilmington, Del.
The 12-story Italian Renaissance landmark building boasts 217 guest rooms and spacious suites, more than 25,000 square feet of event space and the AAA Four-Diamond award-winning Green Room Restaurant & Bar. The dog-friendly establishment also provides special pet-welcome amenities and customized treats from their on-site Bake Shop.
For more, check out www.hoteldupont.com or
The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa – Destin, Fla.
There’s nothing like meeting new, friendly faces while on vacation. At Destin, Florida’s Henderson Beach Resort, your pet will also get to enjoy this charmed experience!
As part of the resort team, Dune and Ranger (two brother labs from the same litter) greet visitors in the Living Room, join in during picture perfect moments and attend resorts events and activities. The adorable pair can be spotted playing games on the Grande Lawn, hanging out by the fire pit or making an appearance at family movie night. For more info, check out www.hendersonbeachresort.com.
Hyatt Centric Park City — Park City, UT