August is National Dog Month. Our two-part round-up will highlight some of the best travel providers welcoming dogs on family travel.
VistaJet launched VistaPet, a comprehensive pet program to make flying with pets as simple as possible. The program was developed in collaboration with veterinary practitioners, groomers, dieticians and coaches, and includes care kits, sleep mats and balanced menus for your pets.
Atlanta’s Bellyard offers Barkuterie Board workshops, dog-themed cocktails benefitting Lifeline Animal Project and more for National Dog Month.
Lexington’s The Origin Hotel boasts a curated dog package from Southern Barker at check-in, bringing your pup treats, bowls and a plush bed.
AvantStay includes more than 1,000 rental homes across the United States, offering dog-friendly rentals and amenities like pet grooming, concierge services, a pet bar with homemade treats and more.
The Surfjack, on Waikiki, doesn’t charge additional fees or impose weight limits for pets. Its resident dog Jack will play with other dogs and the property offers 10 percent off paddle and surf lessons with SUPDog Hawaii for guests and pets.
Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, California, features a Very Important Pet (VIP) Package, with dog-friendly accommodations; a dog collar, leash and toy; one complimentary entrée from the restaurant’s pet menu; a waived pet fee; and a V.I.P. passport with redemptions available.
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It’s not too early to plan holiday family travel, and those bound for the Grand Canyon region might want to consider booking tickets now for Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel’s popular Polar Express. Tickets are going fast!
Family travelers spending time in Riviera Maya, Mexico, cannot miss Xel-Há, a park offering an extensive list of activities, all surrounded by the pure natural beauty of the region. The beginning of fall marks the perfect time to visit the park, with more than 20 unique experiences.
Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.
Qatar may not seem like your typical wintertime family travel destination. After all, you won’t find many snow-capped peaks or ski resorts in the world’s desert nations, but the country’s newest winter attraction will make sure you have so much fun you won’t even think about snow. From roller coasters and merry-go-rounds to cotton candy and ice cream, there will be something for everyone at this nightly, winter-themed entertainment park.