Top 5 Dog-Friendly Winter Vacations


Looking for a winter getaway but not sure what to do with your pet while you’re gone? There are plenty of getaways, especially at winter wonderland destinations, that are happy to accommodate your dog.  Here are five pet-friendly vacations for you and your four-legged family member this winter.


The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch - Avon, Colorado


The Ritz-Carlton in Avon, Colorado provides Rocky Mountain luxury for both you and your pooch. While you’re out skiing or snowboarding, your dog doesn’t simply sit in a dog-friendly hotel room; they get pampered as well. The resort offers doggy room service that is fitted to your dog’s dietary and age-related needs. They also offer in-room massages for your dog.


Lake Placid Lodge - Adirondacks, New York


While this lodge doesn’t offer the luxurious in-room pet massages, it is still pretty plush. If you want to spend some time in a cabin overlooking an idyllic mountain setting with your pup, this is the place to go. While you’re not in your private cabin, you are required to have your dog crated (for the safety of the staff), but you are allowed to bring your pup with you to almost every corner of the resort or one of the many hiking trails.


Snow King Hotel - Jackson Hole, Wyoming


What better winter destination than a resort called Snow King? The Jackson Hole hotel boasts lots of fun activities for both two and four-legged friends. When you aren’t taking your pup on one of the many hiking trails, they are welcome to join you for dinner at the hotel’s basecamp inspired restaurant, Hayden’s Post.


Mountain Top Inn and Resort - Chittenden, Vermont


As self-proclaimed pet lovers, Mountain Top Inn and Resort offers a warm welcome to you and your dog in one of four deluxe cabins or other select rentals. When you arrive at the 350-acre resort, complete with scenic forested mountain view, your dog will have a treat waiting for them made by Vermont company Good Dog. Your pup can join you on select cross country skiing trails and around the exterior elements of the resort, as long as they are leashed.


The Muse - New York, New York


If you and your pup’s idea of a glamorous winter getaway involves more of that big-city-covered-in-snow-and-lights idea, The Muse in New York, New York is an ideal choice. Most resorts (including all of the ones previously listed) have a fee for having a pup stay with you. But The Muse loves pets so much that they can stay with you at no extra fee. The hotel is right near Canine Court, Manhattan’s only doggie playground, which boasts 15,000 enclosed square feet of grassy (or snowy) fields, obstacl

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