Announces Its 2005 List of the Top 10 Dog-Friendly Resorts to Visit in the United States

These Resort Regions and Tourist Attractions Welcome Your Dog Along With the Rest of the Family

POLLOCK PINES, CA — (MARKET WIRE) — 06/27/2005 — ( announced its 2005 list of the Top 10 dog-friendly resort regions in the United States. The rankings are determined by the staff and take into account the number and quality of dog-friendly accommodations, interesting things to do with your dog and outdoor restaurants that allow dogs.

1. Monterey/Carmel, CA — Dog-Friendly Beaches, trails, outdoor restaurants and quaint lodging. This region truly welcomes dogs.

2. Black Hills, SD — Yes, you can see Mt. Rushmore from the pet area. Also, a number of other attractions, hiking areas and state parks where your dog is welcome.

3. Jekyll Island, GA — Gorgeous dog-friendly beaches and dog-friendly resorts. Take your dog on the carriage tour of the millionaire’s island. It feels like you’re in the Caribbean.

4. Key West, FL — Quaint B&Bs, lots of outdoor dining. Charter a boat, walk the charming village streets.

5. Cape Cod, MA — There are many small dog-friendly inns, beaches and ferries. Walk the many villages. Visit Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard as well.

6. Yellowstone/Grand Teton, WY — View Old Faithful, the Grand Tetons, and enjoy the town of Jackson and its attractions and hikes.

7. Mackinac Island, MI — Ride the carriages through the car-less island and eat at a number of outdoor cafes.

8. St. Augustine, FL — Take a ghost tour of the old town, enjoy outdoor dining and visit some local tourist attractions with dog in tow.

9. Acadia/Bar Harbor, ME — The most dog-friendly national park, pet-friendly accommodations and outdoor cafes.

10. Hocking Hills, OH — Dog-friendly accommodations and dog-friendly parks. Don’t miss the cliffs and caves of Hocking Hills State Park.

For more details about these places, please visit, founded in 1998 to provide dog travel information, offers a free website and publishes paperback books.’s United States and Canada Dog Travel Guide, recently named ForeWord Magazine’s Pet Book of the Year is available at bookstores everywhere and at

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