15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Colorado

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Located in the Southern Rocky Mountain area on the Colorado Plateau, Colorado is a large state with almost 5.9 million residents and an estimated 983,000 dogs. It is surrounded by Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming and filled with all sorts of terrains like deserts, plateaus, canyons, mesas, plains, forests, and mountains … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Connecticut

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Located in the northeast, Connecticut has 3.6 million residents with an estimated 600,000 fur babies. With so many dogs in the state, there are countless places for a Connecticut vacation whether you want to swim, ski, boat, hike, or fish. Whatever you want to do, you should be able to find it here. And dogs … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Delaware

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Delaware is recognized as The First State because it was the first to sign the Constitution of the United States. Even though it is small and only has about a million residents, the state was first inhabited over 11,000 years ago. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland and only … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Georgia

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In the southeastern corner of the United States, surrounded by Alabama, Florida, the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee, Georgia has over 11 million residents with more than 1.8 million fur babies. Nicknamed the Peach State for producing new commercial peaches, it is the perfect place to take your pup to one of … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Idaho

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Also known as The Potato State, Idaho is one of the largest producers of russet potatoes, the Idaho Potato. It is also one of the least populated states, with just 1.8 million people and 300,000 fur babies. Maybe that is because they use so much space for potato farming. Or it could be all the … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Illinois

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Illinois is one of the midwestern states along the Great Lakes, the Mississippi, Wabash, and Ohio Rivers and is surrounded by Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Kentucky.  It is the home to the world’s largest bottle of ketchup at 170 feet and the world’s largest bakery with over 1.8 million square feet. However, it is … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Indiana

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In the midwestern section of the country, Indiana is one of the most populated, with 6.8 million people and just over 1.1 million fur babies. With a nickname of The Hoosier State, some people living in Indiana consider themselves Hoosiers. Although the name sounds derogatory, it actually means a tough countryman (woman) in this case. … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Iowa

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Iowa is an upper midwestern state that has been inhabited for over 12,000 years. After the French explorers came in 1673, it was claimed by France, and it was fought over for many years. It was 1803 before the United States got the state through the Louisiana Purchase. The state is known as The Hawkeye … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Kansas

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Located in the middle of the country, Kansas is about as center as you can get. In fact, Smith County, Kansas, is the exact center of the 48 connected states in the United States. Some people may recognize it from the show The Wizard of Oz since it was where Dorothy lived in the movie. … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Kentucky

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Kentucky is a southeastern state with 4.5 million residents and approximately 750,000 dogs. It is surrounded by Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Nicknamed the Bluegrass State because of its stunning green grass brought there by the European settlers for raising thoroughbred horses. The state is known for its horse industry as … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Louisiana

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Louisiana is a bayou state down south bordered by Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, and the Gulf of Mexico. With almost five million residents and an estimated 800,000 dogs, this southern state is dog-friendly and pup-popular. It is a unique state that uses parishes instead of counties. A lot of the land is made from rich marshlands … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Maine

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Maine is the easternmost state in the United States, surrounded by Canada, the Gulf of Maine, and New Hampshire. It is one of the smallest states in the US, with a total population of just 68,000 people and an estimated 11,330 dogs. The large coastline on the Atlantic Ocean makes Maine a popular tourist town … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Maryland

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You will find the small state of Maryland in the northeast section of the United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, and Virginia. It is one of the smallest states at just over 12,000 square miles with a population of 6.1 million, making it one of the … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Massachusetts

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In the northeastern United States, you will find Massachusetts surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, and New Hampshire. It also has six national historic sites, four national parks, one national seashore, 77 state forests, and 33 state parks, so there is always something to do nearby, … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Michigan

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Located in the upper midwestern section of the United States, Michigan is split into two sections. The upper peninsula is connected to Lake Superior, Wisconsin, and Lake Michigan, and the lower peninsula is surrounded by Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Indiana, and Ohio. With so much water around it, Michigan is one of the … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Minnesota

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Located in the upper midwestern section of the US, Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes because it has more than 14,000 bodies of water that are more than 10 acres. Also, one-third of it is covered in forests, making it a wonderful natural space all year long. The state boasts almost 5.8 … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Mississippi

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Located in the southern section of the United States, Mississippi is surrounded by Arkansas, Louisiana, the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama, and Tennessee. It has a population of 480,000 dogs and 2.9 humans and was named into the Union in 1817. If you like catfish, you can thank Mississippi because over half of the country’s catfish … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Missouri

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Known for its giant structure, the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch, Missouri is a state full of everything from inner cities to lush green forests and rugged countryside. It is a place for fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, biking, and camping as well as learning about the history of the area. Only one of two states that are … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Montana

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Located in the northwestern section of the United States, Montana is known for its mountains, wildlife, and vast space. It is surrounded by Canada, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Idaho. It is one of the only states in the country that does not have an official nickname. However, many locals just call it Big … Read more