Texas is a great place to plan a dog friendly vacation. With its wide-open spaces, beautiful parks and beaches, and friendly towns and cities, you and your best friend will love traveling through Texas. From fur friendly accommodation to restaurants to attractions, you both are equally welcome in the Lone Star State.
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The Best Pet Friendly Cities in Texas
How friendly cities in Texas are may surprise you. Events and attractions featuring, or are especially for, pets as well as plenty of year-round fun are waiting for you and your pet all across Texas.
This island town west of Houston draws tourist of all kinds all year long. East Beach and Fort Travis Seashore Park are just a few places you and your dog can run free. Although you both may prefer window shopping along Seawall Boulevard or Post Office Street.
2. Port Aransas
Another island town that loves dogs is Port Aransas. Take a walk along Roberts Point Park. Or let your dog off its leash at San Jose Island, just be careful, there are snakes! And if you all get hungry, plenty of restaurants in Port Aransas are pet-friendly!
This bustling little city has some amazing things for you and your dog to do together. All the trails of Big Thicket National Preserve are open to dogs on a leash. But your four-legged friend may feel extra special at the Fire Museum of Texas. Check out the 24-foot tall hydrant for some fantastic pictures. And if you're visiting in October, you should check out DOGtober Fest.
Take your dog for a drive along the historic Route 66 in Amarillo. Then stop by Cadillac Ranch on your way to one of the many dog parks including the two-acre John Stiff Memorial Dog Park. And if you both love camping, stop by Palo Duro Canyon State Park and marvel at "The Grand Canyon of Texas".