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As Dog Adoptions Soar, Here’s Where to Plan Your Next Travel Memory with Your New Pup this Holiday Season

One of the best ways Americans have sought comfort during the pandemic is by opening their homes to new furry friends. 2020 has been the unofficial “Year of the Dog,” as pet adoptions have increased astronomically, and many shelters and rescues working around the clock to keep up with the demand.  

Now that the holidays are here, Americans are planning their next travel memory with the whole family, including their new fur babies. We rounded up the paw-fect places to stay if you are planning to hit the road this holiday season with your canine in tow (Note: Promotions and packages are based on availability).

Home2 Suites by Hilton

With more than 430 pet-friendly locations across the U.S., the road trip possibilities are endless when visiting Home2 Suites by Hilton. The best part? Your pooch will have ample space to cozy up with the whole family in the brand’s spacious suites, featuring fully accessorized kitchens, living areas and sleeping areas. Forget Fido’s favorite toy? Guests can notify the hotel in advance of their stay and the team will be happy to provide information on the nearest pet supply stores.

Canopy by Hilton

All Canopy by Hilton hotels in the Americas are dog-friendly, with the hope of expanding this offering more globally in the future. For travelers bringing their pup, rooms come equipped with a dog bed, water and food bowl along with a local guide featuring the top canine-friendly neighborhood spots. The brand also has a Paws Perks program for VIPs – Very Important Pups. As part of this offer, dogs receive a welcome gift that includes a BarkBox toy and all-natural treats upon check-in.

Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton (Key Largo, Fla.)

Looking for a beachside getaway? Look no further than Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton. The resort boasts an on-site husky as the Director of Pet Relations as well as a slew of canine offerings such as beachside tikis, custom lifejackets, marriage ceremonies and Paw Happy Hours complete with bacon flavored yappetizers, Dog Perignon Champagne and FetchMe Noir.

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock (Sedona, Ariz.)

Pet lovers searching for the perfect pup-cation in the heart of red rock country can book Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock’s Pet Pals package. In addition to spacious accommodations, pets and their families will enjoy breakfast for two adults, a deluxe pet amenity bag and one 15-minute pet energy treatment with the resort’s energy therapist utilizing the healing powers of Sedona’s spiritual landscape.

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead (Atlanta)

At the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, guests can experience The Pawfect Stay. Perfect for furry friends, this package combines True Waldorf Service with custom pet-friendly amenities, including a dog leash, dog bed, furry meal packet (bowls with bottled water and treats) and a map highlighting dog-friendly parks throughout Atlanta.

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley/Zoo (San Diego)

Planning a road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway? Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley/Zoo is the perfect landing spot. The dog-friendly hotel features spacious suites for your family to cozy up in, and the property is just minutes away from Ocean Beach, an ideal spot to play fetch or take a nice long walk with your pooch.  

Hampton Inn by Hilton Key West (Key West, Fla.)

Don’t forget to bring Rover when visiting the Southernmost Point in the U.S. There are plenty of activities to bring the whole family (four-legged friends, included) – such as The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden and Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. After a long day of fun, unwind at Hampton Inn by Hilton Key West, where you and your pup will be greeted with a smile.

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton (Las Vegas)

Opening January 15, 2020, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is the newest dog-friendly oasis in the desert. There’s no size or breed restrictions, and all dogs stay free. On top of that, the resort offers the following pet-menities for your pooch: a dog bed, food and water bowls, treats and a bandana.

To emphasize our commitment to the health and safety of guests, Hilton properties are participating in the Hilton CleanStay Program with Lysol Protection to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection. Guests who desire a contactless arrival experience can check in, choose their room, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check-out using their mobile devices through the free Hilton Honors mobile app. This option is available at more than 4,700 participating Hilton properties worldwide. Guests can book directly with Hilton through any official Hilton website or call center, the Hilton Honors app, at a Hilton property or through an accredited travel agent.

Terms and Conditions Apply. Hotels may require an additional pet fee and size limit. Pet fee and size limit vary by hotel and guests are encouraged to check their local property website for more information.