SXSW, the city’s street art, BBQ, pecan pie, craft beer and several serene pieces of nature are some of the things that Austin is known for. One more thing to know about this awesome city is that it is one of the most pet friendly cities in the country. So, if you want to bring along your pet on your Austin trip, then you can do so without any worry. With a number of hotels that allow pets, you won’t have any trouble finding a hotel that caters to your requirements. Whether you plan to visit Austin for a couple of days, explore the city leisurely taking a few weeks’ time, or stay in the city for a few months for work, you can rest assured that you’ll find the kind of accommodation that suits your requirements and your budget.
A city that takes pride in being pet friendly, there are countless spots where you can take your canine or feline family member for a good time. Be it shopping, hiking, swimming or simply exploring the corners of the city, Austin has a truckload of fun stored for you and your pupper. A few such places include Lady Bird Lake, The Domain, Laguna Gloria, Zilker Botanical Gardens, 2nd Street District, Mills Pond Recreation Area, Austin Guided Walking Tours, HOPE Outdoor Gallery and Barton Creek Farmers Market.
As famous as Austin’s food trucks are, many of them cater to your pupper’s taste buds. One such food truck is Bow-Wow Bones that provide delicious treats for your doggie. Along with food trucks, restaurants, cafés and other eateries welcome your four-legged family member as well. Many of these eateries have outdoor seating where you and your doggo can sit down together to have a hearty meal and mingle with the locals. Some of those places include The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co., Austin Terrier, Yard Bar, Red's Porch, and Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden.
What’s more? All the beautiful expanses of greens in the city make for some great photo ops with your pooch. The city has a number of dog parks where your pooch can play with other furry friends and have a great time. Many of these parks are off leash, which means that your little darling will be able to run to his/her heart’s content. A few places that promise you and your furbaby a great time are Red Bud Isle, Bob Wentz Park, Emma Long Metropolitan Park, Bee Cave Dog Park and Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park.
The city also boasts of more than a 100 dog grooming shops. Which means that you can treat your beloved pooch to a spa-day while you go visit the attractions where dogs are not allowed.
A stay in a hotel that allows pets can cost anywhere between $55 and $950. Some of these hotels might charge an additional amount as pet fee while some hotels allow your pets to stay for free.
Some of the best pet- friendly hotels in Austin are Aloft Austin at The Domain, La Quinta Inn Austin Oltorf, Sleep Inn & Suites Austin – Northeast, Archer Hotel Austin and Red Roof PLUS+ Austin South.
Yes, Austin has a number of off-leash dog parks that give your doggo a chance to run free and feel the wind in their face, something that our furbabies love to do. Some of the most popular off-leash dog parks include Onion Creek District Park, Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, West Austin Park and Auditorium Shores.