In our busy lives, it can be easy to get stuck in the routine. Therefore, it’s important when we can to take some time to do something new and exciting.
Taking a weekend break with the entire family can be a great way to refresh your mind and body. But don’t forget to bring your pets; they stand to benefit just as much as you!
A weekend away can serve as a great opportunity to get your pets mentally stimulated as they explore new environments. Additionally, they can have plenty of chances to play and exercise to their heart’s content.
So here are a few great ideas for weekend breaks with pets!
Hiking and Camping Trips
Hiking and camping can be a fantastic way of reconnecting with nature, for both you and your pets.
While this is obviously a great choice for families who are already the outdoors type, we also recommend it to families who have never tried camping or hiking before. At the very least, it certainly will be a blast for your pets, and you may just find a new hobby!
Your pets will surely enjoy being able to explore a totally new environment. Taking a hike can be a great way to transform their daily walk into something truly exciting.
Weekend Breaks Away
If you’d like to do something truly special, why not take your family on a short weekend holiday?
There is an increasing number of hotels, resorts, and cottages across America that are now pet-friendly. Some even offer activities specific to dogs and cats, meaning they get to have just as much fun as you!
To find pet-friendly accommodation across America and plan your weekend holiday, we recommend looking through BringFido. Every lodging they list is pet-friendly and you can filter your search to suit your specific needs.
Parks and Beaches
If a full weekend break just isn’t going to work right now, how about trying a shorter expedition somewhere a little closer to home?
There are plenty of dog parks throughout America, with some allowing off-leash hours. Going to a park you have never been to before can be a nice relaxing day for you, and great fun for dogs!
Dog beaches can be another possibility if your pooch loves to swim. However, always be sure to check the rules of each park and beach to see their policies on pets.
If you live in the NYC area, we have a great article that lists some fantastic places for dogs to swim. Be sure to give them your consideration!
Take a Weekend to Relax
Holidays don’t have to be full two-week affairs to be memorable; something as short as a weekend break can be truly special. Bringing your pets with you can let them experience that as well!
We hope this article has helped you plan an exciting weekend break! Let us know in the comments all about it!
Remember, if you want your pets to be looking and feeling amazing before you go away, or to fix them up after they got into a bit of a muddy accident, we are always here offering convenient, expert grooming any day of the week. Just let us know!