Milo’s Kitchen Presents the “Top 50 Labor Day Doggy Destinations”

Want to have more fun this Labor Day?  Then you’ll need to bring your dog!

To help you plan the best dog-friendly road trip, the canine behavioral experts at Milo’s Kitchen cross-referenced online review sites with data on dog-friendly restaurants and hotels to give you the ultimate list of U.S. doggy destinations.

So pack up the family, fill up the car, and don’t forget to bring snacks and tasty treats for humans and canines alike!

THE MILO’S KITCHEN TOP 50 LABOR DAY DOGGY DESTINATIONS 

#1: The Original Dog Beach (San Diego, California) (50 points)
#2: SF Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, California) (49)
#3: Fort Tryon Park (New York City, New York) (48.5)
#4: Runyon Canyon (Los Angeles, California) (47)
#5: Acadia National Park (Mt. Desert Island, Maine) (46)
#6: Pike Place Market (Seattle, Washington) (45)
#7: Carmel (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California) (44.5)
#8: The Biltmore Estate (Asheville, North Carolina) (44)
#9: Central Park (New York City, New York) (43)
#10: Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market (Denver, Colorado) (43)
#11: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center (Houston, Texas) (40)
#12: The Trail System – US National Whitewater Center (Charlotte, North Carolina) (39)
#13: Mammoth Mountain (Mammoth Lakes, California) (38)
#14: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (Atlanta, Georgia) (37)
#15: Gettysburg National Military Park (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) (37)
#16: Yosemite (California) (35)
#17: Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia) (34)
#18: Nashville (Tennessee) (33)
#19: Key West Aquarium (Key West, Florida) (33)
#20: The Cascades at Lake Mohegan (Fairfield, Connecticut) 32
#21: Broad Ripple (Indianapolis, Indiana) (31)
#22: Mercury Canine Cruise (Chicago, Illinois) (30)
#23: National Mall (Washington, D.C.) (29)
#24: Arlington National Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) (28)
#25: Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio) (27)
#26: Point Reyes National Seashore (Point Reyes Station, California) (26)
#27: Olympic National Park (Port Angeles, Washington) (25)
#28: Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) (24)
#29: Bow Wow Beach (Stow, Ohio) (23)
#30: Royal Gorge Bridge (Cañon City, Colorado) (23)
#31: Fantastic Caverns (Springfield, Missouri) (23)
#32: Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Virginia) (23)
#33: Old Charleston Ghost Tour (Charleston, South Carolina) (22)
#34: Crazy Horse Memorial (Crazy Horse, South Dakota) (22)
#35: Joshua Tree (Joshua Tree National Park, California) (22)
#36: Hot Springs National Park & Riverboat Tour (Hot Springs, Arkansas) (22)
#37: Mount Hollywood Trail (Los Angeles, California) (21)
#38: White Sands National Monument (Alamogordo, New Mexico) (21)
#39: Washington Crossing Historic Park (Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania) (21)
#40: Dog Beach at Key Biscayne (Key Biscayne, Florida) (20)
#41: Tombstone (Tombstone, Arizona) (20)
#42: Southwest City Dog Park (St. Louis, Missouri) (20)
#43: Good Hart (Good Hart, Michigan) (20)
#44: Dinosaur National Monument (Maybell, Utah) (20)
#45: Mammoth Cave National Park (Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) (20)
#46: Dallas Heritage Village (Dallas – Ft. Worth, Texas) (20)
#47: Minute Man National Historic Park (Concord, Massachusetts) (20)
#48: Veterans Park Lagoon (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) (20)
#49: Paw Playground & Beach De Soto (St Petersburg, Florida) (20)
#50: Penn Valley Dog Park (WWI Memorial) (Kansas City, Missouri) (20)

Note:  Locations could score up to 50 points.  Final scores ranged from 20 to 50.