The weather is finally starting to warm up and Spring Break is just around the corner.  But why should we have all the fun in the sun?  Check out these awesome ideas where you can spend spring break with your favorite four-legged friend!

Dog Beach and Paw Playground at Fort De Soto State Park

This is a perfect place to go on Spring Break with your dog. There is a special beach area just for dogs where they can run on the beach and swim off-leash. It also has a large fenced-in dog park with different sections for large and small dogs. They have water hoses and drinking water available for cooling down on a hot summer day.


Miami is full of dog parks and dog friendly places. Also, you have to take your dog to the Lincoln Road Mall while you’re there.  This outdoor shopping district is practically dog central.  It is a great place to people watch, shop, and catch a bite to eat at the many dog friendly cafes in the area.  Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack even has a treat just for your dog, the Poochini, which is a chilly peanut butter treat perfect for a warm spring break afternoon. For extra dog amenities, stay at the Trump National Doral Miami where they have extravagant packages and luxuries specifically for your pooch.  

Dinosaur World

Located in Plant City, this fun park has 150 giant dinosaur statues and tons of trails is perfect for the whole family.  Leashed dogs are more than welcome and they even have doggy water fountains around the park to help keep your pup cool in the heat. Just make sure to bring your own food and a bone for your dog. After seeing all those dinosaur bones, he’s surely going to want one to snack on!

Queen Mary 2

If you’re looking to take a cruise this spring break look no further than the Queen Mary 2.  This pet friendly ship has 12 deluxe kennels and a full time “pet master” that provides care for your pet for when you’re busy with cruise activities.  There are tons of amenities for your dog as well, such as fresh baked biscuits instead of mints at turn-down, complimentary gift packages, and a personalized cruise card.

San Juan Islands

Wanting to go to an island far away?  Try the San Juan Islands for a perfect place to relax with your favorite Fido. There are over 50 dog-friendly lodging choice, several off-leash parks and beaches plus, dog friendly dining and water fountains all around.  This is the perfect place if you’re looking to take your dog and get far away from the everyday life this spring break.

Any of these would make a vacation to remember with your loving canine companion. Let us know your favorite place to vacation with your dog in the comments!