Tucson is a top place in America for a dog-friendly vacation

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A new study is ranking Tucson as one of the best places in America for a dog-friendly vacation.

Booking.com listed Tucson as number 13 with a score of 64.11, highlighting the amount of dog-friendly hotels in the city.

The digital travel company also recognized Tucson for the mount of pet shops and dog-friendly parks and hiking trails.

These locations ranked as the top 10 in America:

  1. Orlando, Fla.
  2. Asheville, NC
  3. Boise, Idaho
  4. Las Vegas
  5. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  6. Salt Lake City
  7. Portland, Ore.
  8. Birmingham, Ala.
  9. st louis
  10. Pittsburgh

Analysts counted the number of pet shops and dog-friendly parks, hiking trails, and hotels. They then gave each category a score using a percentile ranking of the number of facilities per capita.

Finally, Booking.com weighted and summed the scores to provide a total score between 0 and 100.

Caleb Fernández is a digital content producer for KGUN 9. Born and raised in Southern California, Caleb has always had an affinity for creative collaborations. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in Advertising/Public Relations, Caleb went straight to New York City where he learned the necessities of production assistance, photography and art direction. Share your story ideas and important issues with Caleb by emailing [email protected] or by connecting on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.


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