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Best Pet-Friendly Getaways Near DFW

January 26, 2013 7:00 AM

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DFW is a mecca for staycations. Offering premium hotels and resorts for a fraction of the traveling costs is just one of the many benefits to staying in the DFW metroplex during a vacation. Rest easy as you can eliminate the worry and expense of boarding your pet while you relax and retreat as well. With so many pet-friendly DFW area getaways, going on vacation has never been more simple, uncomplicated and affordable.

Tanglewood Resort
290 Tanglewood Circle
Pottsboro, TX 75076
(866) 208-0980
www.tanglewoodresort.com

Travel just north of the DFW metroplex and escape into serenity at Tanglewood Resort. This pet-friendly resort and conference center overlooks the calming waters of Lake Texoma and offers an abundance of amenities to make Tanglewood your home away from home. Choose from a day of fishing on the lake, relaxing at the spa, horseback riding or golfing 18 holes at Tanglewood’s championship golf course. Whatever your preference may be, this luxury resort offers plenty to satisfy your interests. Dogs are accommodated up to 50 pounds in the villa rooms for a fee of $50.

MD Resort Bed & Breakfast
601 Old Base Road
Fort Worth, TX 76078
(817) 489-5150
www.mdresort.com

Texas is known for its fabulous ranches and spectacular views. MD Resort stays true to form by offering an unforgettable experience of country-style living with tranquil bed and breakfast accommodations. Offering a wide array of pet-friendly lodging options for dogs and horses, MD Resort makes traveling with your pets seamless and pleasurable. Sitting atop 37 acres of lush greenery, this countryside resort is perfect for those who love nature in its purest form and who find complete bliss in breathing fresh country air.

Texas White House Bed & Breakfast
1417 Eighth Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 923-3597
www.texaswhitehouse.com

No need to travel to Washington D.C. to receive the presidential treatment. Located directly in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas White House Bed and Breakfast provides first-class and intimate services for its guests. This pet-friendly establishment is close to the downtown Fort Worth area and within minutes of the city’s most popular attractions. Guests with pets weighing less than 50 pounds may enjoy the benefits of relaxing at the Carriage House on site and dining on handmade pet treats. Known for its spectacular and friendly customer service, Texas White House Bed and Breakfast is undeniably one of the best getaway locations that DFW has to offer. No deposit is required for pets.

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Stockyards Hotel
109 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76106
(817) 625-6427
www.stockyardshotel.com

Historically, the Fort Worth Stockyards encompasses everything that represents the basic foundations of the Texan culture. Developed around a Wild West theme of the cowboy lifestyle, the Stockyards Hotel attracts countless visitors from around the world who crave Southern hospitality and a memorable Texas experience. Boasting celebrity guests from Trisha Yearwood to Willie Nelson to George Strait, the Stockyards Hotel is the ultimate pet-friendly getaway for those obsessed with the Old West. Pets are welcome at this historical hotel for an affordable $50 per night; making this location an essential staycation destination in the DFW area.

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Pomegranate House & Cottages
1002 W. Pearl St.
Granbury, TX 76048
(817) 279-7412
www.pomhouse.com

Noted as one of the top inns in the world, The Pomegranate House is a perfect place to plan a weekend escape for your family and pets. Cozy and quaint, the cottages at The Pomegranate House are not only pet friendly but also surrounded by a magnificent botanical setting. All cottages are luxuriously equipped with electric fireplaces and beds adorned in designer linens. As The Pomegranate House is most known for its bed and breakfast, enjoy a gourmet breakfast daily during the length of your stay, or take your boat for a spin as you relax in the lake-house retreat. With so many options available, The Pomegranate House and Cottages is a perfect choice for a DFW pet-friendly getaway.

Leah Frazier is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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