Did you know that according to Sunset magazine. Orcas Island is the number 1 dog friendly vacation spot on the west coast?
Yeppers, it’s true!
Top 22 dog-friendly vacations
You can take your best pal with you on these getaways around the West
Dog-friendly trips: Turtleback Mountain Preserve
Photo by John Clark; written by Bob Friel
Orcas Island, WA
Play: After (on-leash) hiking in Turtleback Mountain Preserve (sjclandbank.org), swimming the cool waters of North Beach(orcasislandchamber.com), and romping in Eastsound’s off-leash dog park (orcasdogpark.org), your pup will learn to love the sight of the island ferry (dogs ride free; wsdot.wa.gov).Stay: West Beach Resort ($; $18 per night pet fee; westbeachresort.com)has cabins on a ½-mile dog- and family-friendly beach.
COSTAL LIVING ALSO THINKS ORCAS ISLAND IS ONE OF THE BEST DOG FRIENDLY VACATIONS: