Scout out more dog-friendly spots at Florida Pet Pages ( floridapetpages.com) and petfriendly hotels at bringfido.com/lodging/state/florida. Many places charge pet deposits or extra cleaning fees. For a complete list of dog-friendly parks and beaches, visit DogFriendly.com, which offers information on cities with coastal access. This handy list is especially helpful if you want to know if and where leashes are required and exactly where in parks pets are permitted or restricted. Coming in from abroad? You’ll need proof certifying your dog has been vaccinated for rabies.
See www.cdc.gov/Features/TravelWithPets/index.html for more information.