Pearland Patio BAKFISH Dog FriendlyPlanning a family vacation, including pets, is a lot easier today than it was a few years ago. Information on places to stay and play near Houston that are pet friendly, well located, and affordable are readily available online. However, being an ideal pet destination also means pet-friendly amenities, such as pet-friendly hotels, doggie parks, public parks, shopping and restaurants.

That’s why Pearland’s small-town atmosphere and pet-friendly attitude, less than 20 miles from downtown Houston, make it a great choice when staying several days or overnight.

Taking Pets Along OK

For some pet travelers their canines provide more than companionship, they provide essential assistance, emotional support, therapy, and security. To accommodate pet travelers, Pearland welcomes four-legged companions within the city.

Best practices say a good customer is a happy customer, and that includes four-legged furry visitors and their humans.

Stopping for a beer at a pet-friendly bar or restaurant isn’t a problem in Pearland. Vallensons’ Brewing Company and BAKFISH Brewing Company are family and dog friendly. There is plenty of green space for pets to romp around and play. By the way, most restaurants in Pearland with outdoor patios welcome dogs.

Pearland has two parks where dogs can run wild and make friends. In addition, there are seven pet-friendly parks and native trails. Delores Fenwick Nature Center is dog paradise with 1.7 miles of nature trails, a wetland, benches and various wildlife.

Preparation and Planning

Pet travel requires considerable preparation and planning as fees can add up quickly and be somewhat restrictive. Consequently, it’s best to always know the hotel’s pet policy before you go. Pearland’s roster of hotels offers four pet-friendly making all the difference in accommodations, comfort and check-out for Fido.

Compared to big city hotels, Pearland hotels have no pet fees or a low $20 charge per night, per animal. Two-plus pets are acceptable, including large dogs. Usually, for convenience and quick access, pet-friendly hotels reserve first-floor rooms close to dog runs and play areas. Should a pet emergency arise, friendly and skilled veterinarians in Pearland welcome drop-ins.

Play & Cuddle Time

Pet-friendly destinations like Pearland are making it easier to take pets along on vacation, business trips and social events. Lastly, pet travelers know cuddle time and play make everyone feel more at home, safe and happy.