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Posts tagged ‘Cambridge’

Readers’ tips for in-town stuff to do with your dog

This post is distilled from a bunch of wonderful comments that Dog Jaunt readers left as entries in a recent giveaway — you can find them there, of course, but I feared they’d get lost as the memory of the giveaway dims. So here they are, clumped geographically for your convenience:

West Coast

Albany, CA: “We are regulars at Albany Bulb just north of Berkeley — there’s amazing ever-changing art and at one point you’re surrounded by water on three sides, it’s  … Read more

Photo Friday (and reader’s report): Maia on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard

Several Dog Jaunt readers have sent me marvelous reports about their travels, and I’m determined to catch up and post them all. Taking a LIFO approach (and that is the entirety of what I remember from my Accounting class), I bring you today reader Dolce’s notes from her recent Cape Cod vacation with Maia, her Yorkie mix:

We stayed for the first night in Cambridge, at the Meridien. We paid a $150 security deposit but no additional charge for  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

This week’s collection of links is largely about destinations — check out these tempting posts from the Take Paws team about Austin, TX and Prescott, AZ (yes, tempting, though I have to say that Austin is bone-headed for not allowing pet dogs on its public transit); from petswelcome.com about Victoria, B.C.; and from K.S. Brooks and Pish, guest-posting on Have Dog Blog Will Travel, about dog-friendly Arkansas.

The Kimpton Crawl team wrote rapturous posts about the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, MA  … Read more

Dog jaunt: Punting at Cambridge and Oxford with a small dog

Photo by chelmsfordblue

There are few things nicer in life than going punting with a sweetheart or a small group of friends. You’re on the water among ducks and swans, someone’s brought a picnic, and since you’re all beginners, there will be lots of laughter. You’re also surrounded by glorious views, and a happy sense that generations of university folk have done exactly the same thing, with the same enjoyment. (In the high season, the rivers get crowded —  … Read more

Dog-friendly luxury: Kimpton Hotels

The Kimpton Hotel Group has 54 properties in 16 states, and they’re all pet-friendly. We’ve stayed in a handful, in Boston, Seattle and Portland, and each has been a delight. They’re typically small- to medium-sized boutique hotels, each with a distinctive decor and an excellent attitude towards pets.

For starters, Kimpton hotels don’t charge a fee or require a deposit for visiting pets, and there is no limit on how much your pet can weigh. Each member hotel puts together its own  … Read more