Trying to fit in a last minute vacation before the end of the summer? Why hassle with pet sitters, doggie daycares, or impose on family members to watch your pets? Take them with you!

No time to travel? Try a staycation. Below are ideas for some Fido fun close to home:

Water Play Ideas

Loews Denver Hotel

The Oxford Hotel

The Golden Hotel

Hotel Teatro

Hotel Monaco Denver

Here are some regional options for dog-friendly fun throughout Colorado:

Union Reservoir Dog Beach – Longmont

Black Dog Inn B & B – Estes Park

Mountain Goat Lodge – Salida

Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – Red Feather Lakes

The Ruby of Crested Butte – Crested Butte

The Broadmoor – Colorado Springs

These are options for other popular dog destinations throughout the country:

Dog Beaches

Dog-Friendly Hotel Chains

Dog-Friendly Bed & Breakfasts