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Denver to Buffalo drive with pets

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 Des Moines
 University of Iowa
 Toledo (Ohio)
driving   /   4 days   /   pets   /   no RV

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Pet-friendly stops from Denver to Buffalo

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Denver to Buffalo with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Buffalo, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Denver
drive for about 3 hours

1:06 pm  Ogallala
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:06 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

6:47 pm  Omaha
eat at Brickway Brewery
stay overnight at Doubletree Hotel Omaha-Downtown
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Doubletree Hotel Omaha-Downtown
drive for about 2 hours

12:58 pm  Des Moines
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:13 pm  University of Iowa
stay overnight at Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
drive for about 4 hours

3:01 pm  Chicago
stay overnight at Wyndham Blake Chicago
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 4

9:00 am  leave from Wyndham Blake Chicago
drive for about 4 hours

12:59 pm  Toledo (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:59 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:48 pm  Cleveland
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 5:18 pm
drive for about 3 hours

8:16 pm  arrive in Buffalo
stay at BEST WESTERN Inn - On the Avenue

day 4 driving ≈ 9 hours

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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

    Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area  (1 mention)
    Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area  (1 mention)

Omaha  (24 answers)
    Heartland of America Park & Fountain  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Omaha:
        Brickway Brewery
        Upstream Brewing Company
        La Buvette
    pet-friendly hotels around Omaha:
        Doubletree Hotel Omaha-Downtown
        Hilton Omaha
        Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown
        BEST WESTERN Seville Plaza Hotel
        Element Omaha Midtown Crossing
        Days Inn Council Bluffs, IA 9th Avenue
    questions about Omaha:
        Best free things to do in Omaha?
        Dog friendly hotels

Des Moines  (20 answers)
    Des Moines Botanical Center  (1 mention)
    Jett and Monkey's Dog Shoppe  (1 mention)
    Downtown Doggy Daycare, LLC  (1 mention)
    DSM Pets  (1 mention)
    DSLA Pet Sitting Services, LLC  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Des Moines:
        Ritual Cafe
        Exile Brewing Co
        9th Street Deli & Catering
    questions about Des Moines:
        What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?
        Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?

University of Iowa  (7 mentions)
    Gentle Heart Pet Clinic  (1 mention)
    Thornberry Dog Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around University of Iowa:
        Buffalo Wild Wing
        Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
    pet-friendly hotels around University of Iowa:
        Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
        hotelVetro: studio suites & convention center
        Alexis Park Inn & Suites
        Days Inn - Iowa City Coralville
        Super 8 Motel Coralville
        Baymont Inn & Suites Coralville

Chicago  (306 answers)
    Shoreline Water Taxi - Sears Tower / Union Station  (1 mention)
    Tailchasers, Inc.  (1 mention)
    Cozy Paws, LLC  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Chicago:
        Kasey’s Tavern
    pet-friendly hotels around Chicago:
        Wyndham Blake Chicago
        W Chicago - City Center
        The Palmer House Hilton
        Hotel Burnham - A Kimpton Hotel
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown
        The Blackstone
    questions about Chicago:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
        Best Chicago pizza?
        What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
        airport transportation
        Chicago - Should we rent a car or no?

Toledo (Ohio)  (8 answers)
    We Care Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Cat Care by C. J.  (1 mention)
    East Toledo Animal Clinic  (1 mention)
    DoggieDivaSitters  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Toledo (Ohio):
        Manhattan's Restaurant
    questions about Toledo (Ohio):
        Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?

Cleveland  (61 answers)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Cleveland:
        Hofbräuhaus Cleveland
        Nano Brew
        McNulty's Bier Markt
        Great Lakes Brewing Company
        Flying Fig
        Market Avenue Wine Bar
        Johnny Mango Juice Bar & World Cafe
    questions about Cleveland:
        Good restaurants for business dinner?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?
        New to the city, friend coming to visit: What should we do?
        What's the best neighborhood in Cleveland for a first time visitor?
        Fun things to do

Where's the best place to stay in Buffalo?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Buffalo.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out BEST WESTERN Inn - On the Avenue.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

Comfort Inn Fort Erie  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Buffalo? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Buffalo?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Allen Street Poutine Company.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Buffalo? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Buffalo?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on GoPetFriendly:

Old Fort Erie  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Buffalo. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Buffalo (New York)?  (5 answers)

profile  carol from Indian Rocks Beach asked:
What to see other than the falls  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Buffalo.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Buffalo to Denver drive with pets, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Denver to Buffalo. Or get a full Denver to Buffalo flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Denver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Denver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,525 miles
driving time of 22 hours, 8 minutes
Buffalo is 2 hours ahead of Denver
188 Denver travel answers
1 Ogallala travel answer
24 Omaha travel answers
20 Des Moines travel answers
306 Chicago travel answers
8 Toledo (Ohio) travel answers
61 Cleveland travel answers
26 Buffalo travel answers


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