Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from St. Louis to Punta Gorda with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Punta Gorda, 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.
Your starting point is Saint Louis, Missouri.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Paducah (4 answers)
Ceglinski Animal Clinic (1 mention)
Paducah Veterinary Clinic (1 mention)
Nashville (147 answers)
Nashville Ghosts (1 mention)
Nashville Ghost Tours (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Nashville:
pet-friendly hotels around Nashville:
Hotel Indigo Nashville
The Hermitage Hotel Nashville (Tennessee)
Hilton Nashville Downtown
Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel
questions about Nashville:
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
Best Location to Stay
Hotel by Airport
Atlanta (111 answers)
Pampered Pet Care Of Atlanta, LLC (1 mention)
The Doggie Nanny (1 mention)
Good For Soul Pet Sitting Service LLC (1 mention)
Pet Care Extraordinaire (1 mention)
Railside Dog Park (1 mention)
questions about Atlanta:
Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta?
Great, reasonable places to eat.
Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta?
Authentic Southern Food!
Best family activities in Atlanta?
Valdosta (4 answers)
pet-friendly hotels around Valdosta:
Stay Inn and Suites
Super 8 Motel Valdosta Conference Center Area
Days Inn Valdosta-Conference Center
Quality Inn South Valdosta
The Garden Villas Hotel
Motel 6 University Valdosta
Wingate by Wyndham Valdosta / Moody AFB
Knights Inn Valdosta
Clarion Inn & Conference Center
Briarwood Motel Valdosta
Ocala (4 answers)
Tampa (55 answers)
Dog Park at Giddens Park (1 mention)
Dog Park at Rowlett Park (1 mention)
VCA Oldsmar Animal Hospital (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Tampa:
Angry Chair Brewing Company
Independent Bar & Cafe
questions about Tampa:
Best new restaurants in Tampa?
Popular areas in Tampa for shopping?
Beaches around Tampa
Best free things to do in Tampa?
Weekend ideas for a first timer in Tampa
Your final destination is Punta Gorda, Florida.
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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 Punta Gorda.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Punta Gorda RV Resort.
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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:
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!
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