10 Dog-Friendly Day Trip Ideas This Fall

The calendar may not officially say fall yet, but we’re already feeling an autumn crispness here in Texas. While I love summer, by this time of year I’m ready (really, really ready) for some cooler weather. During the hottest months of the summer, our dog travel gets curtailed and limited to swimming–and enjoying our air-conditioning–but […]

Planning a Dog Days of Summer Day Trip

I have to say that our daily schedules don’t really change with the end of summer. With no children at home, we don’t have a bustle of activity with the change of seasons. Being self-employed, we schedule our trips to town at times when we can avoid the traffic anyway, so the change in school […]

12 Tips to Help Celebrate National Dog Day with a Dog-Friendly Day Trip!

This post is sponsored by Autotrader; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Are you looking for a way to make National Dog Day (August 26) the best day ever for your dog (and for you)? In our house, nothing says a day of adventure better than a doggie day trip. A dog-friendly […]

Day Trip Safety with Your Dog

This post is brought to you by Kurgo, a company we rely on for many of our dog travel needs! As we told you about last month, John and I have been busily running around updating our Day Trips from Austin guidebook. The book focuses on trips within a two-hour drive of the city so […]

Our Day Trip Packing List

Today we headed out on a day trip with Irie and Tiki. As you probably know, John and I are devoted day trippers from waaaay back…in fact, we wrote the book on it! Our very first book was Day Trips from San Antonio and Austin; since then it’s been split into two separate volumes which […]