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9 Family & Pet Friendly Vacation Ideas in Florida

Planning a family break in Florida - with your furry buddy?

We've checked out hundreds of dog-friendly hotels, campsites and RV Parks, right across the state, catering for every taste and budget! We've also got Beaches, Off-Leash Dog Parks and Public Transit Pet Policies.

Prefer to do your own search from scratch? Just click the interactive map of Florida at the end of this post.

Did you know:

Four Disney Resort Hotels now welcome dogs - see below for details!

To find Pet Friendly Accommodation for your preferred destination in Florida just click on any of the interactive maps below.


1. Orlando - Lake Buena Vista – Kissimmee - Bay Lake - Celebration

Orlando Lake Buena Vista Bay Lake Kissimmee Celebration Florida Disney World

Main attractions in this area:

  •  - SeaWorld Orlando
  •  - Universal Orlando
  •  - Kennedy Space Center
  •  - LegoLand
  •  - Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks:
  •     - Disney's Magic Kingdom
  •     - Disney's Animal Kingdom
  •     - Epcot
  •     - Disney's Hollywood Studios
  •     - Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
  •     - Disney's Blizzard Beach
  •     - Disney Springs


Traveling by Public Transport with your Pet in Orlando / Miami-Dade?

Check out our in-depth guide to Public Transport Pet Policies for Florida AND the USA:

Up to date Public Transport Pet Policies across USA

2. Miami – Miami Beach – Fort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach


Dog Friendly Hotels Miami Beach Florida

Main attractions in this area:

  • - South Beach and the many landmarks along the Art Deco Historic District
  • - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables
  • - Venetian Pool, open to public, the largest freshwater pool in the United States
  • - Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, Italian Renaissance-style villa and gardens
  • - National Parks including:
  •   - Everglades National Park 1.5M acres subtropical wilderness across Florida's southern tip
  •   - Biscayne National Park in Homestead / Florida City area
  •   - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables


3. West Palm Beach - Port St. Lucie - Boca Raton


Dog Friendly Hotels West Palm Beach Florida

Main attractions in this area:

  • Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, a Gilded Age estate, now a National Historic Landmark open to the public as the Flagler Museum
  • Panther Ridge Conservation Center
  • The Sea Cows at Manatee Lagoon
  • Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Worth Avenue shopping
  • CityPlace upscale lifestyle center in downtown West Palm Beach


4. Daytona Beach - New Smyrna Beach - Ormond Beach


Dog Friendly Hotel Daytona Beach Florida

Main attractions around Daytona:

  • The 23-mile long Daytona Beach
  • Daytona International Speedway, home to the Daytona 500 NASCAR race
  • The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, Florida’s tallest lighthouse


5. Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station


Dog Friendly Hotels Cocoa Beach Florida

Main attractions near Cocoa Beach:

NASA Kennedy Space Center, Titusville including United States Astronaut Hall Of Fame.

6. Tampa – Clearwater – St Petersburg - Sarasota - Lakeland

Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater - Sarasota


7. Fort Myers – Bonita Springs – Naples – Sanibel Island

Dog Friendly Hotels Fort Myers Bonita Springs Naples Florida


8. Panama City Beach – Pensacola – Tallahassee - Destin

Dog Friendly Hotels Panama City Pensacola Tallahessee Florida


9. Jacksonville - St. Augustine - Sawgrass - Ponte Vedra Beach


Dog Friendly Hotels Jacksonville St. Augustine Florida

Main attractions around Jacksonville / St. Augustine include:

  • Castillo De San Marcos fortress
  • Fort Matanzas National Monument
  • St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore (by ferry from St. Marys)
  • Sawgrass: TPC Sawgrass | PGA TOUR Golf Course in Ponte Vedra Beach


Public Transport Pet Policies across the USA  (including Orlando and Miami-Dade County in Florida).


We have confirmed the up to date Public Transport Pet Policies for 20+ cities and vacation destinations across the USA including Orlando and Miami-Dade County in Florida.

Girl & Dog on Bus

Best Friends Pet Care @ Disney World Resort

Disney World’s pet welcome also includes a 27,000 square foot Pet Hotel!
Heading to Disney World and worried about bringing your pet along too? Check out Best Friends Pet Care @ Disney World Resort, a 27,000 square foot pet hotel located just outside the park. They offer amenities like daycare, overnight boarding and grooming. While you and your family enjoy the park your pet will be in good hands enjoying playgroups, special treats and a movie.

Dog Friendly Disney Resort Hotels

The four dog-friendly Walt Disney World® Resort hotels are:

  • -  Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
  • -  Disney Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
  • -  Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
  • -  The Cabins at Fort Wilderness Resort

You can check out  Disney Resort Hotels Pet Policies here.

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney's Yacht Club Resort Hotel Orlando Florida

Disney Port Orleans Resort Riverside

Disney Port Orleans Resort Riverside Florida

Disneys Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Disneys Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground Orlando Florida

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Disneys Art of Animation Resort Orlando Florida

Search Dog Friendly Hotels across the state of Florida


Just click on this interactive map and then zoom and drag, or put in your own target destination, it's that simple!

Dog Friendly Hotels Florida

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