According to research by the APPA (American Pet Products Association), over 70% of households in the US own a pet in 2022, with dogs and cats being the most popular companions. The research also discovered that 1 in 2 pet owners (52%) would only stay at accommodation that allows furry friends.  

Vacation experts at Family Destinations Guide have discovered which cities in the US have the most listings for pet-friendly accommodation. The team took 50 of the most populated cities in the US and used data from vacation rental site Vrbo to discover how many accommodation listings in each city allow pets.  

The following 20 cities came out on top: 

        Houston, Texas     478 
        Dallas, Texas     470 
        San Diego, California     467 
        Jacksonville, Florida     466 
        Orlando, Florida     464 
        San Antonio, Texas      463 
        Phoenix, Arizona     458 
        Los Angeles, California     440 
        Chicago, Illinois     440 
        New York, New York     439 
        Philadelphia, Pennsylvania      428 
        Las Vegas, Nevada     424 
        Denver, Colorado     419 
        Austin, Texas     416 
        Seattle, Washington     390 
        Atlanta, Georgia     340 
        San Francisco, California     336 
        Washington DC     298 
        San Jose, California     250 
        Boston, Massachusetts      143