Win a Dog-Friendly Reno Tahoe Getaway to Celebrate National Puppy Day

win a dog friendly reno tahoe getaway to celebrate national puppy day renaissance gone contest
Courtesy of Reno Tahoe

The only thing better than travel is free to travel, and the only thing better than free travel is free travel with your dog. To celebrate National Puppy Day on March 23 (don’t pretend you didn’t already know), the dog-friendly destination of Reno Tahoe (the Lake Taho region of Reno, Nevada) is giving owners a chance at a three-day getaway complete with beer, a brewery tour, and even personalized street art of your furry companion. To enter, all you need is a dog, a love of naturally beautiful destinations, and an Instagram account.

The aptly named Dog-Gone Reno Tahoe Contest is a dream weekend for one dog and their owner. The winner will score a two-night stay at the pup-friendly Renaissance Reno hotel and roundtrip airfare (worth up to $500) from their preferred airport. Once in town, Lead Dog Brewing will provide a private brewery tour, a beer flight, and a full meal. The trip wraps with a custom created street mural of the winner’s dog painted by a local Reno muralist.

win a dog friendly reno tahoe getaway to celebrate national puppy day street art gone contest
Courtesy of Reno Tahoe

Cities reveal a lot about their character by their level of dog-friendliness. Chattanooga, Breckenridge, and Portland (Maine and Oregon) — all dog-friendly, all awesome. Reno Tahoe is no different. It’s the sort of outdoor playground where people stand-up paddleboard with their dogs, restaurants always keep dog treats on hand, and many area hotels like the Whitney Park Hotel don’t just accept pets but welcome them. Renaissance Reno, for example, offers a stay package that includes a puppy pizza party and a doggie bed sleepover in the Presidential Suite. Local restaurant Wild River Grille donates a healthy portion of their proceeds to the SPCA and Nevada Humane Society. The city also hosts the annual DogFest Reno to help raise money to provide service dogs to those in need.

To enter the Dog-Gone Reno Tahoe Contest, just post a picture of you with your pup to Instagram on March 23, 2019. Be sure to hashtag it with #NationalPuppyDay and tag @RenRenoDowntown and @RenoTahoe.

Don’t yet have a dog of your own? Talk to the TSA who has plenty of unemployed bomb-sniffing dogs in search of a good home.

Travel

Heading to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day? Book the Irish Heritage Package at the Conrad Dublin

If you're planning a trip to Ireland, do yourself a favor and book a stay at the Conrad Dublin, the best hotel in Emerald Isle's ancient capital.
Food & Drink

10 Easy Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

You don’t have to be a master mixologist to shake these babies up.
Fashion & Style

Adidas Finally Drops those Magical Game of Thrones Sneakers

There are six equally awesome colorways, each inspired by a character, house, or group of badasses in Westeros.
Culture

10 Best History Books You Will Ever Read

We're featuring a three-part history of WWII as one book because an article about 10 books sounds much more neat and tidy. But you know what wasn't all that neat and tidy? Human history.
Travel

New Orleans Hotel Offers $15,000 Luxury Stay in Return for the Best Stolen Item

Sometimes crime does pay. All you need to do is be a man and own up to your crime.
Travel

This Company Will Pay Your Rent to Explore the New 7 Wonders of the World

Need a serious break from life and adulthood? Can you take two months off of work?
Travel

Onsen Etiquette: 7 Basic Rules for Hot Springs in Japan

Nudity is the last thing you have to worry about.
Travel

Vintage World War II-Era Train Car Is Now a Luxury Airbnb

Sleeping on trains is rarely any fun. However, Platform 1346 is no ordinary train car.
Travel

You Can Save Money on Air Travel By Shipping Your Luggage

Dodge those pesky airline baggage fees by traveling without any baggage at all.
Travel

Would You Ride One of the 3 Longest Zip-Lines in the World?

Imagine flying over a canyon for a mile at speeds near 95 mph. How fun does that sound?
Travel

Would You Book a Flight on a Windowless Airplane?

Views from the virtual windows inside will be “so good, it’s better than with the natural eye.”
Auto

Celebrate 3 Decades of Road-Tripping with VW’s California 30 Years Van

If you've dreamt of a cross-Europe road trip, this limited-edition VW camper van is the perfect chariot.
Travel

Reignite Your Creativity on an Exotic Moleskine Unsettled Retreat

Sometimes all you need to write, paint, or do is to first break from your routine.
Travel

New York’s Iconic Chrysler Building Could Become a Luxury Hotel

When it does, The Manual will be hosting one hell of a Gatsby-style company Christmas party.