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Inspector Picks: Pet-Friendly Places to Stay and Eat in Tennessee

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October 21, 2019
Whether exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park or enjoying a road trip down scenic I-24, Tennessee has a lot to offer. If you're traveling with a pet, here are some of our favorite places to stay and eat that will welcome your furry friend as warmly as they welcome you.
Check out AAA.com/PetTravel to learn about helpful tips and resources to make traveling with your pet even more enjoyable.
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Flying Saucer

Cordova, Tennessee
AAA Inspector 596: I find this to be the perfect spot to enjoy a cold beer, good food and the company of my dog out on the patio.
This pub features a full array of draft beers, and dogs are welcome to join diners outside on the patio. Enjoy live music and great food as well. The menu features items such as bacon-wrapped jalapeños, the "Duke" burger, a turkey melt and pizza. If you have a sweet tooth, try the "Mud Island" torte.
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Hampton Inn & Suites

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
AAA Inspector 24: This in one of the few Hampton Inns that is pet friendly!
The lobby is attractively furnished with paneled walls and a fireplace. All rooms have dark wood furnishings and white bedding. Your dog will be greeted with a treat at this pet-friendly hotel.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chattanooga - East Ridge

East Ridge, Tennessee
AAA Inspector 24: I love the "no pet fee" policy and the convenient access to walking trails for me and my fur babies!
Rooms sport modern décor with a purple, eye-popping accent wall. Dogs will be happy at this property, as it's across the street from Camp Jordan, a city recreation complex with walking trails.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chattanooga - Lookout Mtn

Chattanooga, Tennessee
AAA Inspector 24: I have peace of mind while traveling with my fur babies because pets are always welcome here.
This property sports urban décor done in shades of gray and black with splashes of aqua and purple. Some rooms have sofa sleepers, perfect for traveling with family or friends.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Papermill

Knoxville, Tennessee
AAA Inspector 24: No pet fee, a walking trail and being newly renovated make this my favorite when traveling with my dogs.
Spacious rooms and earth-tone décor are featured at this property that is geared toward the business/leisure traveler. All rooms have an overstuffed chair for television viewing or reading.
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