Denver CO: Friendly CATS At The Airport Are Dogs

Confusing? The letters actually mean Canine Airport Therapy Squad, and include friendly dogs that greet and snuggle with passengers in the busy waiting areas. Volunteers bring their well-trained dogs, including all from noble breeds to mutts, daily to help make the experience more comfortable. Rumors are that sometimes you’ll find a friendly cat among the canine therapists.

CNN Offers Many Traveler Testimonials For Future Flights PDF Print E-mail

Basically, they all give the same advice. If you want the least stress and the most satisfaction, get to the airport early. The times vary from 30 minutes to two hours, with a basic suggestion added. Be signed up in advance with one or more of the official early boarding permissions, such as Priority Pass. For more info, go to www.cnn.com/travel/article/airport-arrival-time-opinions

USA Today Lists America’s Ten Top Airports PDF Print E-mail

From 10th to best: John Wayne, Burbank CA, Indianapolis IN, San Jose CA, San Francisco CA. Seattle Tacoma WA, Sacramento CA. Atlanta GA, Portland OR, Phoenix AZ and at the top: San Diego CA.

The list puts five of the best 10 in California, which may not agree with those of us who’ve been stuck for hours in super busy LAX and SFO. Of course, it all depends on repairs, strikes, schedules, security and good or bad luck. And just for the record, take-off and landing flights are rarely delayed by Arctic blizzards at tropically sunny California airports.

San Francisco CA: Fido & Fluffy Can Enjoy Hotel Luxury PDF Print E-mail

The historic Fairmont welcomes dogs, cats and other pet guests. For a $75 fee, they’ll enjoy mini-beds, water bowls, toys, tasty meals and other comforts.

During your visit, you and your pet may meet (but not eat) Lilou, a therapy pig who often stays at the hotel for special events. And for exercise, you and your four-footed friend can hike through a great city’s steep streets, parks, and maybe hop on a cable car ride.

Hollywood CA: Leader Escorts Bikers On Famed Streets PDF Print E-mail

Instead of hiking on busy sidewalks during your visit to the movie capital, consider signing up for a bike, e-scooter or bus tour. You’ll see much more of the local scenery as you zip along, and at the same time, get invigorating exercise. When planning your Hollywood and other US and world sightseeing trips, check out the various kinds of local tourist riding tours you can join.

Pomona, CA: Let’s All Go To The Los Angeles County Fair PDF Print E-mail

The fair celebrates with day and evening programs from Friday, August 30, to Sunday, September 22. Events include the The O'Jays and The Spinners, comedian George Lopez, LA pop architecture exhibit, historical train displays and the Flower & Garden Pavilion. Also, a Wine, Beer and Spirits Marketplace.

There will be art, music, food, rides and many other fun activities for attendees of all ages, from toddlers to retirees. The fair is located about 25 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport. For costs, schedules and other info, go to www.lacountyfair.com


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