Dog-Friendly Workcations Near Denver

In the before times, work involved putting on real pants, dealing with boneheads on the morning commute, leaving pup at home, and navigating office drama. One pawsitive of the h*ckin’ weird times: working remotely is here to stay. By now your home office is prob getting a little stale, so it’s time to escape with a woofer-friendly workcation. Whether your dog’s ingredients for a dreamy escape include mountain views, hikes, breweries, or coffee shops, we sniffed out the pawfect fit with these 5 dog-friendly workcations near Denver.

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Downtown Denver Workcation

Uptown pups shake their carefully manicured paws at the thought of getting dirty in the mountains. Find cosmopawlitan lodging at Hotel Teatro or Hotel Monaco. If working in a hotel room isn’t your jam, book an hourly dog-friendly rental at Liquid Space or get caffeinated while working at Roostercat Coffee House or Pablo’s Coffee

After a hard day’s bork, let furry frens frolic at Carla Madison Dog Park near City Park or Railyard Dog Park in LoDo. Need a shopping break? Head to Cherry Creek Mall or cozy up with a good book at a dog-friendly bookstore. At the end of a long day, do a chill at one of dozens of dog-friendly breweries or wineries in our Mile High city. 

Colorado Springs Workcation 

Colorado Springs offers something for everypuppy. If you need an extra quiet office space to focus, hit up dog-friendly options found on Liquid Space. Start your day off right with a cuppa from R&R Coffee. If pup has a case of the zoomies and you’ve got the munchies, hop over to Pub Dog

Work and play in the lap of luxury at The Broadmoor, featuring mountain and lake views, a full-service spa, pool, business center, and on-site golf and tennis. Pinching pennies? Try La Quinta. When pup’s tired of working, soak up the views of Pike’s Peak, or stretch your legs at Garden of the Dogs (oops we mean Gods)

Aspen Workcation

Get in touch with your inner celeb and instapup in Aspen, destination of the rrrich and famous. Stay at The Little Nell, which includes a business center, concierge service for dog walking, and pup jet leg kits. If you’re barkin’ on a budget, check out Aspen Mountain Lodge

Treating your fren to a five-star meal is a mutts-do, so head to The Aspen Restaurants at Little Nell patio. After a long day of working and playing hard, throw back some cold ones at Aspen Tap House patio. And since you’re in Aspen, you better take pup skijoring on the Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Trail System or hiking on the scenic Smuggler Mountain Road. It’s the rule.

Morrison Workcation 

Want a taste of the mountain life without having to travel too far? Head to Morrison. Your music hound’ll ruv hiking on trails surrounding the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater. Grab lunch and do some werk at The Cow, An Eatery, which offers classic American fare along scenic Bear Creek. 

Once you work up an appetite for some local brews and snaccs, head over to Red Rocks Beer Garden. Rest your sleepy bones at this Red Rocks Airbnb retreat or at the Cliff House Lodge. If you need to stretch your legs before tackling that big project, head out to Lair o’ the Bear Park.

Boulder Workcation

With gorgeous views of the Flatirons, Boulder frequently tops lists of the most gorgeous cities in the U.S., but living there costs a pretty penny, so visit instead. Unplug for a bit at the pupular Chautauqua Park. Head to The Laughing Goat for coffee and lunch, then check out Avery Brewing Company, which features a roomy patio and water bowls for your fren. Find centrally-located lodging at Basecamp Boulder or Holiday Inn Express. Help pup get her pawty on with the locals at Boulder Foothills Dog Park.

Do you have a fave dog-friendly workcation spot near Denver? Woof at us in the comments and be sure to tag @SidewalkDog in all your selfies with your lil’ branch manager.

Featured photo: Cheryl Senko

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