By Maria Pedone
October 16, 2013

Road trips are a blast with friends, furry or not. But there inevitably comes a point when you have to whine, “Are we there yet??” Teddy, the ecstatic dog above of pet parent and T+L Instagram follower, @lundec, journeyed several days from Duluth, MN to San Francisco—stopping midway at the pet-friendly Mountain Sky Guest Ranch for a well-deserved run-around. We asked for @lundec’s trick to keeping Teddy happy while driving the distance:

“Set up a cozy spot in the car. Give them occasional snacks during the trip such as a couple raw almonds, etc.”

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Maria Pedone is on the digital team at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @mariapedestrian.