50 adorable dogs on vacation We received an abundance of photos of dogs on holiday--talk about cuteness overload! These top reader shots celebrate dogs' free spirits, not to mention the beauty of the West. Beach babe Mya enjoying some beach time at Del Mar's dog beach. Pinterest Road Trip On a trip to Tofino, Vancouver Island in the summer, Cooper enjoys the warm breeze and salty air. Great Escape Preston, a four-year-old rescued greyhound, loves going for a run on the Long Beach Peninsula in southwest Washington. Lake life This pup strikes a pose after after playing in the water. Running Free Luna loving the open trails in Napa. Glamour shot Charley at Lake Tahoe. Beach day Kona (an adopted Husky-Malamute mix) loves to run, dig, and enjoy the sun in Cannon Beach, OR. Perfect lure In Plumas County, Purba looks for the perfect lure for trout fishing. A wine lover's best friend Hank on the beach in Oregon. View finder Indi leads the way to stunning lookouts on her first trip to the beautiful San Juan Islands. Snow day With a warm coat, even the coldest days are ripe for adventure for this pup. Doggy paddle Ayden's first camping and canoe trip went off with a splash. Small dog, big beach Marty's favorite thing in life is to play fetch at the beach. He will run until his little legs can't carry him any more and then he'll cool himself down by laying his belly in the water. Happy place Ayla loves to go for a good bike ride. She is seen here on the way to the beautiful 401 trail in Crested Butte, CO. Puppy's first hike This was one for the books. Jack's jacket Jack all ready to explore the Lake of Bays in Canada. Don't let the lifejacket fool you, he is not a fan of water. At home he won't step in a sprinkler puddle or on damp grass. Beach ball Jackson takes an epic leap while playing his favorite game. Winter wonder This pup has a stunning view of the Methow Valley, WA. Brew boy This Bernese Mountain Dog, Guinness, is a lucky pooch. He lives minutes away from great favorite vacation spots in the heart of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. His favorite is Sylvan Lake where he loves to splash around. Santa Barbara stunner Joel plays ball until he drops whenever he goes to Santa Barbara to visit family. City by the Bay Leo, a Norwich Terrier, celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge on Baker Beach. Cannonball Jason and Marley make a splash on a hot summer day. Kayak co-pilot Curle insists on being the hull riding co-pilot on kayak trips on Lake Du Bay, WI. Big city Daisy on a tour of the California coast. Colorado respite Anders hikes his first 14 miler at Mt. Huron of the Sawatch Range in Chaffee County, CO. Lazy lounging LeeRoy relaxing on a cool stump. Little explorer Brody is always ready to hike trails and explore new places, especially the Boney Mountain State Wilderness. In flight On a hike in the Pasayten Wilderness in Northwestern Washington, 2-year-old poodle, Sacha, leaps through the meadows of wildflowers in search of the elusive chipmunk. She never did catch one, but was happy nonetheless, as you can see by the wonderful expression on her face. Beach runner Zader always returns with a smile on his face. Boys only Oggy and Rowan hiking up Winchester Mountain by Mt. Baker in the Cascades. Staycation Who says you have to go anywhere to have a vacation. From hanging out at the Park Silly Market on Main Street to hiking in the Uintas, Dj knows how to have fun in Park City, UT. National park treasure Griff at Horseshoe Bend, Grand Canyon. Best buds German short hair pointer brothers, Jake and Elwood, take in their favorite spot at Cannon Beach, OR. Snow boy Boomer loves playing in the Idaho mountains. Rocky lookout Saffey overlooks a high mountain lake in Colorado in the spring. Four-legged climber Ziggy climbing the talus slope on the back of Nelson Mountain near Courtright Reservoir. Ski patrol Fly keeps watch at Lake Billy Chinook, OR. Leap of faith Stella spends the summers at Christina Lake, BC. She loves to swim as much as her family does, so much so she climbs on and dives from the diving board. Pose perfect In the Apen area, Bridget loves hiking, fishing, and the occassional dip in the refreshing water. Bridget has been a loyal hiking buddy for over 10 years. Summer sunset Daphne loves watching the sunset and posing for photos. Hangin' out Monte enjoying driving through the vineyards on a wine-tasting adventure in the Dundee Hills, OR. Water dog Sailor at heart, this dog is always up for a paddling adventure. Paw paddle Ever steady Steve enjoys the paddle sports and hiking. Wild about wilderness Olive on the Mogollon Rim Nap attack While backpacking in the summer, then nine-month-old Clyde enjoyed his ears flapping in the wind ontop of a 12,000+ ft. pass close to Brush Creek, Crested Butte, CO. He returned to camp tired and happy. Prancing pup Fred frolics on the beach at Seabrook, near the town of Pacific Beach, on the Washington coast. Ranch dog holiday Bett, the Border Collie, takes a break from sheep and cattle work on her Lavina, Montana ranch to go on a week long backpacking trip in the Beartooth Mountains, MT. Puppy play Four-month-old Georgie at takes to body surfing along a roadtrip to Long Beach, WA. Happy hiker Kooper hits the trails near Mt. Hood and finds a few patches of snow to roll around in on an otherwise hot day. Whale watching Zoula keeps her eye out while hiking Tillamook Head trail at Ecola State Park, OR.