If you're wondering what to do about public transportation with your pet anywhere in the U.S., this link will show some options from trains, ferries and buses. Click here to be directed to the site. On the same website you'll find many other categories too such as for airline travel.
New regulations are also being worked on to allow dog travel such on Amtrak. Click here to read up on it.
For scenic train ride options click here. There is more to see on the site if you navigate such as shopping, activities, sightseeing and more.
Here is a link of dog sitters around the country.
If in the Fort Lauderdale area check out this link here for some dog friendly places.
Then there's Hollywood FL Dog Beach, here is another link of info with reviews. Shopping places like Gulfstream Park and Coconut Creek Promenades where you can walk around and sit at outdoor cafes or restaurants.
'Join' the Facebook page of 'Dog Friendly Places'
Check out the video of dog friendly hotels in California that also cater to them.