Tampa, Florida--, the popular online hotel reservation site, recently tagged Tampa as one of the "top-ten most pet-friendly cities for travelers"in America.

According to Priceline reps, Tampa fell fourth on the list behind Albuquerque, N.M., Portland, Ore.and Tucson, Ariz.

The rankings were based on the websites' "pet friendly"Express Dealshotels, the number of off-leash dog parks per hundred thousand residents, and the walkability of each city, as measured by Walk Score.

Though the following hotels are not necessarily part of the Priceline Express Deals product, repssay they are some of the many pet-friendly hotels in Tampa Bay:

Off-leash dog parks in Tampa Bay range from South Tampa to North Tampa, and a few of them include Al Lopez Park, Palma Ceia Park, Davis Island Park and Giddens Dog Park.

Click here for the full list of top-ten most pet-friendly cities for travelers.

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