You love scenic mountain drives while your pup loves to stick his head out the window, and Gila National Forest is the perfect travel destination for you both. The road to Gila National Forest curves around rivers, deep canyons, and mountain cliffs and is best taken slow. This gives visitors all the more time to enjoy New Mexico’s rugged terrain on their way to the nation’s first designated wilderness reservation. Located north of Silver City, the Gila National Forest encompasses some of the remotest wilderness in the United States. There, outdoor enthusiasts with an interest in the history of the region can also enjoy the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, which preserves the dwellings and artifacts of native peoples living there in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of pet-friendly accommodations in the region, whether you’re looking for a cabin with a fireplace or a casita with a hot tub. Choose one of these stylish rentals fit for man and beast to have the quintessential Southwestern experience.