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Pet Friendly Attractions & Activities in the U.S.
Want to include your pet in more of your activities? Browse our listings below to find all kinds of exciting places to go and fun things to do with your pet, including dog friendly sightseeing and walking tours, cruises and boat trips, scenic railways, museums, botanical gardens and more!
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Apache Junction: The Dolly Steamboat
Nestled in the heart of the Superstition Mountains about 40 miles east of Phoenix, Canyon Lake is one of the four lakes created by dams on the Salt River. The Dolly Steamboat cruises the secluded inner waterways of this beautiful lake. Pets are allowed on board if potty trained, quiet and non-aggressive.
Bisbee: Old Bisbee Ghost Tour
The Old Bisbee Ghost Tour is a walking tour through Old Bisbee's streets, stairways, and old alleys to discover and learn about the ghosts that haunt this hundred twenty five-year-old town. Dogs are welcome on the tour, but must be kept on a leash or carried for the duration of the tour.
Sedona: A Day in the Old West Jeep Tours
A Day in the Old West offers six Sedona Jeep Tours to choose from, as well as Combination Tours of selected jeep adventures paired with Sedona Area Wine Tasting, and Helicopter Rides. A Day in the West is a dog friendly company; dogs are welcome on the tours as long as other guests don't mind. Lap dogs ride for free. Dogs over 20 pounds are charged the child's price.
Superior: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, 37615 U.S. 60, Superior, AZ 85273
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park consists of a 323-acre botanical collection that includes a wide range of habitats and a 1.5-mile main loop walking trail. Pets are welcome at the Arboretum, but must remain leashed at all times.
Tombstone is a historic western city situated outside Tucson in Cochise County, Arizona, founded in 1879. Tombstone became a true ghost town in 1929 and was later “revamped” to become a popular tourist attraction that draws many visitors year-round. It is best known as the site of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Tombstone is a very dog friendly town. Many merchants will supply water dishes outside of their establishments for the four-legged family members.
Tucson: Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85706
One of the largest air and space museums in the world, Pima Air & Space Museum features more than 300 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most historically significant and technically advanced craft ever produced. The Museum is a pet friendly facility. Pets on a leash are allowed in all public spaces, except on the Tram Tour and in the restaurant. Only service animals are allowed on the riding tours (“Boneyard”/AMARG and Tram), but non-service animals can be crated and the crates left in the Museum Store’s climate-controlled storage room (with air-conditioning and/or heating). 1 large animal crate (with pillow) is available on a first-come basis.
Hot Springs: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 540 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913
Located approximately 6 miles from Hot Springs National Park, Garvan Woodland Gardens is a 210-acre botanical garden owned by the University of Arkansas and open to the public. Pets on a leash are allowed throughout the Gardens. Pets are not allowed to swim in the ponds.
Anaheim: Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Kennel Club welcomes dogs and cats. Kennel facilities for the Disneyland Resort are located to the right of the Main Entrance of Disneyland Park. Reservations are not accepted; availability is on a first-come, first served basis. Pets must be picked up at the end of the day as there are no facilities for overnight pet accommodations. Dogs over 4 months of age are required to have rabies, distemper and hepatitis vaccination certificates. Cats over 4 months old need vaccination certificates for rabies, panleulaopenia, rhinotracheitus and calcivirus. All dogs and cats are allowed to ride on the Disneyland Trams but are not allowed on the buses from Toy Story Parking Lot.
Big Bear Lake: Miss Liberty Tour Boat, Pine Knot Marina, 439 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Board Miss Liberty, the Big Bear Valley's one-of-a-kind tour boat on Big Bear Lake, for a fully narrated 90 minute guided tour featuring highlights of Big Bear's rich history dating back to 1845. A 64' long, 24.5' high Skipperliner 1500LX built in 1994 and fully refurbished in 2006, Miss Liberty features a fully shaded upper deck, a fully enclosed and heated main salon, modern restrooms, and small group seating areas. Small dogs are welcome!
Calistoga: The Petrified Forest, California Historic Landmark, 4100 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515
Follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood trees that were turned to stone 3.4 million years ago by a local volcano. The trail is open for self-guided tours throughout the day. Docent led tours occur at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm at no additional charge. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are allowed.
Carmel: Carmel Walks
Discover Carmel on a leisurely 2-hour guided walk through secret pathways, hidden courtyards, award-winning gardens, and by enchanting fairytale cottages... the homes, haunts and history of famous artists, writers and movie stars.
Catalina Island: Catalina Express
Catalina Express offers year round service and up to 30 departures daily from ports in Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. Pets must be leashed and muzzled or in a pet carrying case while waiting to board the boat and for the duration of the trip. One pet per passenger. Pets are not allowed in passenger seats or in the aisles where they may obstruct traffic.
Fort Bragg/Mendocino Coast: The Skunk Train
The California Western Railroad, popularly called the Skunk Train, is a heritage railroad offering a scenic ride through the California Redwoods between Fort Bragg and Willits. Leashed dogs are the only pets permitted on board. There is a charge for canine passengers.
Fort Bragg: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 18220 North Highway One, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers manicured formal gardens, a dense coastal pine forest, native flora and habitats, fern-covered canyons, camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and conifers, heaths and heathers, and flower-filled coastal bluffs overlooking the blue ocean. Well-mannered dogs on leashes are welcome at no additional charge.
Lake Tahoe (North): Truckee River Rafting, 175 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Truckee River Rafting is a self guided raft trip offering commercial grade rafts (2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 person rafts) to spend the day on the river. Leashed dogs under 50 pounds are allowed.
Lake Tahoe (North): Tahoe City Historic Guided Walking Tour
Learn about legends, facts, history, shopping and dining tips on this easy 1 mile guided walk through Tahoe City. The Tahoe City Historic Guided Walking Tour takes place every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day at 10AM. Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome.
Lake Tahoe (South): Kayak Tahoe, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96155
Kayak the waters at Carnelian Bay & Emerald Bay - guided tours or rentals. Dogs are allowed.
Los Angeles: Travel Town Museum
Located on a 9-acre site in Griffith Park, Travel Town Museum offers visitors the chance to see and examine at close hand many different types of vehicles, from a 104-ton locomotive to a one-horse shay. Dogs on a leash are welcome throughout the museum.
Los Angeles/Hollywood: Universal Studios Hollywood
Complimentary kennel services are available to park guests every day, inquire with your pet at the Will Call Window when you arrive. The kennel is open the same hours as the theme park and overnight boarding is not available. The kennel is located indoors and is climate controlled. As only water is provided, guests must bring their own food and return during the day to feed their pet if they desire.
Newport Beach: Balboa Island Ferry
Since 1919, Balboa Island Ferry has provided continuous service between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula. The historic auto ferry welcomes well-behaved dogs of all kinds (in the car or outside on a leash) for the 3-minute trip across the harbor.
Newport Beach: Duffy Electric Boat Rentals of Newport Beach
Renting a Duffy Electric Boat is the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon or evening on the water with your furry friends. The Duffy Boats welcome dogs up to 30 pounds.
Oxnard: Hopper Boat Rentals, 2741 Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035
At Hopper Boat Rentals, you can choose from a variety of water activity rentals, including electric boats, kayaks, paddle boats, motor skiffs and sea cycles, all available for hourly rentals. Family pets are welcome aboard all boats for a small fee of $5.
Palm Springs: Palm Springs Walking Tours
Palm Springs Walking Tours offers tours through the heart of historic downtown Palm Springs with a professional guide. Friendly dogs are welcome on the tours.
Russian River/Sonoma County: Russian River Adventures, 20 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA 95448
Russian River Adventures offers self-guided rafting on the most secluded section of Russian River. Dogs are welcome! SOAR canoes are so stable that even the biggest dogs can’t tip them over.
Russian River/Duncan Mills: Russian River Outfitters
Enjoy an adventure in the scenic lower Russian River and visit the calm and serene estuary and the wonderful Pacific Coast beaches at beautiful Jenner. Russian River Outfitters provides very stable sit-on-top kayaks for rental. Your dog is welcome to sit on top with you.
Sacramento: The Sacramento RiverTrain
The Sacramento RiverTrain rail line spans 28 miles from West Sacramento to Woodland, through open farmland, over the Fremont Bridge, and through the Yolo County Wildlife Refuge. At a leisurely 10 to 15 miles per hour, the round trip can take as long as three hours. The Sacramento RiverTrain offers two dog-friendly experiences, so you can spend an afternoon rolling through the countryside with your four-legged friends. The Beer Train and The Old Vine Express each accommodate up to five dogs per trip.
San Diego: SeaWorld
SeaWorld provides a pet facility for a nominal fee on a first-come, first-serve basis. Kennels are approximately 4ft by 8ft and are outside under some coverage. You must bring your own bowls and food. The pet owner may use the water available onsite and may visit their pet throughout the day.
San Luis Obispo/Paso Robles: Breakaway Tours
Breakaway Tours offers tours to dog friendly wineries. You and your four-legged friends will ride in private, air-conditioned comfort to 3-4 dog-friendly wineries. Tours available in San Luis Obispo Wine Country and Paso Robles Wine Country.
San Francisco: Cable Cars
During non-commute hours you may ride the world-famous San Francisco Cable Cars with your pet. Dogs are not permitted to ride weekdays 5-9 a.m. and 3-7 p.m. During the permitted hours, only one pet per vehicle is allowed. Dogs must be leashed and muzzled and can only ride on the lap of the rider or under their seat; all other pets must be carried in a small closed container on the lap of the rider or under their seat.
San Francisco: Haunted Haight Walking Tour
Learn all about local ghosts and ghost-hunting on a walking tour through the world famous Haight-Ashbury District of San Francisco. Well-behaved pets on a leash are encouraged on the tour since there is a stop in two parks.
San Francisco: Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruises, Pier 41 Marine Terminal, San Francisco, California 94133
Sail San Francisco Bay underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz on a journey along San Francisco’s historic waterfront. Blue & Gold Fleet allows animals on its Bay Cruises, Sausalito and Tiburon ferries.
Santa Cruz area/Felton: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5355 Graham Hill Rd Felton, CA 95018
The Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad is a narrow gauge tourist railroad that starts from the Roaring Camp depot in Felton and runs through a redwood forest up steep grades to the top of nearby Bear Mountain, a distance of 3.25 miles. Dogs are permitted aboard the train, however it is at the discretion of the conductor of whether or not the dog will need to wear a muzzle. Muzzles are available to borrow at no charge at the Roaring Camp Ticket Office.
Yosemite/Fish Camp: The Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad
The Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad is a historic 3 ft narrow gauge railroad with two operating steam train locomotives located near Fish Camp, California. The steam train ride is a one-hour narrated excursion through the beautiful Sierra National Forest. The ride will travel over four miles on the historic Madera Sugar Pine Railroad. Enjoy a brief stopover in the Lewis Creek Canyon to see the locomotive up close, or explore the outdoors before your return trip to the station. The train is open to people of all ages, and friendly dogs ride free!
Aspen: Silver Queen Gondola, Aspen Mountain
Ride the gondola more than 3,000 vertical feet to the top of Aspen Mountain. Dogs are allowed on the gondola in the summer only. The climb ends at the Sundeck Restaurant where dogs are welcome on the patio.
Canon City: Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, 4218 County Road 3a, Canon City, CO, CO 81215
Royal Gorge Bridge, the world's highest suspension bridge, is located within a theme park. Leashed pets are welcome in the park, however, they are not allowed to go on the rides or in the buildings. Free kennels are provided at the entrance to the park that are available to patrons on a first come, first serve basis.
Colorado Springs: Ghost Town Wild West Museum, 400 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
Ghost Town Wild West Museum is a true preservation of Colorado’s western past, an historic look back at kind of old west town that used to dot the region during the late1800’s and early 1900’s. Ghost Town Wild West Museum welcomes dogs as long as they can be carried the entire time.
Manitou Springs: Manitou Cliff Dwellings, 10 Cliff Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Located just west of Colorado Springs, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings presents a unique look at Native American culture and is a pet-friendly attraction. Leashed pets are welcome anywhere on the grounds, including the ruins and the museums.
Manitou Springs: Miramont Castle, 9 Capitol Hill Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Miramont is a museum dedicated to preserving the Victorian heritage of Manitou Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Leashed pets are welcome on the grounds of the Victorian Garden at the Castle. Pets that are able to be carried are also allowed to be toted through the Miramont Castle Museum.
Pikes Peak Highway
The 19-mile Pikes Peak Highway is paved to the summit and is open year round, weather permitting. Along the way you’ll encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world as you wind your way through an alpine wonderland of scenic beauty, mountain reservoirs, beyond timberline to the 14,115 foot summit of America’s most famous mountain. Dogs are allowed in the park provided they are leashed and their owners pick up after them.
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DC By Foot Free Walking Tours
Free walking tours will take you from the National Mall to Arlington Cemetery to the Pentagon and beyond. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome on the tours.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
This presidential memorial is located along the western shore of the Tidal Basin, taking visitors on a walk through time as FDR's four terms in office are chronicled through quotes carved in stone and fascinating bronze artwork. Leashed dogs are allowed at the FDR Memorial, which is entirely outdoors.
The National Arboretum is a living museum where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes. Pets on a leash are allowed on the grounds, but are not permitted in the Administration Building or in the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum.
An open-area national park in downtown Washington, D.C., The National Mall includes the Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorials as well as the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veteran’s Memorial and the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, Pets are allowed on the National Mall and Memorial Parks but must be kept on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in any of the museums or institutions.
Washington DC Ghost Tours
Exploring DC's darker past of conspiracies, crimes of passion, duels and assassinations, these ghost story telling/walking tours are conducted by a tour guide in the evening hours. Friendly dogs on a leash are welcome on all outdoor tours.
Islamorada: Robbie's of Islamorada, 77522 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Robbie's of Islamorada offers a wide diversity of recreational marine activities in Islamorada, Florida Keys, and is a pet-friendly destination. Bring Fido to walk on the docks, or take a dip on the sandy beach. Your friendly dogs are welcome to shop with you at their stores, where you will find some fun pet gifts, and to join you for dockside dining.
Kennedy Space Center, SR 405 Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers complimentary kennel service for pets for FREE to guests during their visit. The kennel is available beginning at 9 am until park close. Guests are welcome to bring pet food, snacks, toys and water dishes.
Key West: Key West Aquarium, 1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
Home to alligators, jellyfish, sharks and many other marine animals, Key West Aquarium offers guided aquarium tours as well as animal feedings. The aquarium’s touch tank features a variety of beautiful creatures, including conchs, sea stars, sea urchins, giant hermit crabs and horseshoe crabs. Dogs are welcome anytime as long as they are leashed.
Key West: Lazy Dog Kayak
Lazy Dog Kayak has the largest rental fleet of kayaks and stand up paddleboards (know as SUP) on the island. Dogs are welcome to join you on the water.
Largo: Florida Botanical Gardens. 12520 Ulmerton Rd., Largo, FL 33774
The Florida Botanical Gardens offers over 30 acres of cultivated gardens and 90 acres of natural landscapes to explore. The Gardens are open almost every day of the year and admission is free! Dogs on a leash are welcome in the gardens.
Miami Beach: Art Deco Tours, 956 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Pets are welcome on the walking tour. Bring the pets, take the tour, and stay for lunch or dinner to round out your South Beach experience. There are many restaurants with outdoor eating and they all welcome pets! Since the tour enters hotels and other buildings where pets are not permitted inside, Art Deco Tours will provide a pet companion to watch your pet while the tour enters buildings. The fee is minimum $30 depending on number of pets and different species. For example, for two dogs, the fee is only $30. For a dog and cat, the fee may be more. Art Deco Tours will provide water, water bowl and poop scoop bags. Other pets permitted. Please advise what type of pet and other pertinent details.
Naples: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples, FL 34112
Naples Botanical Garden consists of 170 acres of cultivated gardens and preservation land, and offers year round events, concerts, festivals, Botanic gardens and more. Dogs are allowed during specified Dogs in the Garden hours: Sunday, 9 – 11:30 am.; Tuesday, 8 – 11 am.; Thursday, 3 – 5 pm. No dogs are permitted in the Smith Children’s Garden at any time.
Located outside the main entrance, kennels are air-conditioned and staffed from park open until 1/2 hour after park close. The cost is $15.00 per day ($10.00 for Passport members - excluding Fun Cards). Park guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pet (dogs only) during the day. You may bring a blanket for the pet's comfort. Please have a copy of your pet's shot record and updated rabies tag available when you drop your pet off. Kennels cannot be reserved in advance.
Orlando: Universal Studios Theme Park
Universal Orlando offers a day time kennel for dogs and cats only, no native or exotic species are allowed in the kennels. The kennel is on a first come first served basis and opens at 8:00am. The kennel is locked and unattended two hours after the latest theme park closes, however, dogs and cats can stay at the kennel until 3:00am. All cats and dogs weighing 38 pounds and less will be boarded in an inside kennel with A/C. All dogs weighing 39 pounds and more will be boarded in an outside kennel. The outside kennels are completely covered and there are fans.
Orlando: Walt Disney World
Best Friends Pet Care at Walt Disney World offers a luxury, full-service pet resort with a wide range of activities, amenities and extras. Located across from Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort, this 50,000-square foot complex includes accommodations for up to 300 dogs, cats and pocket pets. It also includes a full-service grooming salon and two 1,100-square foot doggy day camp rooms.
Plant City: Dinosaur World
Located halfway between Tampa and Disney, Dinosaur World is a park featuring 150 giant dinosaur statues and trails winding through the lush Florida landscape. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails.
St. Augustine: City Walks/Tour St. Augustine
City Walks offers historic tours of St. Augustine and a variety of special pet-friendly food tours and pub crawls (aka 'Pup' Crawls!) on select dates, as well as free monthly pet-walks plaza strolls.
St. Augustine: St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours
Tours include: Bone Apetit - A Pet Friendly Food Tour and The St Augustine Pup Crawl - A Pet Friendly Pub Crawl. Treats and some special "Pet Stops" are included for your four legged friends. All dogs must be on a leash and must have their DHLPP and rabies vaccinations.
St. Augustine: Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
Located in the area first explored by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513 and settled by Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565, historic St. Augustine is the oldest successful European settlement in the United States. Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park is pet-friendly, and pets are welcome in all the buildings and exhibits!
St. Augustine: A Ghostly Encounter Walking Tour, 6 Cordova St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Explore haunted St. Augustine. Well-behaved leashed dogs are allowed on the tour.
St. Augustine: Spanish Military Hospital Museum, 3 Aviles St, St Augustine, FL 32084
Explore an authentic reconstruction of a Military Hospital that stood at this location during the Second Spanish Colonial Period, 1784-1821. Pets are welcome!
St. Augustine: St. Augustine Eco Tours, 111 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084
Dogs allowed on board.
Tampa Bay: Busch Gardens Theme Park
Busch Gardens has staffed, air-conditioned kennels to watch your pet while you enjoy the park. The kennels are located outside the main entrance and are staffed from park open until 1/2 hour after park close. The cost is $10.00 per day ($9.00 for Passport members - excluding Fun Cards). Park guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pet (dogs only) during the day. You may bring a blanket for the pet's comfort. Please have a copy of your pet's shot record and updated rabies tag available when you drop your pet off. Kennels cannot be reserved in advance.
Tavernier: PADDLE! the Florida Keys, 90773 Old Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070
Rent paddleboards or take a paddle board ecotour; dogs allowed.
Atlanta: Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Less than a mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta, this garden cemetery, founded in 1850, is the final resting place of many of Atlanta's settlers, builders, and most noted citizens like Bobby Jones, Margaret Mitchell, and Maynard Jackson. It is also a showplace of sculpture and architecture, and a botanical preserve with ancient oaks and magnolias. Picnics are possible on public grounds, however grills and fires are not allowed. Dogs on a leash are welcome!
Atlanta: Six Flags Over Georgia
Pets are not allowed inside the park, but you can board them for a fee at the park's kennels, located at the main entrance. Pets cannot be kept overnight and must have current vaccinations and registration tags. Water is provided, but food is not.
Lookout Mountain: Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
Located atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City features massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "See 7 States" panoramic views. Pets on a leash are welcome.
Savannah: Ghost City Tours
Visit the most haunted locations in Savannah. Pets are welcome on almost all of the ghost tours.
Savannah: Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour
Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour is Savannah's first Historic Walking Tour designed & tailored specifically for you and your dog. "Embark On A Tour Of Tales" through Savannah's Historic District with Oliver Bentleys company mascot, Ollie B. as your guide. Bring your pup or pups and learn all about the amazing history of the city called the Hostess City... two and four legged history alike. Tours available Tuesday through Saturday. Limit two dogs per human.
Savannah: Savannah Rambles Architectural Walking Tours
Savannah Rambles offers walking tours of some of America's most unique, beautiful, and historic architecture. Dogs are welcome on all tours; owners should plan on bringing a leash and waste bags with them in order to comply with city ordinances.
Savannah: Explore Savannah Walking Tours
Explore the historic district of old Savannah Georgia by foot. Dogs are welcome on any and all tours.
Savannah: Old Savannah Tours
Old Savannah Tours offers trolley tours of historic Savannah. Pets less than 25 lbs. are welcome to sit on their human's lap and enjoy the tour along with the other guests onboard.
Savannah: Plantation Carriage Company
Offering horse-drawn tours through historic Savannah, Plantation Carriage Company welcomes dogs that are small and able to sit on the lap of their human during the ride.
Savannah: Savannah Movie Tours
Savannah Movie Tours offers bus and walking tours of Savannah, including the most recognizable locations of movies filmed in and around the area. Well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome on most of the tours. Look for the paw print icon on both the riding and walking tours.
Tybee Island: Sundial Nature Tours
Sundial Nature Tours explores coastal Georgia by boat and Little Tybee Island in particular. Kid friendly, pet friendly & environmentally friendly!
Tybee Island: Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours
Come aboard Capt. Mike's Dolphin Tours and watch the bottle-nosed dolphin playing in their natural habitat. The tour departs daily from Lazaretto Creek Marina, heading toward the Atlantic ocean, passing by shrimp boats and boat docks that portray the charm of an old fishing village. The boat passes by the Cockspur lighthouse (built in 1856), offering a view of historic Fort Pulaski. Approaching the North Beach of Tybee, the tour provides a scenic view of the Tybee Lighthouse. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they have proof of current year rabies vaccination.
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Chicago: Kayak Chicago
Paddle with your pet on a kayak at Montrose Beach, North Ave. River and North Ave. Beach.
Chicago: Mercury Cruiselines Canine Cruise
Dogs on a leash are welcome aboard a 90 minute river and lake cruise featuring dog parks, fire hydrants and dog friendly establishments. Dogs may sit on your lap, in a seat or on the deck. Departing Saturdays and Sundays, July 11 - October 4, 2015.
Chicago: Seadog Cruises at Chicago's Navy Pier
Seadog Cruises offers Chicago Architecture Tours, Lakefront Speedboat Tours & Extreme Thrill Rides departing from Navy Pier. Dogs are welcome aboard Seadog and cruise for free.
Marengo: Marengo Cave, 400 East State Rd 64, Marengo, IN 47140
A U.S. National Natural Landmark, Marengo Cave Marengo Cave offers two walking tours, Crystal Palace and Dripstone Trail. Small dogs may be taken inside the cave if carried the during the entire tour. All pets are welcome on park grounds (outside the cave), but must remain on a leash.
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New Orleans: Historic New Orleans Tours
Explore New Orleans' most spectacular sites and intriguing traditions with a guided walking tour. Dogs are welcome on the tours.
Bar Harbor: Acadian Nature Cruises
Acadian Nature Cruises offers fully narrated cruises of Frenchman Bay, Maine. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine, Acadia National Park, the islands of Frenchman Bay and the shoreline of Bar Harbor. Sights include historic mansions, the Egg Rock Lighthouse and wildlife such as porpoises, seals and eagles. Friendly pets are allowed on the cruise.
Cherryfield: Downeast Windjammer Cruises
Downeast Windjammer Cruises offers sightseeing cruises and fishing excursions on Belfast Bay and around Bangor Harbor. All cruises are dog-friendly.
Annapolis and Baltimore: Cruises on the Bay by Watermark
Cruises on the Bay by Watermark offers a variety of sightseeing cruises with climate controlled comfort during the boating season along the waterways of the Annapolis Harbor, Baltimore Inner Harbor and Chesapeake Bay. Cruises are dog friendly; dogs ride free!
Baltimore: Seadog Cruises
Seadog Cruises offers tours of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Dogs are welcome aboard Seadog and cruise for free.
Rockville: Lake Needwood Boats, Rock Creek Regional Park
Visitors to Rock Creek Regional Park can enjoy the beautiful 75-acre Lake Needwood in rental kayaks, rowboats, canoes or pedal boats, or on a tour of the lake aboard the Needwood Queen during the summer season. Dogs are welcome aboard the rental boats at no additional charge.
Boston: Boston Strolls Walking Tours, Off the Beaten Path
Boston Strolls walking tours travel off the beaten path, literally, to give you a glimpse into Boston’s past that goes beneath the surface and beyond the ordinary. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome on any of the tours. In 2014, Boston Strolls will not be offering regularly scheduled public tours. You are welcome to contact the guides directly to arrange a private tour.
Boston: Boston by Foot Dog-Friendly Walking Tours
Tour Beacon Hill, the Victorian Back Bay, and the South End with your dog.
Boston: Deer Island HarborWalk
The HarborWalk at Deer Island includes a 2.6-mile perimeter pathway lined with interpretive exhibits and is perfect for walking, jogging, fishing, picnicking or simply relaxing. From Deer Island's highest vantage point, there are sweeping views of the Harbor and downtown Boston. Dog owners must keep their dogs on a leash and use the "Mutt Mitts" provided to pick up after their animals.
Boston area: Boating in Boston
Rent kayaks, canoes, and windsurfers, peddle boats and sailing all summer long at each of the five Boating in Boston locations. Dogs of all sizes are welcome on all boats; dog life jackets are provided.
Boston to Provincetown (Cape Cod) Ferry: Bay State Cruise Company
Dogs on a leash are allowed aboard at no additional charge.
Boston: The Freedom Trail
Recognized as a National Recreation Trail, the 3-mile trail is a self-guided walking tour of 16 sites and structures of historic importance in downtown Boston and Charlestown. Sites include Faneuil Hall, the Boston Common and the Old North Church. Dogs are allowed on the tour, but are not permitted inside of certain sites.
Hyannis: Hy-Line Cruises
Hy-Line Cruises operates a ferry service between Hyannis and Nantucket/Martha's Vineyard. Pets are allowed onboard all island-bound ferries except in the 1st Class Lounge section of the Traditional Nantucket ferry. There is no fee, however pets must be properly leashed or caged and are not allowed on the furniture.
Lincoln: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
Located 20 miles northwest of Boston, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. Dogs on a leash are welcome outdoors in the Sculpture Park, but are not allowed inside the museum.
Newton: Charles River Canoe & Kayak
Charles River Canoe & Kayak offers five convenient rental locations in Greater Boston. All locations have stable single and double recreational kayaks, standard and large canoes, and stand-up paddleboards. You are welcome to bring your dog.
Provincetown: Dog Gone Sailing Charters
Experience Cape Cod Bay and Truro with a sail aboard the 30’ cutter Moondance II. This private party cruise includes up to six people. Sea dogs of all shapes and sizes are more than welcome! They don't even have to know how to swim. The Moondance II crew has doggie life vests available for small and medium sized dogs.
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Springfield: Fantastic Caverns
Fantastic Caverns is America's Only Ride-Through Cave. The Cave is toured in jeep-drawn trams. Since you ride all of the way through, you experience the magnitude, the stillness, and the splendor of Fantastic Caverns while preserving its natural features. Pets are allowed to come into the building and ride through the Cavern.
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St. Louis: St. Louis Walk of Fame
More than 120 stars and informative plaques honoring famous St. Louisans are set in the sidewalks of The Loop, the exciting restaurant, shopping and arts & entertainment district designated “One of the 10 Great Streets in America.” Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome on the sidewalk.
St. Louis: Six Flags St. Louis
Pets are not allowed inside the park, however, daily kennel facilities are a free service provided to guests. “Park-a-Pet” is located in the parking lot area, just past Toll Plaza. Please see the Toll Plaza Attendant to reserve a kennel for the day. Pets cannot be kept overnight, and must have current vaccinations and registration tags.
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Conway: Outdoor ESCAPES New Hampshire
Outdoor ESCAPES NH offers a Custom ESCAPE (outdoor adventure) in a dog-friendly area.
Glen: Story Land Children's Theme Park
Pets are not allowed in the park, however, pet kennels are available for use free of charge on a first come, first served basis. The kennels are located next to the train depot in the north end of the main parking lot.
North Conway: Conway Scenic Railroad, 38 Norcross Cir, North Conway, NH 03860
Traveling through Mount Washington Valley and the White Mountains, the Conway Scenic Railroad offers 3 different train rides in restored passenger cars. Well-behaved dogs may travel in Coach aboard any train provided they are restrained by the owner.
Rio Grande: Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, Cape May Airport (WWD), 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
NASW Aviation Museum is Pet-Friendly for Friendly Pets! The museum welcomes on-leash pets and their owners for self-guided tours of the 92,000-square-foot historic hangar. The museum includes more than 26 aircraft, numerous interactive exhibits and display rooms. There is an air traffic control tower from Bader Field in Atlantic City, a Coast Guard exhibit, 1940s exhibition room, a radio room and flight simulators.
Albuquerque: ABQ Trolley Co.
ABQ Trolley Co. takes guests on a 85-minute, 18-mile Best of ABQ City Tour using a completely-custom, open-air Trolley. ABQ Trolley Co. is proud to be a pet friendly city tour company! Please feel free to bring your well-behaved furry friends on board the Trolley.
Albuquerque: Tours of Old Town
Tours of Old Town specializes in informative, interesting and entertaining outdoor walking tours which share a wide variety of interesting trivia and historical facts in the heart of the Duke City. Dogs of all sizes are welcome on the tours.
Roswell: International UFO Museum and Research Center, 114 N Main St, Roswell, NM 88203
The IUFOMRC provides information to those seeking the truth about the 1947 Roswell Incident, UFOs, and any subjects relating to UFOs. Dogs are allowed inside the facility.
New York: Big Onion Walking Tours
Tours include Greenwich Village, Immigrant New York, Central Park, Historic Harlem, and Gay and Lesbian History: Before Stonewall. Well-behaved and leashed dogs are welcome on the walking tours. If someone does object, however, the dog owner will not be permitted to bring the dog on the tour. Dogs are not allowed in Green-Wood Cemetery.
New York: Dorothy Parker's Upper West Side and The Algonquin Round Table Guided Walking Tours
The Algonquin Round Table Walking Tour begins and ends at the landmark Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street and encompasses the Theatre District, Rockefeller Center, Times Square and Hell's Kitchen. Dorothy Parker's Upper West Side Walking Tour explores the history of the Upper West Side, its architecture and development, all tied into the life of Mrs. Parker. Dogs are welcome on the walking tours but they cannot be brought into the Algonquin Hotel lobby, no matter how small or well behaved they are.
New York: Central Park
Central Park, the 843-acre green oasis in the center of Manhattan, is the most visited urban park in the United States. Dogs are welcome in most areas of the park, as long as they and their owners follow Park rules and regulations. Dogs must be leashed from 9AM - 9PM each day and at all times when in the woodland areas of the Park. Dog drinking fountains are available and are located at various spots throughout the Park. Dogs are not allowed in the following locations: Ballfields, East Green, Elm Islands at the Mall, Great Hill Glade, Lilac Walk, Ornamental Fountains, Playgrounds, Reservoir Running TrackPlaygrounds, Sand Volleyball Court, Sheep Meadow, Water Bodies. Dogs in Central Park
New York: Seastreak Ferry Service
Seastreak provides daily year-round ferry services from Atlantic Highlands and Conners Highlands, NJ, to Pier 11 Wall Street, East 35th Street, and shuttle service to the World Financial Center. Pets can be brought onboard on the NJ/NYC commuter service ONLY but must be kept on the outdoor decks with a leash. Small dogs in a carrier can be brought inside the vessel. Pets are not permitted on any Special Event trip or on service to Martha's Vineyard.
Asheville: Gray Line Historic Trolley Tours of Asheville
Hop on board one of Gray Line's Nostalgic RED trolleys for a fully narrated journey, highlighting the history, homes and hot-spots of this "city of surprises." Well-behaved dogs are allowed to accompany you on the tour, small lap dogs preferred during the busy times.
Asheville: Asheville Urban Trail
The Asheville Urban Trail is a self-guided 1.7 mile walking tour through downtown Asheville, highlighting the unique architecture, people, and historic events of the city. The Urban Trail is divided into five distinct eras, each of which has a symbol. These symbols are carved into pink granite blocks placed in the sidewalk along the way for you to follow. All street crosswalks for the trail are marked. Enjoyed in its entirety, the walking tour requires approximately two hours to complete. Dogs are welcome on the Urban Trail.
Asheville; Biltmore Estate
A National Historic Landmark nestled in the mountains of Asheville NC, George W. Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate includes the 250-room Biltmore House, 75 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the nation's most visited winery, shopping, dining, four star accommodations, hiking trails and more. Pets are allowed on the grounds, but are not permitted in any building. A very limited number of outdoor, unattended pet kennels are available at Biltmore. They are self-service and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Asheville: The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806
With more than 10 miles of hiking and biking trails adjacent to the Bent Creek Experimental Forest and nestled in one of the most beautiful natural settings in America, the Arboretum is a popular destination for amblers and athletes alike. Dogs on a leash are permitted on the grounds, but not in some garden areas or in the buildings.
Blowing Rock: Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park
Pets are allowed at Tweetsie Railroad. No kennel facility is available, and pets are not allowed inside the buildings or on the rides.
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Carolina Beach: Carolina Beach Pontoon Rental, Carolina Beach State Park Marina, 1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Carolina Beach Pontoon Rental offers pontoon rental boats. Fully equipped 24' pontoon boats are new, easy to use and dependable, and come equipped with: 12-Passenger Seating; Changing Room; Very Comfortable, Heavy Cushion Seating; Stainless Steel Watersports Tow Bar; Retractable Bimini Top; Boarding Ladder; All Necessary USCG Approved Safety Equipment; Stereo (USB, iPod, MP3 compatible); VHF Radio. Dogs welcome!
Lillington: Cape Fear Adventures, 100 S Main St, Lillington, NC 27546
Cape Fear Adventures offers kayak and canoe rentals on the Cape Fear River. Dogs are welcome to join you on the river! Typically, canoe is the most suitable boat for dogs.
Topsail Island: The Belle of Topsail Dog-Friendly Cruise, 518 C Roland Ave. (Back lot), Surf City, NC 28445
The Belle of Topsail is a 55 foot replica of an 1880's turn of the century riverboat that cruises the scenic waters of the North Carolina Intracoastal waterway and sounds. The Belle of Topsail offers monthly Yappy Hour cruises along the waterway from Surf City to around Topsail Beach and back. Leashed and well behaved dogs welcome!
Wilmington: Entropy Boat Rentals, 7618 Mason Landing Rd., Wilmington, NC 28411
Explore the coast in a roomy, spirited Sea Mark Boat! Boats are 21' and will acommodate up to 10 adults. Dogs are welcome.
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Portland: Portland Walking Tours
The award-wining walk "Best of Portland" shows you an enlightened city rich with artwork, parks, bridges, downtown trains & streetcars, fountains and friendly people. The "Best of Portland" walking tour is the only tour that is dog friendly. Dogs must be friendly, well behaved, and on a leash. Dogs are not allowed indoors.
Silverton: Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR 97381
The Oregon Garden is a lush 80-acre botanical garden with an amphitheater, tours & a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Pets must be on leash not to exceed 8' at all times.
Elysburg: Knoebels Amusement Resort, 391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg, PA 17824
Knoebels is a free-admission dog friendly amusement park for families, with roller coasters, classic rides, award-winning food, campgrounds, a golf course, and a pool. Well-behaved pets are welcome, but must be kept either on a leash or in a carrier at all times. Pets are not allowed in any covered dining areas or pool area.
Jim Thorp: Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railways offers a 16-mile, narrated train ride through the natural wonders of the Lehigh Gorge. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to ride the train free-of-charge.
Philadelphia: Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Philadelphia's Magic Garden's (PMG) is a pet friendly museum in Philadelphia. PMG is a mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets, and provides access to Isaiah Zagar's unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. The Magic Gardens site, Zagar's largest artwork, includes a fully tiled indoor space and a massive outdoor mosaic sculpture garden that spans half a block on Philadelphia's famous South Street. Inside, visitors can view folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, Zagar's hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The installation pays tribute to Zagar's artistic influences, along with community and personal experiences.
Newport: The Cliff Walk
A National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District, the Cliff Walk runs along the eastern shore of Newport, RI and is world famous as a public access walk that combines the natural beauty of the Newport shoreline with the architectural history of Newport's gilded age. Dogs on a leash are allowed on the Cliff Walk.
Newport: Gansett Cruises, Naragansett Bay
Gansett Cruises offers Newport Harbor tours and sunset cruises on Narragansett Bay. Dogs on leashes are welcome on the tours.
Charleston: Adventure Harbor Tours
Adventure Harbor Tours features boat tours of Morris Island, the unspoiled, undeveloped, ecological jewel of Charleston Harbor. On the island you can go beach combing and searching for treasure that the ocean has left behind. Shark's teeth, shells, even live members of the animal kingdom can be seen out there, including sea birds, horshoe crabs and other creatures of the sea. Dogs are welcome on the tour, provided they do not freak out and eat small children.
Charleston: Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road (Hwy. 61), Charleston, SC 29414
Magnolia Plantation features beautiful gardens with various varieties of flowers from camellias, daffodils, to azalea’s and countless other species in bloom year round. Guided tours include Magnolia’s plantation home; a Nature Train tram tour; the Audubon Swamp Garden tour; a Nature Boat tour of the wetlands; and the new “Slavery to Freedom” tour. Dogs are allowed on the grounds, inside the plantation house if they can be carried, and on the tours. Dogs are not allowed in the petting zoo or in the gift shop.
Charleston: Old Charleston Walking Tours
Old Charleston Walking Tours offers narrated walks that cover the most interesting historical issues and sights in a city known for its turbulent past and unusual beauty. Especially popular is the "Ghost Tour." Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome to accompany you on all the tours.
Charleston: The Schooner Pride Sailing Tours
Tour Charleston Harbor and experience the best in Charleston sailing, sightseeing and attractions on The Schooner Pride, a classic 84' tall ship. Small dogs are welcome on board so long as they are kept on a leash or in a carrier.
Crazy Horse: Crazy Horse Memorial, 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730
The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument under construction on privately held land in the Black Hills. It depicts Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance. Started in 1948, this vast, unfinished mountain carving shares a site with a Native American museum. Leashed pets are welcome at the common areas outside the Crazy Horse Memorial visitor complex. Pets must be carried or otherwise contained while inside the Welcome Center, museums, gift shop, sculptor's home-studio and cultural center. No pets are allowed in the food service areas or on the bus rides to the bottom of the mountain. Leashed pets are allowed on the mountain carving viewing deck and the roofed, concrete floor entry leading to the deck.
Chattanooga: Chattanooga Ghost Tours
Take a walking ghost tour through downtown Chattanooga, hearing tales and getting pictures of some of the city's true hauntings! Well behaved pets are welcome on the regular tour.
Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains: Dollywood Theme Park
Although pets are not permitted inside Dollywood, a one-of-a-kind kennel, Doggywood®, is available for the convenience of guests and their dogs. Doggywood's operating days coincide with Dollywood's operating schedule. Overnight boarding is not available.
Arlington: Six Flags Over Texas
Although pets are not permitted in the park, air-conditioned kennels are provided at no cost. The kennels are located at the parking lot gas station.
Austin: Historic Walking Tours in Austin
Choose from two free guided-walking tours of downtown Austin. The tours are available year-round Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sundays (except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday, weather permitting. Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome on the tours.
Austin: Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746
Rent boats and paddle boards on Lady Bird Lake. Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for free.
Austin: SUP ATX Paddle Board Rentals, 1541 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78703
Located on Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) on the hike & bike trail between Mopac and Lamar Blvd. All Ages and Pets are welcome!
Beaumont area: Eastex Canoe Trails, 100 Turtle Creek Dr. @ US Hwy 96, Silsbee, Texas 77656
Eastex Canoe Trips offers canoeing in Southeast Texas - Big Thicket Canoeing and Village Creek canoe trips. Group, overnight and day trips available. Eastex is “Dog-Friendly” to “Friendly Dogs!” Pets and their humans are allowed to float/swim/camp and roam "leash-free" in the primitive Big Thicket wilderness area.
Canyon Lake: River Sports Tubes
Dogs are welcome to go tubing on the Guadalupe River and ride on the shuttles. Life jackets for dogs are not provided so please bring your own Doggy life jacket IF your dog needs or requires one.
Dallas: M-Line Trolley
The M-Line gives you an opportunity to ride back into history on the only transit line in North Texas that operates lovingly restored antique electric trolley cars running on some of Dallas's oldest original trolley tracks. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the trolleys.
Galveston: BayWatch Dolphin Tours
BayWatch Dolphin Tours brings you up close to view the dolphins in their natural habitat. The 36-passenger jet drive boat has a covered interior and is dolphin safe (no propellers). Open 7 days a week year round, tours leave every hour on the hour. Pets ride free!
Houston: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center contains over five miles of nature trails, with forest, pond, wetland, and meadow habitats. Leashed dogs are welcome. Dogs must be kept on the trails at all times (no swimming in the ponds). Dogs are allowed in the building lobby – tiled areas only.
San Antonio: SeaWorld
Pets are not permitted in the park, but pet kennels are provided. Kennels are outdoor, unattended, open air and covered. There is no charge for the use of the pet kennels. Pets are not allowed to stay overnight.
San Antonio: San Antonio River Walk
A public park open 365 days a year, the San Antonio River Walk is a renowned urban retreat in downtown San Antonio with lush landscapes and attractions. Dogs are allowed on the River Walk, but they must be leashed. The River Walk offers over 5 miles of walkways and passes by many restaurants (some are dog-friendly) and shops.
San Antonio: Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Pets are not permitted in the park but pet kennels are provided. Kennel facilities are located to the right of the Main Entrance. Pets cannot be kept overnight and must have current vaccinations and registration tags.
Moab: Moab Rafting & Canoe Company, 420 Kane Creek Blvd., Moab, UT 84532
Moab Rafting & Canoe Company will set you and your dog up for a day on the Colorado River. The 15-mile float from the Moab Bridge to the Potash take-out includes a self-guided canoe trip down the sandy bottomed Class II river, complete with views of striped canyon walls and famed climbing spot Wall Street.
Shelburne: Shelburne Farms
A National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont, Shelburne Farms is a 1,400-acre working farm and nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic for a sustainable future. Leashed dogs permitted November 1-March 31.
Alexandria: Potomac Riverboat Co. Canine Cruise
Potomac Riverboat Company offers this fun and unique 60-minute cruise around the Alexandria's Seaport. Departs Alexandria Saturdays ONLY at 11 a.m. Dogs ride free and must be on a 6ft flat leash at all times. Advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended.
Alexandria: Footsteps to the Past Walking Tours
Footsteps to the Past specializes in unique walking tours highlighting Alexandria's history. Dogs are most welcome on all the tours.
Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery
Leashed pets are allowed on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.
Leesburg: Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176
Morven Park was once the home of Virginia governor, Westmoreland Davis, and his wife Marguerite. The estate includes over 1,000 acres of fields, woods, and formal gardens. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the estate grounds, but are not permitted inside the buildings. Morven Park hosts a wide variety of activities, such as horse shows and food and wine festivals, and most are dog-friendly.
Luray: Luray Caverns Tours
Luray Caverns is an underground cavern system full of stalactite and stalagmite formations. A guided walking tour of the caverns takes a little over one hour. Pets on a leash are allowed on the Luray Caverns grounds. Guests are permitted to carry small pets on the tour. All pets on the tour must be carried for the entire length of the tour. There is no kennel on-site for larger pets.
Mount Vernon: George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens
Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington; it's also his burial place. Dogs are welcome around the estate during daytime visitation hours, but are not permitted in the historic buildings, Museum or Education Center exhibition galleries. Doggie water bowls are provided at the entrance to the Estate property and at the entrance to the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center.
Mount Vernon: All The President's Pups Walking Tour
Bring your dog along for this 1.25-mile walking tour and explore canine life at Mount Vernon, from the first president’s dogs to the dogs that live at the estate today. The tour stops at five historic locations, including the West Gate. Along the way, learn about George Washington's love for dogs, his dogs' unusual names, and his efforts to improve the quality of his hunting dogs through breeding. Available Saturdays in September and October at 10 am.
Richmond: History Hounds Walking Tours
Dogs are invited to join their owners on select walking tours of Richmond city neighborhoods. Limit two dogs per party. Not every tour is dog friendly so please check the schedule. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain on a leash. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs.
Shenandoah River: Front Royal Canoe Company, 8567 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630
Front Royal Canoe & Kayak offers self-guided canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips on the South Fork of the legendary Shenandoah River. Pets can accompany owners on canoe and kayak trips, however, they are not permitted to go down the river in rafts or tubes.
Williamsburg: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Pets are not permitted in the park, however, pet care is provided in the England Parking Lot. $20 /pet for regular guests / all day, $18 for pass members. Pets will be offered fresh water, but it is the owner's responsibility to bring food and feed their pet. Pet care is not available during Christmas Town®.
Leavenworth: Leavenworth Outdoor Center
Leavenworth Outdoor Center offers affordable, self guided, deluxe float tube rentals for the entire family, even the dog, and is the only company with hammock seats and backrests! Dogs are welcome on dog tubes that look like a floating pet bed.
Port Townsend: Jefferson County Historical Society Walking Tours
From June through September, historically-costumed guides escort visitors on entertaining tours of Port Townsend's once-rowdy Downtown and ever-genteel Uptown. Dogs on a leash are welcome on the tours.
Seattle: Fremont Sunday Ice Cream Cruise
The Sunday Ice Cream Cruise offers year round service, departing on the hour 11am through 5pm Sundays from South Lake Union. This is a 45-50 minute tour of the Lake Union floating homes, a peek at Dale Chihuly’s studio, Gas Works Park and the Sleepless in Seattle houseboat. Dogs are welcome!
Sequim: Olympic Game Farm, 1423 Ward Road, Sequim, WA 98382
The Olympic Game Farm was originally designed as a holding compound for the animal actors in between movie shoots by Disney Studios. Now open to the public, The Farm offers a driving tour through 84 acres of terrain where you will see a variety of animals, the offspring of past animal actors. Pets are allowed as long as they are inside an enclosed vehicle.
Thorp: Rill Adventures
Go river rafting on the Yakima and Wenatchee Rivers. Dogs allowed; PFDs available for pets.
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Sturgeon Bay: Chicago Fireboat Legend Cruises
Enjoy the scenic waters of Door County from the comfort of a historic vessel. Each narrated tour lasts 1.5 hours and cruises either along the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, or to Sherwood Point Lighthouse (minimum passenger count and weather permitting). Snacks and refreshments are available, as well as a full bar, including liquor, wine and beer. Pets are welcome on a leash.
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