You love your best friend and would never want to leave them behind during your vacation. Luckily, there are excellent dog friendly vacation spots in New England. More than just quaint and charming, there are plenty of destinations that welcome pets and even cater especially to four-legged traveling companions.
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The Best Pet Friendly Destinations in New England
New England is full of picturesque locations for you to enjoy with your pet. From pet-friendly parks to restaurants and inns that welcome pets, you will not feel overlooked at these places. Some accommodations will even allow for more than one pet. You should check in advance for any fees and size or weight restrictions to avoid any inconvenience.
1. Mystic, Connecticut
The famous and historic Mystic Seaport is a central draw to this seaside town. There are numerous pet-friendly accommodations, with a few that allow pets for free. You can explore the recreated village and gardens with your leashed pet and time travel back to the 19th century together.
2. Portland, Maine
Enjoy your time together at this coastal city. Portland offers an array of dog runs and pet-friendly parks. You'll find a range of hotels that allow pets for a nominal fee (some are free). Then go enjoy a meal and the view together at one of the outdoor cafés.
3. Burlington, Vermont
There are many pet-friendly spots in Burlington. Visit the historic Hill district. Here you can stay at a century-old inn with your pet and then go explore the nearby dog parks and doggy day cares. Many restaurants have outdoor seating that allows pets as well.
4. Johnsbury, Vermont
Home to Dog Mountain, St. Johnsbury is an internationally renowned destination for dog lovers. Dogs are welcome on Dog Mountain both on and off the leash. There are plenty of hiking trails and ponds for both of you to explore. No visit is complete without a moment in Dog Chapel.