Pet friendly lodgings throughout New England welcome you and your dog
You don't need to feel hounded by your conscience when you go off on a blissful New England vacation trip and leave the family dog at a kennel. Bring the dog with you! Many New England hotels, motels, resorts, inns, and vacation rentals make a point of being pet friendly, welcoming dogs of all shapes (although some lodgings place a limit on sizes). Some lodgings are near walking trails where you and your pooch can enjoy the outdoors together. See listings below and check hotel and motel websites for details.
Several Wonderful Locations
Nantucket, MA, 02554
The Cottages at the Boat Basin are the most unique way to experience Nantucket. Set within Nantucket Island's magnificent waterfront and just a short walk from historic downtown, The Cottages offer the ideal spot from which to explore the island.
Tour Nantucket Town and stroll down the cobblestone streets and narrow lanes of this perfectly preserved whaling seaport, home to fascinating shops, museums and fine restaurants. The view from The Cottages is a panorama of sun, sea and boats in Nantucket's busy harbor; all enjoyed from outdoor patios or decks where guests can host outdoor picnics or clambakes. For guests with pets, our one- and two-bedroom pet-friendly Woof Cottages are sure to please the dog in your family. So will the Blissful Beds, food and water bowls, and welcome treats along with other pet amenities we offer your best friend.
17 Harris Shore Road - Route 11 at 11B
Gilford, NH, 03249
Dogs are welcome in this hotel.
The Fireside Inn & Suites welcomes pets and we offer comfortable accommodations for their owners. In order to ensure that those with allergies are protected, we have specific pet friendly rooms. Please call to check availability. To ensure your pet’s comfort, the comfort of other pets, and of all our guests, we have a few guidelines that we ask your pet to follow:
- Pets should not be left alone in their room. Even well-behaved pets do act up when their family leaves them alone.
- Pets should be kept on a leash when not in their room (unless, of course, you have a goldfish).
- When you walk your pet, please do your part to help keep our grounds clean. There is a perfect dog walking area behind the hotel, towards the waterfront. We have pervaded two pet waste stations.
20 Cross Road
West Chesterfield, NH, 03466
We're all animal lovers here, and we're delighted to welcome you and your pets to our pet friendly NH inn.
We reserve the rooms that are outside the main inn for pet owners and their furry friends on their New England vacation, for easy access to our back yard. We just ask that you crate your dogs if you leave the room, and that you pick up after them while on our grounds. We do require that you leash your dog while on the inn property. And, of course, in the unlikely event that your pet damages any part of the room, you are responsible for the damages.
If you are traveling with your pet, take advantage of our Pet Package Special - you AND your pet will love it!
700 Trapp Hill Road
Stowe, VT, 05672
It’s a good dog’s life at Trapp Family Lodge
The alpine lodge features pet friendly accommodations in 96 rooms. Amenities include an LL Bean dog bed and blanket, Trapp Treats, dog bowls, and a doggie trail pass and map to the scenic 2500 acre property just made for running, rambling and rolling. Set in the mountains just above the enchanting village of Stowe, Trapp Family Lodge provides an ideal New England vacation for families and pets any time of year. Take to the 100km of trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter, and hiking and biking and fetching in summer. There’s swimming, tennis, outdoor concerts and bonfires too. Relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy gourmet cuisine and savor the comforts and charms of Vermont fit for man (and woman and kids) and beast.
15 Beacon Street
Boston, MA, 02108
Your pet is a welcome guest at this boutique Boston hotel
While you’re traveling to Boston, share the special experience of this boutique lodging luxury with your favorite pet. Pets of any size are welcome for no additional fee, though the hotel suggests a $25 donation be given toward the local animal shelter. The hotel offers a limited number of pet friendly rooms with pet walking services and treats available upon your request. Now imagine one of the greatest cities of the world to spend the day with your special friend enjoying some of the great outdoor spaces in any city - and even some indoors that allow pets too. Your accommodations are perfect from classic or studio rooms to suites with canopy beds and fireplaces, surround sound satellite radio, rainforest showers, and comfy bathrobes. Woof. Confirm room availability at booking.
2504 Route 6A
Barnstable, MA, 02630
Cape Cod's premier pet friendly destination!
Your pet can also come along and enjoy the laid-back luxury of Cape Cod's most unique destination!
Traveling and lodging with your furry offspring can be challenging, and we'll admit Cape Cod is no different. We'll help point out dog-friendly beaches, fun things to do with your dog, pet-friendly ferries to the islands and whale watching, as well as pet-friendly outdoor dining. If nothing else, you and your dog can both relax poolside with a Cape Cod Beer and a bowl of cold water. Does it get any better?
Please check out our "Pet Etiquette" page before booking Fido.
Coastal Route 1A -- 480 York Street
York Harbor, ME, 03911
Pet Friendly Luxury Inn
To make your pet feel at home, away from home, we supply blankets, food and water bowls, trash bags, walking maps, treats, and lists of pet friendly beaches in our area. Our luxurious Historic 1730 Harbor Crest Inn Is part of the York Harbor Inn Family of Inns. Several rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzi spa tubs. At the Main Inn you will find award winning gourmet ocean view dining plus casual fireplaced Ship’s Cellar Pub. Walk to beach, convenient to golf, Kittery Outlet Shopping, whale watching, lobster boat tours, kayaking and area lighthouses. The perfect Maine getaway is just over one hour north of Boston. Open year round. See last minute “Internet Specials” on web site.
183 Main Street
Rockport, MA, 01966
Man’s best friend in a place welcome to man and beast
Rockport is made for families and pets and so is this very pet friendly hotel on Cape Ann. At $30 per day per pet, you get the great amenities and comforts of a full service hotel and the friendliness of people who know a thing or two about families and pets. Bring your favorite four legged friend to this beautiful village by the sea and walk downtown together to great shops, restaurants, historic landmarks and Motif #1. Run free on magnificent beaches, smell the salt air, and take in those majestic ocean views. You’ll also enjoy the indoor pool, exercise room and Jacuzzi. Your room includes a 32” high-definition TV, coffeemaker, microwave, and mini-fridge or share a larger suite and get even more bang for your bark.
196 Shawtown Road
Freedom, NH, 03836
Your pet is welcome
With clean, modern facilities and classic New England lakeside charm, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort provides pet friendly lodging and has grown to be one of New Hampshire’s top camping and RV destinations. Danforth Bay welcomes family pets that are well socialized, friendly and happy.br>
With over 300 roomy sites spread over 180 forested acres and a half-mile of lake frontage on Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake, Danforth Bay Camping Resort is truly a natural playground. Rain or shine, Danforth offers a comprehensive and diverse recreation program for all ages. Located between the Lakes Region and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the sight-seeing is spectacular and activities are boundless!
229 Main Street (Routes 44 & 41)
Lakeville, CT, 06039
Bring your dog - we have rooms just for you!
At our beautifully decorated boutique country inn, you’re just minutes away from all sorts of fun and activities on your New England vacation. We welcome dogs with elegant rooms for you, your family and your pet. One of the finest restaurants right is located next to the inn.
The Appalachian Trail is a continuous marked footpath that goes from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia, a distance of about 2160 miles. Inn at Iron Masters is the perfect place to stay, situated right next to its path from Massachusetts through Connecticut, offering a uniquely breath-taking hiking experience for you and your dog.
We are sure you will be delighted by our hospitality and be intrigued by so many special events in the area. Whether you are planning a visit to Lime Rock Race Park, or one of many fine schools and institutions, or just a getaway vacation to enjoy the sights of the Litchfield Hills and Berkshire Mountains, Inn at Iron Masters will make your trip memorable!
One Seaport Lane
Boston, MA, 02210
The laps of luxury at one of Boston’s finest hotels
The Seaport welcomes your pet and leashed dogs and cats are allowed free access throughout the hotel (excluding Restaurants and the Fitness Center). Special amenities include pet friendly rooms, beds, treats, toys, doggy bags and an invitation to “Canines and Cocktails.” This weekly summer event held on the Tamo Terrace, invites guests and area residents to bring their dogs and have a drink while their pets enjoy some open space, chef-prepared appetizers, water bowls and toys, and quality time with other dogs. Service animals are welcome throughout the hotel and the conference areas of Seaport World Trade Center regardless of type or breed. Guests with pet allergies may request pet-free accommodations to ensure a comfortable stay. When making your reservation, please inquire about availability and the hotel’s pet policies.
77 High Meadow Way
Manchester Center, VT, 05255
Your dog is welcome here.
The Manchester View is Manchester, Vermont's best AAA accommodation. This fine New England pet friendly lodging property combines the best of a classic Vermont country inn, motel or even a small hotel, with large rooms and suites, beautiful views and a very convenient location. We will selectively allow pets by advance reservation in certain rooms. Pet must be 20 lbs or smaller. There is a $20 per night fee. A plus for dogs and their owners - Manchester Center has a Dog Park. Manchester is home to the Orvis Flagship Store and has a huge selection of Dog beds, leashes, collars as well as other sporting pet items. They welcome pets in the store and even provide pet water bowls outside their store. Great day trip for Fido and his owner. The Manchester View sits high up on a hill off historic Route 7A just two miles south of Dorset in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont and minutes from some of Vermont's best dining, attractions, shopping and ski resorts — Bromley, Stratton, and Magic Mountain.
380 U.S. Route 1
Kittery, ME, 03904
Dogs and their people are welcome here
Traveling with your pet you’ll find a friendly welcome at this lovely Inn along Maine’s southern coast. Dogs, especially, have become part of the family and go on vacations now with more frequency than years past. For them, the inn has set aside special pet friendly rooms. The quality and upkeep of the rooms is the same, if not superior, to the cleanliness of other guest rooms. There is a maximum of 2 pets per room with an additional $10.00 per night per pet. Some pet restrictions may apply so call ahead if you have an unusual situation. Located just minutes from downtown Portsmouth, NH, you and your pet have an almost unlimited list of places to run, hide and have fun amidst open spaces, beautiful beaches, parks and more.
134 Acapesket Road
East Falmouth, MA, 02536
Cozy rooms and all the room needed for man and beast
Humans and dogs looking to vacation together have found the right place. This Cape Cod friendly lodging and accommodations is very pet friendly and located on in a quiet residential area with acres of scenic, open space just right for walks, running, playing ball and dozing under a tree. And all this is set on a beautiful salt water cove. This waterfront getaway features a variety of amenities and outdoor activities including a private boating beach with ramp and dock, free rowboat and paddleboat use, a heated outdoor pool and barbecue grills. Each waterfront guest room offers one queen and one double bed, a private bath with tub and shower, cable TV, in-room coffee, microwave, and refrigerator, and, free high-speed Internet. Located just an hour’s drive from Boston and Providence.
155 Sterling Ridge Drive
Jeffersonville, VT, 05464
Take a vacation in the woods with Woofie
With a nightly fee, this pet-friendly resort offers log cabin rental accommodations for you and your favorite canine friend as well as dog-sitting and walking services. The whole family will enjoy settling into your own fully equipped log cabin with lake and mountains views, kitchen, living-dining area with fireplace, cable TV and DVD player. Outside a covered porch, charcoal grill and picnic table will make the sunny afternoons together special and fun. You’ll have your own hot tub and there are complimentary rowboats, paddleboats and canoes, two scenic ponds, a volleyball court and mountain trails for exploring. Enjoy four season, pet friendly activity in the mountains of Northern Vermont/NE. Max and Rocky, the Sterling Ridge Resort Dogs look forward to seeing you very soon. Call ahead for availability.
733 Post Road
Wells, ME, 04090
Clean, well kept & behaved, non-barking, friendly dogs are welcome!
Sea Mist has limited and specific accommodations. Currently there are 4 rooms available for guests traveling with pets. To ensure availability be sure to call ahead to reserve a designated “Pet Room”. Our designated “Pet Rooms” offer you and your pet comfort and convenience and help safeguard guests who may be subject to pet allergies.
We strive to deliver quality & affordable accommodations and ask that pet owners refrain from using guest towels for pets or allowing pets on beds or other furnishing. If you forget to bring items from home we have loaner pet towels and bedding. Daily maid service is required for all pet rooms. Leashed dogs are allowed on Wells Beach. Mid-June thru mid-September dogs are allowed only before 8AM and from 6PM-8PM.
155 Portland Street
Boston, MA, 02114
Pets and their owners travel in style at the Onyx Hotel
The Onyx Hotel in downtown Boston invites you to share our luxurious boutique hotel with your best friend. There's no need to leave your pet at home. We take care of all our guests in style--including our guests' pets. So we are giving the term "pet friendly" new meaning. Our new Director of Pet Relations, Charley, has been making sure we take pride in making the Onyx Hotel one of Boston's premier pet friendly hotels.
You and your pet can enjoy the Freedom Trail, window shopping, and exploring exciting downtown Boston together. But just in case you need some human-only activity, our staff is happy to arrange dog-walking and dog-sitting services.
We offer specially designed pet packages to ensure a happy and healthy stay at the Onyx Hotel. Our pet amenities include:
- Gourmet dog cookies
- Clean-up bags
- Dog walking & dog sitter services
25 Airport Road
West Lebanon, NH, 03784
Dogs are welcome in this hotel.
The Fireside Inn & Suites welcomes pets and we offer comfortable accommodations for their owners. In order to ensure that those with allergies are protected, we have specific lodging for pet friendly rooms. Please call to check availability. To ensure your pet’s comfort, the comfort of other pets, and of all our guests, we have a few guidelines that we ask your pet to follow:
- Pets shouldn’t be left alone in their room. Even well-behaved pets do act up when their family leaves them alone.
- Pets should be kept on a leash when not in their room (unless, of course, you have a goldfish).
- When you walk your pet, please do your part to help keep our grounds clean. There is a perfect dog walking area behind the hotel, toward the waterfront.
66 Route 6A
Orleans, MA, 02653
Spend the “dog” days of summer at this pet friendly destination
On Cape Cod, pets keep people smiling and walking and having something to talk about besides the weather. Bring your pooch to this cozy lodging half way up the arm of Cape Cod at the gateway to the National Seashore. Humans will like the rooms with a view, refrigerators, microwave, cable TV, and private bath. The fluffy one will love stretching out, rolling over and sleeping soundly. Outdoors, there are areas for walking, running hysterically, and fetching. There’s also a resort size pool, picnic areas and barbecue grills. Play frisbee on the beach, bring a good leash when you stroll into town to check out great restaurants, shops or galleries. Fido can hang out the car window as you drive to Provincetown or Hyannis where dogs and humans also congregate.
80 Concord Street (Route 202)
Peterborough, NH, 03458
The dog will love it here!
Jack Daniels Motor Inn is your pet friendly lodging choice in Peterborough. Beautifully situated overlooking the Contoocook River and within walking distance of downtown Peterborough, the Inn offers a peaceful and convenient setting for your New England family vacation or romantic getaway. Step outside your room to experience the sound of one of New Hampshire's many rivers rushing by. Seventeen beautifully appointed, well-maintained rooms are nestled in the heart of the Monadnock Region. All rooms have private baths, cable TV, free high speed WiFi internet, free local calls, and children 16 and under stay free with paying adult. The Jack Daniels Motor Inn provides easy access to Routes 101 and 202 making it the ideal resting place for tourists and business travelers alike. Explore Mt. Monadnock, hiking trails, fishing, paddling, swimming, as well as shopping, fine dining and antiquing. In the winter, enjoy downhill skiing and snowboarding at nearby Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride, Granite Gorge, and Pats Peak. Or head out for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Windblown and our state parks. Check our website for Ski*Stay*Save packages!
179 Carter Notch Road
Jackson, NH, 03846
Good dogs welcome
Historic and pet friendly lodgings are not often found but this spectacular hotel welcomes your pet to Jackson and the surrounding beauty of natural New Hampshire. Bring your cat or dog 60 lbs or less and get a select pet friendly guest room for an additional $35 per night. Make sure your pet is current on vaccines. The only breeds not permitted are Pit Bull, Rottweiler, German Shepard, Huskie, Alaskan Malamute, Doberman Pinscher, Chow Chow, Presa Canario, Boxer, and Dalmatian. Call ahead to reserve your space and to verify availability.
Two Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT, 06475
Even the Pope said dogs go to heaven
Here, the credo is pets are family too. So bring your dog to this pet friendly lodging and when making your reservation, provide your pet’s name and breed so the hotel can prepare welcome treats, a souvenir bandana, and a doggie day bed. Up to two dogs (50 lbs. or less) are allowed per guest room for an additional fee of $50 (for stays of 1 night) and $25 (each subsequent night). Dog sitting can be arranged at a rate of $11 per hour (minimum $30). Discover the magnificence of the New England waterfront hotel overlooking Long Island Sound for over 130 years. This storied retreat showcases a breathtaking blend of historic elegance and modern luxury. Your dog will like it too! For other reasons.
1470 Iyannough Road
Hyannis, MA, 02601
Pets need a little Cape Cod too!
The Comfort Inn welcomes pets and provides a delightful mix of historic charm and modern features that make your stay in Cape Cod the perfect getaway. From a healthy morning buffet to free high-speed meeting rooms, we provide a comfortable and convenient atmosphere for our diverse clientele. Enjoy a swim in our indoor heated pool, relax in our sauna, work out in our fitness center, or lounge with friends on our private sun deck. When you're ready for a day or night on the town, we're just five minutes from the quaint shops and exciting activities of downtown Hyannis. Enjoy free long-term parking in Hyannis as long as you are a guest of the hotel.
164 New State Highway (RT 44)
Raynham, MA, 02767
Yes you can bring your dog!
The Quality Inn® Raynham is not only pet friendly but also conveniently located between Boston, Providence and Cape Cod, all great destinations for your New England vacation. The hotel is within walking distance of the Ryan Family Amusements center and close to Bridgewater State College, Massasoit Community College, the Tweeter Center, Silver City Galleria, Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place. Be sure to take advantage of the hotel's various amenities including free wireless broadband access, continental breakfast, and our seasonal outdoor pool. Dogs are also welcome for an additional fee. Guests will enjoy the abundance of outdoor activities available in the area, an assortment of restaurants and cocktail lounges in the vicinity will fulfill all dining needs.
24 Main Street
Camden, ME, 04843
Pampered pooches make for happy humans
Any hotel can say it is pet friendly. But only one boasts its own Director of Pet Relations. The Lord Camden Inn’s “Pampered Pooch Program” promises a warm greeting and an affectionate rub behind the ears for your pet friend. Fun amenities and services include a plush fleece dog bed, gourmet biscuits, food and water bowl, and a welcome packet with a list of local companies that make traveling with a pet a whole lot easier and others that supply tasty treats and stylish amenities. There is a $25/pet/night fee for guests with dogs and a maximum of two dogs allowed per room with several rooms designated as pet friendly. To ensure that you and your pet enjoy your stay, please inquire about our Pampered Pooch Program when making your reservation.
351 West Main Road
Middletown, RI, 02842
A friendly name just got friendlier!
Award Winning and highly rated for its cleanliness and friendly staff, the Howard Johnson Newport welcomes you and your pet to this outstanding lodging destination located just 2 miles from downtown Newport. Your furry friend can stay for just an additional $10 per night. Enjoy high quality service and value close to Newport’s Mansions, historic churches and museums, beautiful gardens and vineyards and its world leading boating and sailing center. Stay fit in the fitness room, swim in the indoor pool, savor the whirlpool & sauna. Guest rooms feature a micro-fridge, free Wi-Fi and your own private balcony or patio. Known for its fine and casual dining, Newport gives you endless culinary variety. Enjoy the local catch, a tasty burger or a cooling ice cream cone nearby. When traveling with your pet, be sure to call ahead and notify the hotel.
70 Essex Way
Burlington (Essex), VT, 05452
Bring the dog -With the majestic Green Mountains on one side and Lake Champlain on the other there's lots to explore!
The Essex Resort & Spa is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring Fluffy or Max along for the ride! Not only do we accept pets, we go all out to make them feel as welcome as our human guests. Pet treats and a nice, cold bowl of water will be waiting, and we even offer dog-walking and pet-sitting services with advance notice.
All we ask is that if Spot happens to, well... leave something behind outside, please pick it up. Disposal bags are available at our Front Desk. Our pet-friendly accommodations include traditional rooms, fireplace rooms, mini-suites, studios, and one-bedroom suites. Pet rate: $45/night per pet.
The Essex is a four-season resort destination, offering a full-service spa and fitness center, cooking classes at Cook Academy, and award-winning dining, all of which perfectly complement our classic accommodations.
Junction of Routes 103 and 131
Proctorsville, VT, 05149
We welcome the dog and the cat!
For some travelers, a vacation would not be complete without their faithful four-legged friend. So pack up your dog or cat and come stay with us. And don’t forget to sign up for our Vermont Pet-Friendly Package, which features deluxe accommodations with two queen-size beds, magnificent views and state-of-the-art amenities. This New England lodging is nestled in the Green Mountains of Ludlow, Vermont, close to the Okemo Mountain. You can drive to see a covered bridge, go antiquing, visit museums, or search for arts and crafts. You can explore, enjoy and walk the dog too!
67 Atlantic Highway
Lincolnville, ME, 04849
All the nature your pet can handle
Good boy and girl dogs are welcome to this natural wonderland by Penobscot Bay. For an additional fee, the resort has a limited number of pet friendly cabins available. The whole family will enjoy the scenery and terrain on 387 picturesque acres on the side of a mountain. There are places to walk, hike, play fetch, lie down, stay, and just enjoy time away together. You’ll have your own authentic Maine pine log cabin with all the amenities of home plus daily housekeeping and access to a doggy bag full of guest services and endless, year round
recreational activities. The fitness and recreation complex and bowling center just might say it all. Great food, local shopping and sightseeing are on the menu whenever you arrive. Call ahead to ensure availability and review pet policies.
21 Lake Avenue Extension
Danbury, CT, 06811
Ethan Allen Hotel welcomes your furry friends.
There is plenty to do in historic Danbury; a great Connecticut vacation spot . Hiking trails, antiquing, the Connecticut Wine Trail and the famous fall foliage can be found in and around Danbury. We guarantee that your visit to our legendary full service boutique hotel will meet all of your expectations. Amenities include a full service restaurant, fitness center, outdoor pool and, upon request, we can provide spa services for our guests. The per night pet fee is $25.00.. Guests must sign a waiver accepting responsibility for damages. Pets are not allowed in the room unattended.
The hotel, owned by the Ethan Allen Corporation, is located on the Ethan Allen International Campus which provides scenic jogging and walking paths for your enjoyment.
8 Country Inn Way
Rockport, ME, 04586
Certified pet and people friendly
Here’s the place in for you and your favorite pet, part of a select group of accommodation providers that cater to the pet-toting traveler. Independently certified by “Pets Can Stay” as meeting or exceeding all certification criteria and only minutes from downtown Camden and Rockport, you’ll find 46 nicely appointed suites/rooms with two queen beds or a king size bed, sleep sofa, air conditioning, in-room coffee service, refrigerator and private deck or patio area. Eleven cabin suites are available each summer. The heated indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna are open to entire family while the exercise facility is open for adult guests and features a full line of equipment. Nearby are low traffic jogging or walking routes. Each morning enjoy an extensive continental breakfast.