If you’re traversing the American East Coast with your dog you’d want to know where both of you are welcome. Arguably one of the best places to spend your time with your pet dog, the East Coast is an open paradise for just about any traveller and their companion. Here are the top resorts that will welcome you and your furry friend…
Maryland’s Ocean City is a scenic, beautiful place to enjoy quiet and picturesque moments with your furry pet. There a number of Ocean City dog friendly hotels and resorts to check out include Clarion Resort Hotel which is a very pet friendly place and the Bay Club Resort, a 3-star stop ideal for those looking for budget accommodation with their pets. Another is the Howard Johnson by Wyndham, an Ocean City oceanfront with limited dog-friendly rooms. Groups or families with dogs will find Jocelyn Manor a tranquil oasis located along the Boardwalk that’s also very affordable. Others include Fenwick Inn with clean pet friendly rooms, Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta Inn & Suites and Safari Motel Boardwalk among hundreds of others.
A coastal gem located in southeastern Virginia, Virginia Beach is known for its 3-mile boardwalk which stretches along the oceanfront. There are many awesome pet friendly hotels in Virginia Beach, which makes a vacationing with your pooch even easier. The Alamar Resort Inn allows you to book in with up to two dogs, the Salamander Resort & Spa offers amenities such as organic treats, water bowls, a comfortable bed and special doggie toys. Other top choices in Virginia Beach include Red Roof Inn, Travelodge by Wyndham, Motel 6 and Outdoorsy RV Rental. Just remember to call first to let them know your furry companion is also tagging along.
Bethany Beach, Delaware
To get the best resort accommodation with your dog in Bethany Beach you’ve a number of choices. Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Residence Inn is a superb high-end Marriott stop with ample parking, including Meris Gardens Bed & Breakfast noted for its picturesque colorful grounds. For a cottage with a difference that allows dogs, handicap accessible, private yard and unfettered tranquility checkout a Waterfront, Beach home away rental two miles from Bethany Beach Boardwalk and Town Museum. Other resorts worth checking out in Bethany Beach include Parrot’s Paradise, Cottage by the Sea or the Rikkery for those with small dogs.
Cape Cod has diverse outdoor parks and beaches for dogs including pet-friendly accommodation. Dog-friendly resorts in Cape Cod include National Seashore’s Rugosa Resort and Crow’s Nest Resort and Cottages with a clear ocean view. The Masthead Resort & Cottages offer Provincetown, West End and Waterfront choices for pets and their companions while the Blue Water Resort provides an oceanfront pet-friendly experience where the sky meets the sea literally before your eyes. Other stops include Green Harbor Waterfront Lodging, Sandwich Lodge & Resort, Pilgrim House and the unique-room Yarmouth Resort in west Yarmouth, among tens of others.
Of course knowing a resort in Portland, Maine before you travel where your canine friend is welcome is great information. At the Maine Beach Resort doggies are welcome at no extra charge in pet-friendly oceanfront suites and rooms as well as in the Linekin Bay Resort around an hour from Portland. Alouette Beach Resort is a pet-friendly accommodation particularly if you’ll be around Old Orchard Beach while Light House Cabins a few minutes from Portland offers more than just golf, fishing and whale watching for those with dogs. A few minutes from Portland is a pet and kid-friendly place to stay, the Sea Escape Cottages overlooking the Casco Bay. Other pet-friendly Portland, Maine resorts include La Quinta Inn & Suites, Poland Spring Resort, Samoset Resort, and Cozy Artsy Apartment, among others.
Long Island, New York
In long Island, New York travellers with dogs will find a host of resorts to stop by, such as the Orient Inn with lot of engaging activities like fishing, boating, golfing and swimming as well as the Bowen’s By the Bays with a waterfall pond, tennis court and outdoor pool. Others include La Quinta Inn & Suites Elmsford and La Quinta Inn & Suites Islip Mac Arthur Airport where pets are also welcome. Mill House Inn also offers pet-friendly accommodation, including popular whirlpool baths with a tinge of luxury while Southampton Inn in Southampton historic village is dog-friendly as well.
There’re a number of resorts in Atlantic City in New Jersey to stay with your pet. This include Harrah’s Resort where pets are allowed but at a fee per night. Comfort Inn just about Toms River Corporate Park also allows dogs and other pets but at a fee and only a single pet each room with a refundable deposit required. Flagship Resort is a high-rise dog-friendly choice offering modern suits and an oceanfront dining. If you find yourself at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City just pop in with your furry companion they’re dog friendly, though at a fee. Showboat Hotel is also family and pet friendly with lots of dogs visible all round, including the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel.