Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022

Vermont's pet friendly and dog friendly lodgings make family vacation easy

Vermont is a pet friendly place, and so are its hotels and motels. At many VT dog friendly lodgings, visitors are offered dog friendly amenities like dog food, dog beds, and plenty of outdoor green space for daily walks and outdoor games of fetch.
Valentine's Dog - Sterlilng Ridge Resort - Jeffersonville, VT
Sterling Ridge Resort

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265

Crisp air, plenty of paths to explore, friendly accommodations: Dogs will love this resort!

It’s no surprise that dogs love Vermont as much as their people do: crisp mountain air, plenty of places to explore on foot and very friendly humans. At the Sterling Ridge Resort, dogs are welcomed with dog kits containing bowls, sheets and a towel. Several of the resort’s inviting log cabins are canine-friendly and super spacious, with yards and covered porches, so you and your dog can really relax. And you’ll want to have some down time after all the hiking! There are miles of trails and recreational paths on the property and in the area, and you’ll find plenty of dog-friendly stores and eateries on your travels. Dog walking is available, and there is a two-dog limit.
Black Lab - Landmark Trust USA - Dummerston, VT - Photo Credit Chadwick Estey
The Landmark Trust USA

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868

Dogs are welcome at these two comfy, cozy properties in the Vermont countryside

Taking a Vermont vacation but leaving the dog at home? Don’t even think about it! The Landmark Trust USA has two delightful, picturesque properties that welcome up to two dogs each. The Sugarhouse, a rustic cabin at the edge of a stand of maples still used for sugaring in the spring, is just perfect for two and a pooch (or two). It’s located on the trust’s historic Scott Farm, so close to apple picking. Enjoy the screened porch or set out for great hiking – and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The barn-red Amos Brown House sleeps six, and you can literally walk out the door to hiking (there’s a lovely old roadway that meanders through the woods), biking, bird-watching, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Marco & Polo with Andrew - Manchester View - Manchester Center, VT
Manchester View

77 High Meadow Way Manchester Center, VT, 05255 Phone: 802-362-2739 Toll-Free: 800-548-4141

One more reason to fall in love with this Vermont inn: They love dogs

Add “they love dogs” to the list of the Manchester View’s many charms. This friendly inn, with 36 thoughtfully decorated rooms and suites, has several select accommodations for guests traveling with dogs 40 pounds and under. You’ll know you’re being warmly welcomed when you discover a dog bowl, courtesy bags and treats when you enter your room. (And just ask if you need extra towels.) There’s plenty to do in the area that’s pooch-pleasing, from hiking (and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing) trails with spectacular views to dog-friendly shops and restaurants. Human creature comforts at the View include a seasonal outdoor heated pool, continental breakfast, free wi-fi, mountain-view decks and patios, one- and two-person spa tubs and gas- and wood-burning fireplaces.
Holiday Dog - Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa - Stowe, VT
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

1746 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7355 Toll-Free: 800-253-2232

Comfy accommodations and convenient walking paths make this resort a fave for dogs

You know who will love their stay at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa as much as you? Your dog, that’s who. Your canine pal (or pals: You are allowed two) will have a great time on the 50-acre resort’s extensive dog trails, just steps from your room. You’ll all love the 5.3-mile Stowe Rec Path, a popular one for dog-walkers. The path meanders through woods, across meadows, past farms, over wooden bridges and by several swimming holes. (Humans will admire the amazing views of Mt. Mansfield.) River water is fresh and clean, so your dog can lap it up – or hop right in! Rooms and townhouses that are designated pet-friendly are conveniently located close to outside entrances and walking paths.
Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022
Dog on a Boat - Basin Harbor - Vergennes, VT
Basin Harbor

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Lake resort’s cottages stand ready to welcome your pet for the perfect Vermont vacation

The folks at the Basin Harbor resort know what it’s like to have to leave your pet behind when you go on vacation. So, no worries: The resort, on the shores of fabulous Lake Champlain, has 74 private, unique cottages (studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom) that welcome your pets. Set on 700 acres, the resort offers plenty of places to explore and hike (in addition to dozens of off-site trails). Plus, Fanny’s Beach is a swimming area specially designated for dogs, who can play off-leash there. The resort offers Vermont-made biscuits, and Mutt Mitts are located all around the property. Dog walking and sitting can be booked through the concierge. Please review our COVID policies before placing your reservation.
Chowder by the Fireplace - Mountain Top Inn - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

Vermont is a little piece of heaven for you and your pet, with miles of scenic trails

Vermont, with its fresh mountain air, miles and miles of hiking trails and welcoming shops and restaurants, is a veritable paradise for pooches. At the Mountain Top Resort, an idyllic Vermont vacation hideaway on 700 private acres of woods and meadows, with panoramic views of the Green Mountains and a 740-acre lake, there is a good selection of pet-friendly cabins and guest houses for you and your furry companion. Cozy cabins are perfect for two (plus your canine pal), all with lawns, kitchenettes and wood-burning fireplaces. Spacious guest houses have full kitchens and multiple bedrooms. The resort has 40 miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, many of them pet-friendly. Dog walkers are available with advance notice.
Beagle - The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Green Mountains hotel near great hiking trails welcomes furry, four-footed guests

Furry four-footed companions should not be left behind when their owners go on vacation – not if The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort & Spa has anything to say about it. At this relaxing, affordable hotel near the Okemo Mountain ski resort, a pet-friendly package welcomes dogs and cats to a room with two queen beds, free wifi and a mini-fridge (great for pet and human snacks). Tucked into the Green Mountains, the spacious hotel is close to a variety of attractions, from skiing, snowboarding and skating in the winter to fall leaf-peeping along breathtaking trails, golf, fishing and kayaking. Lots of local breweries welcome dogs! People-pleasing amenities at the hotel include a heated indoor pool and hot tub and fitness center.

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