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.
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.
Happy Dog - Harpoon Vermont Brewery - Windsor, VT
Harpoon Vermont Brewery

336 Ruth Carney Drive Windsor, VT, 05089 Phone: 802-674-5491

Feeling guilty about leaving the dog behind? This brewery says bring your furry family member along!

Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the outdoor beer garden and abundant green space at the Harpoon Brewery Taproom & Beer Garden in Windsor, VT! Grab a seat at the Beer Garden Patio and enjoy full food and beverage service. You will want to snag a reservation ahead of time for busier times like weekends! There is also a tented tank area with an outdoor kitchen that features pizza and other seasonal offerings like ice cream, where you can grab a beer from the beer garden window. On most Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day Weekend you can enjoy outdoor live music.
The Dog's Beer - Long Trail Brewery - Bridgewater Corners, VT
Long Trail Brewery

5520 US Route 4 Bridgewater Corners, VT, 05035 Phone: 802-672-5011

Yes, this brewery welcomes your well-behaved pooch in its outdoor beer garden!

Are you the person who calls every brewery ahead of time to see if they take dogs? Well, save yourself some time: At the Long Trail Brewery, well-behaved leashed dogs are as welcome as well-behaved people in the outdoor beer garden. Relax with one of their Vermont ales or non alcoholic CBD Seltzers and order something delicious from the kitchen (We won’t look if you sneak a bite to your pooch). The rotating seasonal menu, featuring locally sourced ingredients, includes burgers and salads, hearty soups (Cheddar Ale soup in the winter? Yum!) and tantalizing appetizers like brisket nachos. The spacious pub and restaurant, on the banks of the Ottauquechee River, was inspired by the famous Hofbrau House in Munich, Germany.
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

Accommodating resort wants to make your Vermont vacation fun for you and your pet

You can’t go to Vermont on vacation and leave your pet behind! At the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, all accommodations in the Main Hotel are pet friendly. And humans will be happy to know many have fireplaces, majestic mountain or courtyard views, and some have whirlpool jetted tubs. Step outside and take your dog for a run on the Stowe Rec Path, or go hiking on the area’s extensive trails, noted for clear pathways and easy-to-spot trail blazes. Hike up a mountain or take an easy loop around the resort. And you’ll find a lot of Stowe and Vermont restaurants and merchants are pet-friendly, with outdoor accommodations, water bowls and extra pats on the head for visiting pooches.
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

Manchester View has all the comforts of home for you and your family dog

Your furry family member is more than welcome at the Manchester View, where dogs 40 pounds and under, as well as their humans, will fall in love with this scenic property nestled in a tranquil valley between the Green and Taconic Mountains. With most room entrances opening directly to the outside, and an almost unending variety of trails and a dog park nearby, this is the perfect dog-and-human escape, every season of the year. Explore trails at Merck Forest and the pond loop through the hardwoods or a short walk through mature forests at Equinox Preservation. The Manchester View’s rooms and one- and two-bedroom suites have cozy features including in-season gas or wood-burning fireplaces, deep-soaking spa tubs, private decks or patios, and windows that open to those wonderful Vermont breezes.
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

Want to bring your dog along on your vacation? No problem!

You want a classic Vermont getaway, but you don’t want to leave your dog behind? Problem solved at two historic properties owned by The Landmark Trust USA. Dogs are more than welcome at The Sugarhouse and The Amos Brown House. The Sugarhouse is a cozy, rustic one-bedroom cabin at the edge of a stand of maples still used for spring sugaring. The 1915 cabin has a gas log stove and a restful screened porch. The Amos Brown House, a Federal Style brick farmhouse, sleeps six people in three bedrooms. It, too, has a gas log fireplace and a sweet front porch. Take a stroll down the country road or a nearby trail that meanders through the woods.
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

Pets are more than welcome at this lake resort (they even have their own package deal)

Bring your fur baby to the Basin Harbor resort to sniff in some fresh Vermont air. The Lake Champlain resort is set on 700 acres ready to be explored by you and your pet. Dogs even have their own swimming area at Fanny’s Beach, where they can romp in and out of the water leash-free. With the resort’s PAWSH Pet Package, you and your canine companion can enjoy a three-night stay (with a hearty breakfast) in one of the resort’s 74 unique cottages. Dog bonuses include a Basin Harbor-designed collar and leash, pet charm, travel pet dish and a welcome amenity (like Vermont-made biscuits) upon arrival. Pet pick-up mitts are provided and walking and sitting services are available.
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

Your pets are very welcome at this resort tucked into the gorgeous Green Mountains

No need to vacation without your furry friend when you book a room at The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa. Call or go online to see what pet-friendly rooms are available, and you are all set to begin your Vermont adventure. Vermont has a well-deserved reputation for being dog-friendly, so don’t be surprised if your outdoor eatery or shop welcomes your pooch with a treat! The resort’s location near Okemo Mountain means there are plenty of places to visit and hike. Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Historic Park has lots of hikes through maples and across covered bridges, and there’s an easy and scenic trail at Quiche State Park. Dogs are also welcome at Winslow Farms where you can also pick your own pumpkin!

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