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Pet Friendly Vacations

If you're pawing at the door to escape, why not bring the furry friends along to the Pocono Mountains!

For many people, their pet is not just an animal but a beloved member of the family. While some vacationers choose to hire a pet sitter or board their pet at a kennel, others prefer to pamper their pet with them. Luckily there are over 45 pet friendly lodging facilities and attractions in the Pocono Mountains to welcome your furry friend. It's hard to say who will have a better time! Be sure to browse outdoor seating options at our local restaurants.

Check out five pet-friendly activities and lodging options below to help plan a pup-tastic trip to the Poconos!

1. Doggie Paddle
Numerous outfitters allow canine companions on Pocono Mountains river trips. Pet-friendly places include:
Chamberlain Canoes • Edge of the Woods Outfitters • Kittatinny Canoes • More

2. Go for a Walk
Imagine your dog’s delight when you upgrade his walk to a hike through one of these Pocono parks:
Beltzville State Park • Bushkill Falls • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area • More

3. Ruff It
Take your canine to a campground! Dogs are welcome at the following properties:
Four Seasons Campgrounds  • Jim Thorpe Camping Resort • Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort • More

4. Shop
Put your pet on parade at one of these Pocono Mountains shopping centers:
Country Junction • Country Kettle • Dunkelberger's Sports Outfitter • More

5. Have a Treat
Dine with your dog! Al fresco seating arrangements are available at many downtown restaurants. Search for sites as you stroll through:
Jim Thorpe • Milford • Stroudsburg