As man’s best friend, your dog deserves a vacation just as much as you. Here in the Poconos, we’ve got indoor and outdoor activities for you to enjoy together. 

Whether you want to go shopping or (doggy) paddle down the river, dog friendly vacations abound throughout the region. Read on for ten pup-welcoming attractions below.


1. Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyards

Enjoy wine tasting with your pooch at Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyards! Dogs are welcome in the tasting room and on the grounds, just be sure to keep the property clean for other pups and their parents.


2. Dunkelbergers Sports Outfitter

Located in downtown Stroudsburg, stop into Dunkelbergers Sports Outfitter. With a wide variety of outdoor equipment and apparel, find something you and your best friend can experience outside.


3. Delaware State Forest

Bask in the fresh air of the Delaware State Forest. Spanning three of the region’s four counties and covering over 80,000 acres, experience the diverse, natural habit with your pet.


4. Pocono Raceway

Open to camping guests, the infield Bark Park at Pocono Raceway includes a fenced-in area with separate enclosures for big and small dogs. With the first dog park located inside a NASCAR/INDYCAR track, now pups can party too!


5. Coutts Berry Farm LLC/Paupack Blueberry Farm

Let your K9 help you pick blueberries at Coutts Berry Farm LLC/Paupack Blueberry Farm. Open to the public in late July, your dog is welcome to roam the 20-acre farm featuring 25 varieties of blueberries. Don’t leave without grabbing homemade indulgences!


6. Pocono Environmental Education Center

Explore the trails at Pocono Environmental Education Center with your puppy. Leashed dogs can walk the paths as long as their goodies are cleaned up along the way. Come experience the Fossil Trail and The Trail for Everyone! Map guides are available at the main building.


7. Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

See the beautiful mountain scenery on a train ride on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. Well-behaved furry friends can experience the family-friendly atmosphere on a vintage coach train ride free-of-charge!


8. Country Junction - World’s Largest General Store

While shopping at Country Junction - World’s Largest General Store, the pet store is a must. Grab your pooch a treat, and even have them pampered at the Pet Parlor. That’s just the beginning; pet costume contests, photo opts and other pet-friendly events occur throughout the year.


9. Prompton State Park

Go for a walk in the park at Prompton State Park. Whether you want to doggie paddle across the lake or take a bike ride on the 26 miles of trails, your pup is welcome in the park.


10. Lander’s River Trips

Take your dog on the water! Lander’s River Trips welcomes a furry passenger in a canoe and kayak trip down the Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River. You can even stay overnight at the campground with your pup; just don’t forget the doggie bag.


It doesn’t end there. Check out all our pet-friendly vacations such as state parks and attractions throughout the Pocono Mountains. Even find places for you and best friend to stay. Be sure to contact properties for their specific guidelines and restrictions.