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With five state parks, dozens of natural areas and greenspaces, water access at every turn, and plenty of dog-friendly accommodations, Door County is a paradise for visitors traveling with pets. Bringing pets may require some extra planning, but it’s worth it for the memories of a road trip spent with your favorite animal friend.
For your best dog-friendly vacation in Door County, take the time to plan ahead and learn about the best ways for bonding with your pet. Here are five guidelines for bringing your pup to the peninsula or Washington Island.
Door County’s five state parks include dozens of miles of beautiful hiking trails for people and dogs of all fitness levels.
Many recreational spaces are off-limits for dogs, but there are plenty of doggy daycare centers that can keep your dog safe and secure while you explore the county’s beaches or other dog-free spaces. Local petsitters are also often able to take in cats and other small pets as well.
…or kayak, paddleboard, or pontoon away! If your dog is a mariner, there are dozens of great boat and watercraft rental specialists to make your pet part of your on the water experience. Call ahead to make sure your charter, tour, or boat rental is safe for dogs.
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