Dog Friendly Activities in Salem, MA

There are 15 dog friendly activities in Salem. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Salem.

Pet Friendly Salem Dog Park
Salem Dog Park Bring your pet to play and exercise off-leash at this fenced dog park with grass and drinking water. Permit required, see www.salem.com. See Details
Pet Friendly Salem Historical Tours
Salem Historical Tours We are delighted to welcome leashed dogs on our Salem History, Witchcraft Trial, Movie and TV, and Haunted Footsteps tours. We are Salem’s Premiere Walking Tour Company and home to everyone's favorite, the Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour – Salem’s original ghostly stroll. As the oldest established professional walking tour company in the Witch City, we deliver an array of historic themed strolls and special event tours providing an entertaining and informative interpretation of Salem's vast and varied history. Since 1997 we have enjoyed sharing Salem's unique history with the world. Step into the past with our knowledgeable and charismatic local guides and experience nearly 400 years of Salem's remarkable history. From storied architecture to our signature Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour, Salem Historical Tours' numerous acclaimed tour selections represent the very best that Salem has to offer. See Details
Explore Salem with a Local 'Explore Salem with a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Beth. Walk and talk throughout this tour and visit about 20 locations around the city. Discuss the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, as well as the Golden Age of Sail and Salem's role in the Revolutionary War. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Please remember there is a good amount of walking during this tour with little or no seating or restroom options along the way. Salem is an old city, and some areas may have uneven bricks or cobblestones. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Salem's Witch Hysteria of 1692 'Salem's Witch Hysteria of 1692' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Beth. You and Fido will visit several locations from the Salem Witch Trials and hear about the history and curses from that time, as well as the victims. Please remember there is a good amount of walking during this tour with little or no seating or restroom options along the way. Salem is an old city, and some areas may have uneven bricks or cobblestones. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details
Day of the Dog Huge selection of Treats (no edibles made/sourced in China), including low ingredient and exotic options (crocodile, kangaroo, etc). Lots of toys, and an entire wall of collars to choose from. Full service dog+cat grooming by appointment and walk in nail trimming. Nice selection of pet and day of the dead themed gifts for humans too! See Details
New England Dog Biscuit Company Dog treats, food, collars, and toys. Some of the dog treats are made in store. See Details
The Trolley Depot Smack in the middle of downtown Salem, The Trolley Depot has been offering quality souvenirs, tee shirts, books, jewelry, and unique gifts to visitors and locals alike for 25 years. Dog friendly with free treats for your pup, and visitor info and gifts for yourself. See Details
Learn and Practice Tarot in Witch City 'Learn and Practice Tarot in Witch City' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Melissa. Well behaved pups are welcome at this workshop where you will learn the basic, hands-on structure of a Tarot deck and tips for building clear Tarot readings and how to use the cards to tap into your intuition. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 16 and up. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
Salem Ghosts Tours Learn about Salem's bewitching past with Salem Ghosts Tours. Canine companions are welcome on this Colonial Ghosts, LLC tour! Tours wind along cobblestone streets, through different sites around the city, each "spookier than the last." Salem Ghosts brands itself as a great way to see all of the main haunted attractions in Salem while getting a well-rounded view of the city and its history. Salem Ghosts welcomes leashed, friendly, quiet, and well-behaved pets for free. Advance reservation via Salem Ghosts' website or by phone is required for humans. Price and time vary by tour. See Details
The Witch House at Salem The Jonathan Corwin House in Salem, Massachusetts, known as The Witch House, was the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin and is the only structure still standing in Salem with direct ties to the Salem witch trials of 1692. The spooky house was built between 1620 and 1642. The Witch House at Salem is open 10am to 5pm. See Details
Witch Pix Bring Fido to Witch Pix in downtown Salem for a fun, Halloween-themed pet-friendly photoshoot. Witch Pix provides costume styling for humans for each session but you'll need to bring your dog's costume. Also, notate online in your reservation notes that one of the subjects will be a dog. Dogs should be well-behaved and in the photos with their owners. If you are planning for a pet-friendly photography session in October, please do not book a Saturday or Sunday. Sessions last 30 minutes and prices start from $41 for one digital image. See Details
East Regiment Beer Co. East Regiment Beer Co. is pet-friendly. Their bold claim is that they make legit beer for New Englanders. Come and try for yourself, and bring Fido with you to enjoy the company. Plan your mission or next adventure on their patio or in the taproom. East Regiment Beer Co. is open Wednesday to Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm and Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. See Details
Salem Common Salem Common is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this green space in Salem. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Salem Common is open every day of the week at all hours. See Details
Salem Haunts Salem Haunts is a pet-friendly, historic walking tour of Salem, MA. Explore sites related to the Witch Hysteria of 1692, the Revolutionary War, and the Golden Age of Sail. This company is owned by a lifetime Salem resident and tours are always led by them. The tours last roughly two hours and welcome leashed dogs. Contact them directly for updated tour times. See Details
Witch City Walking Tours Since its beginning, Witch City Walking Tours have given thousands of tours to visitors from all over the world. Rated as the top walking tour in Salem, taking a tour with Witch City Walking Tours is like taking a tour with good friends. You will get the inside scoop on the true history of this rich and diverse seaport, learn about the infamous 1692 Witch Trials hysteria, and visit off the beaten path locations. Dogs are welcome on most tours; prices start at $25. See Details
Nahant Doggie Beach Dogs are welcome on the beach from October 1st through April 30th as long as they are leashed. They are strictly prohibited the rest of the year. See Details
Stodder's Neck Dog Park Stoddard's Neck Dog Park is a fun place for dogs. It is surrounded on three sides by water, an on the front by a 4 foot rock wall. The park is grassy and has trails for you you walk on, woods to romp in, and hills to roll down. The swimming is great too! People bring thier own water (there are bowls everywhere) and poop bag stations are located throughout the park. Most people there are friendly and responsible, and there are benches and picnic tables for them to socialize at as well! Stoddard's Neck is even easy to get to. Just hop on Route 3A, go through Weymouth, and right over the Weymouth/Hingham line. Go just past Abigail Adams Park. Immediatley after a small bridge but BEFORE the Dodge dealership the park in on the opposite side of the road. See Details
Castle Island Beach Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash during the off season at this lovely South Boston beach. See Details
Peter's Park This new, fenced, off-leash dog park includes a separate area for smaller dogs, benches to rest and relax on, and plenty of clean gravel. This park is over 13,000 square feet which includes a 3,000 square feet small dog area. See Details
Carson Beach Leashed dogs are welcome on the beach offseason, from Labor Day through Memorial Day. See Details
The Revolutionary Story Tour 'The Revolutionary Story Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Tour the major landmarks of Boston on the Freedom Trail and learn about the history of the city. Dogs may have to be kept outside or carried in burial grounds. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 12 guests ages 10 and up. Children are allowed - it's just not the kids version of history. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Sheepfold This beautiful Stoneham park has something for everyone - wide open fields, secluded woodlands, and scenic lakes. Pets welcome on-leash. See Details
Fresh Pond Reservation Dog Park Cambridge resident pets are welcome to play off-leash at this lovely reservation. There are even two ponds where pets are permitted to take a swim! Dogs must stay off mowed lawns and most paved trails. See Details
Thorndike Field NEW Off-Leash Dog Park in Arlington, MA! It just opened on May 21, 2012. See Details