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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 New England Dog Biscuit Company
New England Dog Biscuit Company Dog treats, food, collars, and toys. Some of the dog treats are made in store. See Details
Pet Friendly Salem Common
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
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 $25 per person. 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
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
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
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
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
Mahi Harbor Cruises Enjoy a day on the water with Mahi Harbor Cruises in Salem, MA. This tour company offers pet-friendly cruises for well-behaved dogs. You and Fido can hop on the Harbor Cruise and enjoy a daytime boat trip around the harbor. Dogs are also welcome on the Sunset Cruise. Please note that cruises are seasonal. 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
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
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 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
Salem Historical Tours Salem Historical Tours is pet-friendly. Is your furry ghostbuster ready to tackle the witches, spirits and all-around macabre vibe of Salem? There’s no better place to start than the city’s original ghost tour. Salem Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tours by Salem Historical Tours gives you an authentic look at this quaint New England town, made infamous by its witch trials in 1692. Your lantern-lit walk takes you to many of the “Witch City’s” most popular haunts, including the cemetery. While leashed dogs are typically not allowed inside, you may hold your pooch during this portion of the tour. See Details
Boston Public Garden The dog-friendly Boston Public Garden is a famous botanical garden in the center of Boston known for its swan boats and sculptures. It is the first botanical garden in American. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Good Harbor Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on Good Harbor Beach October to March. The beach is closed to dogs April 1-October 1. Good Harbor Beach is handicapped accessible and boasts beautiful white sand, concessions, restrooms, showers, and more. Parking is available for a fee; however, prices vary, so guests should check the website before planning their trip for rates and additional rules. See Details
Halibut Point State Park Halibut Point State Park is a dog-friendly outdoor recreation area in Rockport, MA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hiking trails. The park also offers fishing and bird watching opportunities. On a clear day you may be able to see Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals in New Hampshire. See Details
Wingaersheek Beach Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, MA is dog-friendly on a seasonal basis. Unleashed dogs allowed on Wingaersheek Beach from October 1st to April 30th annually, only on odd-numbered days. Dogs are prohibited from May 1st to September 30th. During the off-season, this beach is a beautiful sandy spot for Fido with several interesting rock outcropping for curious pups to explore and investigate. See Details
Crane Beach Crane Beach is a popular dog-friendly beach in Ipswich, MA. Dogs are welcome between October 1 and March 31 and must remain leashed at all times. Access is free for members and there is a nominal fee for non-members. Advance passes are highly recommended due to the popularity of this beach. Please note that dogs are not allowed on Steep Hill Beach, the trails, or in the dunes. 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
Singing Beach Known for sand that makes a noise when walked on dry, Singing Beach welcomes licensed and vaccinated dogs from October 15 through April 14. There is a $5 per person walk-on fee charged from 9am to 5pm when the staff is on duty. Owners are asked to clean up after their dogs, keep an eye on them, and maintain verbal control when they are playing off-leash. Each person is allowed to bring two dogs with them to the Beach, and pets must be wearing collars with identification. Those who violate Singing Beach's rules are subject to fines, and dog owners are liable for injuries and damages caused by their pets. For parking information, see Singing Beaches' official website. See Details
Middlesex Fells Reservation Middlesex Fells Reservation is a dog-friendly, 2,500-acre park on the outskirts of Boston. With a diverse landscape of rocky hills, meadows, wetlands, forests, ponds, and panoramic vistas, the park is a favorite spot for mountain bikers. This area welcomes pets as long as they are kept on leash. There is an area where it is acceptable to let your dog off leash and it is indicated by signage. Those seeking a moderately challenging hike with Fido can descend upon the Skyline Outer Reservoir Loop. This 7 mile route across a great variety of terrain guides hikers past countless rugged rocky outcrops and winds through typically suburban neighborhoods. See Details