Dog Friendly Activities in Southern Shores, NC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Southern Shores, and 33 more nearby. 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 Southern Shores.

Pet Friendly Southern Shores Beach
Southern Shores Beach Southern Shores Beach in North Carolina is pet-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to this pretty beach before 9am and after 6pm from May 15 to September 15. Dogs must be on a leash under ten feet throughout the year. Dog owners must clean up any mess that is left behind by their pets. During the off-season, pets are permitted on the beach all hours. See Details
Pet Friendly Wright Brothers National Memorial
Wright Brothers National Memorial Bring your leashed pup to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, and see the site of the first successful airplane flights. While there, you can fly kites, visit the beginning and end locations of the first flight, see the reconstructed 1903 camp buildings, and visit the Wright Brothers National Monument. The area is dog-friendly but Fido must be leashed at all times and is not permitted inside any buildings. See Details
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Take your four-legged companion for a splash! The pet-friendly Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Manteo allows leashed dogs on all beach areas except those designated as swimming beaches. Be sure to keep Fido on a leash no longer than six feet, as this shore is not off leash. Leashed dogs are also allowed on the grounds surrounding the Bodie Island Lighthouse, and on the boardwalk and nature trail. Pets are not permitted inside any buildings. See Details
Swells'a Brewing Beer Company Nestled in the Outer Banks, Swells'a Brewing Beer Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Fido is welcome both inside the taproom and on the outdoor decks. Bring your friends, grab a beer, and play some cornhole! They have a rotating menu of snacks and allow outside food. See Details
Nags Head Beach Nags Head Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Nags Head, NC. Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round, as long as they are restrained by a leash not exceeding 10 feet. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites Kitty Hawk Kites is a dog-friendly outdoor activity store in the beach town of Nags Head, North Carolina. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. Kitty Hawk Kites is open every day of the week from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Outer Banks Airlines Bring Fido for a birds-eye view of the coastline with Outer Banks Airlines' Air Tours in Manteo, NC. During the tour, you’ll hear stories, legends and tidbits that only a local would know. Pilot Charlie Snow is a retired National Park Service engineer with Cape Hatteras National Seashore and has lived on Roanoke Island for about 30 years. Learn interesting facts on this 30-minute aerial sightseeing tour of the Outer Banks with your dog. Rates start at $275 for up three to five people and pets depending on the weight, for a half hour flight. Dogs are also allowed on all charter flights. See Details
Town of Duck Dogs on Beach Policy Dogs are allowed on the beaches of Duck, NC unleashed, but as a matter of public safety and courtesy, they should be under the watchful eye and contact of their owner. Dogs are required to be vaccinated for rabies, collared with proper identification at all times, and controlled by a leash (10 feet or less) or restraint throughout Town including at the park, boardwalk, and Duck Trail. See Details
Paws Park Paws Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Kill Devil Hills. The area is fenced-in and covers a space of 1.5-acres in total. Dog owners are reminded to keep an eye on their pups as they play and socialize. Make sure you clean up any mess they make to preserve the cleanliness of the park. See Details
Kitty Hawk Beach Dogs are permitted on public beaches. From the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. dogs must be on a leash not exceeding 6 feet. At all other times during the year, dogs must be restrained on a leash retractable to 12 feet. Dogs may be taken off the leash only if they will not disturb other people on the beach. Unleashed dogs must be controlled by the handler, who must remain within 30 feet of the dog at all times. A leash must be with owner/handler at all times. See Details
Jockey's Ridge State Park Jockey's Ridge State Park welcomes leashed dogs. There are trails that will take you into multiple environments including wetlands, sandy beaches, and grassy dunes.

Note: Jockey's Ridge State Park also allows dogs on the sand dunes however, sand spurs are present (ouch!). The sand can also reach temperatures that are 30 degrees higher than the air temperature. Please make sure paws are protected and water is always available during hotter months.
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Outer Banks Kayak Adventures Dogs are welcome on kayak and SUP tours. Please notify us when making your tour reservation that you will be bringing your pet so we can arrange for a private tour. We ask that you please clean up after your pet and obey leash laws. See Details
Beach 4x4 OBX NC ​Beach 4x4 OBX NC is a pet-friendly jeep rental company in the Outer Banks at Kill Devil Hills, NC. Rent a vehicle and explore where most tourists can't around the towns of Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras. As an added bonus, you can go on an adventure on the 4x4 only Carova Beach. Beach 4x4 OBX NC is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
The Waterfront Shops The Waterfront Shops are pet-friendly. You and your pooch can walk along the Boardwalk in front of this unique waterfront shopping village with over 27 boutiques, restaurants, eateries and more. At the centerpiece is a Town pier that can accommodate many boats. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved. The Waterfront Shops are open every day of the week from 7:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Duck Fido is welcome to join you The Spice & Tea Exchange of Duck, a pet-friendly shop with a location in Duck, NC. Well behaved dogs can accompany you inside the shop if they remain leashed. The Spice & Tea Exchange offer over 140 fine spices, 75 hand-mixed seasoning blends, sugars, salts, and teas. Visitors can also purchase gourmet gifts, souvenirs, and accessories. See Details
Morris Farm Market At the Morris Farm Market, you can shop, dine, play, and more with your dog. They have two food trucks in the store area, a bar, and an ice cream/dessert stand. They sell groceries and home furnishings, and have near 20 bathrooms. There is also a big sand hill with tubes that can be explored and tractors that can be posed with. They even have a goat named Jean! See Details
Elizabethan Gardens Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans at the Elizabethan Gardens. Tour the variety of beautiful gardens, relax with a picnic, and enjoy the statues scattered throughout the property. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Only one dog per adult is permitted in the garden. First-time visitors with dogs must fill out paperwork and show proof of vaccinations. See Details
Heritage Park at the Whalehead Club Heritage Park at the Whalehead Club in Corolla, NC, is pet-friendly. Also known as Historic Corolla Park, this beautiful space on the Currituck Sound welcomes leashed dogs to explore with their owners. Set on 39 pristine acres along the Currituck Sound in Historic Corolla, the Whalehead is a beautifully restored 1920s-era Art Nouveau-style mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. See Details
Outer Banks Distilling Outer Banks Distilling is the first legal distillery on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, making their mark by distilling small-batch rum from the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Located in historic downtown Manteo, they offer Kill Devil Rum tastings and tours on-site, where you can purchase your own bottle of our award-winning rum. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome at the distillery. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites Kitty Hawk Kites is a dog-friendly outdoor activity store in the Outer Banks island of Hatteras, North Carolina. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. Kitty Hawk Kites is open every day of the week from 9:30am to 10pm. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites Kitty Hawk Kites is a dog-friendly outdoor activity store located in Nag's Head, North Carolina. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. Kitty Hawk Kites is open every day of the week from 9:30am to 8pm. See Details
Kitty Hawk Kites Kitty Hawk Kites is a dog-friendly outdoor activity store located in Manteo on Roanoke Island, North Carolina. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. Kitty Hawk Kites is open every day of the week from 9:30am to 8pm. See Details
Manteo Historic Walking Tour Take a evening stroll with Fido on the dog-friendly Manteo Historic Walking Tour in Manteo, NC. You'll see the beautiful historic waterfront of Old Manteo and explore 450+ years of living history. You'll hear stories of The Lost Colony, Pirates, The Underground Railroad, The Wright Brothers, and the modern ere from your tour guide, the retired Police Chief D'Ambra. The tour meets on the corner of Budleigh Street and Queen Elizabeth Avenue. Tickets are per person and tours run seasonally. Check their website for current schedule. See Details
Kill Devil Hills Dogs are welcome at Kill Devil Hills Beach during the off-season throughout the day. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day of each year, no dogs are allowed on the public beach between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Dogs must be under control of the owner and handler if they are on the beach and must always be on a leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pooches leave behind. See Details