Dog Friendly Activities in Stonington, CT

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Stonington, and 40 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 Stonington.

Pet Friendly The Velvet Mill
The Velvet Mill The Velvet Mill is a dog-friendly establishment in Stonington, CT, featuring shops, boutiques, galleries, studio space, professional offices, restaurants, a nano-brewery, and more. Not all businesses located in the mill are dog friendly, please inquire with owner before entering. Each business located in The Velvet Mill is independently owned and operated. See Details
Pet Friendly Valomie Boutique
Valomie Boutique Valomie Boutique is a dog-friendly shop in Stonington, CT. They carry a variety of clothing to cater every women with contemporary and boho styles, and an amazing assortment of clothing in many brands and styles. The boutique is located in the dog-friendly Velvet Mill business space. See Details
Olde Mistick Village Bring Fido for a stroll around dog-friendly Olde Mistick Village. Located in Mystic, CT, the village is an outdoor shopping and dining destination designed to resemble a New England-style village of yesteryear. Both two and four-legged guests are welcome to spend a day roaming around the duck pond and along the walkways. Pets must be leashed during their visit and are not allowed in every store, so owners will need to inquire within before bringing Fido inside. See Details
Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic Seaport Museum is a dog-friendly attraction in Mystic, CT. Walk the grounds with your leashed pet and explore the museum's shipyard, nineteenth-century village re-creation, and nine gardens or enjoy a stroll along the river. Leashed pets are welcome on the museum grounds, although they are not permitted in any buildings or museum vessels. Rent a rowboat or sailboat to spend an hour exploring the Mystic River in a traditional small craft. Choose one of more than a dozen boats that vary in capacity from 2 to 5 people (plus a dog). Boathouse staff will set you up with life jackets, oars, and other gear. Pricing for boat rentals vary. See Details
Barley Head Brewery Barley Head Brewery is a dog-friendly nanobrewery in Mystic, CT, where Fido is welcome to join you for a brew at an outdoor table. They offer four to six varieties of beers in a range of flavors that change each week, and most of their ingredients are sourced locally. You are welcome to bring in take out from a nearby restaurant to enjoy with your beer. The patio has heaters for the cooler months. See Details
Napatree Point Conservation Area Dogs are welcome on the beach at Napatree Point Conservation Area during certain times of the year. They are prohibited from 8am to 6pm, May 2 through Labor Day. The rest of the year they are allowed, on-leash. Dogs are not allowed in roped off areas, as they are home to endangered species. Guests must clean up after Fido during their visit to Napatree. Waste bins are located at the entrance to the beach. See Details
Montauk Point Lighthouse Dogs aren't allowed in the building at Montauk Point Lighthouse and Museum, but you can hike on the rocky ledges surrounding the lighthouse, which offer a spectacular view of the crashing surf below. There are also other dog-friendly hiking trails in the immediate area. See Details
Harkness Memorial State Park Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, CT is dog friendly. The centerpiece of this state park is the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family. The big colorful building and the surrounding gardens, lawns, and trees were made into a state park in 1952 and certain parts of it can be enjoyed by dogs and their owners today. Pets on a leash are permitted in picnic and lawn areas, but are not allowed on the beach or in formal gardens. See Details
Mystic Knotwork Leashed dogs are welcome to shop with you inside Mystic Knotwork, a pet-friendly store in Mystic, CT. Browse and enjoy the American-made nautical knot decorations, the wedding knot and reception gifts, and especially the famous sailor bracelets. They even sell knotted, handmade dog toys! See Details
Fort Trumbull State Park Fido is welcome to join you at Fort Trumbull State Park, a pet-friendly park in New London, CT. Enjoy the paved walking trail around the fort and along the waterfront. See Details
Shadmoor State Preserve Trail Shadmoor State Preserve Trail is an easy, 2.5 mile hike in Shadmoor State Park Preserve that will take about 1.25 hours to complete with Fido. Once the site of military activity, this park now provides you and your dog a place to enjoy the ocean and beach. Dogs are not allowed in public use areas and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Bluff Point State Park Bluff Point State Park in Groton, CT is dog friendly and welcomes leashed pets. Situated on the shores of Poquonnock River, this park offers over 800 acres for you and Fido to explore. There are wooded hiking and biking trails, opportunities for fishing and boating, and spectacular wildlife viewing on Long Island Sound. See Details
Jonathan Edwards Winery Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington, CT, is dog friendly. Fido is welcome to join you beside a table on the outdoor patio as long as they are leashed. Enjoy a wine flight with you furry companion while admiring beautiful views across the vineyards. See Details
Holdridge Home & Garden Holdridge Home & Garden is a dog-friendly hardware store in Ledyard, CT. Fido is welcome to join you as you shop for lawn and garden supplies, paint, tools, grills, etc. See Details
Estelle Cohn Memorial Dog Park Allow Fido off-leash exercise at Estelle Cohn Memorial Dog Park in Norwich, CT. The enclosed park has a double gated entrance and separate areas for small and large dogs. Each play area is equipped with waste stations, bench seating, and a wading pool for warm weather enjoyment. See Details
Bozrah Farmers Market Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome at Bozrah Farmers Market, a pet-friendly outdoor market in Bozrah, CT. Wander the aisles of vendors and enjoy live music and a bite to eat from the food trucks. With over 40 vendors you will find a wide variety of items, including fresh vegetables, baked goods, homemade jams, fresh-cut flowers, pet treats and much more. The market is seasonal, and runs every Friday from July through October. Two off-season markets are also offered, the Holiday Market in November and the Mother's Day Market in May. Check their website for dates for these events as well as the season's opening date. See Details
Grace Grace is pet-friendly. Shop with your dog at this women's clothing store in East Lyme. In addition to tasteful threads, you'll find bath and body items, candles, gifts, jewelry and a selection of pooch themed socks. Leashed dogs are welcome inside to help you sniff out the best items. Grace is open every day of the week from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park The Charlestown Ninigret Dog Park consists of a one-acre dog park for Large dogs and a 1/2 acre dog park for smaller breed dogs. The Ninigret Dog park was created and built by dog lovers from Charlestown and beyond. Dog parks feature, large areas with trees, grass, rocks, and the favorite of all doggies, a fire hydrant. Benches and picnic tables make it enjoyable for all. The park has double entry and exit gates, doggie waste bag stations and plenty of parking. See Details
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Fido is allowed at dog-friendly Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, CT. This historic site is home to Fort Griswold, which is known for being taken by the British forces in 1781. You can jump on the pet-friendly Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi and head on down to the old fort site. The rolling hills and historic buildings are well worth the trip. See Details
Pequot Woods Park Pequot Woods Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Groton, CT. Fido can join you on the 3-mile hiking loop, but dogs must be kept under control at all times. Pequot Woods trail winds around boulders, impressive rock formations and a pond. See Details
The Alice A Sullivan Dog Park Bring Fido to The Alice A Sullivan Dog Park in Waterford, CT. Located on the outskirts of Stenger Farm Park, Fido can enjoy off-leash play in one of two enclosed areas for small or large dogs. There are benches and pet waste stations, but owners should bring water for Fido. Shade is very limited. After exploring the dog park, re-attach Fido's leash and walk the short trails at Stenger Farm Park. See Details
Blue Crush Charters Well-behaved and leashed pets are welcome aboard Blue Crush Charters! The family owned and operated business offers fishing tours for everyone from beginners to experienced families and group anglers. Blue Crush provides frozen bait, tackle, ice, and instruction. Hook a big one? Blue Crush will fillet your catch for you. The maximum amount of passengers onboard, not including pets, is six. Departure and return times are flexible based on tides and bookings. Inshore half day trips are $675 and full day trips are $1,100. Offshore trips are $1,500. See Details
Mystic Yacht Charter Set sail with Fido in a classic yacht from dog-friendly business Mystic Yacht Charter, located in Mystic, CT. Dog owners are encouraged to sit back, relax and take in the historic sites along the Mystic River. Private cruises are one hour and forty-five minutes long. Booking can be made online, and guests should inform the captain of their intent to bring a dog. See Details
Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi is a dog-friendly attraction in New London, Connecticut. You can hop on the taxi with your pup in your arms or they can walk the plank, oo-arrrr me hearties, safely on and off board instead. The water taxi makes stops in a continuous hop on-hop off loop beginning and ending at Fort Trumbull. In the evening, the water taxi runs between City Pier, New London and Thames River Landing, Groton. The area is known for having a colorful and interesting history. The water taxi is seasonal, so give them a call first to make sure they are running when you plan on visiting. See Details