Other Dog Activities in Alexandria, VA

There are 3 other dog-friendly attractions in Alexandria, and 27 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 Alexandria.

Pet Friendly Torpedo Factory Art Center
Torpedo Factory Art Center Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, is a dog-friendly art studio that is known for having the largest amount of working artists in one place. There's all sorts of art for you and Fido to view inside, including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture. See Details
Pet Friendly Port City Brewing Company
Port City Brewing Company Port City Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery in Alexandria, VA. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the brewery. However, pets are not allowed in the beer garden. American and European-inspired brews are served year round. There are limited release and specialty beers on the menu as well. Visit their website to view the food truck schedule. See Details
Lost Boy Cider Lost Boy Cider is a dog-friendly cidery in Alexandria, VA. Up to two leashed, licensed, and vaccinated dogs per person are welcome to join their owners at this cider house and enjoy the fun. No cider or food consumption for dogs is allowed. You can sometimes find food trucks and other fun events; check their website for the current schedule. See Details
National Mall Enjoy a stroll with Fido on the dog-friendly grounds surrounding National Mall, a historic landmark in Washington, DC. Canines are welcome to join you for a casual walk past the monuments, memorials, and to admire views across Tidal Basin. The large lawns are also ideal for a picnic or game of frisbee with your four-legged companion. See Details
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Enjoy a stroll with Fido on the dog-friendly grounds surrounding Thomas Jefferson Memorial, a historic landmark in Washington, DC. This spectacular memorial is a columned rotunda in the style of Rome's Pantheon. Canines are welcome to join you for a casual walk past the monuments, memorials, and to admire views across Tidal Basin. See Details
FDR Memorial Allow Fido to accompany you on dog-friendly grounds of FDR Memorial in Washington, DC. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a presidential memorial dedicated to the 32nd President of the United States. The memorial is the second of two that have been constructed in Washington to commemorate FDR and offers leashed dogs the chance to join their owners on the pathways that weave through the area. The popular place also pays homage to Fala, FDR's Scottish Terrier. One of the most famous presidential pets, Fala was often by the president's side and is commemorated by a statue at the memorial. You can enhance your visit with an audio tour or just enjoy a self-guided tour together. See Details
Fair Winds Brewing Company Fair Winds Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This low-key brewery in Lorton, VA is home to an air-conditioned tasting room and rotating food truck schedule for peckish pups and their people. Dogs are allowed to join you inside and out on the patio. Water bowls are available for thirsty canine patrons. Fair Winds Brewing Company is open Monday to Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
US National Arboretum National Arboretum in Washington, DC is dog-friendly and leashed pets are welcome to join you as you explore 446 acres of gardens. Dogs are not allowed on tram tours of the arboretum, but you can drive through the grounds or walk with your pet. See Details
Penguin Paddling This kayak and stand up paddleboard (SUP) rental facility is located behind Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant in “Olde Town” Occoquan. Dogs are allowed on rentals. See Details
Congressional Cemetery Dog Walkers The K9 Corps at Historic Congressional Cemetery is a private dog walking program, bringing life, community, and volunteerism to this extraordinary burial ground in Washington, DC. Dog walking at the cemetery is permitted by membership only. Membership is annual and runs from March 1st through the last day of February the following year. Prospective members may sign up by clicking on the Waitlist tab on the Cemetery Dogs website. The K9 Corps membership dues provide for maintenance of the grounds and assists with administrative costs. It is organized for the continued support of the ongoing work at Historic Congressional Cemetery through funds raised from donations and each member's ongoing volunteer work. Day passes can be obtained at the front gate for a small fee. See Details
Starr Hill Biergarten Starr Hill Biergarten is a pet-friendly rooftop beer garden featuring live music, craft beers, cocktails and more. This 5,000-square-foot bar and lounge is entirely outdoors and located at The Perch, the urban sky park atop the Capital One Center. See Details
G34.3 Brewing Company G34.3 Brewing Company in Lorton, VA, welcomes well-behaved, friendly dogs in their taproom. Grab a seat at a high top table and enjoy their selection of handcrafted beer. Be sure to check their social media pages for updates on their rotating food truck schedule. Local menus are also available for ordering outside food. See Details
Lincoln Memorial On a tour of historical Washington, D.C. sites, make a stop at the Lincoln Memorial where the gardens are dog friendly. Fido is welcome to join you on the grounds, but only small dogs that can be carried are permitted on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. See Details
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC is dog friendly. Located in West Potomac Park, this 4-acre memorial includes the Stone of Hope, a granite statue of Martin Luther King carved by sculptor Lei Yixin. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Just make sure that Fido’s leash is 6 feet long or shorter. See Details
Washington Monument Fido is permitted on the dog-friendly landscaped grounds surrounding the stunning Washington Monument in Washington, DC. Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, this 555-foot monument is a sight to behold. Pets are allowed around the Tidal Basin and on the grounds of the memorials, but not inside the memorials themselves. Dogs must be kept on a leash during your visit. See Details
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC is dog-friendly. Leashed dogs can accompany you to enjoy this tranquil preserve with short trails including a boardwalk through a pond & marsh, plus picnic spots. Visitors can also access River Trailhead and take their four-legged friend on a longer scenic route beside the Anacostia River. See Details
The Perch The Perch is an urban rooftop park located eleven stories up on the top of Capital One Center in McLean, VA. The 2.5-acre recreation space features an 18-hole mini-golf course, a sculpture garden, an amphitheater, and most importantly, a dog park with artificial turf for your pooch to play on. See Details
Supreme Core Cider Supreme Core Cider is a dog-friendly brewery producing craft ciders in Washington DC. Fido is welcome to join you outside only, on the outdoor patio. Ask a staff member about their aged cider menu, and try their Strawberry Bloom flagship cider while you are visiting! See Details
Water's End Brewery Water's End Brewery is a dog-friendly taproom in Lake Ridge, VA. Fido is welcome to join you at an outside table as you sip on craft brews. Water's End offers beer by the glass along with tasting flights, drinking flights and growlers. Guests can also enjoy snacks like jerky, pretzels and chips. See Details
Smithsonian Gardens Dogs are welcome at the Smithsonian Gardens, a pet-friendly attraction in Washington DC. This outdoor extension of the Smithsonian Museums is a lovely place for a stroll with your pooch. The vivid and colorful plants that make up the gorgeous gardens are specially selected and are designed to inspire visitors to engage with plants and gardens in their day to day life. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted in the Enid A. Haupt Garden or the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, but they can join you elsewhere. The gardens are always open. See Details