Other Dog Activities in Michigan

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We’ve got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in Michigan too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in Michigan here.

Pet Friendly Mari Vineyards
Mari Vineyards The patio at Mari Vineyards in Traverse City, MI is dog friendly and offers stunning views across East Bay. Sit back and relax on the spacious patio with a glass of vino or try a range of delicious wines with your friends in a group tasting. Charcuterie is also available for purchase. See Details
Pet Friendly Shepler's Ferry
Shepler's Ferry Shepler's Ferry carries two- and four-legged passengers to Mackinac Island from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. The dog-friendly ride takes between 15 to 25 minutes. Leashed dogs are permitted free of charge. See Details
Tri-City Brewing Company Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at Tri-City Brewing Company in Bay City, MI! This pet-friendly brewery is BYOF and serves many styles of beer, such as its Cherry Torchon, Bay City Light Ale, Black Rye Summit, and Tres Citrea Fermentar. See Details
Ore Dock Brewing Co. Ore Dock Brewing Co. is a dog-friendly microbrewery in Marquette, MI, that welcomes Fido on outdoor patio only when the weather is nice. They brew a wide variety of beer styles as well as hard seltzers. Check their website for a current schedule of events and live music. See Details
Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Honor, MI. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you watch a family-friendly double feature. There is a playground, mini-golf course, and diner on site. See Details
Silver Lake Buggy Rentals Explore the Silver Lake sand dunes in Mears, MI, and enjoy the breath-taking view of Lake Michigan! Silver Lake Buggy Rentals is your headquarters for family- and dog-friendly off-road rentals at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Dogs are welcome in most vehicles, and with each one comes a whole new experience. Don't forget Fido's goggles! See Details
Virtue Cider Virtue Cider is a dog-friendly cider mill located in Fennville, MI. Virtue specializes in crafting European-style ciders from fresh heirloom apples using an oak barrel-aging and fermentation system that retains the apples' aromas and sweetness. Outdoor seating is pet-friendly, and there is a hiking trail on the farm. See Details
Capri Drive-In Theater Capri Drive-In Theater is a dog-friendly outdoor cinema in Coldwater, MI. Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you. There are two screens that show first-run movies. The snack bar offers sandwiches, nachos, pizza, popcorn, candy, and beverages. The theater accepts cash only. See Details
Two K Farms Cidery & Winery Two K Farms Cidery & Winery in Suttons Bay, MI, welcomes leashed dogs. Stop by for a tasting and enjoy panoramic views of West Grand Traverse Bay. There are snowshoeing trails on the property that can be accessed during tasting room business hours. See Details
Round Barn Winery Round Barn Winery & Estate is a turn-of-the-century Amish barn in Baroda, MI. The family-owned and operated winery, distillery and brewery offers guests the chance to experience all Southwest Michigan has to offer. From wine tastings to live music and countless events, experiencing the Round Barn Estate should be at the top of everyone’s bucket lists. The Round Barn Winery & Estate is dog friendly year round. Please leash and clean up after your pets while visiting. See Details
Trail Point Brewing Company Branding itself as "a brewery without pretense; a locale to catch up with the community, chat with old friends, and meet new ones," Trail Point Brewing Company is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their beer-loving owners on its outdoor patio. Its menu includes well-balanced beers, such as CIPApotamus, an American IPA; Dark Trail, an oatmeal stout; Dr. Peelgood, a blood orange wheat; Toasted Brunette, a brown ale, and more. Trail Point Brewing Company is open Monday and Tuesday from 3pm to 10pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm to 11pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 12am, and Sunday 1pm to 9pm. See Details
Hickory Creek Winery Hickory Creek Winery in Buchanan, MI, welcomes leashed dogs to join their owners as they enjoy a glass of its small-batch wine. Fido may even get to meet the owner's dogs, as they are usually greeting guests as they arrive. Hickory Creek produces classic, European-style wines made from locally grown grapes. The Winery offers five tastes for eight dollars, and the tasting fee is waived with the purchase of two bottles. Hickory Creek Winery's hours vary seasonally, so guests should call ahead before planning their outing. See Details
Our Brewing Company Our Brewing Company is dog-friendly. Also known as OBC, this local brewery and taproom was the brainchild of two couples who wanted to make delicious beers using local ingredients. Leashed and well-behaved pups can join their owners on the back or front patio. They host lots of events which may be a bit loud for Fido's ears, so keep an eye out for those on their website. Before you leave, don't forget to check out their specially branded dog collars. OBC is open Sunday to Monday from 12pm to 10pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Cogdal Vineyards - Home of Little Man Winery Cogdal Vineyards is a dog-friendly establishment in South Haven, MI. This family-owned vineyard strives to create outstanding, small batch red, whites, and blended wines using Michigan grown grapes. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outside patio area. Their tasting room located a 1/2 mile from the the shores of Lake Michigan where you can experience their innovative wines in an intimate setting. See Details
Iron Mountain City Park Iron Mountain City Park is home to a dog park. You can bring Fido with you to this recreation area south of the main pavilion at City Park. The hours of the park can be found on a sign adjacent to the fenced-in area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind to preserve the cleanliness of the park for other users. See Details
Drifa Brewing Company BringFido when you stop by the dog-friendly biergarten at Drifa Brewing Company, located in Marquette, MI. Take a seat and relax at an outside table or inside the taproom with your best friend and enjoy a tasty craft beer. Open from lunchtime until late evening, pair your favorite freshly brewed ale or larger with a bite to eat from the onsite food trucks. Check their website for current schedule. See Details
Farmhaus Cider Co. Farmhaus Cider Co.'s outdoor space is pet friendly, as long as pets are well-behaved and leashed at all times. The taproom is open Thursday 4 pm - 9 pm, Friday 4 pm - 10 pm, Saturday 1 pm - 10 pm, and Sunday 2 pm - 6 pm See Details
Mackinac Island Bike Shop Mackinac Island Bike Shop is pet-friendly. No matter what size dog you have, Mackinac Island Bike Shop has a bike rental that will suit you. Tiny dogs will fit in the free basket that comes with each rental. Small dogs will fit in the back of an adult tricycle. Medium dogs will fit in a Burley trailer. And large dogs will fit in a custom-built kennel trailer for dogs. All rentals come with a fee basket, helmet, and water. They are open every day of the week from 8am to 7pm. See Details
White Pine Winery Leashed dogs are welcome in the tasting room at the pet-friendly White Pine Winery in Saint Joseph, MI. Tastings include four samples of wine. There is an impressive selection, so you're sure to find something you'll love. Hours vary based on the season. See Details
Fetch Brewing Company Fetch Brewing Company is a popular dog-friendly watering hole in Whitehall, MI. Enjoy a cold, craft beer, a glass of wine or a cider from the rotating draft list. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the side patio. Although Fetch Brewing Company does not serve food, they often host food trucks on the weekends. See Details
Gilmore Car Museum Bring Fido along for a visit to the dog-friendly Gilmore Car Museum campus in Hickory Corners, MI, where you will see historic automobiles, a train tower, a Disney movie set, a 1930s gas station, and several other museum areas. Dogs are welcome on the grounds, but not inside of any buildings and must be leashed at all times. See Details
Chateau Grand Traverse You and Fido can experience Michigan's wine country at Chateau Grand Traverse, located in the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, MI. This family-owned wine estate offers its wine by the glass and impressive vineyard views on their pet-friendly patio. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times. Please note that the patio is open seasonally. See Details
Mackinac Island Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on pet-friendly Mackinac Island. As there are no cars on the island, horse and buggy rides, bikes, and Fido's four paws are the only way around. You'll find nice trails and outdoor restaurants throughout the island to enjoy with Fido. Humans must clean up after pups. Dog owners can call (231) 436-5023 or (800) 638-9892 for information on ferry rides to the island. See Details
Grand Haven Boat Rental Grand Haven Boat Rental has cruising pontoons and sport pontoons for your adventure on the water. Whether you want to cruise for relaxation, or fly through the water on skis, we have a boat for you. Best of all, your furry friend can join you on your high seas excursion. See Details