Dog Friendly Tours in Maine

Taking the dog out for a walk takes on a new meaning when you’re on vacation in Maine. After all, there are tons of sights to see, and smell, around every corner. Browse our dog friendly tours in Maine below for the scoop on self-guided walks, driving tours, and group tours that both you and your dog are sure to enjoy.

Pet Friendly Casco Bay Lines
Casco Bay Lines All aboard this working mailboat of Casco Bay Lines in Portland, ME! You and your furry friend will be able to see the islands of Casco Bay, including Little Diamond, Great Diamond, Long, Cliff, and Chebeague, as you ride onboard the dog-friendly boat bringing mail and freight to the islands. Just make sure Fido is leashed during this unique boat tour. Ticket fees vary for people and dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Island Explorer
Island Explorer Explore all Acadia has to offer aboard the Island Explorer bus in Bar Harbor, ME. This free, pet-friendly shuttle will take you into Acadia National Park, the Jordan Pond House, along Loop Road, and to many other popular areas. Fido must be leashed while on the bus. See Details
Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tours Portland harbor and city tours, including area lighthouses and local wildlife (e.g., seals, osprey). Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome on both the boats and trolleys for no additional fee.

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Cap'n Fish's Cruises Cap'n Fish's Cruises is a pet-friendly attraction in Boothbay Harbor, ME. The tours gives visitors and their furry companions the chance to see the workings of the famous Maine lobster industry. You and Fido may even spot seals along the way. Dogs are welcome on all trips except the music cruises and fireworks cruises. Fees vary by person and tour, and dogs are $20 each. See Details
Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines and Bar Harbor Ferry Set sail aboard the Schooner Margaret Todd for a cruise among the islands of Frenchman Bay with your favorite canine companion. Visitors to the schooner are greeted by Maggie, the most popular crew member, who happens to be a black Newfoundland. Three sailing times allow visitors to pick the best environment for them. The morning sail is generally a mellow, relaxed trip while the afternoon sail is a bit more lively thanks to the afternoon sea breezes. The romantic sunset sail offers breathtaking views of Frenchman Bay, often to the accompanying tunes of live folk musics. No matter what sail you choose, Fido is welcome to join the adventure! See Details
Acadian Nature Cruises Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome aboard the Acadian! Bring your furry companion along for a two-hour, narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay. Search the skies for eagles and migrating birds or scan the water for porpoises, seals, and other marine animals. While the Acadian does have a heated cabin, it is highly recommended that you dress warmly and ensure your pet is dressed warmly as well. See Details
Finestkind Lobstering Trip Enjoy the beauty of Ogunquit's shoreline as you learn more about the life of a lobsterman. Tour guides give you a better understanding of lobstering while also pointing out the many scenic points of interest along the coast. Well-behaved pets are welcome aboard on this trip! See Details
Wildwood Stables Carriage Tours Enjoy the rare treat of an authentic carriage ride along winding, car-free roads. Pets are welcome to come along on private rides. See Details
Carriages of Acadia Travel down Acadia's historic roads accompanied by your dog on a tour with Carriages of Acadia in Seal Harbor, ME. Choose from three dog-friendly horse-drawn carriage excursions and sit back and relax as your driver tells you about the park while you enjoy the ride. The 1-hour Day Mountain Tour circles Day Mountain and provides beautiful views of the trailside vistas. Mr. Rockefeller's Bridge Tour is a fully-narrated 2-hour ride taking you to see some of the most remarkable bridge work in America. The 2-Hour Day Mountain Summit Tour takes you to the top of Day Mountain and gives you the opportunity to dismount and enjoy amazing views of the Cranberry Isles, the Schoodic Peninsula, and Isle au Haut. There are also private carriage charters available. Fido must be leashed throughout the ride. See Details
First Chance Whale Watch Fido is bound to have a whale of a good time on the pet-friendly First Chance Whale Watch boat tour in Kennebunk, ME. Fido is welcome to join you on "Nick's Chance" in search of whales in the Gulf of Maine. Although it is not guaranteed that you will see whales, you may see Finbacks, Humpbacks, Minkes, Blue Whales, and Right Whales. If no whales are spotted, you'll receive a pass that will allow you to return and try again. There are light snacks on board and you are welcome to bring your own (no alcoholic beverages or glass containers). There is also a separate scenic tour on another vessel that will detail how Maine lobsters are caught. See Details
Stephen King Tours Stephen King Tours offers pet-friendly tours around Bangor, ME. Stephen King moved to Bangor in 1979 to escape the hustle and bustle of his birthplace, Portland. His blood red mansion complete with bat gates is just one of the prolific horror writer’s signature spots around town. Fans of his fiction will recognize different dark corners from his many novels, including Mount Hope Cemetery, where the first Pet Sematary movie was shot. The historic cemetery showcases some of the earliest Civil War monuments and graves from as far back as 1836. Stephen King Tours offers pet-friendly private tours of his other spooky spots around the town. Contact them to reserve a private tour for you and your pooch. See Details
Sea Princess Scenic Nature Cruises Soak up amazing views of the Great Harbor of Mount Desert and Somes Sound Fjord aboard one of the pet-friendly Sea Princess Scenic Nature Cruises in Northeast Harbor, ME. Small, leashed dogs that can be held on your lap are welcome aboard. Morning trips are narrated by a Ranger from Acadia National Park. Visitors will be treated to views of Bear Island Lighthouse, harbor seals, and osprey. A 50-minute stopover on Little Cranberry Island allows visitors the opportunity to explore the 200-year old lobster fishing village while enjoying tea and the famous Island Gingerbread. See Details
Fort Popham State Historic Site Explore this extensive historic park with your pet, on-leash. Pets are not permitted on the beach or inside the fort itself. Dog owners can check out its official website for information on admission and seasonal changes. Fort Popham State Historic Site is open from 9am to Sunset. See Details
Doggy and Me Tour by Maine Foodie Tours Bring Fido to check out the cuisine that Kennebunkport and Lower Village has to offer for dogs. Enjoy five stops to sample doggie treats and good eats! Profits from this fun tour will be donated to the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk. Maine Foodie Tours' Doggy and Me Tour takes place every Saturday from May to October at 3pm for $35. See Details
Paint Outdoors in Portland, Maine 'Paint Outdoors in Portland, Maine' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jo-Ann. A well-behaved dog would be welcome with prior approval, as there could be many distractions throughout the workshop. You will get to paint plein air on the rocky shores of Portland. Your host will introduce you to beautiful landscapes and give your tips on painting outside with watercolors. Beginners through advanced painters are welcome. All materials are included. Painting locations may require some light hiking and extended periods of standing. The experience lasts 3.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $95 per person. See Details
Beal and Bunker Mail Boat Ferry Take a trip out to one of the remote, beautiful islands off the Maine coast on one of these pet-friendly ferries. They provide year-round commuter, mail and freight services to Great Cranberry, Little Cranberry, and Sutton Island from the Northeast Harbor town pier. Enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views aboard their reliable and well maintained boats. Bicycles, pets, and freight okay. No cars (though a barge for cars is available by appointment). Adults are $24 round-trip. See Details
Couple Photo Session - Downtown Portland 'Couple Photo Session - Downtown Portland' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jamie. Create some lasting memories with your pooch at this photoshoot in Portland. Explore the Eastern Promenade to the industrial buildings downtown, as your host captures the best photos of you along the way. After your session, you will receive 25 professionally edited images. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Private Ferry Tour of the Bay & Oysters 'Private Ferry Tour of the Bay & Oysters' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rochelle. Hop aboard the Casco Bay Ferry Lines, enjoy two different wine pairings and tour the culture and history of Casco Bay. Dogs are welcome with prior approval from host. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $74 per person. See Details
1 Hour Personal Photoshoot in Portland '1 Hour Personal Photoshoot in Portland' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Savannah. This experience includes a personalized one hour photoshoot for you and your dog with 15 finished photos. Savannah always shoots around Portland, so knows the best locations downtown, along the water and in the woods. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 16 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests should be prepared to be outdoors for the duration of the shoot and for some mild walking/exploring. Rates start at $295 per person. See Details
Watercolor Basics 'Watercolor Basics' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Linda. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to join you at this beginners class where you will learn the value, composition, techniques and concept of watercolor painting. Your host will first provide a demonstration and then you will have the chance to paint either colorful chickens or another animal of your choice. Perhaps a dog in honor of your pup? All materials are provided. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Experience Portland Brews Like a Local 'Experience Portland Brews Like a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Marissa. Start at one of Maine's best known craft breweries and taste local brews. Every stop on this tour allows dogs and your host loves it when they join the fun. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Create with Clay in Maine 'Create with Clay in Maine' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Linda. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to join you at this workshop where you will learn how to use the slab roller, make clay coils and the basics of hand building. You will also have the chance to try the wheel for throwing. You are welcome to take home any items that you create. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Forest Fairies with Corgis and Ponies 'Forest Fairies with Corgis and Ponies' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jennifer. If you have a friendly Corgi, and with prior approval of the host, you could bring him along on this experience. Contact host prior to booking with information about your Corgi. You and your pup will join the rest of the Corgis (and possibly ponies) on a hike through BlissWood Forest. Follow the Corgis as they sniff out the pixie dust that will lead to fairy doors. Your host will entertain you with fairy folklore along the way. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Please be careful of young children in front of and around the ponies when they are moving. Rates start at $36 per person. See Details
Family Treasure Hunter Out in the Bay 'Family Treasure Hunter Out in the Bay' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Lisa & Alex. Your and your pooch will board a boat and embark on a unique treasure hunt. You will have one hour to find the treasure using an old treasure map with clues. Please ensure to contact the host before booking regarding the size of your pooch. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $220 for a group up to 6 people. See Details