Dog Friendly Tours in Michigan

Taking the dog out for a walk takes on a new meaning when you’re on vacation in Michigan. After all, there are tons of sights to see, and smell, around every corner. Browse our dog friendly tours in Michigan 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 Watercolor workshop on the waterfront!
Watercolor workshop on the waterfront! 'Watercolor workshop on the waterfront!' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Cynthia. Meet and go over watercolor basics and paint your own piece of art with your host's supplies. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 14 and up. Rates start at $85 per person. See Details
Pet Friendly Abstract Art with Chaotic Mike
Abstract Art with Chaotic Mike 'Abstract Art with Chaotic Mike' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this workshop where you will learn acrylic pouring and other abstract techniques. Contact host prior to booking about bringing Fido along. Your host will explain and demonstrate the process before you begin creating your own abstract artwork. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
Pictured Rocks Boat Tour Even though dogs are not allowed on the boat cruise, Pictured Rocks Cruises offers free climate controlled kennels for your dogs. Their website indicates: "Pets are not allowed on board our cruises. We do, however, offer complimentary kennels on-site for the duration of the cruise, which have been recently renovated and are now climate controlled. The kennels are equipped with sliding locks, but you are welcome to bring your own lock or purchase a lock on site for additional security. Take a look at our kennels here. In accordance with the American’s With Disabilities Act we allow service-animals aboard our boats. If assistance is needed in boarding the vessel, please contact us 72 hours in advance." See Details
Bavarian Belle Riverboat The family operated Bavarian Belle Riverboat is an authentic Stern Driven Paddlewheel riverboat. Offering a 1-hour historical narrated tour of the Frankenmuth area, Fido is bound to have fun aboard this fully restored 150-passenger vessel. The Bavarian Belle is open air canopied on the upper deck and has a fully enclosed lower salon with restrooms. They offer a snack bar and soft drinks on board. Located in the River Place Shops, the Bavarian Belle is docked at the waterfall. The dock and lower level are both handicap accessible. Please bring cash or check to pay for your trip aboard the Bavarian Belle. See Details
Chaotic Fish with Chaotic Mike 'Chaotic Fish with Chaotic Mike' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to sit alongside you at this workshop as your host discusses the creative process, strategies, color choices, and composition rules for creating your fish. Contact host prior to booking about bringing Fido along. You will get to choose from a variety of reclaimed wood styles and colors. You can follow a step-by-step painting process, or watch a demonstration and try it on your own. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No experience required. Rates start at $33 per person. See Details
Colonial Michilimackinac While spending the day on Mackinac Island with your pup, be sure to visit Colonial Michilimackinac. Explore the historic 18th-century fort and fur trading village, shop in the museum shop, and experience life as it was in the 1700s. Leashed dogs are welcome at this historic site. See Details
Mackinac Island Carriage Tours Mackinac Island Carriage Tours is pet-friendly. This horse and carriage tour will take you and your pooch around Mackinac Island. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on board and if they're lap dogs, they ride for free. Larger dogs are allowed for the price of a child ticket. See Details
Jewelry Making Workshop 'Jewelry Making Workshop' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Annie. Another dog and cat live onsite so be sure your pooch is friendly with other animals before booking, and let your host know. During this workshop, you will select a jewelry kit to purchase and assemble that include supplies and hand-made glass beads to create into a unique necklace or bracelet. Your host will supply all needed tools and guide you along in the process. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Johnny Panther Quests Ecotours Explore the gorgeous natural elements of Michigan on an Ecotour with Johnny Panther Quests! Fido is welcome to join you as you enjoy a scenic boat tour through the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge or one of their many other nature adventure options. See Details
Starline Mackinac Island Ferry, Mackinaw City Dock #1 Leashed dogs are welcome on the ferry and ride for free. Star Line is the only Fast, Fun and Family Friendly, Hydro-Jet Ferry service to Mackinac Island. People of all ages enjoy the exhilarating ride on our boats, which produce the unique Water-Jet rooster tail. See Details
Nelis' Dutch Village On-leash dogs are welcome. Excitable dogs should stay out of the Petting Farm and not allowed in food service areas. A day at Dutch Village means a day learning about the culture and history of the Netherlands. Your family will love the bits of daily life presented around the park. Tickets are $12 per adult and $10 per child. See Details
Starline Mackinac Island Ferry, St. Ignace Dock #3 Leashed dogs are welcome on the ferry and ride for free. Star Line is the only Fast, Fun and Family Friendly, Hydro-Jet Ferry service to Mackinac Island. People of all ages enjoy the exhilarating ride on our boats, which produce the unique Water-Jet rooster tail. See Details
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Learn about the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes at the dog-friendly Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum! Leashed and well-behaved pets are allowed almost everywhere on the historic property, including inside the buildings. Dogs are not allowed to climb up the Whitefish Point Light Tower. The Shipwreck Museum is open seasonally, from May 1 to October 31. Hours are 10am to 6pm. Dog owners can check out the Museum's official website for information on admission and tours. See Details
Frankenmuth Funships Dogs are welcome on the river tour but not in the store. Enjoy a unique wine & chocolate tasting experience with us, whether it is in our tasting room or upon our electric-powered tour boats. Frankenmuth Funships is open Mon-Fri 12pm-6pm; Sat-Sun 10am-6pm. See Details
Argo Park Canoe & Kayak BringFido and rent a canoe or kayak for a leisurely trip down the water. Enjoy a peaceful day on the river as you spot turtles, cranes, ducks and swans. Hours and rates vary per itinerary. Dogs welcome on all vessels except inflatables. See Details
MISH Watersports Leashed pets are welcome to join their owners at Ludington Park for a ride on a rental from MISH Watersports. Whether Fido is interested in kayaking or stand-up paddle-boarding, MISH has a rental available. Rentals begin in the calm waters of the Escanaba Harbor, and start at $20 for one hour. Dog owners can check out MISH Watersports' official website for information on pricing, hours and to book. See Details
Delaware Copper Mine Tours Delaware Copper Mine Tours is a pet-friendly tour company in Mohawk, MI. Bring your dog on a copper mine tour and learn about local history stretching back many years. The tour is $11 for adults and $7 for children. See Details
Great Turtle Kayak Tours Dogs are welcome on all Great Turtle Kayak Tours as long as your bring your own doggie life jacket. Learn to kayak or paddle board from pros in the calm waters of the Mackinac Island marina and Haldimand Bay or explore the natural rock formations, wildlife, and lighthouses of Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, Round Island, and Bois Blanc Island on a guided tour. They are open every day of the week from 5am to 10pm. See Details
Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours & the Famous Toonerville Trolley Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours & the Famous Toonerville Trolley offers a combination narrow gauge train ride (longest 24 inch gauge train line in the country) and a riverboat cruse to the upper Tahquamenon Falls. See wildlife in it's natural habitat. Enjoy the Captains commentary throughout the river cruse. Hike the nature trail through the virgin forest to our private viewing area at the falls. Also the riverboat bar serves beer, wine, & coolers and other cold beverages and snacks. Restrooms onboard. Dogs cannot be on seats and are not able to enter any food or beverage area. See Details
Detroit's Roll Through Motor City Scavenger Hunt Tour Detroit's Roll Through Motor City Scavenger Hunt Tour is pet-friendly. Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history. Search plaques, statues and art to solve riddles that can only be found on location. If you can't find the answer, they'll guide you to the next location. Leashed pups are welcome to take part in this app-led hunt that can be completed at any time. See Details
Learn to Paint Like Bob Ross 'Learn to Paint Like Bob Ross' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ted. Your pooch is welcome to come along with you to this workshop hosted by a Certified Bob Ross Instructor. You will create your own masterpiece using Bob Ross wet-on-wet style, using only Official Bob Ross tools and paints. All supplies are included. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 14 and up. Being able to traverse stairs is needed to access the basement studio. Please note that a cat and dog live in the house. Oil paints and solvents are used in a vented environment. Those under. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
Captured Colors Visioning Experience 'Captured Colors Visioning Experience' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Terri. With prior approval, your pooch is welcome to join you at this vision boarding session. Your host will provide all the supplies you need to create your masterpiece and facilitate the process. You are welcome to bring any special pictures you want to include.The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $25 per person. See Details