New Dog Parks and Pet-Friendly Attractions: August 2022

Posted by Billy Francis

From an off-leash dog park with full liquor bar to an outdoor oasis with Golden Gate views, good times await you and your pooch at these pet-friendly openings this August.

“I’ll drink to that!” Photo by Pups Pub Tampa

After the success of Pups Pub in Tampa, the same pack has decided to open a new location in Orlando. Transplanting all the fun of the first one to Pups Pub in O-Town, this premier canine hangout meshes off-leash dog park with full liquor bar. The play area is fenced and features artificial turf, A/C for hot days, and plenty of balls for fetching. While your pup makes new friends, belly up to the bar and treat yourself to a dog-centric cocktail like “The Zoomies” or “Breakfast at Sniff-anys.”

Book a room for two at Aloft Orlando Downtown and enjoy an evening stroll to Constitution Green, home to the oldest trees in the city.

Tom Triplett Dog Park

Pooler, GA
“Does this dog park always feature ice cream?” Photo by Facebook.com/ChathamCountyParks

Are you planning a weekend in dog-friendly Savannah? Tom Triplett Dog Park on the outskirts of the city in Pooler, GA is the latest addition for canine visitors to enjoy. This much-anticipated dog park is divided into a section for small and shy dogs, and a bigger fenced space for large pups to play. Inside, you’ll find a selection of agility equipment like climbing frames and tunnels situated beneath tall shady trees.

Book a room at the nearby Residence Inn by Marriott Savannah Airport. Four-legged guests are assigned ground floor rooms for easy outdoor access.

Penguin City Beer

Youngstown, OH
“Chill out with me at Penguin City Beer!” Photo by Facebook.com/penguincitybeer

Do you like to huddle up with your pup and a great beer? Penguin City Beer is bringing smooth-drinking, full-flavored beers to Youngstown, OH. Visitors can sample the classic Penguin City Beer, a crisp golden ale, try the hoppier pale ale, or go for the light version of the classic in this brand new brewery showcasing a selection of delicious brews. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners both indoors and on the pet-friendly patio while they drink.

Lie down for the night at Lanterman’s Chill, a pet-friendly Airbnb with hardwood floors, an enclosed backyard, and a kennel if you need it.

Ronceverte Dog Park

Ronceverte, WV
“Finally a place to hang with my home good boys.” Photo by @cityofronceverte

Ronceverte Dog Park recently became the very first dog park in southern West Virginia. Located on Ronceverte Island Park next to the American Heritage Music Hall, this brand new dog park boasts a large fenced space, a luscious lawn, and shady trees to lay under after a game of fetch on a hot summer day. Before you head home, grab Fido’s leash and go for a walk on the paved trails of the 20-acre park along the Greenbrier River.

Book a secluded stay at The Evergreen Cabin in Ronceverte. This cute home has hardwood floors throughout and views of rolling hills from the covered porch.

Framingham Dog Park

Framingham, MA
The riverside park is now open to the public. Photo by Framingham Dog Park

Bring your bulldog to the recently opened Framingham Dog Park. Inside the double-gated entrance, there’s a place for small dogs to play and a separate area for large canines. The floor is covered in gravel, and large stones are positioned for pups who enjoy climbing. There’s also agility equipment like a seesaw and hoops for pooches who like a challenge. Dogs and humans alike can rehydrate at water fountains, and benches underneath an awning provide shade.

Reserve this cheerful home to return to after a day of play at the park. The light and airy house features hardwood floors and a grassy yard for late night sniffing.

Presidio Tunnel Tops

San Francisco, CA
It’s picnic time all the time. Photo by Facebook.com/presidiosf

Presidio Tunnel Tops is a new 14-acre oasis located inside the Presidio of San Francisco, a former military post that has been converted into a national park full of lush forests, miles of hiking trails, and picturesque scenic overlooks. This unique addition to the park is built on top of a busy highway tunnel and features stunning views of Golden Gate Bridge, luscious lawns that make the ideal setting for a picnic with your pooch, and winding paved trails to walk together. Leashed dogs are welcome in this renovated space and throughout the rest of the park.

Spend the night in the heart of the park at Inn at the Presidio. This pet-friendly hotel is a central location to explore other park highlights like Crissy Field and Baker Beach.

Have you been to a new dog park or pet-friendly attraction in your hometown? Leave a comment or tweet us @BringFido!

Banner photo by Facebook.com/presidiosf.