Virginia's Best Dog-Friendly Airbnbs

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Looking for the best dog-friendly Airbnbs in Virginia? Well, you've come to the right place. The editors at BringFido have dedicated themselves to digging up the most dog-friendly Airbnbs in Old Dominion, as well as the rest of the country.

Read on to learn about some of the Virginia Airbnbs that topped our list this year.

The Most Luxurious Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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The Shenandoah Yurt is a one-of-a-kind home surrounded by the natural beauty of Shenandoah National Park. Marvel at the custom-made structure’s unbelievable ceiling and skylight in a yurt that your host describes as more like a “chic boutique hotel.” Guests of Virginia’s most luxurious dog-friendly Airbnb will also love modern amenities like a sunken hot tub and pristine kitchen, and little touches like fresh local eggs for Fido’s vacation scramble breakfast.

The Most Romantic Pet-Friendly Airbnb

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If you believe that love “yurts,” bring the ones who never let you down to Mountain Waves Yurt just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Fido can play off leash around this completely fenced home in the woods. Virginia’s most romantic pet-friendly Airbnb is home to a full kitchen, cozy bedroom and plenty of places to hang out. With no WiFi, you’ll be able to switch off and reconnect with your partner in beautiful surroundings. Experience an active date with your outbound hound at nearby Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve.

Best Budget-Friendly (and Dog-Friendly) Airbnb

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If you’re visiting Newport News during spring, you’ll be treated to a priceless floral display at this secret garden studio. The peaceful outdoor space features birdbaths, flowers, trees, herbs, and vegetables that work together to attract a variety of birds full of song and cheer. Fido can join you on the covered patio to enjoy the show while you sip your morning coffee. The state’s best budget- and dog-friendly Airbnb packs plenty of amenities into a small space, including a full bath, washer and dryer, and microwave. When you feel like venturing out, grab a craft brew with your pooch at Coastal Fermentory.

Best Dog-Friendly RV/Camper Airbnb Rental

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Go off grid on your next vacation with a few nights inside Bus #23, an International Blue Bird Bus in Dublin. Nestled in the woods, you’ll find peace and quiet with your four-legged friend at Old Dominion’s best dog-friendly Airbnb camper rental. Fire up the propane heater for warmth, read a book from the library, or get back to basics and tune into your creative side with the art supplies provided by your host. The bus also has an outhouse and seasonal outdoor solar shower for guest use. If you want to explore the surroundings, a section of the 57-mile linear park New River Trail State Park is just a few minutes away.

Most Unique Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Formerly a shelter for use after a natural disaster, this unique glamper in Machipongo has found a new lease on life as a cozy home away from home at the back of a Virginia vineyard. Surrounded by luscious fields and a beautiful garden, the state’s most unique dog-friendly Airbnb connects visitors with nature. Gaze out across the greenery through the French windows with a coffee in hand or stroll down the front steps and explore the space with your leashed pooch by your side. Bring Fido along while you sample the region's fine wines and a selection of artisanal cheese at Chatham Vineyards & Winery.

The Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Treehouse

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Children of all ages and adults who have never quite grown up are invited to stay at the Trailside Treehouse located next to a river in Richmond. Featuring a twisty slide, portholes, and an entirely screened first floor with hammock chairs, guests always feel completely immersed in nature during their visit. Stay on the property’s five wooded acres and enjoy yard games, the fire pit and more, or cross the river and stroll along Buttermilk Trail. As an added bonus, the hosts of the best dog-friendly Airbnb treehouse in Virginia donate a large portion of the fee to local nonprofit organizations.

Best Dog-Friendly Waterfront Airbnb

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Our Point of View is a stunning property on Smith Mountain Lake. With hardwood floors, outdoor space and a dock for diving into the water, Virginia’s best dog-friendly waterfront Airbnb is made for four-legged travelers to enjoy. Spend your next vacation relaxing in the hot tub or giving your pooch pets on the large deck that wraps around the property and overlooks the spectacular natural beauty all around.

Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Cabin Rental

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Seven Springs Mountain Cabin in Hillsville is situated on 50 acres of private land, which includes miles of winding pet-friendly trails and a recently stocked three-acre pond for fishing with Fido. Hike and fish until nightfall, then return to the state’s best dog-friendly Airbnb cabin to gather around a 100-year-old gas fireplace or the outdoor fire pit and plan tomorrow’s adventures.

Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Farm Stay

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For a charming country escape, pick this pet-friendly pastoral farmhouse in Appomattox. The beautiful exterior of Virginia’s best dog-friendly Airbnb farm stay makes you want to head inside, where you’ll find a warm home with hardwood floors and eclectic art on the walls. Step outside once more and onto the back deck for morning coffee on the swing chair with views of the surrounding gardens. While you try to play croquet and cornhole outside, distract your dog with a game of fetch on the expansive lawn. After dark, make s’mores on the fire pit next to the house.

Spookiest Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Built in the 1760s, this elegant home in Alexandria was one of the safe houses that made up The Underground Railroad in the mid-19th century, which claimed thousands of lives of people in search of freedom. Inside the spookiest dog-friendly Airbnb in Virginia, your host can show you the entrance underneath the house that remains as an eerie reminder of the conditions that people traveled within. The rest of the house has been beautifully renovated to fill every room with light and there’s a walled garden outside that dogs can explore off leash.

Best Rustic Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Nestled in Virginia's Floyd County mountains, Redwood Lodge in Willis offers a unique spa experience with a wood-fired hot tub and therapeutic barrel steam sauna fueled by fresh spring water. Virginia’s best rustic dog-friendly Airbnb is also ideal for guests who love to cook, whether it’s on the grill outside or in the kitchen with epic mountain views through the windows. If you love fishing with your dog, take a walk to nearby Indian Creek and cast a line together. After dark, head out to the huge fire pit to gaze up at the stars and plan more adventures for the morning.

Best Themed Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Get pumping with your pooch at this Downtown 1920s Gas Station in Winchester. Formerly the thriving town filling station, the building has been converted into Virginia’s best themed dog-friendly Airbnb with colorful nods to 1950s vintage-style appliances and decor. Outside, there’s a retro gas pump where you can snap classic pictures of your pooch. If your furry best friend is fuelled up and ready to go, head to the nearby Winchester Dog Park to play fetch until he’s running on empty.

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