Whether you live in D.C. and want to explore a new place with your furry sidekick, or have friends visiting for the first time, we’ve put together some of the best pet-friendly activities to do in Northeast D.C. (including, of course, stopping by Parker & Ace to say hi).
Start your day at The Wydown Coffee Bar—you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry and people-watch together.
Walk around the Atlas District, enjoying the colorful street art and murals that adorn many buildings. Your pup will surely enjoy the sights and smells of this artistic neighborhood.
Head over to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens or the National Arboretum. You and your pet can take a leisurely walk and explore the beautiful gardens and grounds.
Lunch time! Take a lunch break at District Taco or The Big Board (this dog-friendly restaurant has a special dog menu with items like grilled chicken and rice).
Pop into Parker & Ace veterinary clinic for healthy treats and free cuddles. Afterwards, walk H Street for retail therapy and/or head over to Shop Made In DC for products created by DC's makers and artists.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM:
Get some playtime in at Swampoodle Dog Park & Playground and then refresh at Wunder Garten.
End your day with a cozy dinner at Granville Moore's, a Belgian-style brasserie known for its welcoming atmosphere and pet-friendly outdoor seating.
Remember to always adhere to local pet regulations, have waste bags handy to clean up after your dog, and ensure your pup is comfortable and well-behaved in different environments. With this dog-friendly itinerary, you and your furry friend can have a memorable day exploring some of our favorite spots in Washington, D.C.
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