Your Dog Can Enjoy the “Dog Days of Summer” in Lancaster County Too!
Your dog is a treasured member of your family, right?! So why would you board your pet during your much needed summer vacation? Now more than ever, pets are traveling WITH their people, and with a little planning, it’s possible to have a wonderful Lancaster County vacation with your canine companion in tow. Best of all is that you won’t need coop up your pooch in your room or car all day either – there are plenty of activities where you can bring your pet along!
The first step for planning your vacation is finding a pet-friendly lodging
option, and the Historic Smithton Inn
has a wonderful pet friendly suite you should consider. In Guest Suite #7, the Tailor’s Cottage, you’ll have a private entrance so you don’t have to worry about interacctions between your pet and other guests. The Inn sits on over a half-acre, so there’s plenty of room for your pet to run & play catch. Or if you prefer to wander a bit, there are nearby fields or wonderful neighborhoods you can explore. If the Historic Smithton Inn is booked up, here’s a link to other pet friendly B&Bs
in the area.
With your lodging out of the way, it’s time to start checking out the wonderful pet-friendly attractions, activities, backroads tours and restaurants that Lancaster County has to offer. Here’s a list to help you put together your vacation plan:
And finally, after a day of exploring, you’ve probably worked up a good appetite. The following restaurants allow pets in their outdoor seating areas: Isaacs Deli
on Queen Street in Lancaster, Black Horse Tavern
in Denver, Kettle Café
in Intercourse, Iron Horse Restaurant
in Strasburg. All of these choices are known for their delicious menu choices, from soups and sandwiches to full-dinner fare,offered in a fun atmosphere that you and your pet are sure to enjoy.
As you can see, vacationing with your pet in Lancaster County isn’t just possible, it’s downright fun! Start out by booking your pet friendly Lancaster County vacation
at the Historic Smithton Inn, then make plans to enjoy the multitude of activities the area has to offer!