As a pet owner, your pet is a big part of your life. That’s why it’s important to live somewhere that’s friendly and welcoming to our four-legged friends. Whether it’s a restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating, or a spacious dog park with ample room for Fido to play, you want to live in a community that makes it easy to prioritize your pet’s happiness.
Have any questions about pet-friendly rentals in the area? Please let us know. In the meantime, let’s peruse some of the best pet-friendly things to do in the area.
Enjoy a Nice Meal
A number of delicious restaurants in Chimney Rock offer wonderful outdoor seating, making it easy to bring your pooch along for a meal.
Point of View restaurant in Lake Lure is the perfect place to grab a delicious meal with your four-legged friend. The staff are attentive to the needs of animals, and will often bring out bowls of water and specially made puppy snacks.
Huckleberry’s in Tryon offers a wide variety of food, from sloppy Joe waffles to lobster rolls. Their covered outdoor seating is a great place to sit with pets, and they have a dog-friendly menu available.
Adventure With Your Pup!
Get in on the action at the Lake Lure Adventure Company, a great place to bring your pets — as long as they aren’t afraid of getting wet! The Adventure Company offers water-skiing and wakeboarding.
Strap your pup into a doggie life vest and rent a stand up paddle-board. Need something a little more chill? The pontoon boats are perfect for leisurely rides across the water with your favorite four-legged friend.
The Foothills Equestrian Nature Center in Tryon is another wonderful outdoor area where dogs can run and explore. Check their schedule for equestrian events before bringing your pups out for a lovely walk through trails and woods.
Stroll Through the Views
The Lake Lure boardwalk is an excellent place to enjoy a leisurely stroll with your pet, while enjoying the sights and sounds of this picturesque area. Western NC is also home to a number of beautiful water falls and nature trails, which are great ways to exercise with your pet.
Need to relax after a walk? Head on over to the Book Shelf, a dog-friendly and independently owned book store in Tryon.
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