Dog-Friendly Places on The Crystal Coast
If you’re a dog lover, you know it isn’t always easy to find pet-friendly places while you’re traveling. Today, we’re sharing dog-friendly places on the Crystal Coast so you and your dog can have a worry-free vacation with us.
This local bar has plenty of beer and good times! With lots of different beers on tap and others in constant rotation, this place is perfect for everyone. Oh yeah, your pup is welcome too! Bring your pup inside to enjoy the bar or outside for games and fun!
Carolina Home and Garden
This nursery is filled with gorgeous plants and landscaping and inside they have a boutique and store! Friday and Saturday nights are filled with wine, beer, music, and your pup! Dogs are very welcome to come and enjoy as well.
This pet store/coffee shop is an island favorite! Their dog-themed lattes and the dog-loving atmosphere are perfect for a morning coffee with your best friend. They have two locations; one in Swansboro and one in Emerald Isle.
The Trading Post
This southern food restaurant is also dog-friendly outdoors! Located right on Emerald Isle this place is perfect for a night out with your dog! They have an outdoor area with corn-hole and games to enjoy as well!
This beer garden bungalow is a perfect place to bring your pup! Enjoy some beers with your furry pal! Its located in Cedar Point and is a highly recommended stop with your dog.
Enjoy drinks, live music, food trucks, and a game of Cornhole in their outdoor patio
Take Your Pup To the Beach
- Dogs are always welcome on the beach
- Dogs must be on a leash on all public beaches
- Make sure to clean up after your dog
- Take a ferry ride and explore the Barrier Islands, Cape Lookout, and Shackleford Banks
- Take a “w-a-l-k” on the bike path in Emerald Isle
Pet-Friendly Parks and Trails
- Emerald Isle Park Trail
- Fort Macon State Park
- Hammocks Beach State Park
- PAWS Bark Park
Cool Treats for your Dog
Peanut Butter and Berry Puppy Pops
Blend yogurt, bananas, peanut butter, and berries in a food processor. Pour the liquid mixture into a mold. Freeze for 2-3 hours and enjoy!
Watermelon Carrot Pupsicles
Cut up some watermelon and carrots and make sure there are no seeds. Puree starting with the carrots and then add the watermelon chunks. Pour into a mold, freeze until solid, and devour!
Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals on the Crystal Coast
Don’t forget, we have over 185 pet-friendly vacation rentals where dogs stay free. Find the perfect place for you and your best friend!