Want to get out and explore but worried about leaving your four-legged friend at home? Bring him along! Raleigh and its surrounding areas offer plenty of options for you and your pooch to enjoy the destination together!

Avoid boarding costs or finding a house sitter!  Many accommodations in Greater Raleigh are pet-friendly and would love to lodge you and your dog. Try Comfort Suites Cary, La Quinta Inn & Suites RDU Airport in Morrisville, or the Homestead Studio Suites Crabtree in Raleigh. These hotels are very close to many area attractions and provide numerous amenities that will ensure you a wonderful time while here. However, please be aware that each hotel does have a pet fee and slight weight restrictions, so be sure to check their respective websites before booking your room.

If you are looking for an amazing place to spend the day with your pal, head over to the many pet-friendly parks in the area. Imagine strolling down a beautiful trail with your dog in the Hemlocks Bluff Nature Preserve in Cary or letting your furry friend run, leash free in the Oakwood Dog Park in Raleigh. This is the perfect opportunity for you to spend quality time with your most loyal friend!

Other pet-friendly venues to try are: Cameron Village Shopping Center in Raleigh if you’re in the mood to do a little shopping, Ruckus Pizza in Cary if you’re craving a delicious slice of pizza, or MoJoe’s Burger Joint on Glenwood Ave. if you want to kick back with your pet and relax on the patio.

So no matter what your trip may call for, Greater Raleigh has you and Fido completely covered. Take advantage of the various pet-friendly venues this area has to offer and enhance your experience by spending quality time with your pet. Lasting memories will be made!