Poconos is otherwise known as the Pocono Mountains. This is no surprise as it lies in an area rich in natural beauty. Thus, this Pennsylvanian city offers ample outdoor activities for both you and your four-legged friend. After all, the area is surrounded by forested peaks, beautiful lakes, and valleys. In short, it is the perfect place for a mountain escape.
Whether you are a peace-seeker, an adrenaline-junkie, or lover the great outdoors, there is something to suit all tastes in Poconos. Thanks to the outdoor nature of Poconos, it is easy to bring your pooch along to almost all activities. Both Beltzville State Park and Big Pocono State Park are dog-friendly, but dogs must be kept on leash. There are also lots of great dog parks in the area, including Monocacy Dog Park or the Canine Meadows at John Rudy Park, where your dog can run free for a while.
If you are looking for an interesting shopping experience, a visit to Country Junction, the world’s largest general store, is a fun outing and they even have a pet parlor to pamper your furry friend while you shop. Country Kettle is also dog friendly, as long as they are kept on a leash. More than that, it sells candy crafts and interesting collectibles.
With 52 varieties of martinis and daily food and drink specials, The Lounge is one of the best bars that will also welcome your furry friend from Sunday through to Thursday. Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyards is a pet-friendly winery in the area, featuring over 30 different local wines to choose from. Alternatively, Bongo Roadhouse is a traditional American bar and restaurant that welcomes dogs in the summer time.