Pennsylvania may be known for its welcoming residents, but across the commonwealth, there are plenty of places where humans aren’t the only ones given top-notch service. In Pennsylvania, pets also take center stage, and many landmarks and properties give our four-legged friends the five-star treatment.
Independence National Historic Park - Philadelphia and its Countryside
Located in historic Philadelphia, visitors can walk though America’s history and bring their pets along as well. See Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and historic buildings from the Congress of 1776 for a glimpse of the area where the country’s founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence.
Valley Forge National Historic Park - Philadelphia and its Countryside
This historic park is committed to education and preservation of the Revolutionary War. The park offers a variety of ongoing programs and special events, and dogs are allowed on the trails.
Gettysburg National Military Park - Dutch Country Roads
Probably the most famous American battlefield, Gettysburg marked the turning point in the Civil War and the site where President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address. Dogs are allowed to visit the outside portions of the battlefield, where visitors can take a walking tour or auto tour with audio to hear the story of Gettysburg.
Brandywine Battle Historic Site - Philadelphia and its Countryside
This site depicts one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War. Filled with interpretive exhibits, special events, a visitor center with a museum and gift shop, and three different self-guided driving tours, visitors and their dogs will have a blast throughout the park and on the trails.
Greenwood Furnace State Park - The Alleghenies
Pets can join along in a family camping excursion at historic Greenwood Furnace State Park, located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Seven Mountains. Once a busy ironmaking community, the 423-acre park is an area of rugged beauty with abundant wildlife and peaceful solitude.
Washington Crossing - Philadelphia and its Countryside
This historic park commemorates where General George Washington and his men crossed the Delaware River to win a major victory toward gaining America's independence. Dogs are allowed throughout the outdoor grounds.
Westin Convention Center - Pittsburgh and its Countryside
Enjoy views of Pittsburgh’s spectacular city skyline in this downtown hotel and convention center. Situated in the middle of the business and cultural district, guests and their pets have easy access to a variety of local attractions and entertainment. Upon arrival, guests receive a welcome kit for their pets including other nearby attractions that are pet friendly as well as a luxurious pet bed, floor mats, food bowls and more.
Host Inn All Suites - Upstate PA
Located in the heart of Wyoming Valley and nestled at the foot of the Pocono Mountains, the Host Inn is an all-suite hotel perfect for a getaway for guests and their pets. With full kitchens in suites, an indoor pool and a fitness center, the entire family will be relaxed and ready for a ski, golf, or casino themed vacation.
The Yorktowne Hotel - Dutch Country Roads
Since its opening in 1925, the renaissance revival style Yorktowne Hotel has been known as the place to go for luxury and style. Now, this historic hotel’s service and style is extended to four-legged guests as well as the traditional visitors. Friendly and caring staff will greet guests and their best friend upon arrival. Nearby is Canine Meadows, a 13.5 acre off-leash dog park.
Rittenhouse Hotel - Philadelphia and its Countryside
This luxurious hotel is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s trendy Rittenhouse Square. Ranked as one of the top places in the world to stay, it’s also the place for style for people and their pooches. Gourmet treats are available for four-legged friends at the Front Desk, and the concierge can even arrange for pet sitting and walking service. Just outside, Rittenhouse Square Park is perfect for a morning stroll, and nearby hotspot Rouge treats pets to a bowl of water and a treat while human companions enjoy upscale bistro fare.