Travelers don’t need to leave their dogs at home when planning a trip to Williamsburg, VA. Dogs and their owners can shop, eat, stay, and play at any number of dog-friendly businesses throughout the destination.

Many Williamsburg hotels offer amenities just for pets. From in-room treats and dog beds to pet-friendly suites, there are plenty of reasons to bring along a best buddy. Kingsmill Resort designated a set of guest rooms available for pets and boasts a layout that offers plenty of areas to stretch all four legs. In addition, the Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg Sampler Bed & Breakfast Inn, and Westgate Historic Williamsburg Resort are all dog-friendly. 

Shopping in Williamsburg has literally gone to the dogs at “barkeries” and stores offering canine specialties. The Corner BARkery caters a full bar and great menu for humans, while offering a specialty menu for their four-legged guests, including a bark-cuterie board, filled with dog-friendly snacks. At The Nautical Dog and Gangsta Dog, pet-loving visitors find gifts and high-quality foods, including freshly baked treats.

Dogs are welcome at many coffee shops and cafés with patio seating throughout the destination. Visitors can grab a cup of joe and sit outside with their pups at Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters, illy Caffé, and The Bake Shop.