The Best Dog-friendly Activities, Restaurants & Hotels in Richmond, VA

If you're looking for fun activities with your dog, then you'll love Richmond, VA. Whether you're planning a vacation or just want to explore some new areas, here are some of the best dog-friendly activities, restaurants, and hotels near Richmond.

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Top 5 Dog-Friendly Hikes in Richmond, VA
Top 5 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Richmond, VA
Top 5 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Richmond, VA

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Hikes in Richmond, VA

Looking for a hiking trail that's perfect for your furry friend? Look no further than these 5 dog-friendly hikes near Richmond, VA! Whether you're looking for a leisurely walk around downtown or a fun outing at a park, here are some great options for you:

Buttermilk Trail

This is a multi-use trail with hikers and bikers sharing the trail. Please be aware of the surroundings.

Belle Isle Trail

The suspension bridge over James River is just the first thing you will be amazed by as you wander to and around Belle Isle. There are several other, more narrow and uneven paths within this loop to explore.

Joseph Bryan Park Trails

This is a suburban park with the expected soccer fields and barbecues, but portions of the park have been allowed to run wild. Overall, it's a surprisingly good introduction to tidewater forest ecology in the middle of urban Richmond.

Larus Park

Larus park is 106 acres of wooded solitude bounded by Huguenot Road, Chippenham Parkway and Stony Point Fashion Park. There’s a network of singletrack trails in Larus park, but no loop can be put together without bushwhacking. A biker or runner could probably get in 3-4 miles here, but would have...

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Tickets are required. For information please visit https://www.lewisginter.org/

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Richmond, VA

Here are the most pet-friendly places in Richmond to grab a bit or a nice dinner in the company of your furry friend.

Heritage

Seasonal, contemporary American cuisine in a relaxed setting. Craft Cocktails-happy hour specials. Sunday Brunch.

Beauvine Burger Concept

Beauvine Burger Concept specializes in serving Artisan Burgers, Hand Crafted Milkshakes and Sodas, and Providing an All-Around Good Time. We offer lunch, happy hour, dinner, delivery, late night nightlife, and weekend brunch!

Perly's

Perly's is a modern, Jewish influenced delicatessen offering Jewish classics with an updated twist.

Mama J's Kitchen

Mama J's is a neighborhood restaurant based on the family tradition of going to grandma's for Sunday dinner. Our goal is to combine great southern food with outstanding service in a relaxing atmosphere. We prepare our food fresh daily on site, everything from Pan Fried Catfish to Candied Yams &...

Brewer's Cafe

Specialty Coffee Bourbon Cocktails Cold Pressed Juices Sandwiches

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Richmond, VA

Staying overnight with your dog in the Richmond area? Then you should check out one of these pet-friendly hotels that will welcome you and your dog during your stay.

Residence Inn Richmond Midtown/glenside

Located in Richmond (Dumbarton), Residence Inn Richmond Midtown/Glenside is within a 10-minute drive of Short Pump Town Center and Carytown. This hotel is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from University of Richmond and 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Greater Richmond Convention Center. Be sure to enjoy recreational...

Hilton Richmond Downtown

The following services and amenities are available, but with reduced service: Fitness Center, Breakfast, On-site Restaurant(s), Pool.The following services and amenities are currently not available: Executive Lounge, Room Service.Traditional southern charm meets modern amenities at Hilton...

Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center,tapes

Our Hotel's Policies Have Changed ” Weve updated our reservation and cancellation policies and extended Hilton Honors Points and status. All United States properties require face coverings in all indoor public areas for guests and team members. Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for the...

Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/short Pump

Our Hotel's Policies Have Changed ” Weve updated our reservation and cancellation policies and extended Hilton Honors Points and status. All United States properties require face coverings in all indoor public areas for guests and team members. Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for the...

Worldhotel Linden Row Inn

Linden Row Inn is a 70-room boutique historic hotel located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. Conveniently located in downtown Richmond at 1st & Franklin Streets, the Linden Row Inn is just minutes away from all major attractions in the Capitol area. In a city where history abounds, the Linden...

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