Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Baltimore to New York City with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.
9:00 am start in Baltimore
drive for about 45 minutes
9:45 am Aberdeen (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:45 am
drive for about 45 minutes
1:07 pm Philadelphia
stay for about 1.5 hours and leave at 2:22 pm
drive for about 51 minutes
3:13 pm Princeton (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:13 pm
drive for about 1 hour
5:18 pm Central Park
stay for about 3.5 hours and leave at 8:48 pm
drive for about 10 minutes
8:58 pm arrive in New York City
driving ≈ 4 hours
Your starting point is Baltimore, Maryland.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Aberdeen (Maryland) (2 answers)
pet-friendly restaurants around Aberdeen (Maryland):
Bill Bateman's Bistro
pet-friendly hotels around Aberdeen (Maryland):
Super 8 Aberdeen
Holiday Inn Aberdeen - Chesapeake House
Red Roof Inn - Aberdeen
Clarion Hotel Aberdeen
Travelodge Aberdeen Hotel
Residence Inn Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium
Extended Stay America Hotel Baltimore Bel Air
Candlewood Suites Aberdeen-Edgewood-Bel Air
Super 8 Motel Aberdeen Havre de Grace
questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
Where is a safe place to spend the night
Wilmington (Delaware) (4 answers)
Alapocas Run State Park (1 mention)
Trolley Square Shopping Center (1 mention)
Brandywine Park Off-leash Area (1 mention)
Rockwood Center and Park (1 mention)
Rockford Park Off-leash Area (1 mention)
Dogtopia-Wilmington (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Wilmington (Delaware):
pet-friendly hotels around Wilmington (Delaware):
BEST WESTERN Brandywine Valley Inn
Sheraton Suites Wilmington
Hotel du Pont Wilmington (Delaware)
Philadelphia (102 answers)
pet-friendly restaurants around Philadelphia:
A Full Plate
One Shot Coffee
Swift Half Pub
pet-friendly hotels around Philadelphia:
questions about Philadelphia:
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Princeton (New Jersey) (6 answers)
Princeton University Campus (1 mention)
Alternative Pet Care Services,LLC (1 mention)
A Dog's Mate (1 mention)
Morven Museum & Garden (1 mention)
Princeton Canoe & Kayak Rental (1 mention)
Princeton Animal Hospital (1 mention)
Princeton Battlefield State Park (1 mention)
Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve Trail (1 mention)
pet-friendly hotels around Princeton (New Jersey):
Courtyard by Marriott Princeton
questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?
Central Park (159 mentions)
Dog Walking NYC (1 mention)
Central Park Carriage Rides (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Central Park:
Le Pain Quotidien
Bistro Chat Noir
pet-friendly hotels around Central Park:
Hotel Plaza Athenee New York City
Jumeirah Essex House
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
JW Marriott Essex House New York
Your final destination is New York, New York.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on GoPetFriendly:
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