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New York City to Kennebunkport (Maine) drive with pets

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Pet-friendly stops from New York City to Kennebunkport (Maine)

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from New York City to Kennebunkport (Maine) with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Kennebunkport (Maine), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. 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.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:36 pm  New Haven
eat at Claire's Corner Copia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:36 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

2:19 pm  Hartford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:19 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

4:12 pm  Old Sturbridge Village (Massachusetts)
stay overnight at Motel 6 Sturbridge
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours

 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Motel 6 Sturbridge
drive for about 1 hour

12:03 pm  Walden Pond
eat at Country Kitchen
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:03 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:15 pm  Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:15 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

3:52 pm  arrive in Kennebunkport (Maine)
stay at Yachtsman Lodge Kennebunkport

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours

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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

New Haven  (8 answers)
    Elkismom Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    East Rock Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around New Haven:
        Claire's Corner Copia
    questions about New Haven:
        What is your favorite restaurant in New Haven?
        Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?

Hartford  (14 answers)
    Sit and Stay Pet Sitting Service  (1 mention)
    Home Comfort PetCare  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Hartford:
        Hot Tomato's Restaurant
    questions about Hartford:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Hartford?

Old Sturbridge Village (Massachusetts)  (4 mentions)
    Sturbridge Pet Services  (1 mention)
    Hyland Orchard and Brewery  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Old Sturbridge Village (Massachusetts):
        Rom's Restaurant
    pet-friendly hotels around Old Sturbridge Village (Massachusetts):
        Motel 6 Sturbridge
        Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center
        Sturbridge Super 8 Motel
        Publick House Historic Inn
        Passport Inn Sturbridge
        Comfort Inn and Suites Colonial
        Days Inn Sturbridge

Walden Pond  (3 mentions)
    deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum  (1 mention)
    Concord Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    Foster Hospital for Small Animals - Tufts University  (1 mention)
    Minute Man National Historical Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Walden Pond:
        Country Kitchen
        Bedford Farms Ice Cream

Portsmouth (New Hampshire)  (19 answers)
    Portsmouth Dog Park at South Mill Pond  (1 mention)
    Canine Cupboard Gourmet Dog Treats  (1 mention)
    Harbour Trail  (1 mention)
    It's Raining Cats and Dogs  (1 mention)
    Pierce Island Off Leash Area  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Portsmouth (New Hampshire):
        Breaking New Grounds
        Annabelle's Natural Ice Cream

Where's the best place to stay in Kennebunkport (Maine)?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Kennebunkport (Maine).

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Yachtsman Lodge Kennebunkport.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

Captain Jefferds Inn  (1 mention)
The Colony Hotel  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Kennebunkport (Maine)? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Kennebunkport (Maine)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests The Clam Shack.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Kennebunkport (Maine)? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Kennebunkport (Maine)?

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:

Gooch's Beach  (1 mention)
Middle Beach  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Kennebunkport (Maine). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Eva from Wakarusa asked:
family vacation  (3 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Kennebunkport (Maine) to New York City drive with pets, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of New York City? Try searching for places within 5 hours of New York City.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from New York City to Kennebunkport (Maine). Or get a full New York City to Kennebunkport (Maine) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know New York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 293 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 53 minutes
622 New York City travel answers
8 New Haven travel answers
14 Hartford travel answers
19 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers
22 Kennebunkport (Maine) travel answers


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