Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from New York City to Richmond with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Richmond, 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.
Your starting point is New York, New York.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
New Brunswick (8 answers)
Donaldson Dog Park (1 mention)
Park Veterinary Clinic (1 mention)
Pet Care By Susan (1 mention)
Pinky's CatWatch (1 mention)
Raritan Animal Hospital (1 mention)
Regal Pet Care (1 mention)
The Rutgers Gardens (1 mention)
questions about New Brunswick:
Is there anything worth seeing/doing/eating in or around New Brunswick, NJ???
What's the best neighborhood in New Brunswick for a first time visitor?
Philadelphia (102 answers)
pet-friendly restaurants around Philadelphia:
A Full Plate
One Shot Coffee
Swift Half Pub
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.
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
Baltimore (50 answers)
Charm City Meadworks (1 mention)
Pretentious Pooch (1 mention)
The Dog Chef Cafe (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Baltimore:
On the Hill Cafe
Rocket to Venus
questions about Baltimore:
Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
Family-friendly seafood restaurant
Best free things to do in Baltimore?
Best sports bars to watch football?
Washington, DC (166 answers)
Pampered Paws Pet Sitting (1 mention)
pet-friendly restaurants around Washington, DC:
Wet Dog Tavern
Right Proper Brewing Company
Adams Mill Bar & Grill
Dacha Beer Garden
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Best of the Smithsonian?
Kings Dominion (2 mentions)
Your final destination is Richmond, Virginia.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
GoPetFriendly suggests Can Can Brasserie.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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:
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!
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