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Newport to Poughkeepsie drive with pets

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Pet-friendly stops from Newport to Poughkeepsie

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Newport to Poughkeepsie with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Poughkeepsie, 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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9:00 am  start in Newport
drive for about 58 minutes

9:58 am  Mystic
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:58 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:21 pm  Bristol (Connecticut)
eat at Firefly Hollow Brewing
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:21 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

2:08 pm  New Haven
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:08 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:09 pm  Danbury
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:09 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:20 pm  West Point (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:20 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

8:08 pm  arrive in Poughkeepsie
stay at Super 8 Highland

driving ≈ 6 hours

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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Mystic  (10 answers)
    Mystic Pet Shop  (1 mention)
    Mystic Seaport  (1 mention)
    Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center  (1 mention)
    Olde Mistick Village  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Mystic:
        Sea Swirl
        Sea View Snack Bar
    pet-friendly hotels around Mystic:
        Harbour Inne & Cottage
        Residence Inn Mystic
        Comfort Inn Mystic
        Econo Lodge Mystic
    questions about Mystic:
        Family Restaurants in Mystic, CT?

Bristol (Connecticut)  (2 answers)
    Chippens Hill Veterinary Hospital LLC  (1 mention)
    Camp Canine, LLC  (1 mention)
    Camelot Kennels, Inc.  (1 mention)
    Petco Pet Store - Waterbury  (1 mention)
    Petco Pet Store - Southington  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Bristol (Connecticut):
        Firefly Hollow Brewing
        Relic Brewing
    pet-friendly hotels around Bristol (Connecticut):
        Centennial Inn Hotel & Apartments
        Motel 6 Hartford Southington
        Knights Inn Southington

New Haven  (8 answers)
    Elkismom Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    East Rock Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around New Haven:
        Claire's Corner Copia
    pet-friendly hotels around New Haven:
        The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
        The Study at Yale
        La Quinta Inn & Suites New Haven
        New Haven Premiere Hotel and Suites
        Whispering Pines
        Quality Inn East Haven
        Econo Lodge Conference Center - New Haven
    questions about New Haven:
        What is your favorite restaurant in New Haven?
        Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?

    Furry Friends Daycare & Boarding  (1 mention)
    Bethel Village Square Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    Wags Doggie Daycamp & Boarding, LLC  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Danbury:
        Dr. Mike's Ice Cream
        Molten Java
    pet-friendly hotels around Danbury:
        Residence Inn Danbury
        Super 8 Danbury
        Ethan Allen Hotel
        Maron Hotel & Suites
        Holiday Inn Danbury-Bethel @ I-84

West Point (New York)  (4 answers)
    West Point Military Academy  (1 mention)
    Furry People Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Storm King State Park  (1 mention)
    Shepherd and Grey Daycare and Guesthouse  (1 mention)
    Wonder Lake State Park  (1 mention)
    Fahnestock State Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around West Point (New York):
        Avalon Campground
        Econo Lodge Highland Falls
        Bear Mountain Inn's Overlook Lodge
        Inn on the Hudson

Where's the best place to stay in Poughkeepsie?

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 Poughkeepsie.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Super 8 Highland.

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

Want to research more popular hotels in Poughkeepsie? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Poughkeepsie?

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:

Wilklow Orchards  (1 mention)
Stoutridge Vineyard  (1 mention)
Benmarl Winery  (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 Poughkeepsie. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Poughkeepsie?  (3 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Poughkeepsie.

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 Poughkeepsie to Newport 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 Newport? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Newport.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Newport to Poughkeepsie. Or get a full Newport to Poughkeepsie 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 Newport well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Newport!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 184 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 17 minutes
32 Newport travel answers
10 Mystic travel answers
2 Bristol (Connecticut) travel answers
8 New Haven travel answers
1 Danbury travel answer
4 West Point (New York) travel answers
7 Poughkeepsie travel answers


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